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The Historic Charm of Amalfi

April 20, 2013 started with an early morning and breakfast with my Salerno hostess, Annarosa. I found out that she is an urban planner and has great knowledge of the surrounding area and travelled extensively in Italy as well as in other pl ... Read more

T.O. History Revisited - Toronto's St. James Cathedral

By Bruce Bell Bruce Bell is the history columnist for the Bulletin, Canada’s largest community newspaper. He sits on the board of the Town of York Historical Society and is the author of two books ‘Amazing Tales of St. Lawrence Neighbo ... Read more

Medical Travel: Bimini Colt & the Healing Powers of the Wieliczka Salt ...

In Part 1 of this interview, Bimini Colt already shared with us her past travel experiences and a previous trip to Switzerland that helped save her life which was in peril due to a congenital heart defect. Having suffered from serious asth ... Read more

A Map of Rome and the Top Rome Attractions

Rome, the Eternal City, actually has a fairly compact layout and much of it can be covered on foot. During my 2010 trip to Rome I discovered the city in several ways: first I took a sightseeing bus to get a lay of the land. Then, in a self- ... Read more

The Diego Rivera Museum in Guanajuato

After this morning’s exciting mountainbiking adventures outside of the city, this afternoon I would have a chance to delve into Guanajuato’s cultural attractions one last time e before my early evening departure back to Guadalajara. Amo ... Read more

Buenos Aires Travel: The Architecture of Buenos Aires (Part 2)

Argentina’s capital is known for its impressive architecture. Part II of this article series features five more architecturally significant areas that I got to explore first hand during my November 2011 trip to Buenos Aires. The Retiro ... Read more

Hello from Taxco during Semana Santa - The famous Palm Sunday Procession

This morning I woke up early, way before 6 am. I lay awake looking at the blinking lights of Taxco right outside the window of my beautiful accommodation at the Posada de la Misión. I got up, took a shower and took my time since the sun do ... Read more

Egypt travel: Cairo, the Pyramids of Giza, Alexandria, Luxor, Abu Simb ...

Located in the north of Africa, Egypt is one of the oldest and most historic countries in the world. Civilization has been flourishing here for more 6000 years. Most of Egypt is a desert, a continuation of the great Sahara Desert of North A ... Read more

Austria Travel: Exploring Eastern Styria and the Town of Weiz

Finally, after the rather rainy day yesterday I opened my curtains to an absolutely gorgeous day today. The lush green Alpine foothills and mountains surrounding Weiz were competing with the brilliant blue sky to catch my attention and natu ... Read more

A Final Walk through Calgary

Our last couple of hours before our departure had arrived. We had left Banff at about 9:30 am and got into Calgary just shortly before 11, parked our car just east of downtown and set off on foot on our final walk to explore a bit more of d ... Read more

Dalmatia Travel: Discoveries of Zadar

Dalmatia, that beautiful coastal stretch of Croatia, was the next step of my big European trip in 2012. After spending a week in Paris and a few days in my native country of Austria, my brother, sister-in-law and I had decided to take a fiv ... Read more

Presenting: Ben Viccari - A Lifetime Dedicated to Multicultural Commun ...

Interesting people are everywhere. I met Ben Viccari a few weeks ago at the initial screening of a documentary called "Small Places - Small Homes". The documentary profiled the life of four immigrant families who had chosen to settle in sma ... Read more

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