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Skydiving - for a Great Cause

I am a great believer in volunteer work and dedicating time and effort to the greater good. Corporate responsibility embodies this spirit on the business side. In our modern cities and developed nations we often don’t realize how lucky we ... Read more

Arrival in Taormina and First Impressions

So my latest travel adventure has just begun: three weeks in Sicily to get to know this beautiful historic island and to learn Italian in another cultural immersion experiment. My regular readers will know that I love to learn languages and ... Read more

A Summary of my 4-day Explorations

Despite the fact that Montreal is one of the closest and most easily accessible cities from Toronto, I had really only been there once, for a couple of days ten years ago. We also did stop in a couple of times for lunch in Montreal on our w ... Read more

Servas Fosters Peace through Intercultural Exchange

How to become a concerned traveler,not just a tourist.. Servas travelers are warmly welcomed in more than 15,000 homes throughout the world. You know by now that one of my underlying goals for this web site is to encourage intercultur ... Read more

Hello from Cuernavaca - Getting to know my B&B hostess Marta Elena - a ...

After my arrival in Cuernavaca and the lovely dinner at Vanessa's aunt's place the whole family took me to my temporary home for the next couple of days: Villa San Marcos is a bed and breakfast located in a historic mansion in an area just ... Read more

Travel Buenos Aires: Safety in Buenos Aires – Part 1

As a travel writer, photographer and videographer I travel solo a lot. Like all female travellers, I try to be extra careful when I travel to destinations that have a reputation of being somewhat dangerous. Buenos Aires has had an increase ... Read more

Medieaval History at the Riegersburg and a Reluctant Goodbye

Having recovered from my action-packed day yesterday which included a photo safari of my home town, some extreme hiking and subsequent culinary feasting (to counteract any potential weight loss), my final day in Austria had arrived and it w ... Read more

Berlin Travel: Kurfürstendamm, KaDeWe, Gendarmenmarkt and the Jewish ...

May 2, 2011 started as a rather rainy and cool affair in Berlin. I hopped back on the S-Bahn and went from East Berlin’s Lichtenberg district to the former heart of West Berlin: the Kurfürstendamm area, Berlin’s most popular shopping s ... Read more

Karla Darocas: Artist, Entrepeneur and Canuck Expatriate in Spain

I had an opportunity to meet Karla last year on one of my trips to Spain. My interview preview will give you a bit of background on our meeting. Karla is a fascinating individual, a painter, writer and overall creative person, but also an e ... Read more

A Walking Tour Through Brush Park & Dinner at the Ren Cen

After having learned so much about architecture during my morning walking tour of downtown Detroit, we embarked on another urban discovery: a walking tour through Brush Park, one of Detroit’s historic residential areas with a location ver ... Read more

Hello from the Kawarthas - Early Fall Colours, Scarecrows and Frogmen

Fall is one of the most beautiful seasons in Ontario when forests light up in hues of yellow, orange and red. It's the perfect time for drives in the countryside, to visit small villages, check out farmer's markets, attend country fairs. We ... Read more

Hello from Mexico City - Exploring the Paseo de la Reforma, the Bosque ...

This morning another wonderful Mexican breakfast was in store: Vanessa had made "tlacoyos con nopales" (fried dough covered with fruits of the prickly pear cactus and melted cheese on top) which I really enjoyed. Around 9:30 we got going an ... Read more

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