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Medical Travel: Bimini Colt & the Healing Powers of the Wieliczka Salt ...

Many times before, Facebook has put me in contact with really interesting people, and that is exactly how Bimini Colt and I connected. Early this year, I noticed in her postings that she had been quite ill with asthma and that she was plann ... Read more

Costa Rica Travel: An Excursion to Tamarindo

After nine days of excursions and many early morning departures with our Caravan tour of Costa Rica, the itinerary on February 15, 2013 was completely empty and we had a day of relaxation at the luxurious JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & ... Read more

Costa Rica Travel: Exploring La Fortuna and Wildlife at Arenal Natura

After my enjoyable walking tour of the Arenal Springs Resort,  I connected with my travel partner around mid-day and we booked a taxi to go to the nearby town of La Fortuna. Just about 5 kilometers from the Arenal Springs Resort, La Fortun ... Read more

Toronto Hippo Tours: I Went On A Bus - In The Water.......

Some time ago I noticed these odd shaped colourful bus-type vehicles in the streets of Toronto, and I was wondering what they were. I caught a second glimpse and I saw "Toronto Hippo Tours", and I realized that these buses carry sightseeing ... Read more

Buffalo Travel: Dinner at the Pearl Street Grill & a Walk to Buffalo ...

After our extended explorations of Canalside, Buffalo’s recently revitalized waterfront district, we were now ready for dinner and chose to head to the Pearl Street Grill & Brewery, one of the city’s most popular eateries and entert ... Read more

T.O. History Revisited - The St. Lawrence Market (2)

By Bruce Bell Bruce Bell is the history columnist for the Bulletin, Canada’s largest community newspaper. He sits on the board of the Town of York Historical Society and is the author of two books ‘Amazing Tales of St. Lawrence Neigh ... Read more

Big Apple Greeter: New York City's Fabulous Free Way of Welcoming Visi ...

Several cities now have "Greeter" or "Ambassador" programs, where local volunteers provide out-of-town travelers with their time and knowledge of their city. I have used these greeter services twice, once in 2003 in Chicago, and just recent ... Read more

Clarington Travel: Tyrone Mills & Archibald’s Estate Winery & Cider ...

My explorations of the Clarington travel region on August 3, 2012 continued with a visit to Tyrone Mills, a saw mill and flour mill that has been in continuous operation since 1846. Even today, the mill still produces flour and runs its saw ... Read more

Paris Travel: My Last Outing to Vincennes

April 25, 2012 was my last day in Paris and I was planning to embark on one more excursion before heading out to the airport. Already located in the east end of the city, it was a short subway ride for me to the Château of Vincennes, an im ... 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

Friendly Hospitality at the Beacon by the Bay B&B

My last few hours in Peterborough had started and my three and a half day escape in the Kawartha Lakes region was rapidly coming to an end. After a very active day yesterday with lots of bicycling and kayaking, I enjoyed sitting on the love ... Read more

Casa Loma and Sir Henry Pellatt - Fascinating Toronto History

As part of my “Celebrate Toronto” article series I have set out with a goal of making one of the most complete discoveries of this city, focussing on the people and places of Toronto. One place cannot possibly be missing in this series: ... Read more

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