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Zurich Switzerland – Exploring the Old Town: Grossmünster, Fraumün ...

May 15, 2013 was my last full day in Switzerland and my amazing month-long adventure in Europe was rapidly coming to an end. The 120 km from Bern to Zurich were an easy drive and I arrived around noon in Switzerland’s largest city. After ... Read more

New York City - More than just Manhattan

New York City is the epitome of the North American metropolis and has fascinated people around the world for many decades. The City That Never Sleeps is gigantic; it is the most populous city in English-speaking North America. It is an impo ... Read more

Retiring on Lake Chapala - Meeting someone who did it

I got up early again to download all my photos from my Lake Chapala trip yesterday and headed to the Guadalajara Language Center, my Spanish school, at about 8:30 am. Located in the pretty neighbourhood of Tlaquepaque, the school is literal ... Read more

Victorian Heritage in Yarmouth

Another long and exciting day was coming to an end: from my early morning interview with Patrick Redgrave, the owner of the Garrison House B&B in Annapolis Royal to my learning experiences at the Bear River First National Cultural and H ... Read more

Green Travel – Making Better Environmental Travel Choices

We all hear the term “global warming” all the time. During recent months I have started to read travel stories how the permanent ice cap of Mount Kilimanjaro is melting,how ski resorts in the Alps are going to be closing permanently due ... Read more

Buffalo Travel: The Forest Lawn Cemetery and Dinner at the Blue Monk

As the sun came out we continued our walking tour of the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo and admired the large collection of mausoleums and gravestones. One of the most interesting ones is a sphinx on a pedestal, dedicated to the Gilbert fa ... Read more

Travel Moscow: Discover the Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral, the K ...

Moscow, the heart of Russia, is a fascinating tourist destination. Moscow tourism lures visitors to explore the enigma of its ancient history and cultural diversity. This city is the political, cultural, scientific, religious, financial, an ... Read more

Niagara Falls, Ontario: An Icy Winter Wonderland

Our overnight getaway to Niagara Falls, Ontario, was rapidly coming to an end. After an exciting afternoon the day before where we explored Niagara-on-the-Lake as well as the Festival of Lights and the Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls, Ont ... Read more

Home Swapping or Home Exchanges: A Great Travel Alternative

Those of you who have seen the movie The Holiday are probably already familiar with the concept. But for those who have never heard of it, let us just explain what exactly is home swapping and how it works. What does home swap mean? I ... 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

Banff - Lake Louise: Stunning Beauty and Nature At Its Best in the Can ...

For the first time ever,my husband and I are going to go skiing in the majestic Rocky Mountains: in March of 2006 we are going to go to stay a week in Banff,Alberta and we are also going to explore Lake Louise,the turquoise jewel of the Can ... Read more

The Marvels of Bali Indonesia

Bali, Indonesia has long been considered an earthly paradise full of beauty and culture. The warm and sunny tropical climate makes it a coveted destination for international travelers. Many of the tourists arriving from countries with cold ... Read more

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