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Venice, Italy: Gondolas, Canals, Blown Glass and the Venice Carnival

With its unique atmosphere, Venice (Venezia in Italian) – also known as the “Queen of the Adriatic” – is one of the world’s most romantic cities. Attracting around 20 million visitors each year, Venice is a flourishing historic ci ... Read more

Presenting: Susanne Schleyer - A Young German Photographer Confronts G ...

History can be a fascinating topic. Personal family history, particularly in the case of German families, bearing the historical legacy and burden of the Second World War, can be even more so. My brother, who continues to be a great source ... Read more

Holidays in New York City: 8 Practical Travel Tips for Your Trip to Ne ...

Planning a holiday in New York can be a challenging task because there are so many sights to see and things to do in NY. The largest city in the United States has so many museums, cultural institutions, attractions, neighbourhoods, eateries ... Read more

An Excursion to Muir Woods & Wine Tasting in the Sonoma Valley

After a late night of exotic entertainment at Asia SF, our day got started very early. Although it was raining I decided to capture a few photos of the area surrounding our hotel, The Handlery Union Square Hotel, which is located on downtow ... Read more

Havana Travel - A Tour of Havana Neighbourhoods

Hotel Havana Libre, Sunday, April 10, 2005, 12:30 pm Yesterday morning I had arranged to meet one of the women from the from the university, a very nice lady in her late 50s, who agreed to show me around the Vedado area and take me through ... Read more

Presenting: Ben Viccari - A Lifetime Dedicated to Multicultural Commun ...

Interesting people are everywhere. I met Ben Viccari a few weeks ago at the initial screening of a documentary called "Small Places - Small Homes". The documentary profiled the life of four immigrant families who had chosen to settle in sma ... Read more

Salerno, Italy: The Giardino della Minerva, the Presepe Dipinto and th ...

After my initial visit of Salerno’s waterfront promenade, the Lungomare, and the Villa Communale public park, I continued back into the historic quarter of the city. I found the “ascensore”, the elevator that takes you up some distanc ... Read more

Central Florida - a haven for naturalists

Florida has a great amount of biodiversity and nature lovers will enjoy the great variety of plants found in the Sunshine State. On our recent trip to Orlando we had a chance to visit several locations with a beautiful parks and gardens, su ... Read more

A Driving Tour of Salina, Il Postino and Language Lessons

After our explorations of Lipari and Salina yesterday the weather was going to keep us on the island of Salina today. I woke up early at about 6 am and stuck my head out of the boat. A beautiful sunrise was in the making so I grabbed my cam ... Read more

Costa Rica Travel: A Tour of Pachira Lodge in Tortuguero

Following our very educational boat tour through the Tortuguero National Park, we were welcomed back at Pachira Lodge with a tasty pizza snack. I then spent a bit of time working on my computer in the reception area where I had free Interne ... Read more

Ontario Travel: The Alton Mill - An Old Factory Becomes a Popular Arts ...

After a comprehensive tour of the Millcroft Inn I continued with the historic theme and visited another landmark destination in Alton: the Alton Mill – a former knitting mill that has been converted into an arts centre with 20 studios and ... Read more

Presenting: The Beaches Library – A Centre of Learning and Community ...

Right in the heart of the Beach, just a few steps from the intersection of Queen Street and Lee Avenue is the Beaches Library, a stunning building designed by architect Eden Smith in the 17th Century English Collegiate Grammar School Style. ... Read more

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