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Ontario Travel: A Hike in Bayfield & Lunch at the Black Dog Pub

This sunny Thanksgiving Monday, October 10, 2011, started with gorgeous sunshine again, a perfect beginning to an action-packed day in the picturesque village of Bayfield. After a healthy fruit salad, some home-made scones and our filling b ... 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

Presenting: Scott Rains - World Traveller, Disabled Travel Advocate & ...

Scott contacted me about a week ago after having come across this website. We realized that we shared a lot of common philosophies and emails started flying back and forth furiously, capped off by a very long telephone conversation. Scott ... Read more

Naples Travel: Exploring Spaccanapoli, San Gregorio Armeneo and Lunch ...

On April 27, 2013 I left Sorrento on the very crowded Circumvesuviana Train and arrived in Naples in the rain in the late morning. During my stay in Southern Italy I had noticed several times already that public transit seems to be seriousl ... Read more

Kapfenberg, Austria: A Hidden Gem that is embedded in the Alps

One reason why the Austrian city of Kapfenberg actually created the „world’s longest lipdub“ was to draw attention to the beauty of the city and the surrounding region. Kapfenberg is embedded in the green mountains of Styria, one of A ... Read more

Exploring the Chateau Ramezay during a Torrential Downpour

Well, as much as the walking tour through Old Montreal nourished my senses and architectural sensibilities, my stomach was in dire need of nutrition and I was debating whether I should plunk myself down at one of the enticing terrace cafés ... Read more

A Panoramic Bicycle Tour of the Vatican and Old Rome

Following a nice morning excursion to the hillside town of Frascati, I had more sightseeing planned in Rome. After my half hour train ride back from Frascati I arrived again at the Roma Termini Railway Station and continued on foot through ... Read more

A Train Trip to the Medieval City of Cefalu

An early morning was in store for me: I decided to accompany my newly found friend and sailing buddy Claudia to her bus which would take her to the airport in Catania to return back to her home in Germany. Right next to the bus station, a f ... Read more

Retiring in Mexico: Larry Prater Talks about his New Life in Tepoztlan

Mexico is a country that has long fascinated me, particularly its colonial heartland. I have travelled there several times and am taken in every time by its natural beauty, amazing architecture, fascinating history and the warmth of its peo ... Read more

Exploring Downtown Barrie and Making a German-Trinidadian-Austrian Con ...

As much as I love the city (Toronto, that is), every once in a while I gotta get away and a few weeks ago I came up with the idea of a little winter weekend getaway with my sister-in-law Yolande and my nephew Jazz. So I started surfing arou ... Read more

A Sightseeing Tour of Guadalajara

On this sunny Monday morning I got up early to download my pictures from my exciting three-day weekend in Guanajuato. I also had to get ready for my first language class at the Guadalajara Language Center, located in Guadalajara’s Tlaquep ... Read more

Taking the Historic Tram to Port de Soller and Exploring Palmanova

We had thoroughly enjoyed our drive through the Tramuntana mountain region yesterday and our discoveries in the town of Sóller. After a restful night of sleep I got up at 8 am and walked to the main house of our rural hotel, Finca Ca’s S ... Read more

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