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A visit to the Pullman Historic District

After being appropriately prepped as a result of our visit to the Chicago Cultural Center we decided to head off yesterday to visit the Pullman Historic District, a planned industrial and residential community dating back to the 1880s, on C ... Read more

Iconic Rail Journeys: The Trans-Siberian Railway

The Trans-Siberian Railway is a network of railways that links Moscow with the far eastern portions of Russia and the Sea of Japan. Apart from a twice monthly route that connects Moscow via Vladivostok with Pyongyang in North Korea, this is ... Read more

Visiting High Park and Toronto's West End Neighbourhoods

One of the beauties of Toronto is its diversity, the fact that hundreds of ethnic groups from all over the world congregate here in this metropolis and give their distinct flavour to this urban mosaic of cultures. Since I had already taken ... Read more

Darcy McGee's: a Historic Irish Pub on Sparks Street

When travelling to a new place, you might as well combine history with a unique dining experience and good food. So literally steps away from our temporary home at the Lord Elgin Hotel, we found Darcy McGee's, which refers to itself as "Ott ... Read more

New York City: A Visit to the US Open, Exploring Foley Square and the ...

New York City is an amazing destination for sports fans. Baseball fans can enjoy watching the New York Yankees and the New York Mets; basketball is represented by the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets; American Football features the New Yor ... Read more

Travel Ontario: A Visit to Clinton, Dinner in Bayfield and a Great Sunset

My stroll through town and the gallery tour had already shown me that Bayfield is a great getaway destination. Since we still had a bit more time before checking in at our B&B, we decided to discover the surrounding area of Bayfield and ... Read more

T.O. History Revisited - The St. Lawrence Market (2)

By Bruce Bell Bruce Bell is the history columnist for the Bulletin, Canada’s largest community newspaper. He sits on the board of the Town of York Historical Society and is the author of two books ‘Amazing Tales of St. Lawrence Neigh ... Read more

Florence, Italy: The City of the Renaissance

Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, Florence (Firenze in Italian) is a world-renowned city located in Tuscany (Toscana), Italy. With its breath-taking architecture and its historic center, Florence attracts millions of to ... Read more

Poland Travel: A Visit to Auschwitz

May 8, 2012 was a tough day: my program in the morning and early afternoon was a visit to Auschwitz, the most notorious and brutal death camp ever implemented by the Nazis. According to presently accepted estimates, about 1.3 million people ... Read more

Dr. Jessie Voigts - Intercultural Expert and Passionate Traveller

Through the Internet, I often come in contact with interesting people, and Jessie Voigts’ postings on Facebook revealed that she is an expert and a kindred soul who is passionate about travel and intercultural connections. I reached out t ... Read more

Hello from Quebec (Magog) -1

So I am sitting here at the Club Vacances Magog with the wind howling outside at 45+ km per hour and temperatures of about -15 to -20 degrees Celsius, windchill factor not included. We drove up from Toronto last Saturday and it only took u ... Read more

(1) - First Impressions

Tuesday, April 5, 2005, 6:00 pm, Hotel Havana Libre Thanks to a severe case of the Revenge of Montezuma (or Ricky Ricardo?..,) I am sitting here in the Hotel Havana Libre and I finally get around to create updates from my first 4.5 days he ... Read more

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