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Naples Travel: The Chiaia Area and a Guided Tour of the Tunnel Borbonico

After our stroll along the Lungomare, on the way back downtown, we walked along the Via Chiaia, one of Naples’ most important shopping streets with many elegant shops. It was evening now, the hour of the “passegiata”, a traditional ri ... Read more

Booking a Language Study Trip

You probably know by now that one of my personal passions is languages.I truly love the mental challenge of learning foreign languages and I think even a tiny amount of local language knowledge makes a stay in a foreign country so much more ... Read more

Interlaken Discoveries: Lunch on the Harder Kulm, Souvenirshop Zryd an ...

With our impromptu visit to the Grand Hotel Victoria-Jungfrau complete, we strolled by a series of historic hotels on the main street of Interlaken during our walking tour on May 10, 2013. Then we crossed the Aare River again to arrive at t ... Read more

Interviewing One of the Penitentes and My Last Day in Mexico

Yesterday I had spent my day in Taxco for the famous happenings of Semana Santa. I watched two religious processions: at noon time there was the Las Tres Caídas procession and at 5 pm I watched El Santo Entierro (The Holy Burial). These ... Read more

Goodbye to Salerno, a Crazy Bus Ride and Arrival in Sorrento

April 21, 2013 was my last day in Salerno. I got up early and my hostess Annarosa fixed me a pleasant breakfast and equipped me with some tips of what to see during my final morning in Salerno. I started my walk up the medieval passageways ... Read more

The Lord Elgin Hotel - A Historic Landmark in the Heart of Ottawa

As far as travel to Ottawa is concerned, you’d be hard pressed to find a more central lodging location than the Lord Elgin Hotel. It is located right at the Intersection of Elgin and Laurier Streets, just steps away from Parliament Hill, ... Read more

Music, Food and Fun at the Taste of Little Italy

Festival season is in full swing. Summer is a great time to be in Toronto since there are multiple events going on at the same time. I had just heard about the “Taste of Little Italy” street festival and decided to partake of a little f ... Read more

Travel New Zealand: Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, the Southern A ...

Located in the western South Pacific Ocean and comprising two large islands, New Zealand is a fabulous destination for enjoying stunning natural environments to the fullest. Ten percent of the land surface of New Zealand is registered as UN ... Read more

Buffalo Travel: The Forest Lawn Cemetery and Dinner at the Blue Monk

As the sun came out we continued our walking tour of the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo and admired the large collection of mausoleums and gravestones. One of the most interesting ones is a sphinx on a pedestal, dedicated to the Gilbert fa ... Read more

A First Walk Down-town to Check out Contemporary Photography

When I left Toronto this morning at 10 am it was raining cats and dogs. But fortunately rush hour was finished and traffic was flowing easily. About an hour east of Toronto the rain stopped and the sun started peeking through and the drive ... Read more

Our Hiking Trip through Styria's Vineyards

On a beautiful warm summer day and after a nice filling breakfast we got going early yesterday to embark on our Sunday excursion to the south-western part of Styria. I wasn’t particularly well-rested after a full day yesterday that includ ... Read more

The Mardi Gras Experience at Fat Tuesdays

After our arrival in Ottawa this afternoon and a very brief rest at our hotel, we went out in search of a satisfying dinner. The Lord Elgin Hotel is just about 15 minutes walk away from the Historic ByWard Market area, which is one of Ottaw ... Read more

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