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Great Snowbird Destinations in the Eastern United States

When you are a Canadian of a certain age, or a resident of the US Northeast, Midwest or Pacific Northwest, you have probably experienced record-setting snowfalls and cold spells over the last few years. As you were shivering you were probab ... Read more

Presenting: John Dowding – A Private Lesson in Photography from a Tr ...

John Dowding and I first met a few days ago at Spiaggia Trattoria where I was doing an interview with the owner, Mary Lee. Right in the restaurant she connected me with John who was quietly enjoying a plate of mussels. I sat down with John ... Read more

Scenic Belfountain & a Pond-side Dinner at the Millcroft Inn

After visiting the Millcroft Inn and the Alton Mill, two of the premier tourist destination in the Hills of Headwaters travel area, I also wanted to explore some of the lovely nature areas that this region is known for. Through rolling hill ... Read more

Detailed Explorations of Toronto's Distillery District

As a European immigrant, historical districts always hold a great fascination to me. Over the last few years, Toronto has been enriched by the revitalization of an entire district: the Distillery District, a complex of 13 acres composed of ... Read more

Austria Travel: Arrival in Eastern Styria and First Impressions

Many of you will know that I am originally from Austria, but that I have been living in Toronto for more than 20 years. I left Austria early on, by myself, at the young age of 20 and found a permanent home in Canada’s largest, most multic ... Read more

Serenity at the Historic Bok Sanctuary

The Historic Bok Sanctuary is located about an hour southwest of Orlando near Lake Wales, also home to the Florida's Natural Visitor Center that I visited earlier in the day. The Sanctuary was founded by Edward W. Bok, who immigrated to Ame ... 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

Travel Ecuador: Quito, Cuenca, the Baños de Santa Agua and the Galapa ...

Ecuador’s most privileged call to fame is perhaps the Galapagos Islands where English naturalist Charles Darwin arrived in 1835, filling with him sights and experiences that inspired him to create his controversial Theory of Evolution. Be ... 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: Ben Viccari - A Lifetime Dedicated to Multicultural Commun ...

Interesting people are everywhere. I met Ben Viccari a few weeks ago at the initial screening of a documentary called "Small Places - Small Homes". The documentary profiled the life of four immigrant families who had chosen to settle in sma ... Read more

An Overview of our Alberta Discoveries

My husband and I try to go skiing for a week at least once a year and so far we've been to about 15 different ski resorts on the east coast, anywhere from Ontario to Quebec, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine. But we had never been out west i ... Read more

Clarington Travel: 1 Stop Alpacas and Gallery on the Farm

August 3, 2012 was a packed day for me during my getaway in the Clarington travel region: after a tasty breakfast at the Our Valley View Bed and Breakfast and an enjoyable conversation with hostess Petra Schwirtz, I said goodbye and drove l ... Read more

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