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Exploring Lake Pátzcuaro - Tzintzuntzan, Janitzio and the town of Pá ...

After our interesting visit in Quiroga, a colourful market town less than half an hour from Morelia, we had now arrived in Tzintzuntzan, literally translated “the place of the hummingbird”. This historic town is the location of an impor ... Read more

Niagara Falls, Ontario: An Icy Winter Wonderland

Our overnight getaway to Niagara Falls, Ontario, was rapidly coming to an end. After an exciting afternoon the day before where we explored Niagara-on-the-Lake as well as the Festival of Lights and the Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls, Ont ... Read more

Austria Travel: Art Museums in Vienna

For centuries now, Vienna has been known as a prime destination for art, music and culture. The abundance of art museums in Vienna provides travellers with a wealth of art experiences that will satisfy visitors of all ages and tastes. You w ... Read more

A Perfect Winter Adventure: Skating on the Rideau Canal Skateway

There is no denying it: Ottawa is known is one of the coldest capitals in the world (only as far as temperatures are concerned though). But does that mean you stay at home during the winter and mope? Absolutely not! Ottawa has turned a pote ... Read more

Venice, Italy: Gondolas, Canals, Blown Glass and the Venice Carnival

With its unique atmosphere, Venice (Venezia in Italian) – also known as the “Queen of the Adriatic” – is one of the world’s most romantic cities. Attracting around 20 million visitors each year, Venice is a flourishing historic ci ... Read more

The Marvels of Bali Indonesia

Bali, Indonesia has long been considered an earthly paradise full of beauty and culture. The warm and sunny tropical climate makes it a coveted destination for international travelers. Many of the tourists arriving from countries with cold ... Read more

A Map of San Francisco and Things To Do in San Francisco

A Map of San Francisco and Things To Do in San Francisco San Francisco is an eminently walkable and bikeable city.  So make sure you equip yourself with a good map of San Francisco and start your explorations. With a population of a li ... Read more

Winter Escapes: A Trip to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Mexico has long been one of my favourite destinations and I have spent some time studying Spanish in Cuernavaca and Guadalajara. Mexcio happens to be the number 1 foreign retirement destination for Canadians and Americans, and given the har ... Read more

Cold War History at the Hotel Jalta on Wenceslas Square

On a somewhat cool and breezy day, bright sunshine woke me up and I stepped out on to the balcony of my room at the Hotel Jalta. This four-star hotel is located on Wenceslas Square, the main square of Prague’s New Town district. To my lef ... Read more

The Six Knows of Preparing to Travel

"Vacation" is a magic word.Use it in a conversation and people are likely to momentarily spirit off to their private bit of paradise; disappear to somewhere that exists between fantasy and the world-as-we-know-it.But even Harry Potter puts ... Read more

Toronto Travel Getaways: The Old Carriage House B&B in Stirling, Ontario

After our morning walking tour of downtown Stirling and a quick lunch we were ready to check in at our luxurious abode for our Toronto travel getaway: the Old Carriage House B&B which is located just west of the downtown shopping distri ... Read more

Bern Switzerland: Exploring the Minster, Bern City Hall & the Botanica ...

During my explorations of Bern Switzerland on May 14, 2013 I left the Old Town, crossed the River Aare on the Nydeggbrücke and arrived at the AltesTramdepot, a former streetcar maintenance facility which today is a restaurant with a micro- ... Read more

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