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A Panoramic Bicycle Tour of the Vatican and Old Rome

Following a nice morning excursion to the hillside town of Frascati, I had more sightseeing planned in Rome. After my half hour train ride back from Frascati I arrived again at the Roma Termini Railway Station and continued on foot through ... Read more

Toronto Travel Escapes: A Country Outing to the Forks of the Credit

The Forks of the Credit is one of the most scenic provincial parks close to Toronto and a great Toronto travel escape idea that is not far from the city. Just about an hour north of Ontario’s metropolis, the Credit River has cut a dee ... Read more

Bavaria Travel: Munich, Nuremberg, the Bavarian Alps and Beyond

Located in the southeast of Germany (see map of Bavaria), Bavaria (Bayern in German) is the largest state of Germany and one of the most popular German tourist destinations. Although renowned for its stereotypes (leather trousers, sausage-e ... Read more

Ontario Travel: The Blyth Festival and the Benmiller Inn

Our last day, October 11, 2011, on Ontario’s West Coast had begun. It started with a nice home-made breakfast at our bed and breakfast, Clair on the Square, where a colourful fruit salad, freshly baked scones and over-easy eggs would give ... Read more

Presenting: Farzana Hassan - A Progressive Voice in Canadian Islam

The current controversy over the Danish cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed has ignited my interest to educate myself more about Islam as I realized that there is so much I don't know. Ignorance generally breeds suspicion, hate and rese ... Read more

Sicily Travel: Things to Do and See in Sicily

“To have seen Italy without Sicily - is not to have seen Italy at all, as Sicily is the key to everything” - GoetheSicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean, is one of these mythical travel destinations that will enchant you w ... Read more

Italy Travel: Rome, Florence, Venice, Mountains, Coastlines and Much More

Art, fashion, culture, delicious cuisine and great wines – Italy is known for everything that represents the good life. History buffs flock to this country, as it is one of the cradles of modern Western civilization. For all these reasons ... Read more

Presenting: The Green Eggplant – Healthy, Creative and Plentiful Cui ...

After two fascinating interviews, one with Lido Chilelli, the creator of the Toronto Beaches International Jazz Festival, and Bill Libbus, who had given me an insider tour of the historic Fire Station 227 on Queen Street, it was definitely ... Read more

Doors Open 2006 - Toronto's Architecture fFestival is a Resounding Success

Judging by the line-ups of architecture buffs on the streets, Toronto’s free architecture festival, Doors Open, is a resounding success. Since 2000 Doors Open has been providing free access to architecturally or culturally significant bui ... Read more

Romania Travel: Bucharest, Transylvania, the Black Sea and Much More

In recent years, many more people have been discovering Romania travel opportunities and fallen in love with what this small nation has to offer. In some ways, visiting Romania is like taking a trip back in time and finding yourself transpo ... Read more

A Visit to the Farmer's Market & a Lift Lock Cruise

After my brief stay in Peterborough over the July long weekend I decided to head back there to explore this travel region in greater detail. I have always liked the Kawartha Region, with its beautiful lakes and rolling hills, and equally im ... Read more

Presenting: Ingrid Folkers and Her Inspiring Story of the Camino de Sa ...

In Part 1 of this interview Ingrid Folkers told us a bit about why she decided to embark on an 800 km pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago and she also touched on some of the practical aspects of such an extended pilgrimage. Now let’s hav ... Read more

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