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A Map of Rome and the Top Rome Attractions

Rome, the Eternal City, actually has a fairly compact layout and much of it can be covered on foot. During my 2010 trip to Rome I discovered the city in several ways: first I took a sightseeing bus to get a lay of the land. Then, in a self- ... Read more

Presenting: The Scadding Court Community Centre Uses International Tra ...

Sometimes you come across individuals or organizations who quietly do phenomenal work in the community right here under our noses, without any big fanfare. Through my work with G.A.P Adventures, the feature sponsor of our First Travel Stor ... Read more

Travel Ontario: Lunch at the Black Dog in Bayfield, a Biking Tour and ...

After our morning hike on the Sawmill Trail in Bayfield we were ready for lunch and listened to the suggestion of Tyler Hessel, co-owner of Outside Projects, who was going to be our bicycling guide this afternoon. He pointed us straight acr ... Read more

Buffalo Travel: The Splendour of Our Lady of Victory Basilica in Lacka ...

After our colourful visit at the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens we did not have to go far to our next destination: a few hundred metres away, in the city of Lackawanna,  just south of Buffalo, we stopped and decided to visit t ... Read more

Texas Travel: El Paso, Laredo, Amarillo and Galveston

In our previous article we already examined the Texas travel opportunities of the larger cities of Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin. Here are some additional interesting destinations in the large state of Texas. El Paso is located ... Read more

Niagara-on-the-Lake: A Sneak Peek at the Prince of Wales Hotel

Our Niagara-on-the-Lake afternoon excursion and our walk on Queen Street continued with a sneak peek inside the prominent Prince of Wales Hotel. This Victorian-era jewel was built in 1864 and is one of the most elegant and historic hotel pr ... Read more

Studying Spanish in Guadalajara

There are two things that I am very passionate about: traveling and learning languages. I like to combine both of them where I can and at least once a year I try to go on a language study trip. Learning languages is simply one of the best w ... 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

A Personal History Lesson about the Mafia

With the images from my beautiful excursion around Mount Etna still etched freshly in my mind, I got ready for another day of Italian studies at the Babilonia Language School. After a relaxing breakfast on the scenic terrace of the Hotel Vi ... Read more

Salzkammergut Discoveries: A Visit to the Attersee, Bad Goisern and th ...

Our Salzkammergut tour on May 6, 2013 took us from St. Wolfgang and St. Gilgen past the Mondsee lake to the Attersee, another picturesque Alpine lake. To the southwest of this lake is the “Höllengebirge" (literally translated the “moun ... Read more

The Henry Ford, Greenfield Village & the Detroit Institute of Arts

It was still dark outside when I woke up from my restful slumber at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel. There was some commotion going on outside on the street: thousands of people were milling about in preparation for the Detroit Free Press Ma ... Read more

Puerto Vallarta Food Tour: Tuba Water, Mole and Mexican Candy

Our Puerto Vallarta Food Tour continued. After an interesting culinary walk through the city’s Zona Romantica we crossed the Cuale River on a swaying wooden bridge to get to Isla Cuale, an island inside the river that is full of souvenir ... Read more

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