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A Walking Tour of Milazzo

Well, my week on the Solitaire II, studying Italian and sailing through the Eolian Islands, had come to an end. Last night our sailing group officially said goodbye, and my departure date from Sicily was fast approaching. Only four more day ... Read more

Studying Spanish in Guadalajara

There are two things that I am very passionate about: traveling and learning languages. I like to combine both of them where I can and at least once a year I try to go on a language study trip. Learning languages is simply one of the best w ... Read more

Architectural Rejuvenation at the Inn on Ferry Street

My abode for my last two days in Detroit was the Inn on Ferry Street, a beautifully renovated complex of six historic buildings in the Midtown area of Detroit. It encompasses four mansions as well as two carriage houses that were each built ... Read more

Discoveries of Glasgow: The Necropolis and the People’s Palace

A mishap with my camera forced me to cut my visit at Glasgow’s Riverside Museum short. A travel writer and photographer is obviously no good with a broken camera. So when I asked for help a friendly employee at the Riverside Museum in Gla ... Read more

A Conversation with Bruce Poon Tip: Global Travel Entrepreneur with a ...

Every once in a while you meet a personality that totally defies standard categorization, an individual who strikes you with their uniqueness and leaves an impression. Well, that’s what happened to me this past week. I had a chance to spe ... Read more

Panama Travel: Panama Canal, Panama City, Bocas del Toro and Much More

This southernmost country of Central America, also known as the “Crossroads of the Americas" due to its unique position between North and South America, has become one of the most attractive tourism destinations in the world. The wide arr ... Read more

Local explorations in Styria, Close to my Home Town

For several months now I had been planning another trip to Europe, to visit my family in my home town in Austria, as well as to spend eleven days on the beautiful island of Mallorca and three days in the fascinating Czech capital of Prague, ... Read more

Presenting: Lainie Liberti - from California Digital Media Executive t ...

One of the gifts of working on this website is that it connects me to some very exceptional and often inspiring people.In this interview,meet Lainie Liberti,a successful former California new media entrepreneur,who quit her middle-class lif ... Read more

Sorrento Restaurants: An Evening at O Parrucchiano

In the afternoon of April 22, 2013 I went for another walk through the old centre of Sorrento and admired many historic buildings such as the Cathedral of Sorrento which dates back to the 15th century and was built in the location of an eve ... 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 recently th ... Read more

Hello from Mexico City - First impressions

After a few very hectic days before my departure I got up at 4:30 am yesterday and my husband drove me to the airport. Since my flight was with Delta Airlines and had a stopover in Atlanta, I had to go through US immigration, as always an i ... Read more

Victorian Heritage in Yarmouth

Another long and exciting day was coming to an end: from my early morning interview with Patrick Redgrave, the owner of the Garrison House B&B in Annapolis Royal to my learning experiences at the Bear River First National Cultural and H ... Read more

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