Jonathan van Bilsen

Photos N Travel

Jan 28 2015

REVIEW: Butterflies in my stomach

Last night i had the pleasure of once again visiting what is (and has been for 20+years) my favourite restaurant in Toronto, le Papillon. Located on Front Street, just east of Church Street, le papillon has been serving the best crepes this side of the Champs-Élysées. Sandy and her staff, especially JP, whom I first met …

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Jan 23 2015

Jon’s Pic of the Week – Where was this taken?

LAST WEEK’S PHOTO of Dundas Square, the corner of Yonge and Dundas in Toronto, was quickly guessed by: Christine Carter, Catherine Starr, Sharon Morari, Robert Dhillon, Mark Howsam, Robert Blackwell and Peggy Hunter. Congrats! Yonge-Dundas Square is a public square, situated at the southeast corner of the intersection of Yonge Street and Dundas Street East in …

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Jan 22 2015

PHOTO TIPS: Get rid of that eyeglass glare

We’ve all had problems with eyeglass glare, right? Even the anti glare eyeglass lenses still cause problems. Well, there are a couple of ways around this. The first way demonstrates how to avoid eyeglass glare at the time of capture, while the second method is a short video showing how to combine photos in Photoshop …

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Jan 22 2015

REVIEW: If only David Duncan could see it now

I had the pleasure of dining at one of Toronto’s best steak houses last night, the David Duncan House, located off Don Mills Road just north of York Mills (125 Moatfield Drive). The house is well over a century old and has all the charm you would expect of a building of the era. The waiters …

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Jan 20 2015

VIDEO: Travelon to Verona

Because of the value and importance of its many historical buildings, Verona has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Verona preserved many ancient Roman monuments, no longer in use, in the early Middle Ages, but much of this and much of its early medieval edifices were destroyed or heavily damaged by the earthquake of 3 January 1117, which …

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