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Massachusetts Travel: The Berkshires - Pittsfield, Lee, North Adams, S ...

Fall is one of the most beautiful travel seasons in different parts of Canada and the United States. In late September of 2010 we booked one week in the Berkshires, a popular mountain getaway area in western Massachusetts. Our home base was ... Read more

Presenting: Kingston Road – a Revitalizing Business Community and an ...

During a recent historic walk with Gene Domagala he took me into the local Scotia Bank office near Victoria Park Avenue and Kingston to show me some historical photos of this neighbourhood. While there he introduced me to Carolyn Pitre, the ... Read more

Big Apple Greeter: New York City's Fabulous Free Way of Welcoming Visi ...

Several cities now have "Greeter" or "Ambassador"programs,where local volunteers provide out-of-town travelers with their time and knowledge of their city.I have used these greeter services twice,once in 2003 in Chicago,and just recently th ... Read more

Presenting: Richard Belliveau - World Traveller, Adventurer and Charit ...

My search for outstanding people who do unusual and positive things is an ongoing thing. Danielle Weiss from G.A.P Adventures recently put me on to another interesting individual: Richard Belliveau, an international traveller, adventurer an ... Read more

400 Years of History at Annapolis Royal

Still thinking about what I learned about the fate of the Acadians after my visit to the Grand Pré National Historic Site, I got into the car and started driving westwards through the fertile Annapolis Valley, an area referred to as the ... 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

Vankleek Hill, Ontario’s Gingerbread Capital: Visiting the Farmers M ...

On our way from L’Orignal to Vankleek Hill, local expert Jacques des Besquets stopped the car in several strategic spots so I could get some nice views of the bucolic fall landscapes that were stretching out in front of us. Champlain Town ... Read more

Art Deco Splendour at the Historic Radisson Blu Alcron Hotel in Prague

Always on the lookout for historical structures, I had planned a visit to another renowned Prague establishment: the Radisson Blu Alcron Hotel, established in 1932 at the height of Art Deco as Prague’s premier hotel of that era. Martina P ... Read more

Doors Open - Toronto's Architectural Festival - Free of Charge!

You may have figured out by now that I am bit of an architecture buff. Well, the great thing is, since 2000 Toronto has its very own free-access architecture weekend where you can get access to more than 140 interesting buildings, many of w ... Read more

Expatriation Coaching - What does that mean?

One of the topics that I am fascinated with is the cross-cultural adjustment process.As an Austrian immigrant in Canada I know that even a move from a Western European country like Austria to a modern developed nation such as Canada can ent ... Read more

Buenos Aires Travel: The Architecture of Buenos Aires (Part 1)

Buenos Aires is known as the “Paris of the South” and is renowned for its European-inspired architecture. One of the things I definitely explored during my recent trip to Buenos Aires was its impressive architecture, and in this article ... Read more

Travel Buenos Aires: Safety in Buenos Aires – Part 2

In Part II of the article on travel safety in Buenos Aires I will talk about some of my personal experiences in different parts of the city and provide some practical advice on how to stay safe. Ironically, on the day that Part 1 of this ... Read more

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