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Hello from the Kawarthas - Early Fall Colours, Scarecrows and Frogmen

Fall is one of the most beautiful seasons in Ontario when forests light up in hues of yellow, orange and red. It's the perfect time for drives in the countryside, to visit small villages, check out farmer's markets, attend country fairs. We ... Read more

Goodbye to Salerno, a Crazy Bus Ride and Arrival in Sorrento

April 21, 2013 was my last day in Salerno. I got up early and my hostess Annarosa fixed me a pleasant breakfast and equipped me with some tips of what to see during my final morning in Salerno. I started my walk up the medieval passageways ... Read more

Hello from Mexico City - First impressions

After a few very hectic days before my departure I got up at 4:30 am yesterday and my husband drove me to the airport. Since my flight was with Delta Airlines and had a stopover in Atlanta, I had to go through US immigration, as always an i ... Read more

Swiss History in Action: The Open Air Museum of Ballenberg

May 12, 2013 was another rainy day and I was originally planning to go biking that day. But with the bad weather I decided to switch my schedule around and visit the Open Air Museum of Ballenberg. Located near Brienz, this museum has a coll ... Read more

Toronto Travel Escapes: The Ontario Water Buffalo Company in Stirling

The culinary adventures continued on our December 16 Toronto travel escape: after an educational visit at the nearby Church-Key Brewing Company, we got a chance to visit another iconic destination in Stirling: the Ontario Water Buffalo Comp ... Read more

Istanbul Travel: Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace

Istanbul travel will take you to one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is the largest city of Turkey and the heart and soul of this wonderful country. The culture and historic atmosphere lures travelers from all over the world t ... Read more

New York City Travel - Staten Island and a Random Act of Violence

The Staten Island Ferry is a fabulous institution. It is a huge ferry that departs from a very modern, glass enclosed terminal, holds several thousand people and in just about 20 minutes whisks you over to Staten Island, very close to the S ... Read more

Exploring Bermiego, Quiros, San Martin de Teverga & the Cave La Huerta

To get to know the outdoor travel opportunities in Asturias, we had spent the morning cycling along the 22 km long Bear Trail or Senda del Oso, and local tourism expert Ana had explained all the different Asturian tourism offerings to me, f ... Read more

Interlaken Discoveries: Lunch on the Harder Kulm, Souvenirshop Zryd an ...

With our impromptu visit to the Grand Hotel Victoria-Jungfrau complete, we strolled by a series of historic hotels on the main street of Interlaken during our walking tour on May 10, 2013. Then we crossed the Aare River again to arrive at t ... Read more

A Driving Tour of Lake Chapala: Mexcala Island, Chapala Town, Ajijic

I had enjoyed my personal tour through “El Centro Cultural El Refugio” in Tlaquepaque and gotten good insight into the historical and artistic highlights of this Guadalajara neighbourhood. Now it was 3:30 pm and it was time for an out-o ... Read more

Hospitality at the Argyle Manor Bed and Breakfast in Windsor

Finally it was time for another excursion. As a true architecture buff, Detroit had been on my radar for a long time, and I definitely wanted to explore this unique city in detail. So for the last few weeks I had been working with Visitdetr ... Read more

Buffalo Travel: A Splendid Natural Oasis at the Buffalo Botanical Gardens

September 23, 2013 was our last day in Buffalo and we had a few more hours to explore Western New York State’s metropolis. We started our explorations in the southern suburb of Lackawanna and visited the Buffalo & Erie County Botanica ... Read more

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