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Presenting: Lenny Lombardi from CHIN Radio – Pioneering Canada’s M ...

As you know by now, www.travelandtransitions.com has dedicated itself to building bridges between people of different places and different backgrounds. There are many organizations and individuals out there who believe in the same cause, an ... Read more

Chinatown and Second City

After thoroughly exploring the Pullman Historic District, we decided to check out Chinatown, one of the many ethnic neighbourhoods that Chicago has to offer. The weather had turned from cool and grey with the occasional peek of sunshine to ... Read more

Arrival in Vancouver

I left beautiful Victoria early yesterday morning at 8 am and took the Pacific Coachlines bus/ferry combination back to the mainland. It was another gorgeous day and I spent the entire ferry ride on the top deck soaking in the scenery and t ... Read more

The Marvels of Bali Indonesia

Bali, Indonesia has long been considered an earthly paradise full of beauty and culture. The warm and sunny tropical climate makes it a coveted destination for international travelers. Many of the tourists arriving from countries with cold ... Read more

Travel Budapest: Jewish Quarter, Parliament Building, Memento Park, Ci ...

After the snowy day yesterday, the sun was shining and the cool winter sky was radiating in brilliant hues of icy blue. I got up early to get ready for a densely packed sight-seeing program. My location near the Astoria metro station was li ... Read more

Boston Travel: Quincy Market, Boston Commons, Copley Square and the Ba ...

After our three-day adventure in New York City we moved on to our next destination, another great American city: Boston. As one of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston is also a pre-eminent intellectual center, anchored by revered ... Read more

First Impressions and an Overview

My partner in crime Theresa and I went to Ottawa 3 or 4 years ago in the winter to catch Ottawa's famous winter festival "Winterlude". Unfortunately that year the weather was too warm and the weekend was a total wash-out. Even the ice sculp ... Read more

Travel New York City: Bronx, High Line, Staten Island Ferry and South ...

My first full day in New York City, October 16, 2010, started with bright sunshine and punctually at 10 am I met my local New York City expert, Ed Botwin, in the lobby of my hotel. Ed is a volunteer with the Big Apple Greeter Organization, ... Read more

Costa Rica Travel: Our Adventurous Trip to Tortuguero

Our second day in Costa Rica, February 10, 2013, started very early since we had to make it to the village of Tortuguero on the Caribbean Cost of this country by this afternoon. At 6 am our large suitcases were picked up at the Real Interco ... 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

Hello from Cuernavaca - Getting to know my B&B hostess Marta Elena - a ...

After my arrival in Cuernavaca and the lovely dinner at Vanessa's aunt's place the whole family took me to my temporary home for the next couple of days: Villa San Marcos is a bed and breakfast located in a historic mansion in an area just ... Read more

Bistro 115 - Authentic French-Canadian Fare in the ByWard Market

After my nerve-wracking yet exciting TV appearance at Majors Hill Park it had started to rain and by this time it was close to 7 pm, so I opened my umbrella and started to take a stroll towards the ByWard Market. At 110 Murray Street I foun ... Read more

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