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400 Years of History at Annapolis Royal

Still thinking about what I learned about the fate of the Acadians after my visit to the Grand Pré National Historic Site, I got into the car and started driving westwards through the fertile Annapolis Valley, an area referred to as the †... Read more

Learning about Mi'kmaq Heritage at the Bear River First Nation Heritag ...

About an hour after my departure from Annapolis Royal after a beautiful drive along the shoreline of the Annapolis Basin and through the early fall colours of the Bear River Valley, (also known as “Little Switzerland”. I arrived at the ... Read more

Romania Travel: Bucharest, Transylvania, the Black Sea and Much More

In recent years, many more people have been discovering Romania travel opportunities and fallen in love with what this small nation has to offer. In some ways, visiting Romania is like taking a trip back in time and finding yourself transpo ... Read more

Orlando - Off the Beaten Path

One of my husband's favourite places is Florida, since he is an avid golfer and likes to get away from the cold Canadian winter for his birthday in early December. For a while now we had planned to visit Orlando, but neither one of us are ... Read more

Exploring Lower Manhattan: St. Paul’s Chapel, the Freedom Tower, Tri ...

Walking south along Broadway I continued my tour of Lower Manhattan until I reached St. Paul’s Chapel. Constructed in 1764, this is the oldest surviving church building in Manhattan and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964. ... Read more

Cuba Travel - Hiking Vinales and Exploring Nature

Hotel Havana Libre, Tuesday, April 5, 2005, 6:54 pm On Sunday it was gorgeous. The cold front had finally passed through, the rain was gone and we had a beautiful warm sunny day without any humidity. Farmland and red earth around Vinale ... Read more

Attractions of Paris: Moulin Rouge, Pigalle, Gare du Nord and Gare de ...

After my visit to Montmartre on April 21, 2012, I walked along the Boulevard de Clichy whose most famous landmark is the Moulin Rouge, the “red windmill”, one of the most famous attractions of Paris. This cabaret was founded in 1889 by ... Read more

Australia Travel – Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane

Surrounded by the Indian and South Pacific Oceans, Australia is the sixth largest country in the world. With its breath-taking landscapes and its generous hospitality,  Australia has become a very popular destination, attracting around 6 m ... Read more

Havana Travel - A Tour of Havana Neighbourhoods

Hotel Havana Libre, Sunday, April 10, 2005, 12:30 pm Yesterday morning I had arranged to meet one of the women from the from the university, a very nice lady in her late 50s, who agreed to show me around the Vedado area and take me through ... Read more

A Walking Tour of Prague's New Town and Old Town Historic Areas

After more than two weeks of European explorations in Austria and Mallorca, another highlight of my 2009 European odyssey was waiting for me: a three-day trip to Prague, one of the destinations I have been wanting to visit for a long time! ... 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

Hyde Park, the Financial District, the Liverpool Street Station, Dinne ...

After a busy morning exploring Smithfield Market, two historic train stations (St. Pancras and King’s Cross), an enjoyable stroll through the world-famous Portobello Market, an interview with one of the organizers of the Notting Hill Carn ... Read more

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