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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

Golf at Timacuan Golf and Country Club

On our last full day in Florida we had a chance to play another beautiful golf course, this one located about half an hour north of downtown Orlando in the community of Lake Mary. Timacuan Golf and Country Club was built in 1987 and was ori ... Read more

Our quick stopover in beautiful historic St. Augustine

On our way home from Orlando, a little more than an hour into our 20+ hour road trip back to Toronto, we stopped in St. Augustine, "the nation's oldest city", just north of Jacksonville - indeed the oldest continuously occupied European set ... Read more

Downtown Guanajuato & the Luxurious Quinta Las Acacias Hotel

My first few hours in Guanajuato had already exposed me to so much of the unique history and architecture of this gorgeous Mexican silver mining town. We had started our tour with a visit to the Boca Mina San Ramon mine and the adjacent exq ... Read more

Romania Travel: Bucharest, Transylvania, the Black Sea and Much More

In recent years, many more people have been discovering Romania travel opportunities and fallen in love with what this small nation has to offer. In some ways, visiting Romania is like taking a trip back in time and finding yourself transpo ... Read more

Upstate New York – A Diverse Destination with Unique Travel Opportun ...

Given that my home base is in Toronto, I am always on the lookout for destinations that are within easy reach for a getaway. Obviously, New York State is an easy target. Just about one and a half hours south of Toronto, the border crossings ... Read more

Havana Travel - The Student Experience and Political Insights

Hotel Havana Libre, Friday, April 8, 2005, 3:21 pm It is such an amazing experience to live the life of a student again, after 15 years in business, 2 business degrees and at almost 40 years of age (okay, soon I´ll be 39.....). No regular ... Read more

Presenting: Maria Minna - An Italian-Canadian Immigrant Story and a Li ...

Every Canadian neighbourhood is officially represented at three different levels: the municipal, provincial and federal levels. As far as the Beach neighbourhood is concerned I had already had a chance to get to know the municipal represent ... Read more

Hospitality at the Argyle Manor Bed and Breakfast in Windsor

Finally it was time for another excursion. As a true architecture buff, Detroit had been on my radar for a long time, and I definitely wanted to explore this unique city in detail. So for the last few weeks I had been working with Visitdetr ... Read more

The Guadalajara Language Center and the Tlaquepaque Municipal Market

After two excursions to Lake Chapala over the past couple of days, I had another busy day ahead of me. In the morning I was planning to spend some time with Wouter Stut, the owner of the Guadalajara Language Center, to find out a bit more a ... 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

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

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