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Paris Attractions: The Cemeteries of Montmartre

Following my visit to Sacré Coeur I strolled down the southwestern flanks of Montmartre, past the Moulin de la Galette, one of the few windmills left on this iconic hill. It was one of about 14 windmills that once stood here which were use ... Read more

New York City Travel: A Hasidic Tour of Brooklyn and a Visit to Centra ...

On Sunday, October 17, 2010 we were in store for another exciting learning experience in New York City: using our Explorer Pass which gave us access to multiple attractions at one low reasonable price, we had booked a Jewish Tour of Brookly ... Read more

Kensington - One of the Main Entertainment Areas in Calgary

Calgary is currently experiencing a major boom and one of the most dynamic and fastest growing cities in Canada. It is truly the gateway to Canada's West. During a our trip this spring to Banff and Lake Louise we had a chance to get to get ... Read more

Interview with US Servas: Servas Fosters PeaceThrough Intercultural Ex ...

How to become a concerned traveler, not just a tourist.. Servas travelers are warmly welcomed in more than 15,000 homes throughout the world. You know by now that one of my underlying goals for this web site is to encourage intercultural ... Read more

Life is a Journey - Explore New Horizons

More than five years ago I started what has become the project of my life - a travel website. Why - you might ask? Well, I got sick of my desk job. Running a small business for more than a decade and half, getting stuck with spreadsheets, i ... Read more

Historic Towns along the Hudson River: Coxsackie, Athens and the Rip v ...

Continuing our explorations in the Catskills region, we drove to Coxsackie, a historic town on the banks of the mighty Hudson River. The strange-sounding name is from a Native American language and means “owl’s hoot”. The town was set ... Read more

Hamilton, Ontario – Steel Town & City of 100 Waterfalls

With a metropolitan population of over 700,000 people, Hamilton is one of the largest cities in Ontario. Since 1910 and 1912 respectively, Hamilton has been home to Stelco and Dofasco, two of Canada’s most important steel companies. Other ... Read more

South Asian Discoveries in Southall

Our last day in London had arrived. After our serene and peaceful early-morning kayak tour on Regent’s Canal we freshened up quickly, grabbed a bite to eat and got ready for our final adventure in London: a guided tour of Southall, one of ... Read more

Vankleek Hill, Ontario’s Gingerbread Capital: Visiting the Farmers M ...

On our way from L’Orignal to Vankleek Hill, local expert Jacques des Besquets stopped the car in several strategic spots so I could get some nice views of the bucolic fall landscapes that were stretching out in front of us. Champlain Town ... Read more

Former Rust Belt Cities Are Making a Comeback, Even as Tourism Destina ...

I admit it – I am a travel junkie. But by travel I am not referring to all-inclusive beach vacations, gambling trips or shopping expeditions. What I love most about travel is its incredible capacity to open one’s mind and to gain a bett ... Read more

Hello from Ibiza (3)

September 30, 2004, 4:15 Sitting here in an Internet Cafe in Cala Llonga on the east side of the island. We spent about 2 hours in Ibiza today, me just sightseeing, climbing up to the fortress and taking pictures, Theresa finally getting h ... Read more

A Tour of the Bodega Inn, the Bell Homestead and the Mohawk Chapel

My second day in Brantford, was an absolutely action-packed day. I got going early at about 8 am when I headed downstairs and requested Jennifer, the manager at The Bodega Inn, to give me a tour of this unique boutique hotel. Before we star ... Read more

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