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Reflections about Berlin

Reflections about Berlin For many years I have been drawn to the south of Europe, to the Mediterranean area. The hot sun, the stunning landscapes, thousands of years of history and the magnificent architecture of  southern European cou ... Read more

Downtown Guanajuato & the Luxurious Quinta Las Acacias Hotel

My first few hours in Guanajuato had already exposed me to so much of the unique history and architecture of this gorgeous Mexican silver mining town. We had started our tour with a visit to the Boca Mina San Ramon mine and the adjacent exq ... Read more

Skiing at Sunshine Village

We planned on an afternoon of skiing at Sunshine Village, one of the largest ski resorts in Canada. It is located just 15 minutes from Banff, going west on the TransCanada Highway. Sunshine Village is a pretty historic place and as a sk res ... Read more

A Summary of my 4-day Explorations

Despite the fact that Montreal is one of the closest and most easily accessible cities from Toronto, I had really only been there once, for a couple of days ten years ago. We also did stop in a couple of times for lunch in Montreal on our w ... Read more

"Captain Ron" Talks About The Houseboating Lifestyle - Travel Full-Tim ...

It was a beautiful evening for a stroll tonight, so I went down to one of my favourite places: Toronto's waterfront. Listening to the melee of languages, observing the broad mixture of people, I was thinking about upcoming travel plans, bus ... Read more

A Hike to the Gran Cratere of Vulcano and a Magical Evening

Our beautiful dinner in the old town of Lipari last night was another opportunity to get to know Sicilian cuisine. A light-hearted evening was followed by a night of deep sleep and by 8 am this morning I stuck my head out of the boat: anoth ... Read more

Toronto Travel: Canada Blooms – Canada’s Largest Flower and Garden ...

Every year, by about mid-March, I get sick of the Canadian winter, and when I don’t have a chance to travel abroad to a sunny place, I look for alternate ways of satisfying my craving for spring colour. And for the last couple of years, m ... Read more

Niagara Falls, Ontario: The Festival of Lights

Niagara Falls, Ontario is a great getaway destination, even in the winter, from November to January when the CAA Winter Festival of Lights is on. On January 4, 2013, we had spent a nice afternoon in Niagara-on-the-Lake where the Niagara Riv ... Read more

Good Karma & Great Food at Tangerine SF

Our day long excursion to Muir Woods and the adjoining tour of the Sonoma Valley wine country had definitely made us hungry. So for dinner we decided to explore a different area of San Francisco: the area south of Market Street.   We ... Read more

Learning about Mexican Culture at the Toy Museum of San Miguel de Allende

The sun was beaming down again on March 6, 2014 when I took the local bus into downtown San Miguel de Allende. In the morning I sat down with a long-term local resident who is also a real estate agent to learn about life in San Miguel. We a ... Read more

The Magical Village of Cuitzeo and the Monastery of Santa Maria Magdalena

On a gorgeous sunny morning my last full day in Mexico had begun. The last 12 twelve days had been an absolute whirlwind. After barely a full day in Guadalajara I had gone on my first weekend excursion to Guanajuato, a famous silver mining ... Read more

La Hacienda Purisima de Jalpa - Rural Boutique Hotel Luxury

I had thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the Organic Market of San Miguel de Allende. Around 1 pm I was picked up and driven to “La Hacienda Purisima de Jalpa”, an organic farm and country hotel. General manager Susan Cermeño and chef Enri ... Read more

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