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A Drinking History in Berlin: Learning Resources

Did you attend our “Drinking in Berlin’s History” walking tour? If so, you might be interested in these learning resources for a deep dive into the taverns, inns, saloons & beer industry of early Berlin, Ontario, now Kitchener. Todd Bowman, researcher and guide for the Drinking in Berlin’s History walking tour,

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five walking group participants in front of mural by artist Bruno Smoky in downtown Kitchener

We’re ready to Stroll again!

After a six month hiatus without our guided, hyperlocal walking tours to keep you active and outdoors in Waterloo Region, I’m ready to host our Strolls with you again! In accordance with the phased re-opening of businesses in Ontario, ‘Tour and Guides Services’ are now permitted to resume. Book your Stroll

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Dave, Luna and Andre of Ballinran Entertainment stand in front of a log building with 8K camera equipment used in VR video production

Stroll in VR land

Want a VR sneak peak of what you might see on a Stroll walking tour? This spring I had the opportunity to work with the team from Ballinran Entertainment, an interactive video studio based in Stratford, Ontario. Their team created a video series called Virtual Waterloo: Virtual Waterloo is a

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Stroll on pause… again

In fact, I didn’t even reopen in February when the winter lockdown was lifted. The case counts and infection rates stayed very high in Waterloo Region and I decided to take the wait and see approach. On April 3, 2021 the government of Ontario implemented another emergency shutdown and the

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Stroll on pause during COVID-19 lockdown

On December 21, 2020, the government of Ontario announced a provincewide shutdown of all non-essential businesses. The shutdown period is December 26 – January 23, 2021. This includes Stroll Walking Tours, of course! I planned to host private group walking tours throughout the winter because you asked for it. Outdoor

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Stroll gift certificates share hyperlocal experiences

I had several requests for Stroll gift certificates to be given as birthday and teacher gifts this year. It’s the perfect way to connect with friends and family in a shared experience. This year, since all our guided walks are by private group only, our gift certificates are available for

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Board of Health Notice from Kitchener 1918 announcing closure of churches, schools and theatres.

Learn more about the 1918 Influenza Pandemic in Kitchener

What can we learn from the past?! If you recently attended our Pandemic! Walking Tour in Kitchener you know that history sheds a lot of light on the pandemic we experienced in our modern time. Our guide, Todd Bowman, who researched and designed this pandemic walking tour, assembled these resources.

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