I’m really excited to interview Sandy Yong, author of The Money Master book, about Toronto, Canada. Sandy’s tips for the best things to do in Toronto are awesome because she was born and raised in the city. She has seen the city grow over the last three decades and even jokes that there are two seasons in the city – winter and construction.
Toronto, Canada is the capital city of the province of Ontario and is the largest city in Canada by population. It is located in the southeast corner of the country on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. The city is the business and finance center of Canada and is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.
We share a lot of resources and local suggestions in today’s podcast, but you should also check out Tourism Toronto, the local convention and visitor’s bureau. They are a wealth of information and can help you plan an itinerary based on your time, budget, and interests.
While visiting Toronto, I recommend getting the CityPass. You’ll save 36% on the top five attractions in Toronto.
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Getting around Toronto
The local airport is Toronto Pearson International Airport. It is located in the northwest end of the city and is 30 kilometers from the Toronto Entertainment District.
Another option is the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport that is on the downtown waterfront area. Porter Airlines runs here and is a great option for those who have business meetings downtown.
Sandy says that, if you’re staying downtown, there’s no need to rent a car. You can purchase a PRESTO card, which connects you to all of the local transportation. To venture outside of Toronto to nearby cities like Brampton, Hamilton, and Oakville, buy a Group Day Pass from the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) for only $13 for unlimited travel.
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Places we talked about on the podcast
Here is a map of all of the places we talked about on the podcast episode with Sandy Yong 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 Sandy Yong?
Sandy Yong is an author and public speaker about personal finance and real estate investing. By day, she is a Content Product Manager for a local television station in Toronto.
Her book, The Money Master, teaches a step-by-step plan on how individuals can overcome their fears and achieve financial independence.
Our listeners can click this link to download a FREE digital copy of Sandy’s book.
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Stay tuned for our next episode
Listen to the next episode when Dustin Heiner of Master Passive Income comes back on the show to discuss his new hometown of Phoenix, Arizona. We’ll climb Camelback Mountain and find out where the best fish tacos and enchiladas are in the city. We hope you’ll join us when We Travel There.
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