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Berlin Travel: Arrival in Berlin, Hackesche Höfe, and a Boat Ride on ...

Berlin has been a dream destination for me for a long time. I only had a chance to visit Berlin once, for one day, in August of 1989, indeed three months before the wall came down. I vividly remember the bright neon colours of West Berlin a ... Read more

Presenting: Mary Lee from Spiaggia Restaurant – A Hospitality Entrep ...

One restaurant I have wanted to check out for a long time is Spiaggia Trattoria ("spiaggia" is Italian for “beach) at the eastern end of the Queen Street strip. Local Beach expert Glenn Cochrane had mentioned that the owner, Mary Lee, was ... Read more

Niagara Falls, Ontario: An Icy Winter Wonderland

Our overnight getaway to Niagara Falls, Ontario, was rapidly coming to an end. After an exciting afternoon the day before where we explored Niagara-on-the-Lake as well as the Festival of Lights and the Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls, Ont ... Read more

Presenting: The Green Eggplant – Healthy, Creative and Plentiful Cui ...

After two fascinating interviews, one with Lido Chilelli, the creator of the Toronto Beaches International Jazz Festival, and Bill Libbus, who had given me an insider tour of the historic Fire Station 227 on Queen Street, it was definitely ... Read more

Learning about the story of citrus at Florida's Natural Visitor Center

One of the things that Florida is known for is, you guessed it, is orange juice! The citrus industry has been playing a big role in Central Florida for many decades, and considering its importance, I wanted to learn a bit more about it. So ... Read more

Driving along the Lighthouse Trail from Lunenburg via Mahone Bay to Pe ...

My brief introduction to Lunenburg was just enough to whet my appetite and to give me some ideas of what to see next time I have a chance to visit this part of Nova Scotia. After saying goodbye to the innkeepers at the Lunenburg Inn I went ... Read more

Presenting: Ottawa's Byward Market - Special Events, Culture & Art, Bo ...

Ottawa has a myriad of sights to visit and the ByWard Market is one of the major entertainment areas in Ottawa.It combines a great selection of restaurants and night spots,with funky boutiques and retailers,galleries and artsy places and a ... Read more

A Bicycle Tour to the Toronto Islands

Sometimes you get hooked on an activity, and exploring Toronto by bike has become one of these pastimes for me. Not only is it great exercise, but it’s also an awesome way to explore the nooks and crannies of any destination. To share my ... Read more

Help!! for Sun-Starved Canadians

A few weeks ago,around my husband's birthday,we were thinking of taking off for a quick package-deal week in the sun.We never got to go because I was too busy at work,but we started looking into it anyway. I am usually not the greatest f ... Read more

One of Toronto's Biggest Festivals: Pride Toronto

Just recently I had a chance to sit down with Natasha Garda, Co-Chair, and Leon Mar, Media Coordinator of Pride Toronto. Pride Week is the fun and fabulous arts and culture festival that happens in the last week of June each year in Toronto ... Read more

Havana Travel - A Tour of Havana Neighbourhoods

Hotel Havana Libre, Sunday, April 10, 2005, 12:30 pm Yesterday morning I had arranged to meet one of the women from the from the university, a very nice lady in her late 50s, who agreed to show me around the Vedado area and take me through ... Read more

Presenting: Pablo Chufeni - Servas Traveller and a Champion of Cross-B ...

I met Pablo at the Canada-US Servas Conference that was held at the beginning of August in Vancouver where I had a chance to spend about an hour and a half with him to find out more about his involvement as a volunteer for Servas, an organi ... Read more

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