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A Country Driving Tour Through Creemore, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach and ...

Late spring is the perfect time for a driving tour, so yesterday my co-workers Vanessa, Khurram and I set off to check out the countryside around Toronto. Neither one of my co-explorers has lived in Canada for very long, so they haven’t r ... Read more

The Henry Ford, Greenfield Village & the Detroit Institute of Arts

It was still dark outside when I woke up from my restful slumber at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel. There was some commotion going on outside on the street: thousands of people were milling about in preparation for the Detroit Free Press Ma ... Read more

Presenting: Elderhostel - Adventure and Learning for People 55+

Learning and exploring is one of the big mottos of this website and learning vacations are one of the best ways of expanding one's mind. A very well-known organization dedicated to helping people broaden their horizons is Elderhostel,a n ... Read more

Mexico 2006 - My cultural immersion experiment

I had been to Mexico twice before, once many years ago in Manzanillo, and more recently in 2003 in Puerto Vallarta. Essentially both of these vacations were typical tourist experiences and ever since I got the taste for real discovery, star ... Read more

The 2012 Christmas Market in Toronto’s Distillery District

Christmas is a very special time of year and Christmas markets have long been part of European festive traditions. The Toronto Christmas Market in the Distillery District has now become part of this tradition for the third year in a row and ... Read more

Mexican Delights at La Iguana & a Peak at the Jazz Festival

The Plateau area is one of the trendiest areas of Montreal, so I decided to explore it a little further after my discoveries of Old Montreal. From my hotel I hopped into the subway at Place d’Armes and took the blue train north to Sherbro ... Read more

Arrival and a Tour of the Queen Anne Hotel

A long and harsh winter can take the wind out of you and just make you feel like you want to get away. And what a long winter it has been: Toronto has experienced one of the harshest winters in a long time, with near-record snow accumulatio ... 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

Fantastic Architecture in Asheville: the Jackson Building, Grove Arcad ...

Asheville, North Carolina, has a great collection of early 20th century architecture. After a day of rain and ugly weather I made it my mission to explore some of Asheville’s iconic buildings on April 8, 2014. The starting point for archi ... Read more

The Splendour of Tulips at the Casino du Lac-Leamy

After my historic train travel experience on the Hull-Chelsea-Wakefield Steam Train I decided to explore the surrounding neighbourhood. The Casino du Lac Leamy, located in Gatineau on the other side of the Ottawa River, is less than five mi ... Read more

Toronto Travel Escapes: The Ontario Water Buffalo Company in Stirling

The culinary adventures continued on our December 16 Toronto travel escape: after an educational visit at the nearby Church-Key Brewing Company, we got a chance to visit another iconic destination in Stirling: the Ontario Water Buffalo Comp ... Read more

Clarington Travel: The 4th Line Theatre & Our Valley View B&B

Ontario is a beautiful place in the summer. With its rolling hills, its fertile farmland and the rocks and lakes of the Canadian Shield, Ontario offers a great variety of vacation experiences that are ideal for urban dwellers like myself wh ... Read more

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