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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

Toronto Travel Escapes: A Country Outing to the Forks of the Credit

The Forks of the Credit is one of the most scenic provincial parks close to Toronto and a great Toronto travel escape idea that is not far from the city. Just about an hour north of Ontario’s metropolis, the Credit River has cut a dee ... Read more

Interview: Dr. Arya Goes Trekks Through Nepal - His Most Intense Trave ...

I have written about my dentist before who is a really cool guy. Not only is he a dentist, but he is also a practicing lawyer. More than that he is also a world traveller and an active global volunteer. Dr. Arya recently did a treek through ... Read more

Luxury and Coziness at Kilpatrick Manor B&B

Of all the different types of travel that I have done, one type of experience remains consistently at the top of my list: bed and breakfasts. I am a real sucker for family-owned businesses and for unique accommodation environments. And afte ... Read more

Dinner in Collingwood and a Visit to the Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain

Now that we had explored the facilities of the Pretty River Valley Country Inn it was early evening and time for dinner. I asked inn owner Linda Proudfoot for advice as to where to go. She suggested that we make the 10 minute drive to Colli ... Read more

Discoveries in the Bernese Highlands: A Visit to Meiringen and Thun

Following my visit to the Ballenberg Open Air Museum on May 12, 2013, I drove to the small village of Meiringen, the location of the fictional death of Sherlock Holmes after his fight with Dr. Moriarty at the Reichenbach Falls (I love Sherl ... Read more

New York City – Long Island City, Central Park and Washington Square ...

New York City is one of my favourite city destinations. I have travelled to the Big Apple quite a number of times in recent years, and it is always an exciting destination. As a contrast to our country program in the Catskills, we were goin ... Read more

Presenting: Eva Schreiner - Camping & Female Solo Travel Expert - Part 2

Part 1 of this interview already introduced you to Eva Schreiner, a very interesting and adventurous woman from Constance, Germany. Eva and I met while waiting for the bus to Salerno at the Naples airport. Over the years, Eva has made amazi ... Read more

Doctors Without Borders - A Global Volunteer Organization Helping Peop ...

One of the subjects I am going to research in the near future is combining travel with volunteer opportunities all over the world. Volunteering is a great way of exploring different cultures while making a positive contribution to important ... Read more

Montreal Travel: Snow-Shoeing on Mount Royal and Entertainment on Cres ...

After an interesting and tasty culinary tour of Old Montreal and a short rest back at the historic Auberge Bonaparte, we were in for a real treat in the afternoon: snow-shoeing on Mont Royal.  When exploring urban destinations, I always tr ... Read more

Mony Dojeiji and her 5000 km Walk for Peace - Part II

Here is part 2 of Mony's story who went from being a Microsoft sales executive to completing a pilgrimage on the world-famous Camino de Santiago, which made her decide to complete a 5000 km long Walk for Peace for 13 months through 13 count ... Read more

Cows, Sheeps and Tractors - The Canadian Agriculture Museum

After my very interesting introduction to sheep shearing and all sorts of wool processing techniques I had a chance to link up with David Sutin who is the Communications, Marketing and Farm Operations Manager for the Canada Agriculture Muse ... Read more

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