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Singapore Travel: A Map of Singapore and Things to Do in Singapore

A former British colony that gained independence in 1965, Singapore is a city state that is located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula on 63 islands. Most people in Singapore are of Chinese, Malay or Indian background which has crea ... Read more

Help!! for Sun-Starved Canadians

A few weeks ago,around my husband's birthday,we were thinking of taking off for a quick package-deal week in the sun.We never got to go because I was too busy at work,but we started looking into it anyway. I am usually not the greatest f ... Read more

Hello from Mexico City - The Zocalo, the Cathedral, a healing ritual a ...

After our visit to the huge government-owned pawnshop, Nacional Monte de Piedad, we saw a side view of Mexico City’s and Latin America’s biggest cathedral: the Catedral Metropolitana. It is also at the heart of the world’s largest Cat ... Read more

Krakow, Poland: The Oscar Schindler Factory

The second stop on our walking tour of Krakow, Poland, after our visit to the Krakow Ghetto, was the Schindler Factory, the actual factory owned by Oscar Schindler who saved over 1,200 Jewish lives in his enamelware and ammunition factory d ... Read more

Presenting: Dr. Rajiv Arya, My Cool Dentist

When your eyes are open you tend to find wonderful and extraordinary people right around you. My dentist, Dr. Rajiv Arya, is one of those indivdiuals. Whenever I go to have my teeth checked we end up having a very deep conversation, and I a ... 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 Prague's New Town and Old Town Historic Areas

After more than two weeks of European explorations in Austria and Mallorca, another highlight of my 2009 European odyssey was waiting for me: a three-day trip to Prague, one of the destinations I have been wanting to visit for a long time! ... Read more

Interview with Ivana Grzetic - Former Miss Universe Croatia - Now Sea ...

In one of my searches on the Internet about interesting travel websites I found a site on sea kayaking in the Adriatic. I contacted the webmaster to do a mutual link exchange and upon further investigation, I asked Ivana, one of the founder ... Read more

Hello from Cuernavaca - A new language school, visiting 'Casa Vamos' a ...

A new week began yesterday, after my wonderful weekend in Taxco, and after a quick breakfast I took a taxi to my school which is located in the El Túnel neighbourhood. The school is called CETLALIC Alternative Language School and among the ... Read more

Presenting: Colleen O'Brien - The Grand Prize Winner of Our First Inte ...

Our recently concluded Travel Story Contest was a resounding success. We received over 300 stories from people all over the world about their experiences in the most diverse destinations. My team and I spent hundreds of hours reviewing all ... Read more

Gatineau Park - An Easily Accessible Nature Experience

After my visit to the Museum of Nature an adventure of an altogether different nature was awaiting me: the outdoor splendour of Gatineau Park, a large protected nature area measuring 361 square kilometres whose southern tip is located liter ... Read more

A Historic Train Travel Experience on the Hull-Chelsea-Wakefield Steam ...

Transportation is an integral experience of any trip, and when you get a chance to experience a unique mode of transportation it's even better. Even though today we didn't have the best weather, I drove from Ottawa over the bridge to Hull ( ... Read more

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