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Presenting: Neil Macdonald and the Beach Business Improvement Associat ...

The article series about the Beach contains an entire kaleidoscope of personalities and organizations that make up this great community. The following interview with Neil Macdonald, Chair of the Beach Business Improvement Area, is intended ... Read more

Andalusia Travel: The Wonders of Seville – the Giralda, Real Alcazar ...

Andalusia continued to exert its magic spell on me. After a visit to the Moorish jewel of Granada and a week of explorations along the Costa de la Luz with its pueblos blancos – the famous white-washed villages, my last day had finally ar ... Read more

Buffalo Travel: A Splendid Natural Oasis at the Buffalo Botanical Gardens

September 23, 2013 was our last day in Buffalo and we had a few more hours to explore Western New York State’s metropolis. We started our explorations in the southern suburb of Lackawanna and visited the Buffalo & Erie County Botanica ... Read more

Toronto Travel Getaways: A Fun Evening at the Stirling Festival Theatre

I had already gotten a nice introduction of Stirling through my downtown walking tour and a conversation with my bed and breakfast hostess Tyla Tessier from the Old Carriage House. Now the sun was rapidly moving lower on the horizon and my ... Read more

Exploring the Casino de Montreal

After my lovely cheerful encounter in the Square St. Louis I briefly went back to the hotel and then took the subway to the exit at Jean Drapeau Park. There are two large islands in the St. Lawrence River: Ile Notre-Dame and Ile Sainte-Hele ... Read more

Travel Photography - Some Basic Resources

I have been experimenting for a while now with travel photography, and every time I go away I take hundreds of pictures.The most I ever took on a trip were 900+ pictures on my trip last year to Spain! After that experience I realized that a ... Read more

Hello from Quebec (Magog) -1

So I am sitting here at the Club Vacances Magog with the wind howling outside at 45+ km per hour and temperatures of about -15 to -20 degrees Celsius, windchill factor not included. We drove up from Toronto last Saturday and it only took u ... Read more

Presenting: At Nevada’s Ristorante Hospitality is a Family Affair

You have probably realized by now that I spend the majority of my spare time in Toronto’s Beach neighbourhood. Over the years I have had a chance to check out a number of the different hospitality establishments in the Beach, and one of m ... Read more

Presenting: John Dowding – A Private Lesson in Photography from a Tr ...

John Dowding and I first met a few days ago at Spiaggia Trattoria where I was doing an interview with the owner, Mary Lee. Right in the restaurant she connected me with John who was quietly enjoying a plate of mussels. I sat down with John ... Read more

Cold War History at the Hotel Jalta on Wenceslas Square

On a somewhat cool and breezy day, bright sunshine woke me up and I stepped out on to the balcony of my room at the Hotel Jalta. This four-star hotel is located on Wenceslas Square, the main square of Prague’s New Town district. To my lef ... Read more

Madeira, Portugal: An Island Paradise with the Perfect Climate

Madeira, Portugal  - The name just has a wonderful exotic ring to it. Located in the Atlantic Ocean, off the African coastlines of Marocco, Madeira has two main populated islands: Madeira itself and Porto Santo. The Desertas Islands are al ... Read more

A Final Walk through Calgary

Our last couple of hours before our departure had arrived. We had left Banff at about 9:30 am and got into Calgary just shortly before 11, parked our car just east of downtown and set off on foot on our final walk to explore a bit more of d ... Read more

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