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Warsaw – The Phoenix City

Warsaw first became the capital city of Poland in 1596, and after centuries of turbulent history, Warsaw today is a thriving city and Poland’s cultural, financial and economic centre. Poland as a country has had a difficult history and wa ... Read more

Gastown and My Final Explorations

After my extremely interesting walking tour of the Downtown East Side I decided to round out my exploration of the city with another bicycling trip. In my mind, bicycling is just the perfect way to discover a city, it gives you greater rang ... Read more

A Parade of Boats and an Interview with the Organizers of the Tulip Fe ...

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

The Rural Market Town of Quiroga, Home of the Famous Carnitas

Brilliant sunshine greeted me again on another gorgeous day in Mexico’s colonial heartland. After a restful night of sleep at the venerable Hotel Catedral, I enjoyed a delicious buffet breakfast and then took the elevator up to the roofto ... Read more

Retiring in San Miguel de Allende: A Tour of Rancho Los Labradores

After an enjoyable lunch at Café Contento it was time to explore another entirely different aspect of San Miguel. Many people from Canada and the United States relocate permanently or at least for a few months a year to San Miguel de Allen ... Read more

Novice Golf and a Kawartha Lake Region Tour

It is unbelievable how nine days can just fly by. Today my brother, sister-in-law and our two Austrian friends are scheduled to fly back to Graz, Austria, via Vienna. There has been an increasingly palpable sense of sentimentality in the ai ... Read more

My Connection in Interlaken: Beat Kornfeind, International Tour Guide

One thing I love so much about travel is that it provides a chance to meet some really interesting and cool people. During my recent trip to Switzerland I went on an iconic train trip with the Jungfrau Railways from Interlaken to “The Top ... Read more

Eastern European Travel Discoveries with Michael Palin’s New Europe

Eastern Europe is one of the new frontiers of tourism. When the Soviet Union collapsed in the early 1990s, a completely new world order came into being. Countries like Poland, Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria shook off the iron grip of Communi ... Read more

Costa Rica Travel Diary: The Odyssey to San Jose, Costa Rica

 San Jose, Costa Rica, was the destination of my flight on February 8, 2013. But as it looked right now, there was no way I was going to make it there. As a matter of fact, a gigantic snowstorm had been forecast for the entire nort ... Read more

South America Travel: Three Top Waterfall Destinations in South America

Wonderful, awe-inspiring nature. That is what attracts most travelers to Latin America, in addition of course, to its fascinating culture and hospitable people. From endless desolate landscapes to lush jungles, or paradisiacal beaches, Lati ... Read more

Taking My Visitors on a Driving Tour

For a person as curious as me, I am always out on some sort of discovery. No wonder travel writing appeals so much to me because it gives me the opportunity to explore interesting new places all the time. But of course my inquisitive mind n ... Read more

Costa Rica Travel: Visiting a Pineapple Plantation

February 12, 2013 was our day for transferring from the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica to the region around the Arenal Volcano and the plan was to break up the long drive with a visit to a pineapple plantation. So after a nice lunch in Guapi ... Read more

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