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Florence, Italy: The City of the Renaissance

Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, Florence (Firenze in Italian) is a world-renowned city located in Tuscany (Toscana), Italy. With its breath-taking architecture and its historic center, Florence attracts millions of to ... Read more

Presenting: The Garden Gate Restaurant a.k.a. "The Goof" – Good Food ...

It was time for lunch after my extensive interview at the Balmy Beach Club, and all I had to do was walk up the street and head into the first restaurant that presented itself to quench my hunger. The Garden Gate Restaurant, affectionately ... Read more

Havana Travel - Exploring Downtown Havana

Hotel Habana Libre, Thursday, April 14, 2005, 3:02 pm The last few days I have spent quite a bit of time walking around downtown Havana - or Habana Vieja, as they say around here. It is an extremely fascinating place and one of the most ar ... Read more

(1) - First Impressions

Tuesday, April 5, 2005, 6:00 pm, Hotel Havana Libre Thanks to a severe case of the Revenge of Montezuma (or Ricky Ricardo?..,) I am sitting here in the Hotel Havana Libre and I finally get around to create updates from my first 4.5 days he ... Read more

Travel Guide to Mont Tremblant and the Laurentian Mountains

The Laurentian Mountains, a renowned Canadian holiday destination, are located in Southern Quebec, north of the St. Lawrence River and east of the Ottawa River. The highest summit reaches 875 meters (2871 feet). The Laurentian Mountains als ... Read more

Hello from Cuernavaca - A lovely dinner at Marta Elena's

As a gesture of appreciation for Marta Elena’s outstanding hospitality, I decided to get her some flowers since I know that she absolutely loves gardening. Around the Palacio de Cortés I started asking around where I would get flowers an ... Read more

A Map of Madrid & What To Do in Spain’s Capital

A Map of Madrid & What To Do in Spain’s CapitalMadrid, Spain’s capital, is one of the most popular travel destinations in Europe. With a metropolitan population of about 6.5 million inhabitants it is one of the largest cities of ... Read more

San Francisco - City by the Bay - Part I

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 th ... Read more

Hello from Tarragona

September 20, 2004, 1:05 pm My second blog entry. Sitting here in Calle Cos del Bou in Tarragona. We spent 2 very intense and interesting days in Barcelona. Barcelona is a great city with so many sights to see. The Barrio Gotico (Gothic Qu ... Read more

Toronto Neighbourhood Walks & Talks: Authentic Austrian Cooking and a ...

When you travel to Toronto, this multicultural metropolis, you’ll have a chance to sample delicacies from all over the world, but one of the national cuisines is not well represented: Austrian cuisine. Canada experienced a big wave of Aus ... Read more

Dinner and a Little Jazz at Modavie

After my initial introduction to Montreal through my driving tour, my next step was to explore the city on foot. I set out on my first walk through Old Montreal (Vieux Montreal). Literally five minutes from my hotel is the Place d’Armes, ... Read more

Biking to Lakefield & Kayaking on the Trent Canal

Accompanied by outdoor adventure experts Lloyd Graham and his friend Clare from Pedal and Paddle, I had spent the morning exploring Peterborough by bicycle. Then we had left the city behind and cycled northwards on the Rotary Greenway Trail ... Read more

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