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Kapfenberg, Austria: A Hidden Gem that is embedded in the Alps

One reason why the Austrian city of Kapfenberg actually created the „world’s longest lipdub“ was to draw attention to the beauty of the city and the surrounding region. Kapfenberg is embedded in the green mountains of Styria, one of A ... Read more

Presenting: Lenny Lombardi from CHIN Radio – Pioneering Canada’s M ...

As you know by now, www.travelandtransitions.com has dedicated itself to building bridges between people of different places and different backgrounds. There are many organizations and individuals out there who believe in the same cause, an ... Read more

An Interview with Helga Smith: Servas Traveller, Marathon Runner and C ...

I had a chance to meet Helga recently at the Servas Conference that I covered in Vancouver. Once you read Helga's story you'll realize why she has been included in a recent book called "Women Who Rock", featuring the stories of women who ha ... Read more

Niagara Falls Attractions: Winterfest at Heartland Forest

As part of my Niagara Travel Guide project I drove into the Niagara Region again. on February 16, 2015. It was Family Day, a public holiday in Ontario, and another great occasion to make another trip into the Niagara Region as there were lo ... Read more

The Ultimate Golf Theme Park

My husband loves playing golf and I am myself am pretty decent at the sport. So it was a given that we would be playing a few rounds in Orlando. We had a chance to sample a number of golf courses first-hand and got a personal appreciation o ... Read more

Presenting: Danielle Weiss - Latin America Fan and Sustainable Travel ...

I had a chance to meet Danielle through G Adventures, Canada's largest adventure travel company. G Adventures sponsored our first Travel Story Contest a few years ago with the fabulous top prize of an expedition cruise on the mighty Amazon ... Read more

Niagara Falls Attractions: Family Day at the Niagara Falls History Museum

My visit to the Heartland Forest on a cold day in February of 2015 had been lots of fun. After a short drive I arrived at my second destination of the day: the Niagara Falls History Museum where a full day of activities had been planned for ... Read more

Costa Rica Travel: A Morning Boat Tour inside Tortuguero National Park

In the early morning of February 11, 2013 I realized that we were indeed in the jungle inside our comfy room at Pachira Lodge in Tortuguero, Costa Rica. I was working on the computer without my glasses on and I saw something black moving on ... Read more

Montenegro – A Country of Wild Beauty and Diversity

For many people, Montenegro is still a relatively unknown entity and they have very little idea of what this small country on the Adriatic coast has to offer. But the secret is out that Montenegro is a beautiful country with great travel op ... Read more

Presenting: Ingrid Folkers and Her Inspiring Story of the Camino de Sa ...

Ingrid Folkers and I connected via Facebook some time ago and we realized we that we both share the same birth country – Austria – and both of us have been living in or close to Toronto for many years. Last year I also found out that sh ... Read more

Doors Open - Toronto's Architectural Festival - Free of Charge!

You may have figured out by now that I am bit of an architecture buff. Well, the great thing is, since 2000 Toronto has its very own free-access architecture weekend where you can get access to more than 140 interesting buildings, many of w ... Read more

Reliving History with the Old Montreal Ghost Tour

After an enjoyable dinner at Modavie I was ready to head to my next scheduled activity: a ghost tour of Old Montreal. Old Montreal Ghosts or Les Fantomes de Vieux Montreal was founded about 8 years ago by a local Montrealer, Eric Poulin, wh ... Read more

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