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Here we wander

Explore Ottawa with Isabelle Cheng

Explore Ottawa with Isabelle Cheng

Toronto-raised and -based Instagrammer Isabelle Cheng brings her passion for food wherever she goes. Through her culinary travels, she also enjoys experiencing new cultures as well as everyday moments that inspire her content. She loves visiting Ottawa during each season for events like the Canadian Tulip Festival or to skate on the Rideau Canal. She gets inspired at the National Gallery of Canada, strolls through Major’s Hill Park and relaxes at Nordik Spa-Nature. Isabelle’s expert tastebuds particularly like Corazon de Maïz, Art-Is-In Bakery and Chesterfield's Gastro Diner among many others.

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Here we wander

Here We Wander is a series exploring Ottawa through the eyes of Canadian influencers, photographers and content creators. It aims to showcase the culture, experiences, and unique hidden gems that make Ottawa a one of a kind destination.

Here we wander
Here we wander
From epic adventures to ultimate relaxation, take a look at what six Canadian influencers love the most about experiencing Canada’s capital.
Dave and Deb
Dave and Deb
This Canadian couple has been sharing their travel adventures and advice on their award-winning blog since 2007.
Kael Rebick
Kael Rebick
Admiring outdoor beauty is this Toronto-based photographer’s preferred activity while traveling.
Taylor Burk
Taylor Burk
Known for his meaningful, unique and innovative images, this photographer loves the unexpected travel moments that create lasting memories.
Alen Palander
Alen Palander
Avid world traveler, photographer and videographer Alen Palander immerses himself in new cultures and embraces diversity in everything he captures.
Jeremy Rupke
Jeremy Rupke
Coach Jeremy is much more than an online hockey personality; he also loves to share his fun travels with family and friends in entertaining videos.

Explore Ottawa like Isabelle

Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market hotel
Great cocktail spots in Ottawa
Whether you’re on a date, meeting friends or flying solo, you can easily find the perfect place to have drinks in Canada’s capital. And when local…
ice cream
Best ice cream (and other frozen treats) in Ottawa
Looking for a cool treat on a hot summer day or year round? Check out some of the best ice cream (and delicious alternatives) that are made with love in Ottawa.
Byward Market, strawberries
Shop local at Ottawa farmers' markets
Looking to buy seasonal produce, handmade items and unique local specialities? Visit one of the many daily or weekly farmers' markets in Canada's capital!

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