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Toronto Travel Ideas: Casa Loma for Christmas

On December 28, 2012 I embarked on a local Toronto travel adventure: Casa Loma – Toronto’s castle. For this year’s Christmas, the castle was decorated as “Mozart’s Magical Castle” and for the entire month of December 2012, the c ... Read more

Istanbul Travel: Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace

Istanbul travel will take you to one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is the largest city of Turkey and the heart and soul of this wonderful country. The culture and historic atmosphere lures travelers from all over the world t ... Read more

The Canadian Canoe Museum & a trip to the Otonabee River

After the excitement of having passed over the world’s highest hydraulic lift lock, I now wanted to explore another one of Peterborough’s landmark sites: the Canadian Canoe Museum. What originally started as a private collection of cano ... Read more

RV-ing: Another Creative, Even Affordable Way to Integrate Travel into ...

Non-mainstream forms of travel have fascinated me for a long time. Combine that with affordable travel and the possibility to make the travel experience a full-time lifestyle, and I am intrigued even more. In researching the topic, and par ... Read more

A Perfect Getaway

Two days ago I took the CAT fast ferry from Toronto to Rochester and arrived well-rested after a 2.5 hour boat ride in the Port of Rochester, a scenic Rochester suburb called Charlotte. I was greeted by Patti and Carrie from the Rochester V ... Read more

Taking the Banff Gondola up to Sulphur Mountain

Our skiing had come to an end and I allocated the last full day in Banff to explore some more local attractions while my husband headed into Calgary to do some shopping. We got going at about 11:30 am and Nigel dropped me off at the foot of ... Read more

The Cultural Centre El Refugio in Tlaquepaque

After an interesting excursion to downtown Guadalajara yesterday, I had needed a good night’s sleep to rest up for another busy day. This Tuesday morning I got up early and walked the few steps to my language school, the Guadalajara Langu ... Read more

Montevideo, Uruguay: A Perfect Side Trip from Buenos Aires

During my trip to Argentina in November of 2011, it was absolutely clear to me that I would make an excursion to Montevideo, Uruguay. The distance is only about 100 miles or 160 kilometres, straight across the Rio de la Plata. I had decided ... Read more

Presenting: Only in San Francisco - Part 2

For a long time I have wanted to travel to San Francisco again. Finally, in February of 2008, I had an opportunity to visit one of my favourite cities again. For only four short days I would see so many of the things that make San Francisco ... Read more

The Adventurer Next Door - My Friend Leslie in Antigua

My good friend Leslie recently had a chance to go on a trip to Antigua. Although on a package deal, she managed to get in a few adventures off the beaten track and explore the island in her own ways. Here's her story: 1. You went to Antigu ... Read more

The Well's Built Center for African American History and Culture

After I had received a general overview of the history of the Orlando area in the Orange County Regional History Center, I wanted to delve a little deeper into the social history of the Orlando area, and the Wells Built Museum of African Am ... Read more

Sue Kenney and the Camino de Santiago: Pilgrim, Best-Selling Author, K ...

I am very happy to be able to present to you Sue Kenney, a very fascinating individual, a consummate athlete and master rower, a pilgrim to one of the world's biggest pilgrimage destinations - Spain's Camino de Santiago, a best-selling auth ... Read more

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