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Christmas Market, Toronto Island & Flatiron Building in Toronto, Canada

Best things to do in Toronto Canada - Brandon Miller - view of city from Toronto Island by Sandro Schuh on Unsplash

View of city from Toronto Island. Photo by Sandro Schuh on Unsplash.

I’m really excited to interview Brandon Miller of Second Passport about Toronto, Canada. Brandon’s tips for the best things to do in Toronto are awesome because while he traveled the world for 15 years, his heart was always in Toronto. He knew that when he wanted to settle down, he would return home to raise his family.

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Best things to do in Toronto Canada - Brandon Miller - Nathan Phillips Square

The Toronto sign at Nathan Phillips Square

Toronto, Canada

We share a lot of resources and local suggestions in today’s podcast, but you should also check out Destination Toronto, the local visitor’s bureau. They are a wealth of information and can help you plan an itinerary based on your time, budget, and interests.

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Best things to do in Toronto Canada - Brandon Miller - Flatiron Building by Nadine Shaabana on Unsplash

Visit the Flatiron Building. Photo by Nadine Shaabana on Unsplash.

Getting around Toronto

The local airport is Toronto Pearson International Airport, which is about a ten-minute drive to the city. Use our Expedia tool below to find flight, hotel, and rental car options.

Brandon says that, if you’re staying downtown, there’s no need to rent a car. For the best offers, visit Avis, Budget, or Hertz.

Uber and Lyft are excellent ways to get around. You can also check out their Go Transit for other transportation options.

Best things to do in Toronto Canada - Brandon Miller - Toronto Raptors Game by Ryan on Unsplash

Toronto Raptors game. Photo by Ryan on Unsplash.

Places we talked about on the podcast

Here is a map of all of the places we talked about on the podcast episode with Brandon Miller about Toronto, Canada. You can zoom into the map and click on each dot to explore the city.

  • Red dots = best places to eat in Toronto, Canada
  • Green dots = best things to do in Toronto, Canada
  • Yellow dots = best places to stay in Toronto, Canada

Who is Brandon Miller?

For more than a decade, Brandon Miller has been involved in the immigration and settlement of Newcomers to Canada. He operates a boutique immigration practice in Toronto, Canada, where he has helped countless people find their way to Canadian shores and settle in successfully to their new homes. Brandon is the owner of Second Passport and the author of the book, Second Passport: Your guide to have a secure alternative home for you and your family, Just in Case…

Brandon is a proud Canadian who sees himself as a nation builder responsible for shaping the Canada of tomorrow with its true asset-the people who call Canada their home. Brandon has traveled and worked extensively overseas extensively for over a decade, which allows him to identify and service clientele from many different countries while valuing and appreciating his true home, Canada.

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Here are a few articles that he’s written along with a link to his book:

You can connect with Brandon on his website and on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and LinkedIn.


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Best things to do in Toronto Canada - Brandon Miller - Toronto Christmas Market by Anthony Garcia on Unsplash

The Toronto Christmas Market. Photo by Anthony Garcia on Unsplash.

Stay tuned for our next episode

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