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Styria – One of Austria’s Hidden Gems and a Great Place for Hiking

So far I had been absolutely fortunate on my European trip – the weather had been gorgeous with no clouds in the sky for 10 days. After two days in Venice and four days in Vienna I had finally arrived in Styria, the Austrian province wher ... Read more

Clarington Travel: Tyrone Mills & Archibald’s Estate Winery & Cider ...

My explorations of the Clarington travel region on August 3, 2012 continued with a visit to Tyrone Mills, a saw mill and flour mill that has been in continuous operation since 1846. Even today, the mill still produces flour and runs its saw ... Read more

A Map of Costa Rica and Things to Do in Costa Rica

      Located in Central America, Costa Rica (Rich Coast, in English) has become a popular destination among American and European tourists. Renowned for being the greenest country in the world, Costa Rica houses ama ... Read more

Exploring Cangas de Onís and Covadonga

My last day in Oviedo, the capital of Asturias, had arrived. After a nice breakfast I checked out of the Barcelo Oviedo Cervantes Hotel and started driving through the mountains towards a village called Arriondas. On my schedule for this ra ... Read more

A Visit to Gijón, the Largest City in Asturias

On this gorgeous Tuesday morning, I had really enjoyed my local tour through Oviedo, the historic capital of Asturias, one of Spain’s northern provinces. My expert local guide Liliana Ausín had taken me through the downtown and explained ... Read more

Presenting: Lainie Liberti - from California Digital Media Executive t ...

One of the gifts of working on this website is that it connects me to some very exceptional and often inspiring people.In this interview,meet Lainie Liberti,a successful former California new media entrepreneur,who quit her middle-class lif ... Read more

Presenting Legacy International: An NGO Dedicated to Conflict Resoluti ...

Heaven knows that in these times full of cultural misunderstandings and conflict, we need people and organizations that build bridges between people of different cultures and backgrounds. One of these organizations is a Virginia-based NGO c ... Read more

My Three-week Italian Language Learning Adventure

Sicily – the name alone conjures up images of an exotic island, a mysterious and fascinating past. I have wanted to explore Italy for some time now since I had not been there for a long, long time, and when I was pondering which region of ... Read more

Gatineau Park - An Easily Accessible Nature Experience

After my visit to the Museum of Nature an adventure of an altogether different nature was awaiting me: the outdoor splendour of Gatineau Park, a large protected nature area measuring 361 square kilometres whose southern tip is located liter ... Read more

Loire Valley Discoveries: A Walking Tour of Tours and a Return to Pari ...

The weather during my spring  visit to the Loire Valley just did not want to cooperate much as April 24, 2012 was also a pretty dreary day, with rain clouds hanging overhead. I checked out of my suburban motel and took the city bus into do ... Read more

Dr. Jessie Voigts - Intercultural Expert and Passionate Traveller

Through the Internet, I often come in contact with interesting people, and Jessie Voigts’ postings on Facebook revealed that she is an expert and a kindred soul who is passionate about travel and intercultural connections. I reached out t ... Read more

Mexico Travel Advisory: Is Mexico Safe?

Mexico is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. In 2008 almost 23 million visitors traveled there from abroad, not surprisingly, given Mexico’s outstanding attractions: its gorgeous beaches, its Meso-American ruins and ... Read more

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