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The Adventurer Next Door - My Friend Leslie in Antigua

My good friend Leslie recently had a chance to go on a trip to Antigua. Although on a package deal, she managed to get in a few adventures off the beaten track and explore the island in her own ways. Here's her story: 1. You went to Antigu ... Read more

Presenting: Gene Domagala – A Human Convenience Store of Charity and ...

One of the lessons travel has taught me is to not only get to know the beauty of the foreign places, but to appreciate the uniqueness of home. The more I travel, the more I have fallen in love with my chosen home town, Toronto, a city that ... Read more

Interviewing One of the Penitentes and My Last Day in Mexico

Yesterday I had spent my day in Taxco for the famous happenings of Semana Santa. I watched two religious processions: at noon time there was the Las Tres Caídas procession and at 5 pm I watched El Santo Entierro (The Holy Burial). These ... Read more

Exploring Victoria and its Vicinity

Another perfect day with beaming blue skies, great temperatures and no humidity greeted me yesterday. After a lovely strengthening breakfast and some business issues, Clare and I set off by car to explore British Columbia's capital Victoria ... Read more

Berlin Travel: A Sightseeing Tour of Berlin's Main Sights

My second day in Berlin, April 30, 2011, started with brilliant sunshine. I took the S-Bahn from the Lichtenberg district and arrived within less than 20 minutes downtown at Alexanderplatz. This large public square is in the heart of Berlin ... Read more

A Peruvian Immigrant Success Story at Restaurant Mañana

My lengthy explorations of the Olympic Stadium, the Botanical Gardens and the Insectarium, and my visit to the Jean Talon Market in Montreal’s Little Italy had definitely stimulated my appetite for a good meal. By this time it was mid-aft ... Read more

New York City: A Visit to the US Open, Exploring Foley Square and the ...

New York City is an amazing destination for sports fans. Baseball fans can enjoy watching the New York Yankees and the New York Mets; basketball is represented by the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets; American Football features the New Yor ... Read more

Presenting: The Beaches Library – A Centre of Learning and Community ...

Right in the heart of the Beach, just a few steps from the intersection of Queen Street and Lee Avenue is the Beaches Library, a stunning building designed by architect Eden Smith in the 17th Century English Collegiate Grammar School Style. ... 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

(2) - Exploring Mid-Town Manhattan

Since our plane landed nice and early we had virtually a whole day left to explore yesterday. The weather was pretty nice, quite sunny when we started, although it clouded over a little and was a little on the cool side, it never got much a ... Read more

Presenting: The Beach Rotary Club – Service Above Self in the Beach

One of the areas I really set out to focus on in my Beach neighbourhood portrait was the local spirit of charity and community assistance. One of the organizations that I interviewed, the Pegasus Community Project for Adults with Special Ne ... Read more

Costa Rica Travel: Exploring La Fortuna and Wildlife at Arenal Natura

After my enjoyable walking tour of the Arenal Springs Resort,  I connected with my travel partner around mid-day and we booked a taxi to go to the nearby town of La Fortuna. Just about 5 kilometers from the Arenal Springs Resort, La Fortun ... Read more

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