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A Hike to the Gran Cratere of Vulcano and a Magical Evening

Our beautiful dinner in the old town of Lipari last night was another opportunity to get to know Sicilian cuisine. A light-hearted evening was followed by a night of deep sleep and by 8 am this morning I stuck my head out of the boat: anoth ... Read more

Presenting: Esther and Li, Two Toronto-based women, Create a Documenta ...

My dentist, Dr. Rajiv Arya, and I have the most amazing conversations while he examines the precarious state of my molars. During my dental appointments he has been telling me about his interesting trips to Nepal and to South Africa, and he ... Read more

Clonmel Estate B&B & Discoveries of St. Jacobs, Port Dover and the Lak ...

With the weather gods perfectly cooperating, we embarked on another country excursion, a great opportunity to show my European visitors a bit more of Ontario. Despite the fact that Toronto has been experiencing its wettest summer in history ... Read more

A Visit to Abadin Bed and Breakfast, Dinner in Hawkesbury and a Walkin ...

On the first weekend of October 2013 I embarked on another Ontario excursion – this time to Eastern Ontario, more precisely the Ottawa Valley and the region of Champlain Township, which is centered around the town of Hawkesbury. Through m ... Read more

Biking to Lakefield & Kayaking on the Trent Canal

Accompanied by outdoor adventure experts Lloyd Graham and his friend Clare from Pedal and Paddle, I had spent the morning exploring Peterborough by bicycle. Then we had left the city behind and cycled northwards on the Rotary Greenway Trail ... 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

Hacienda El Divisadero: A Culinary Tour of Mexico

Our horseback riding adventure and our visit to the Petroglyphs had been a great way to get a feel for a truly Mexican landscape. When we arrived back at the corral after our ride, Santiago showed us how Lucero, the white horse I had been r ... Read more

An Interesting Train Ride and First Impressions

It was an early day today, I got up at 4:30 am, and my husband dropped me off at 5:45 am at Toronto’s historic Union Station. Several buses of young students were already unloading their luggage and ready to enter the train station. At ab ... Read more

Dinner at the Holiday Inn & a Free Concert by the Lake

During my introduction to Peterborough I had already been exposed to many different places and activities that make this mid-size city 90 minutes east of Toronto an attractive getaway destination. I had started my day off with a visit to th ... Read more

Presenting: Neil Macdonald and the Beach Business Improvement Associat ...

The article series about the Beach contains an entire kaleidoscope of personalities and organizations that make up this great community. The following interview with Neil Macdonald, Chair of the Beach Business Improvement Area, is intended ... Read more

Presenting: Only in San Francisco - Part 1

San Francisco – a dream destination for so many people across the world… Well, in February of 2008 I finally had to opportunity to revisit San Francisco, one of my favourite cities in all of North America. In just a bit more than four ... Read more

Hello from Cuernavaca - My last day of school and a visit to the Cuern ...

This morning I headed off on the Ruta no. 2 to the Túnel area of town and started my last day at the Cetlalic Language School. We had a very interesting day, during the first part of the day we discussed the water shortage in Cuernavaca an ... Read more

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