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Port Royal, a French Habitation from 1605

Following my introduction to the quaint and historic town of Annapolis Royal I drove about 10 kilometers out of town across the causeway on the north shore of the Annapolis River and arrived in one of the most historic locations in north-ea ... Read more

Gourmet Dining at Nuances and Amazing Fireworks at La Ronde

My personalized tour of the Casino de Montreal was very interesting and taught me many different things that I had never known about casino operations. My learning experience was followed by an opportunity to sample the Casino’s hospitali ... Read more

The Island of Capri: Villa Jovis, the Natural Arch, Anacapri and Monte ...

I had been really lucky so far - the weather in Sorrento had just been absolutely perfect, and April 25, 2013 was another magnificent day. On the plan for today was a visit to the famous island of Capri, located about 15 km or 11 miles from ... Read more

Culture, Farmers’ Markets, Churches and a High School Reunion in My ...

On May 23, 2014 our time in Vienna came to an end and we boarded a train back to Graz, Austria’s second largest city. From there it wasn’t far to my home town of Weiz where I would spend the next four days. After catching a rest in the ... Read more

Ottawa River: Reflections on City Life

So Friday I decided to head out on a kayaking weekend with my friend Leslie. This was the first time in about 8 years that I went camping again, and I had a ball sleeping under the stars. A fabulous weekend in nature makes you think about l ... Read more

Exploring Banff and the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

The Banff Springs Hotel is one of Canada’s luxurious railway hotels that were built between the late 1870s and the late 1920s. The railroad played a critical role in opening up the vast expanses of Canada, and railway executives decided t ... Read more

A Tour of Mala Strana and Petrin Hill with Prague's mini-Eiffel Tower

As the late afternoon sun had come out, I was continuing my action-packed day in Prague. After a guided tour through Prague’s Jewish Quarter, a savory and informative lunch in Prague’s oldest kosher restaurant, followed by a tour of Mun ... Read more

The Annapolis Royal Graveyard Tour

After a day packed with explorations and a lovely dinner at the Garrison House I was ready for my final discovery of the day: the famous Annapolis Royal Graveyard Tour. Punctually at 9:15 pm I showed up across the road from the my bed and b ... Read more

Salerno, Italy: A Visit to the Lungomare and the Villa Communale

On April 19, 2013, a new travel adventure started: Southern Italy! I was going to spend the first ten days of my four weeks in Europe in Campania, the region surrounding Naples. Over the preceding few months I had worked out a detailed plan ... Read more

Presenting: Only in San Francisco - Part 1

San Francisco – a dream destination for so many people across the world… Well, in February of 2008 I finally had to opportunity to revisit San Francisco, one of my favourite cities in all of North America. In just a bit more than four ... Read more

Presenting: Jason Pizzicarola – Architect, Creative Entrepreneur and ...

Travel is not just about beautiful landscapes and interesting sights and monuments; it’s also about the people that one meets along the way. Since I started the Niagara Travel Guide I have met many interesting people from across the regio ... Read more

Travel Austria: Skiing in East Tyrol at Skizentrum Hochpustertal in Si ...

After an exciting day of skiing on the Italian side of the Puster Valley on Monte Elmo, followed by a day of sightseeing in South Tyrol, we were planning to spend the last two days of our ski trip in the Austrian Alps. From our home base in ... Read more

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