If you have never been to Canada, there is a big world ahead of you as an international student. Canada is a beautiful, peaceful and adventurous country with endless opportunities. You can go where you want and do what you have always dreamt of doing. When you finally step foot on Canadian soil, there are quite a few things you will want to know:
Canadians are known for being diverse and inclusive. Everyone is welcomed no matter how they look or talk. Large festivals are held around the country's infamous provinces and cities like Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, and Quebec. You can usually find local festivals by searching online for “Festivals around me.”
If nothing appeals to you there, you can use official festival and events websites such as https://www.festivalsandeventsontario.ca/ for residents of Ontario. You should find everything from commerce, fairs, and art festivals.
Best city to travel to during weekends
Vancouver is the place to go if you are looking for a beautiful city to visit during a weekend break. Vancouver is a city in the province of British Columbia, one of Canada's most ethnically diverse cities. There you will meet people who come from different places all around the world.
The city is also surrounded by mountains, so if sightseeing, hiking and being adventurous are activities you enjoy, you will have a great time. On top of having beautiful scenery, the city is known for having the freshest and tastiest seafood. You can expect to spend more on a weekend trip than in another city, but it is worth it.
Not only is Canada known for being ethnically diverse, but culturally diverse as well. Canadian culture was influenced by the British, French and Americans. There is no national culture as Canadians pride themselves on being fair and treating people with equality and social justice.
You will find love and passion for all aspects of cultural life in Canada, everything from sports, literature, cooking, film, art, music, politics and more. Always remember that you can participate in any cultural aspect you like and express your culture in Canada.
Best thing to do in Canada
The single best thing to do in Canada is to explore. Canada has some of the most beautiful sights in the world. British Columbia has Vancouver Island, Quebec has Old Quebec, Ontario has Niagara Falls and the Parliament of Canada, British Columbia has Butchart Gardens, and Manitoba has The Forks. There are many places to explore in Canada, full of history and lovely sights.
When you visit different parts of the country, you will feel like you are visiting various countries worldwide because of Canada’s diverse culture. When you explore, you will also learn, bond, share and create new memories with the people you love.