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Toronto Travel: A Weekend Escape to Stirling, Ontario

As far as Toronto travel opportunities go, I absolutely love weekend getaways from the big city. As much as I enjoy life in a big metropolis, sometimes it's nice to get away from the overcrowded hustle and bustle of Canada's largest city. A ... Read more

Costa Rica Travel: A Morning Boat Tour inside Tortuguero National Park

In the early morning of February 11, 2013 I realized that we were indeed in the jungle inside our comfy room at Pachira Lodge in Tortuguero, Costa Rica. I was working on the computer without my glasses on and I saw something black moving on ... Read more

Peru Travel Guide: Weather, Food, Safety Etc.

Peru is fascinating country and one of the most popular destinations in South America. However, before rushing into a trip to a country you know nothing about, you might want to get some basic information. In this part of our Peru travel gu ... Read more

Interviewing One of the Penitentes and My Last Day in Mexico

Yesterday I had spent my day in Taxco for the famous happenings of Semana Santa. I watched two religious processions: at noon time there was the Las Tres Caídas procession and at 5 pm I watched El Santo Entierro (The Holy Burial). These ... Read more

The Historic Train Ride from Palma to Soller and Mallorca's North Coast

I woke up to another day of gorgeous sunshine and took a seat on our spacious balcony at the Torrenova Aparthotel complex. The surrounding view of the Mediterranean was astounding and I still could not believe that we had lucked out with th ... Read more

Hello from Javea

Tuesday, September 21, 2004, 5:40 pm We just arrived in the little port town of Javea, about 75 km south of Valencia. Yesterday we drove down the coast from Barcelona, stopped in Tarragona for a lovely little lunch and had a quick peak at ... Read more

My Buddy Mario - A True World Traveller and Conoisseur of Intercultura ...

In the 16 years that I have known my friend Mario I have heard many different tales of his world travels and he is one of those people who have lived, worked and hitchhiked through different exotic countries. Mario is a Toronto high school ... Read more

A Walking Tour of Tlaquepaque with a Tourist Police Officer

My second last day at the Guadalajara Language Centre had begun. During my two hours of instruction we had a great discussion about cultural differences between the United States (or Canada) and Mexico. As we were all at an intermediate or ... Read more

Port Royal, a French Habitation from 1605

Following my introduction to the quaint and historic town of Annapolis Royal I drove about 10 kilometers out of town across the causeway on the north shore of the Annapolis River and arrived in one of the most historic locations in north-ea ... Read more

The Botanical Garden of San Miguel de Allende and the Tianguis del Mar ...

The sun was already beaming down from a blue sky on March 4, 2014 when I set out to explore another interesting destination in San Miguel de Allende: “El Charco del Ingenio”, the city’s botanical garden. Our expert guide Laurie who ha ... Read more

Travel Ontario: A Visit to the Historic Benmiller Inn

After our visit to Blyth we made a stop in the quaint village of Benmiller, a small hamlet not far from the Lake Huron coastline. It is the location of the famous Benmiller Inn and Spa, a historic country inn located in a former woollen mil ... Read more

Exploring Lake Simcoe: Keswick, Jacksons Point and Sibbald Point

On a gorgeous Friday morning in early September of 2013 I decided to go on a driving tour and explore some destinations close to home. Just about an hour outside of Toronto I had arrived in Keswick, a small town of about 25,000 people on Co ... Read more

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