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Medical Travel: Bimini Colt & the Healing Powers of the Wieliczka Salt ...

Many times before, Facebook has put me in contact with really interesting people, and that is exactly how Bimini Colt and I connected. Early this year, I noticed in her postings that she had been quite ill with asthma and that she was plann ... 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

The Town of Catskill is Full of Cats

During our explorations of the Hudson Valley we made a stop at Catskill Point, located in the town of the same name at the confluence of Catskill Creek and the Hudson River. This historic area is composed of an attractive public park with a ... Read more

South Asian Discoveries in Southall

Our last day in London had arrived. After our serene and peaceful early-morning kayak tour on Regent’s Canal we freshened up quickly, grabbed a bite to eat and got ready for our final adventure in London: a guided tour of Southall, one of ... Read more

A Driving Tour of Lake Chapala: Mexcala Island, Chapala Town, Ajijic

I had enjoyed my personal tour through “El Centro Cultural El Refugio” in Tlaquepaque and gotten good insight into the historical and artistic highlights of this Guadalajara neighbourhood. Now it was 3:30 pm and it was time for an out-o ... Read more

New York City Travel: Discoveries in Brooklyn

After two days at the US Open in New York City, we had really fallen in love with Brooklyn. This borough has a completely different feel than Manhattan, less glitzy, more residential with nice old established neighbourhoods, and most of the ... Read more

San Jose, Costa Rica: Hotel Bergerac and a Walk Downtown

In the morning of February 17, 2013 our Caravan tour of Costa Rica had come to an end and most of our friends left for the airport. Now it was time to check out San José, the capital of the country. Located at an altitude of 1,150 metres ( ... Read more

Presenting: Cicerones: A Free Greeter Service for Visitors to Buenos Aires

Various cities around the world now have a Greeter Program; I have written before about the programs in New York City,Chicago and Toronto.These programs connect out-of-town visitors with local residents who are volunteering their time to sh ... Read more

Montenegro Travel: Local Expert Jelena Jeca Talks about Travel to Mont ...

This is the next article in a series of interviews with local experts from different regions. Jelena Jeca came to me through Facebook where I was impressed by her photo collections of her home country of Montenegro. Formerly part of the now ... Read more

Toronto Travel: A Weekend Escape to Stirling, Ontario

As far as Toronto travel opportunities go, I absolutely love weekend getaways from the big city. As much as I enjoy life in a big metropolis, sometimes it's nice to get away from the overcrowded hustle and bustle of Canada's largest city. A ... Read more

The Lord Elgin Hotel - A Historic Landmark in the Heart of Ottawa

As far as travel to Ottawa is concerned, you’d be hard pressed to find a more central lodging location than the Lord Elgin Hotel. It is located right at the Intersection of Elgin and Laurier Streets, just steps away from Parliament Hill, ... Read more

A Hike to the Gran Cratere of Vulcano and a Magical Evening

Our beautiful dinner in the old town of Lipari last night was another opportunity to get to know Sicilian cuisine. A light-hearted evening was followed by a night of deep sleep and by 8 am this morning I stuck my head out of the boat: anoth ... Read more

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