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T.O. History Revisited - Toronto's Most Haunted Street Corner

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 Neighbo ... Read more

Ontario Travel: The Alton Mill - An Old Factory Becomes a Popular Arts ...

After a comprehensive tour of the Millcroft Inn I continued with the historic theme and visited another landmark destination in Alton: the Alton Mill – a former knitting mill that has been converted into an arts centre with 20 studios and ... Read more

Buenos Aires Travel: The Architecture of Buenos Aires (Part 2)

Argentina’s capital is known for its impressive architecture. Part II of this article series features five more architecturally significant areas that I got to explore first hand during my November 2011 trip to Buenos Aires.The Retiro ... Read more

Berlin Travel: A Sightseeing Tour of Berlin's Main Sights

My second day in Berlin, April 30, 2011, started with brilliant sunshine. I took the S-Bahn from the Lichtenberg district and arrived within less than 20 minutes downtown at Alexanderplatz. This large public square is in the heart of Berlin ... Read more

A Walking Tour of Rome's Main Sights

The weather in Rome was absolutely perfect on my second day of explorations around the Eternal City. In the morning I decided to use up the rest of my 24 hour ticket for the sightseeing bus and I went four stops from Piazza della Repubblica ... Read more

Montreal Travel: Circus Arts at La Tohu and a Spicy Dinner at Restaura ...

Our guided driving tour in the morning had provided us with great background knowledge of Montreal, its history and culture. In the afternoon we were now going to have a chance to sample some unique Montreal-based entertainment: a show at L ... Read more

Presenting: Susanne Schleyer - A Young German Photographer Confronts G ...

History can be a fascinating topic. Personal family history, particularly in the case of German families, bearing the historical legacy and burden of the Second World War, can be even more so. My brother, who continues to be a great source ... Read more

Exploring the Olympic Stadium, the Botanical Garden Plus the Insectari ...

Appropriately rested from my action packed day yesterday I had a leisurely breakfast and headed out on the subway at 9:30 am. I love the subway system in Montreal since it’s safe, efficient and all the major sights are accessible via unde ... Read more

Wheeling around Stanley Park

Stanley Park is Vancouver's famous urban paradise and I knew weeks in advance that I would need to explore it in detail, preferably on a bike. So this afternoon at about 1:30 pm I set off from the UBC Campus, and navigated my way downtown b ... Read more

New York City – Long Island City, Central Park and Washington Square ...

New York City is one of my favourite city destinations. I have travelled to the Big Apple quite a number of times in recent years, and it is always an exciting destination. As a contrast to our country program in the Catskills, we were goin ... Read more

A Driving Tour to the Semmering Mountain and the Pilgrimage Town of Ma ...

My first three days in Austria had already been action-packed, full of hiking excursions and culinary delights. My next adventure was going to be a full-day driving tour with my friend Gary, who had also grown up in Austria, but, like me, h ... Read more

Travel Ecuador: Guayaquil, Otavalo, Latacunga, Riobamba, Tena and Beyond

In our first article about Ecuador we already introduced to some of the main sights of the country: Quito, Cuenca, Baños de Agua Santa and the world-renowned Galapagos Islands. Ecuador is a land of many facets and there are many lesser kno ... Read more

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