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Hello from Lake Ontario's Waterfront Trail - Exploring Pickering and Ajax

In our neck of the woods the summer has been absolutely gorgeous, a little on the hot and humid side occasionally, but I am unable to recall a summer that has been so warm and sunny as this summer of 2005. The weekend before last I just fe ... Read more

Travel Photography - Some Basic Resources

I have been experimenting for a while now with travel photography, and every time I go away I take hundreds of pictures.The most I ever took on a trip were 900+ pictures on my trip last year to Spain! After that experience I realized that a ... Read more

Travel Budapest: Central Market Hall, Gellert Bath and Hotel, Gellert ...

In the very early morning of February 16, 2012, my brother drove me to the Austrian town of Gleisdorf from where I was about to catch a train to Budapest, Hungary’s capital. After having visited Prague in 2008, I wanted to explore another ... Read more

T.O. Sizzles in the Summer

It’s been a pretty amazing summer so far. The weather has been pretty good since as far back as April. Occasionally, we’ve had rain showers and thunderstorms, but much of the rain has actually fallen over night. The weather on the weeke ... Read more

Things to Do in Chicago: Tours Covering Chicago History and Chicago Ar ...

Chicago, the Windy City, is one of America’s great travel destinations. Almost 46 million domestic and international travelers visited the city in 2008, and as the Midwest’s most important business and financial center, it is also a pop ... Read more

The Traveller Next Door: My Friend Carol - Expert on Turkey and Greece

My friend Carol, a wonderful and unique woman in her early 50s, is a high school math teacher, a gifted painter, a very decent piano player, and what else - a world traveller. I only really met her about a year ago or so, but once I found o ... Read more

Travel Budapest: Jewish Quarter, Parliament Building, Memento Park, Ci ...

After the snowy day yesterday, the sun was shining and the cool winter sky was radiating in brilliant hues of icy blue. I got up early to get ready for a densely packed sight-seeing program. My location near the Astoria metro station was li ... Read more

Montreal – A Fabulous Destination for All Seasons

Montreal is known the world over for its lively atmosphere, its street cafés and its amazing summer festivals which include the famous Just for Laughs comedy festival, the Montreal International Jazz Festival – the world’s largest jazz ... Read more

Quebec Winter Adventures: Skiing in the Eastern Townships and a Visit ...

So I am cheating a little, I am already back in Toronto, writing this little summary of the second half of our trip to Quebec. While we didn't ski on Wednesday because it was too friggen cold, we did have a beautiful day of sunshine on Thur ... Read more

Presenting: Lenny Lombardi from CHIN Radio – Pioneering Canada’s M ...

As you know by now, www.travelandtransitions.com has dedicated itself to building bridges between people of different places and different backgrounds. There are many organizations and individuals out there who believe in the same cause, an ... Read more

A Perfect Staycation Begins - the Glenhyrst Art Gallery, Café Andreou ...

Searching for an interesting weekend getaway, I have been studying a map of Ontario, looking for places that are just an hour or two outside of Toronto. In a recession year, staying close to home is one of the ways of saving money on travel ... Read more

The Orange County Regional History Center

Exploring Orlando "Off the Beaten Path" has been the theme for our trip and I intend to explore the Central areas of the Sunshine State, and flush out all those unexpected and unconventional dest ... Read more

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