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Help!! for Sun-Starved Canadians

A few weeks ago,around my husband's birthday,we were thinking of taking off for a quick package-deal week in the sun.We never got to go because I was too busy at work,but we started looking into it anyway. I am usually not the greatest f ... Read more

Presenting: Ruben Cortes of Morelos Trails: Adventure Travel and Cultu ...

I met Rubén Cortés a couple of weeks ago during my stay in Cuernavaca when he filled me in on a variety cultural and adventure sports tours that his company provides in the Mexican state of Morelos. In addition, he took me on a 2 hour hik ... 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

A visit to the Pullman Historic District

After being appropriately prepped as a result of our visit to the Chicago Cultural Center we decided to head off yesterday to visit the Pullman Historic District, a planned industrial and residential community dating back to the 1880s, on C ... Read more

Mexico Travel Advisory: Is Mexico Safe?

Mexico is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. In 2008 almost 23 million visitors traveled there from abroad, not surprisingly, given Mexico’s outstanding attractions: its gorgeous beaches, its Meso-American ruins and ... Read more

First-hand Explorations of the Nooks and Crannies of Casa Loma

Casa Loma, Toronto’s castle and the city's second most important tourist attraction, has an extremely interesting history. It was the life dream and brainchild of Sir Henry Pellatt, one of Canada’s most successful industrialists and fin ... Read more

Presenting: The Garden Gate Restaurant a.k.a. "The Goof" – Good Food ...

It was time for lunch after my extensive interview at the Balmy Beach Club, and all I had to do was walk up the street and head into the first restaurant that presented itself to quench my hunger. The Garden Gate Restaurant, affectionately ... Read more

Polynesia: Fiji, Bora Bora, Tahiti, Samoa – Island Paradises on Earth

Polynesia is a group of islands located in the Pacific Ocean. Geographically, the Polynesian Islands include American Samoa, Cook Island, Easter island, French Polynesia, Hawaii, New Zealand, Norfolk, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Rotuma and many m ... Read more

(2) - Exploring Mid-Town Manhattan

Since our plane landed nice and early we had virtually a whole day left to explore yesterday. The weather was pretty nice, quite sunny when we started, although it clouded over a little and was a little on the cool side, it never got much a ... Read more

Travel Italy: An Exploration of the Italian Dolomite Mountains

February 22, 2012 was an absolutely gorgeous day, so my friend Andrea and I decided to go on a sightseeing excursion while the rest of the gang went skiing.  We drove from our location near Sillian in the Austrian region of East Tyrol acro ... Read more

(12) - Contrasts and Contradictions

Etecsa Telecommunications Building, Downtown Havana, Thursday, April 13, 2005, 3:32 pm I really gotta hurry, I only have about 28 minutes left on my Internet card so I am going to try to be brief here. The last few days have been extremel ... Read more

Hello from Javea

Tuesday, September 21, 2004, 5:40 pm We just arrived in the little port town of Javea, about 75 km south of Valencia. Yesterday we drove down the coast from Barcelona, stopped in Tarragona for a lovely little lunch and had a quick peak at ... Read more

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