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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

Mexican Delights at La Iguana & a Peak at the Jazz Festival

The Plateau area is one of the trendiest areas of Montreal, so I decided to explore it a little further after my discoveries of Old Montreal. From my hotel I hopped into the subway at Place d’Armes and took the blue train north to Sherbro ... Read more

A Sicilian Cooking Class and Enjoying an 8-course Meal

I had thoroughly enjoyed my personal Sicilian history lesson provided by Alessandro Adorno, the Founder and Director of the Babilonia Language School. In addition he suggested that I attend one of the cooking classes organized by Babilonia ... Read more

T.O. History Revisited - The Royal York Hotel

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

Kensington - One of the Main Entertainment Areas in Calgary

Calgary is currently experiencing a major boom and one of the most dynamic and fastest growing cities in Canada. It is truly the gateway to Canada's West. During a our trip this spring to Banff and Lake Louise we had a chance to get to get ... Read more

Presenting: Hermilo Brito from the Ideal Language School in Cuernavaca ...

One of the reasons I chose to travel to Cuernavaca this past April was that it is one of the world's centers for Spanish teaching. Cuernavaca has in excess of 40 language schools and attracts language students from all over the world to thi ... Read more

T.O. History Revisited - Toronto's St. James Cathedral

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

Clarington Travel: Tyrone Mills & Archibald’s Estate Winery & Cider ...

My explorations of the Clarington travel region on August 3, 2012 continued with a visit to Tyrone Mills, a saw mill and flour mill that has been in continuous operation since 1846. Even today, the mill still produces flour and runs its saw ... Read more

Hello from Cuernavaca - A new language school, visiting 'Casa Vamos' a ...

A new week began yesterday, after my wonderful weekend in Taxco, and after a quick breakfast I took a taxi to my school which is located in the El Túnel neighbourhood. The school is called CETLALIC Alternative Language School and among the ... Read more

Spain Travel: Hello from Sitges

Sitges, Cafe Tiempo Loco, September 24, 2004, 7:20 pmThe beautiful church of Sitges Sitting here in the cafe, 2 minutes from the Hostal Bonaire (Euro 39 for a single room) where we are going to spend the night. We left Javea yesterday ... Read more

Bern Switzerland: Exploring the Minster, Bern City Hall & the Botanica ...

During my explorations of Bern Switzerland on May 14, 2013 I left the Old Town, crossed the River Aare on the Nydeggbrücke and arrived at the AltesTramdepot, a former streetcar maintenance facility which today is a restaurant with a micro- ... Read more

Vienna Attractions: the Hofburg Palace, the Bermuda Triangle & the Mus ...

 On our first day in Vienna, May 19, 2014 we continued our walk through the first district to the Michaelerplatz (St. Michael’s Square) which faces the grandiose entrance into the Hofburg, the giant castle complex that holds the former i ... Read more

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