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St. Catharines – A Hidden Gem in the Niagara Region

The Niagara Region has many pleasant travel destinations and the big stars in the region are, of course, Niagara Falls and Niagara-on-the-Lake. But there are many other destinations that merit a visit, and one of them is St. Catharines. Wit ... Read more

First Impressions of Calgary

As so many times before, I used my Airmiles to book our flights to Calgary (with the Westjet Airmiles Mastercard you get to fly out west for only 1600 Airmiles instead of having to use 3000 Airmiles in high season with other airlines). As a ... Read more

Nepal Travel: An Interview with Bhim Barma, Travel Expert on Nepal

Facebook continues to connect me with really interesting and fascinating individuals. Bhim Barma from Nepal has to be one of the kindest people I ever met online. His friendly morning and evening greetings are very popular with his friends ... Read more

Travel Ecuador: Guayaquil, Otavalo, Latacunga, Riobamba, Tena and Beyond

In our first article about Ecuador we already introduced to some of the main sights of the country: Quito, Cuenca, Baños de Agua Santa and the world-renowned Galapagos Islands. Ecuador is a land of many facets and there are many lesser kno ... Read more

A Driving Tour to Tequila: Seeing How Tequila is Made

After a nice tour through the Municipal Market in Tlaquepaque and a Spanish lesson, I was going to head out of town this afternoon. Local expert and professional tour guide José Orozco picked me up at the Guadalajara Language Centre punctu ... Read more

Presenting: Sheila Blinoff and Carole Stimmell from the Beach Metro Ne ...

One of the central organizations in the Beach is Beach Metro Community News, a non-profit, non-partisan community newspaper founded in 1972 that is distributed throughout major portions of East Toronto. The newspaper is available throughout ... Read more

Dan and Judith Talk About Their Two-Year House-Swapping Experience in ...

Through a friend of mine I met Dan and Judith,a professional couple in their 50s who spent two fabulous years in Provence,having traded their lovely Toronto home against a country house in the south of France.Here is the story of the two mo ... 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

Havana Travel - Inside a Cuban Home

Etecsa Telecommunications Building, Downtown Havana, Wednesday, April 13, 2005, 3:06 pm So I am sitting here in a new place and I gotta hurry since I bought a $6 CUC Internet access card and I only have 53 minutes left. At any rate, the d ... Read more

Landfall Farm B&B in Port Perry

[Please note that this is a historic article from 2008. Landfall Farm B&B is no longer in business. Please do not call the Heintzmann family to look for bed and breakfast accommodation.] After being stuck in the city for what seemed li ... Read more

Exploring Krakow: A Visit to Nowa Huta, the Slowacki Theatre and St. M ...

My time in Krakow was quickly coming to an end, but before my afternoon train to Warsaw I still wanted to get to know some of Krakow’s more recent history. So on the morning of May 9, 2012 I met  my expert local guide Monica in the lobby ... Read more

Santiago de Compostela: Discovering the Historic City and the Pilgrim ...

Located in Northern Spain, Santiago de Compostela is renowned for being the end point of the Way of St. James (also known as the Camino de Santiago), the medieval pilgrimage route of the 9th century. Indeed, the Capital of Galicia is said t ... Read more

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