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Popular Snowbird Destinations in the Western United States

In part 1 of this article series we explored popular snowbird destinations on the East coast of the United States. Let’s now have a look at opportunities for spending at least part of the winter on the west side of the United States. N ... Read more

Ontario Travel: The Enchanting Main Street of Bayfield

In my quest to savour every last moment of fall, my travel partner and I embarked on a 3-day getaway to Ontario’s West Coast on October 9, 2011. Lake Huron, one of the Great Lakes, is known as a great beach destination with wonderful suns ... Read more

Australia Travel – Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane

Surrounded by the Indian and South Pacific Oceans, Australia is the sixth largest country in the world. With its breath-taking landscapes and its generous hospitality,  Australia has become a very popular destination, attracting around 6 m ... Read more

Quebec City: Travel Tips for Visiting Canada’s French Jewel

Located on a hill overlooking the St. Lawrence River, Quebec City is the capital city of the Quebec province. With its colonial history and interesting culture, this French-style city has become a popular tourist destination, attracting ove ... Read more

An evening walk around Lake Eola

After our interesting visits to the Orange County Regional History Center and the Well's Built Museum of African-American Culture and History, we decided to continue our explorations of downtown Orlando and its surrounding historic neighbou ... Read more

Downtown Memphis: Beale Street – America’s Most Iconic Street

Downtown Memphis is rather compact and easy to explore on foot. Main Street is home to a number of eateries as well as the Main Street Trolley, a heritage streetcar line that has been operating since April of 1993, features 13 stations alon ... Read more

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: Only in San Francisco - Part 1

San Francisco – a dream destination for so many people across the world… Well, in February of 2008 I finally had to opportunity to revisit San Francisco, one of my favourite cities in all of North America. In just a bit more than four ... Read more

Learning about the Story of Citrus at Florida's Natural Visitor Center

One of the things that Florida is known for is, you guessed it, is orange juice! The citrus industry has been playing a big role in Central Florida for many decades, and considering its importance, I wanted to learn a bit more about it. So ... Read more

Snowtubing at Horseshoe Valley and an Overview of Ontario's Winter Get ...

Our winter getaway over the last two days was supposed to include a couple of different activities: snow-tubing and outdoor skating. Well, our outdoor skating fell through, due to the extraordinarily warm conditions, however, we had a beaut ... Read more

Zurich Switzerland: Riding on the Dolderbahn, a Visit to the Zürichho ...

On my last day in Europe I only had about six hours to explore Zurich, Switzerland. By mid-afternoon I had explored both the east and the west bank of the Limmat River to get an idea of the old part of Zurich. With all this walking and expl ... 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

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