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Presenting: Esther and Li, Two Toronto-based women, Create a Documenta ...

My dentist, Dr. Rajiv Arya, and I have the most amazing conversations while he examines the precarious state of my molars. During my dental appointments he has been telling me about his interesting trips to Nepal and to South Africa, and he ... Read more

The Town of Catskill is Full of Cats

During our explorations of the Hudson Valley we made a stop at Catskill Point, located in the town of the same name at the confluence of Catskill Creek and the Hudson River. This historic area is composed of an attractive public park with a ... Read more

Cape Town Travel: Things to Do in Cape Town

With its pleasantly warm climate, its mountains and oceans, Cape Town is ideally predestined as an outdoor playground. In addition to sightseeing, which we have discussed in Part 1 of our Cape Town travel guide, here are some of the many th ... Read more

Reporting Live (on TV!) from Major's Hill Park

My day today so far had been completely dedicated to exploring nature: first I visited the Fatal Attraction Exhibit at the Canadian Museum of Nature to learn about the art of seduction in the animal world. Then I had a chance to explore nat ... Read more

Getting Up Close with the Great Falls

After a long and exciting day yesterday that included a helicopter sightseeing tour, some butterflies, and an amazing magic show, I woke up to a grey, cold and drizzly day. But that was not going to deter me from exploring the City of Niaga ... Read more

First-hand Explorations of the Nooks and Crannies of Casa Loma

Casa Loma, Toronto’s castle and the city's second most important tourist attraction, has an extremely interesting history. It was the life dream and brainchild of Sir Henry Pellatt, one of Canada’s most successful industrialists and fin ... Read more

Travel Budapest: A Visit to the Dohany Street Synagogue

My last morning in Budapest had started on February 19, 2012 and I still had a few more things on my list to see before heading back to Austria from Keleti Station around noon. After my brief stroll through the Jewish Quarter yesterday, I h ... Read more

A Sightseeing Cruise on the Thames River

It was barely mid-day by now and we had already seen so much. Our ride on the Number 11 bus had introduced us to some of the city’s main sights from the comfort of the upper level of a double-decker bus. And our subsequent walking tour ha ... Read more

Dalmatia Travel: Zadar, Vir, Petrcane and Borik

In the morning of April 30, 2012, we followed our usual routine and drove downtown from our rental apartment on the outskirts of Zadar. First we embarked on a sightseeing walk through the city and admired some of the Zadar’s landmarks: St ... Read more

A Speed Boat Trip to Bratislava and a Sightseeing Tour in a Little Red ...

The weather in Vienna couldn’t have been any better on May 21, 2014 when we embarked on another day of explorations. On this day, we had actually planned to travel by boat to Bratislava, the Slovak capital, which is only about 65 kilomete ... Read more

Grouse Mountain - the Peak of Vancouver - A Four-Season Destination

Virtually all my favourite travel spots in the world combine mountains and water and Vancouver just has it all. Located on the edge of the Pacific, surrounded by the Coastal Mountain Range, Vancouver is a scenic dream. Just about 15 minutes ... Read more

Kensington - One of the Main Entertainment Areas in Calgary

Calgary is currently experiencing a major boom and one of the most dynamic and fastest growing cities in Canada. It is truly the gateway to Canada's West. During a our trip this spring to Banff and Lake Louise we had a chance to get to get ... Read more

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