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Buenos Aires Travel: Arrival in Palermo and a Visit to the Plaza de Mayo

For many years I had been dreaming about embarking on a Buenos Aires travel adventure. There is just something almost magical about the name “Buenos Aires”; the “City of the Fair Winds” has captured travellers’ imagination for man ... Read more

Discoveries of Lipari to Salina

My first afternoon and night on a sailboat had gone surprisingly well. After our little late night excursion into the town of Lipari I had slept like a stone, only to awake this morning at about 8 am to see in daylight what the island of Li ... Read more

Sorrento Travel: Villa La Terraza, La Sorgente Agriturismo and a Visit ...

April 26 was my last full day in Sorrento and in the morning I moved from the Hotel La Favorita, which was fully booked, to Villa La Terrazza. This magnificent historic mansion was built by a German nobleman in the late 1800, and today occu ... Read more

Buenos Aires Travel: Exploring the Barrio Chino by Bicycle

Our November 4, 2011 bicycle tour of Buenos Aires continued. After we left the Bosques de Palermo, it started raining so we had to put on our rain ponchos and continued cycling north until we stopped for lunch in the Barrio Chino, the China ... Read more

Fatal Attraction at the Canadian Museum of Nature

My day at the McGee’s Inn started early with a breakfast at 7:30 am. I plunked myself down at one of the two-seater tables in the large bay window which gave me a nice view out onto Daly Street. A women from Montreal, Claudine, here in Ot ... 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

The 2012 Christmas Market in Toronto’s Distillery District

Christmas is a very special time of year and Christmas markets have long been part of European festive traditions. The Toronto Christmas Market in the Distillery District has now become part of this tradition for the third year in a row and ... Read more

Clifton Hill and a bit of Gambling

Yesterday morning my last full day in Niagara Falls, Ontario, had arrived. After a packed schedule the day before that had included a wonderful presentation at the Imax Theatre, my up-close encounter with the Great Falls at the Journey Behi ... Read more

Exploring Victoria and its Vicinity

Another perfect day with beaming blue skies, great temperatures and no humidity greeted me yesterday. After a lovely strengthening breakfast and some business issues, Clare and I set off by car to explore British Columbia's capital Victoria ... Read more

A Cross-city Cycling Tour, Salsa on St. Clair and Multiple Free Concerts

My summery biking adventures through Toronto continue. This morning I packed my backpack and as usual I entered the Taylor Creek Park system. Heading down into the lush green river valley that is fully closed in by trees and bushes on both ... Read more

T.O. History Revisited - The St. Lawrence Market (2)

By Bruce Bell Bruce Bell is the history columnist for the Bulletin, Canada’s largest community newspaper. He sits on the board of the Town of York Historical Society and is the author of two books ‘Amazing Tales of St. Lawrence Neigh ... Read more

Exploring scenic Mount Dora on the Herbie Express

In my quest to find unusual destinations to visit in the Orlando area, I stumbled over a little town by the name of Mount Dora just about 45 minutes north of Orlando. I had read that it was a very picturesque small town located on a lake, a ... Read more

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