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Hello from Cuernavaca - A lovely dinner at Marta Elena's

As a gesture of appreciation for Marta Elena’s outstanding hospitality, I decided to get her some flowers since I know that she absolutely loves gardening. Around the Palacio de Cortés I started asking around where I would get flowers an ... Read more

A Walking Tour of Milazzo

Well, my week on the Solitaire II, studying Italian and sailing through the Eolian Islands, had come to an end. Last night our sailing group officially said goodbye, and my departure date from Sicily was fast approaching. Only four more day ... Read more

Austria Travel: A Visit to a Farmers Market and a Big Birthday Party i ...

Saturday, May 4, 2013, was market day in my home town of Weiz. Every Wednesday and Saturday, local farmers from the area come to the main square and offer their products for sale. Having lived for many years in Toronto, Canada, I notice tha ... Read more

Bangkok Travel: Royal Palace, Temples, Shopping, Festivals and Culture

Bangkok, also called the “City of Angels”, is one of Southeast Asia’s most popular travel destinations. Its combination of history and culture, cuisine and entertainment pulls in millions of foreigners every year. A map of Bangkok wil ... Read more

New York City Travel: Times Square, Broadway, Grand Central Terminal a ...

New York City is always one of my favourite city destinations. I had visited the Big Apple a few times before, but always for an extremely short period of time, and I really wanted to get to know this fascinating metropolis a little better. ... Read more

Buenos Aires Travel: A Sightseeing Tour, the Japanese Garden and El Ro ...

Following my quick explorations of the Plaza de Mayo on foot, I was ready to get to know the city in more detail. I figured the best way to get a quick overview was to get on a double-decker sightseeing tour, so I inquired at a kiosk at the ... Read more

Haines Falls and the Kaaterskill Clove – Two Tourism Centres in the ...

Before we got ready to leave for New York City on the morning of August 30, 2015, I embarked on a quick walk through Haines Falls, a cute mountain top town in the Catskills Mountain region. Just east of the Twilight Lodge, where we had spen ... Read more

Canada Olympic Park

Our 4-hour whirlwind tour provided by our local expert Jocelyne Morrison from Time Out for Touring took us into Alberta’s second most visited attraction outside of the Rockies: Canada Olympic Park, visited every year by more than 1.3 mill ... Read more

Ontario Travel: A Hike in Bayfield & Lunch at the Black Dog Pub

This sunny Thanksgiving Monday, October 10, 2011, started with gorgeous sunshine again, a perfect beginning to an action-packed day in the picturesque village of Bayfield. After a healthy fruit salad, some home-made scones and our filling b ... Read more

Havana Travel - A Country Excursion

Hotel Havana Libre, Sunday, April 10, 2005, 12:45 pm After my walk through the Vedado neighbourhood, my friend Pedro came to pick me up since I had suggested a little excursion with a rental car to get to know the countryside. His wife and ... Read more

Ottawa River: Mating in the Wild and Other Diversions

On July 23 and 24 my friend Leslie and I went on a weekend adventure: a learn-how-to-kayak weekend on the Ottawa River. We had a great time, combining sports and relaxation on a weekend away from the city. As you know, wherever I am, I kee ... Read more

Poland Travel: A Visit to the Wieliczka Salt Mine

Fortunately, after my visit to Auschwitz, the second half of the afternoon of May 8, 2012 was focused on a much more pleasant destination: the famous Wieliczka Salt Mine. Located within the Krakow metropolitan area, this salt mine started o ... Read more

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