#20YSFUN #STAYCATION: THE BLISS AND SERENITY OF NORDIK SPA-NATURE #OUTAOUAISFUN

Amidst the hustle and the bustle of the big city, there lies an urban oasis. Set in a lush forest right in the mouth of a national park, this is a place where man and nature – innovation and technology marry into the gorgeous natural setting of what Mother Nature has created for us to…

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POSTCARD FROM THE NEW WORLD: LAST NAC CASUAL FRIDAY { #NACOFRIDAYS BLOG GIVEAWAY }

When I first came to the National Arts Centre, I remember making the whole evening a grand affair. An affair that started way before the actual performance night. I was fever high in anticipation as I pick the most appropriate black and gold gown to sit atop everyone else in one of those seemingly private…

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TV AND SUMMER BLUE BY EXPRESS

It’s summertime and the living is easy, right? Well, not so fast my friends. Summertime is actually one of the busiest times of the year for us. The city has never been busier with endless galas, events, music festivals and marathons that every week and all the way up to the weekend is completely booked…

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OTTAWA GALA 101: UNOFFICIAL SURVIVAL GUIDE TO A NIGHT OF SPIES AND DOLLS

  Widely known for politics and the Senators (the other kind), Ottawa should really be on the map for being a leader of the pack in something else. Galas! There isn’t a week in a Ottawa that a Gala is not being celebrated somewhere and we wouldn’t want to have it any other way. Why?…

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YOU’RE INVITED: CELEBRATE ALDO’S GRAND RE-OPENING EVENT AT THE RIDEAU CENTRE WITH @20YS AND WIN { #AldoALIST }

Spring is finally in the air. The sun is out and the snow is melting. It’s finally time to retire those winter boots for another year and do some Spring shoe shopping! What better way to browse the new Spring shoe collection than at ALDO‘s A-List event this weekend at the Rideau Centre? You see…

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#RUMORESTIMORTALIS: LAINEY GOSSIP’S { @LaineyGossip } DEBUT HER BOOK “Listen to the Squawking Chicken” IN OTTAWA

Lainey Gossip’s faculty of celebrity studies – sophomore session! #rumorestimmortalis Celebrity gossip lovers got a chance to be schooled on Monday night at Events InStyle in downtown Ottawa. The gossip maven, Elaine Lui (or Lainey as she is more commonly known as) was in town for her Faculty of Celebrity Studies tour and to promote…

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POTTED POTTER: THE AUTHORIZED REVIEW OF THE UNAUTHORIZED HARRY EXPERIENCE

Harry Potter. Ron Weasley. Hermione Granger. Draco Malfoy, Snape. Dumbledore. See these characters and well, not quite the 600 others, come to life in a way like you’ve never ever imagined before! When they say characters are so much more vivid and tangible in books than in real life, they have obviously not seen Potted…

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#NACOFRIDAYS in #OTTAWA: CASUAL FRIDAYS AT THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE’S CULINARY OVERTURE {BLOG GIVEAWAY}

There are few good things that are universal in this world and when you pair them together – Music, Food, Wine, Friends, the magic is even more incredible. Bringing all this together in one memorable evening is the National Arts Centre’s social and culinary overture, the 3 Casual Fridays with the NAC Orchestra. What started…

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@20YS HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: WHAT TO WEAR TO CHRISTMAS PARTIES (PART II) AND LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEAS

It is two days to Christmas my friends and I cannot tell you how thrilled I am for this day to finally come! The hustle and bustle everywhere as they shop for food and gifts lends to the festive spirit of the season! That festive spirit certainly extends to Christmas parties, which makes it even…

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