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Niagara-on-the-Lake: A Nice Winter Travel Escape

Niagara-on-the-Lake is one of the most popular getaway destinations for people from Toronto and the Golden Horseshoe area of Southern Ontario. It is only about an hour and a half away with easy highway driving on the Queen Elizabeth Way. ... Read more

Kapfenberg, Austria – A City Celebrates Its Rebirth with the World ...

PART 1: THE BACKGROUNDOver the last 20 to 30 years, de-industrialization has hit many places in developed nations very hard. Cities that were once thriving and lively have suffered decades of urban decay and depopulation. The most well- ... Read more

Quebec Canada – Things to Do, Places to Visit – Part 2

This is part 2 of the article about travel and tourism opportunities in Quebec. The information about the various travel regions and tourism providers was gathered at an information luncheon that was organized by Tourism Quebec. La Belle Pr ... Read more

Goodbye Vulcano, Playful Dolphins and a Catch of Tunas

The days on this sailing trip are so compressed and amazingly full of diverse experiences: waking yesterday in beautiful Lipari, followed by a driving tour of this, the largest Eolian island. Then our journey continued to Vulcano, where we ... Read more

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

A Tour of Mala Strana and Petrin Hill with Prague's mini-Eiffel Tower

As the late afternoon sun had come out, I was continuing my action-packed day in Prague. After a guided tour through Prague’s Jewish Quarter, a savory and informative lunch in Prague’s oldest kosher restaurant, followed by a tour of Mun ... Read more

If You Want To Feel Rich....

At different times throughout the year, events happen that make us reflect, think about the people and things we hold dear, and appreciate what we have. This story came to me by email from a good friend of mine and it touched me deeply. I w ... Read more

The Round Medieval Bellver Castle, Inca and Alcudia

After five great days in my temporary home in the Western Bay of Palma it was now time to relocate and have a closer look at the eastern side of island. I needed to check out today and move into my next apartment in Port d’Alcudia. I pack ... Read more

The Historic McGee's Inn - 2 Couples Come Together to Become Hospitali ...

During my assignment here in Ottawa to cover the Tulip Festival I am staying in one of my favourite types of accommodation: a bed and breakfast. Not only will you ever see two B&B properties that are the same, the story of every bed and ... Read more

Landmarks in San Miguel de Allende: La Biblioteca

After my excursion to Rancho Los Labradores I went back into the historic centre of San Miguel de Allende to explore another well-known landmark. “La Biblioteca” (“the library”) is one of the most important non-profit community orga ... Read more

Four Days of Exploring During the Tulip Festival

Canada’s capital has become one of my favourite getaways. At 4.5 hours of driving it’s pretty close to Toronto, it’s easy to get to and there is always a lot going on. For years I have been wanting to go to Ottawa during it’s world ... Read more

Exploring the Halifax Harbourwalk and Pier 21 - Canada's Immigration M ...

My Halifax City Tour, expertly narrated by Allen Mackenzie, a passionate Haligonian in a kilt, had provided me with a great overview of this city, and my visit to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic had added to my knowledge of Halifax, par ... Read more

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