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St. Catharines – A Hidden Gem in the Niagara Region

The Niagara Region has many pleasant travel destinations and the big stars in the region are, of course, Niagara Falls and Niagara-on-the-Lake. But there are many other destinations that merit a visit, and one of them is St. Catharines. Wit ... Read more

Montreal – A Fabulous Destination for All Seasons

Montreal is known the world over for its lively atmosphere, its street cafés and its amazing summer festivals which include the famous Just for Laughs comedy festival, the Montreal International Jazz Festival – the world’s largest jazz ... Read more

Niagara Falls – Accommodation Options and Attractions

In addition to the popular areas right next to the Horseshoe Falls and Clifton Hill, the Fallsview area has become an important tourist destination in Niagara Falls, Ontario. One of the main attractions here is the Niagara Fallsview Casino ... Read more

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

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

A Walking Tour of Rome's Main Sights

The weather in Rome was absolutely perfect on my second day of explorations around the Eternal City. In the morning I decided to use up the rest of my 24 hour ticket for the sightseeing bus and I went four stops from Piazza della Repubblica ... Read more

A Day Trip to Slovenia and Italy - Monte Lussari

After yesterday’s exciting outing to Graz we were planning an even bigger outing today: an excursion to the so-called “Drei-Länderecke”, an area where Austria, Italy and Slovenia come together. So we left early in the morning to driv ... Read more

Servas Fosters Peace through Intercultural Exchange

How to become a concerned traveler,not just a tourist..Servas travelers are warmly welcomed in more than 15,000 homes throughout the world.You know by now that one of my underlying goals for this web site is to encourage intercultur ... Read more

A Country Excursion to Mismaloya and El Tuito

On my second day in Puerto Vallarta I had a full day planned – an excursion into the countryside south of the city. In the morning I went downtown and took a taxi to the Conchas Chinas area where I met up with Jesse Morales, an expert loc ... Read more

A Tour Through Niagara Wine Country

Two days ago I took our European visitors on a little driving tour of the Niagara Peninsula, specifically to explore some of the 50 something wineries. My brother is a chef and very interested in exploring the authentic tastes and flavours ... Read more

Cape Town Travel: Things to Do in Cape Town

With its pleasantly warm climate, its mountains and oceans, Cape Town is ideally predestined as an outdoor playground. In addition to sightseeing, which we have discussed in Part 1 of our Cape Town travel guide, here are some of the many th ... Read more

A personal tour through the Chicago Cultural Center

Yesterday, after our lovely Austrian breakfast we went downtown to the Chicago Cultural Center, the main downtown information hub for tourists, to ask some questions about the Pullman Historic District, a planned industrial community, built ... Read more

Hyde Park, the Financial District, the Liverpool Street Station, Dinne ...

After a busy morning exploring Smithfield Market, two historic train stations (St. Pancras and King’s Cross), an enjoyable stroll through the world-famous Portobello Market, an interview with one of the organizers of the Notting Hill Carn ... Read more

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