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Interviewing One of the Penitentes and My Last Day in Mexico

Yesterday I had spent my day in Taxco for the famous happenings of Semana Santa. I watched two religious processions: at noon time there was the Las Tres Caídas procession and at 5 pm I watched El Santo Entierro (The Holy Burial). These ... Read more

New York City Explorations: Central Park and 96th Street

New York City Explorations: Central Park and 96th Street On our second day in New York City we took the subway a couple of stops from Long Island City into Manhattan. Another subway later and we had arrived around 96th Street on the west ... Read more

Exploring Frank Lloyd Wright in Buffalo and Serenity on Lake Ontario

My theory is a real traveler is able to discover interesting things even in the most unlikely of places. Well, Buffalo probably hasn't made the "top travel destinations" list for a while, but I have been doing some research on it and I thou ... Read more

First Impressions and an Overview

My partner in crime Theresa and I went to Ottawa 3 or 4 years ago in the winter to catch Ottawa's famous winter festival "Winterlude". Unfortunately that year the weather was too warm and the weekend was a total wash-out. Even the ice sculp ... Read more

Picturesque Panarea and a Feast in Lipari

I had definitely overcome my little bout of seasickness last night on our way from Stromboli to Panarea. A good rest had cured all my symptoms and I was ready to tackle the world again. Panarea was waiting. Reminiscent of a little prairie d ... Read more

Arrival in Oviedo – the Capital of Asturias

Spain has long been one of my favourite travel destinations. I love the Spanish language and am fascinated with Spanish history and culture. Since 2002 I have been to Spain several times and had a chance to see places such as Barcelona, Val ... Read more

A Story of Transformation & a Second Career: Ken Faulkner – From Ban ...

I am always fascinating with stories of how people reorganize their lives and start a completely new second career later in life, particularly when this involves relocating to a new country and starting a new business. Being an immigrant my ... Read more

A Trolley Tour to Get Acquainted with San Miguel de Allende

After a restful night I started my first full day - March 1, 2014 - in San Miguel de Allende with a nice breakfast that my hostess Bertha had prepared. We sat down together and Bertha told me a bit about her favourite places in San Miguel. ... Read more

A Spring Getaway to California featuring Palm Springs and Indian Wells

Spectator sports-related travel is a huge part of tourism across the world, whether it’s the Olympics, soccer championships, Formula 1 races or other big sports events. Well, we are huge tennis fans, so for us attending some of the world ... Read more

Holidays in New York City: 8 Practical Travel Tips for Your Trip to Ne ...

Planning a holiday in New York can be a challenging task because there are so many sights to see and things to do in NY. The largest city in the United States has so many museums, cultural institutions, attractions, neighbourhoods, eateries ... Read more

San Antonio, Texas: Famous for its Spanish, Mexican and American Heritage

After spending some time in Austin and New Braunfels, we continued our explorations of Texas with a two-day stay in San Antonio, the state’s most important tourist destination. San Antonio is the 7th most populated city in the United Stat ... Read more

Exploring the Catskills: Mountain Golf and An Evening in Pretty Tanner ...

New York State offers some of the most picturesque landscapes in Eastern North America and we usually make a stop there on our way to New York City. So on the last Saturday of August of 2015 we started heading east of Toronto towards Ganaoq ... Read more

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