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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

The Village of Cheltenham and the Spirit Tree Estate Cidery

This morning had started with a nice tour of the picturesque village of Erin, guided by local entrepreneur Shelley Foord, and in the afternoon I had a chance to talk to various artists and local food merchants during the Cuisine-Art Festiva ... Read more

A Perfect Winter Adventure: Skating on the Rideau Canal Skateway

There is no denying it: Ottawa is known is one of the coldest capitals in the world (only as far as temperatures are concerned though). But does that mean you stay at home during the winter and mope? Absolutely not! Ottawa has turned a pote ... Read more

Sorrento Travel: Villa La Terraza, La Sorgente Agriturismo and a Visit ...

April 26 was my last full day in Sorrento and in the morning I moved from the Hotel La Favorita, which was fully booked, to Villa La Terrazza. This magnificent historic mansion was built by a German nobleman in the late 1800, and today occu ... Read more

Our Celebrity Breakfast at the Twin Gables B&B

Bed and breakfast travel is one of our favourite ways of discovering new places and the historic Twin Gables B&B is a real treat. It is a 4.5 star-rated bed and breakfast, located in the upscale Mount Royal neighbourhood in Calgary, whi ... Read more

T.O. History Revisted - The Gooderham (Flatiron) Building

By Bruce Bell Bruce Bell is the history columnist for the Bulletin, Canada’s largest community newspaper. He sits on the board of the Town of York Historical Society and is the author of two books ‘Amazing Tales of St. Lawrence Neighbo ... Read more

Visiting High Park and Toronto's West End Neighbourhoods

One of the beauties of Toronto is its diversity, the fact that hundreds of ethnic groups from all over the world congregate here in this metropolis and give their distinct flavour to this urban mosaic of cultures. Since I had already taken ... Read more

A Visit to the PNB Parisbas Open and the Desert Hills Premium Outlet

March 13 was our third day at the BNP Parisbas Open in Indian Wells, and it was a great day for some outstanding tennis. We ended up watching tennis celebrities such as Alexander Dolgopolov, Canadian favourites Frank Dancevic and Milos Raon ... Read more

A Personal History Lesson about the Mafia

With the images from my beautiful excursion around Mount Etna still etched freshly in my mind, I got ready for another day of Italian studies at the Babilonia Language School. After a relaxing breakfast on the scenic terrace of the Hotel Vi ... Read more

Cape Town Travel: Things to Do in Cape Town

With its pleasantly warm climate, its mountains and oceans, Cape Town is ideally predestined as an outdoor playground. In addition to sightseeing, which we have discussed in Part 1 of our Cape Town travel guide, here are some of the many th ... Read more

Ibiza Travel: Beautiful Island Beaches and a Visit to Santa Eulalia

September 28, 2004, 9:45 pm We just returned to the resort after a gorgeous evening and decent dinner in Santa Eularia del Riu. Today we spent the whole day driving from beach to beach, starting on the northwest side of the island, just no ... Read more

Hello from Quebec (Magog) -1

So I am sitting here at the Club Vacances Magog with the wind howling outside at 45+ km per hour and temperatures of about -15 to -20 degrees Celsius, windchill factor not included. We drove up from Toronto last Saturday and it only took u ... Read more

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