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Home Swapping or Home Exchanges: A Great Travel Alternative

Those of you who have seen the movie The Holiday are probably already familiar with the concept. But for those who have never heard of it, let us just explain what exactly is home swapping and how it works.What does home swap mean?I ... Read more

A Driving Tour around Mount Etna

Today was Italian Labour Day, a big national holiday that presented the perfect opportunity to do a little out of town excursion: a drive around Mount Etna. So together with Jill, a co-student of mine from England, we rented a little two-do ... Read more

Presenting: Lenny Lombardi from CHIN Radio – Pioneering Canada’s M ...

As you know by now, www.travelandtransitions.com has dedicated itself to building bridges between people of different places and different backgrounds. There are many organizations and individuals out there who believe in the same cause, an ... Read more

Naples Travel: Excursions to Marechiaro, Bagnoli, the Campi Flegrei, B ...

In the morning of a brilliant April 28, 2013, my local host Nino Pezzullo embarked with me on another excursion on the outskirts of Naples. After a pleasant drive along the Mediterranean shorelines west of Naples we stopped in Marechiaro, a ... Read more

A Panoramic Bicycle Tour of the Vatican and Old Rome

Following a nice morning excursion to the hillside town of Frascati, I had more sightseeing planned in Rome. After my half hour train ride back from Frascati I arrived again at the Roma Termini Railway Station and continued on foot through ... Read more

Vankleek Hill: A Visit to Garden Path Homemade Soap and Beau’s Octob ...

On a sunny Saturday afternoon in early October, local expert Louise Sproule and I continued our explorations of Vankleek Hill and the surrounding area. We drove about 10 minutes out of town to a large and picturesque country property, the l ... Read more

Presenting: Brandon Wilson - Author, Photographer and World Traveler S ...

For several years now I have started to question life as we understand it. For some strange reason, as I get older, things such as acquiring the next gadget or a bigger screen TV have become a lot less important. Like so many others, I have ... Read more

Travel Budapest: Jewish Quarter, Parliament Building, Memento Park, Ci ...

After the snowy day yesterday, the sun was shining and the cool winter sky was radiating in brilliant hues of icy blue. I got up early to get ready for a densely packed sight-seeing program. My location near the Astoria metro station was li ... Read more

Confederation Park and Other Winterlude Locations

Confederation Park is one of the main centres of Ottawa's Winterlude Festival, and what was excellent for us was that we were staying right across the street at the Lord Elgin Hotel. So all we had to do was literally cross the street and we ... Read more

Explore the Evangeline Trail to Yarmouth

I had really enjoyed my breakfast at the Garrison House B&B in Annapolis Royal, but my second day of explorations had begun and no time was to be wasted. I had a big drive ahead of me and my first quick stop was at Fort Anne where I met ... Read more

The Adventurer Next Door - My Friend Leslie in Antigua

My good friend Leslie recently had a chance to go on a trip to Antigua. Although on a package deal, she managed to get in a few adventures off the beaten track and explore the island in her own ways. Here's her story: 1. You went to Antigu ... Read more

Miami Travel: Villa Vizcaya, Downtown Fort Lauderdale, the Spanish Mon ...

As the cold weather starts to settle in over Canada, it’s always a real treat to get away to a warm and sunny destination. And there is no closer and more convenient destination from Toronto than Florida. So I used up some of my Airmiles ... Read more

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