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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

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

A Great New Resource for Travellers to Toronto: The Toronto Greeter Pr ...

I am a big proponent of Greeter Programs, i.e. programs that involve local volunteers who are coordinated by the city, then matched up with tourist who are looking for a personal tour of the city. Greeter Programs allow travellers to get to ... Read more

First Explorations of Puerto Vallarta

January 3, 2015 was my first day in Puerto Vallarta. On a freezing winter day in Toronto I got up at 2:30 am, arrived at the airport an hour later and our plane finally took off at 6:30 am. After a bumpy flight and a brief stop in Dallas I ... Read more

Shining Waters B&B & a Kawartha Lakes Tour

Summer is a really beautiful time in Ontario and a perfect time to explore the verdant countryside surrounding Toronto. Since we were just having visitors from Europe I decided to show my out-of-town guests a little bit of Ontario’s count ... Read more

Presenting: Andrew Howard and Rachael Smith from SNAP Beaches and the ...

Toronto’s Beach neighbourhood is a place where many creative and innovative people congregate. It is also a hotbed for enlightened entrepreneurs, people such as Alex Winch who is a leader in solar power technology; Michelle Gebhart who no ... Read more

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

Presenting: Ottawa's Byward Market - Special Events, Culture & Art, Bo ...

Ottawa has a myriad of sights to visit and the ByWard Market is one of the major entertainment areas in Ottawa. It combines a great selection of restaurants and night spots, with funky boutiques and retailers, galleries and artsy places and ... Read more

Presenting: Pablo Chufeni - Servas Traveller and a Champion of Cross-B ...

I met Pablo at the Canada-US Servas Conference that was held at the beginning of August in Vancouver where I had a chance to spend about an hour and a half with him to find out more about his involvement as a volunteer for Servas, an organi ... Read more

Havana Travel - Exploring Downtown Havana

Hotel Habana Libre, Thursday, April 14, 2005, 3:02 pm The last few days I have spent quite a bit of time walking around downtown Havana - or Habana Vieja, as they say around here. It is an extremely fascinating place and one of the most ar ... 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

Advice for Travel with a Canine Companion – Outta Sight Travel

By Scott Paul Rains, Travel and Disability Editor In a previous article,"Multi-Sensory Travel Specialists – Outta Sight Travel," Jackie Hull recounted the history of Outta Sight Travel.Here she focuses on travel with a guide dog. Ou ... Read more

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