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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

Big Apple Greeter: New York City's Fabulous Free Way of Welcoming Visi ...

Several cities now have "Greeter" or "Ambassador" programs, where local volunteers provide out-of-town travelers with their time and knowledge of their city. I have used these greeter services twice, once in 2003 in Chicago, and just recent ... Read more

Costa Rica Travel: Visiting a Pineapple Plantation

February 12, 2013 was our day for transferring from the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica to the region around the Arenal Volcano and the plan was to break up the long drive with a visit to a pineapple plantation. So after a nice lunch in Guapi ... Read more

Egypt travel: Cairo, the Pyramids of Giza, Alexandria, Luxor, Abu Simb ...

Located in the north of Africa, Egypt is one of the oldest and most historic countries in the world. Civilization has been flourishing here for more 6000 years. Most of Egypt is a desert, a continuation of the great Sahara Desert of North A ... Read more

Discovering the Architectural Treasures Downtown

My second day in Rochester started off with a lovely Park Avenue neighbourhood breakfast and an exploration of the ArtWalk neighbourhood. I only had a few hours left before I would have to hop back on the high-speed ferry, the CAT, to Toron ... Read more

Classical Music, Reunions with Old Friends and a Final BBQ

After just a gorgeous day on the Alpine peaks at the Austrian / Italian / Slovenian border, the weather gods were not as kind yesterday. It rained and drizzled pretty much the whole day and I spent a relaxing day in my home town, visiting w ... Read more

Hello from Mexico City - Exploring the Paseo de la Reforma, the Bosque ...

This morning another wonderful Mexican breakfast was in store: Vanessa had made "tlacoyos con nopales" (fried dough covered with fruits of the prickly pear cactus and melted cheese on top) which I really enjoyed. Around 9:30 we got going an ... Read more

Niagara Falls, Ontario: The Fallsview Casino Resort

On our evening stroll through Niagara Falls, Ontario, the winds along Fallsview Boulevard were absolutely howling so we decided to stop in at the Fallsview Casino Resort, have a look around and warm up.  One of the most prominent landmarks ... Read more

Presenting: Ottawa - Canada's Capital and An Exciting Travel Destination

In anticipation of my upcoming trip to Ottawa next weekend I have started to do some research and contacted Ottawa Tourism. Ottawa, as Canada's capital, is one of Canada's most popular travel destinations and it has a great variety destina ... Read more

Hello from Cuernavaca - Arrival in Cuernavaca

This morning, on our last day in Mexico City, we had one more relaxing breakfast with “hot cakes” (the Mexican version of pancakes) and around noon Vanessa had to leave for the airport to go back to Toronto. Her dad and sister drove her ... Read more

Ontario Travel: A Visit to Goderich and a Huron County Drive

The second last stop on our discoveries of Ontario’s West Coast on October 11, 2011 was Goderich, with about 8000 people the largest town in the area. Goderich has long had the nickname “Canada’s prettiest town”, which was supposedl ... Read more

First-hand Explorations of the Nooks and Crannies of Casa Loma

Casa Loma, Toronto’s castle and the city's second most important tourist attraction, has an extremely interesting history. It was the life dream and brainchild of Sir Henry Pellatt, one of Canada’s most successful industrialists and fin ... Read more

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