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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

Travel Moscow: Discover the Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral, the K ...

Moscow, the heart of Russia, is a fascinating tourist destination. Moscow tourism lures visitors to explore the enigma of its ancient history and cultural diversity. This city is the political, cultural, scientific, religious, financial, an ... Read more

Cape Town Travel: Table Mountain, Robben Island, the Victoria and Alfr ...

The second largest city in South Africa, Cape Town is one of the world’s most iconic cities and the most popular destination in all of Africa. Nicknamed the “Mother City” or the “Tavern of the Seas”, the city’s population is abo ... Read more

Presenting: Hermilo Brito from the Ideal Language School in Cuernavaca ...

One of the reasons I chose to travel to Cuernavaca this past April was that it is one of the world's centers for Spanish teaching. Cuernavaca has in excess of 40 language schools and attracts language students from all over the world to thi ... Read more

Presenting: Niagara Falls Tourism - One Wonder After Another

In early December of 2007 I decided to embark on a three day winter getaway to Niagara Falls, Ontario. In order to explore the city in the best possible way I contacted the experts at Niagara Falls tourism to help me work out a comprehensiv ... Read more

Travel Spain: The Valencian Community - One of Spain’s Jewels

Travel Spain: The Valencian Community - One of Spain’s Jewels Located in the southeast of Spain, the Valencian Community (Comunitat Valenciana in Valencian or Comunidad Valenciana in Spanish) is one of Spain’s autonomous communities. ... Read more

Buffalo Travel: Dinner at the Pearl Street Grill & a Walk to Buffalo ...

After our extended explorations of Canalside, Buffalo’s recently revitalized waterfront district, we were now ready for dinner and chose to head to the Pearl Street Grill & Brewery, one of the city’s most popular eateries and entert ... Read more

New York City Travel - First Impressions of the Big Apple

So yesterday morning our American Airways flight (booked for free with my Airmiles) left at 7:13 am to bring us to the Big Apple, a place I had always had a fascination with, but only had visited twice very briefly in my life,and that more ... Read more

(12) - Contrasts and Contradictions

Etecsa Telecommunications Building, Downtown Havana, Thursday, April 13, 2005, 3:32 pm I really gotta hurry, I only have about 28 minutes left on my Internet card so I am going to try to be brief here. The last few days have been extremel ... Read more

Explore the Evangeline Trail to Yarmouth

I had really enjoyed my breakfast at the Garrison House B&B in Annapolis Royal, but my second day of explorations had begun and no time was to be wasted. I had a big drive ahead of me and my first quick stop was at Fort Anne where I met ... Read more

Good Karma & Great Food at Tangerine SF

Our day long excursion to Muir Woods and the adjoining tour of the Sonoma Valley wine country had definitely made us hungry. So for dinner we decided to explore a different area of San Francisco: the area south of Market Street.   We ... Read more

Things to do in Savannah, Georgia: A Sightseeing Tour

November 26, 2012 was a gorgeous day, perfect for an excursion from Hilton Head to Savannah, Georgia. Settled in 1733, Savannah is renowned for its antebellum architecture and Southern charm. The city has one of the largest historic distric ... Read more

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