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Gardens of the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos, Córdoba

The Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos, also known as the Alcázar of Córdoba, is… [more]

Gardens of the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos, Córdoba Gardens of the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos, Córdoba

Courtyards of Viana, Córdoba, Spain

The Viana Palace in Cordoba is a stately home that over 5 centuries belonged to 18… [more]

Courtyards of Viana, Córdoba, Spain Courtyards of Viana, Córdoba, Spain

Train travel through Spain: 1st stop Madrid

Spain is a gorgeous country with a fascinating history. It’s easy to travel around… [more]

Train travel through Spain: 1st stop Madrid Train travel through Spain: 1st stop Madrid

Bucket List for Kids: Toronto Zoo

The Toronto Zoo has been around since 1974, a long time. It’s the largest zoo in… [more]

Bucket List for Kids: Toronto Zoo Bucket List for Kids: Toronto Zoo

The women who carry rocks on their heads

(From the vault) I was staying at a B&B in the middle of a rice field on the… [more]

The women who carry rocks on their heads The women who carry rocks on their heads

Bucket List for Kids: Ripley’s Aquarium Canada

Ripley’s Aquarium in downtown Toronto is Canada’s largest indoor aquarium. It's… [more]

Bucket List for Kids: Ripley’s Aquarium Canada Bucket List for Kids: Ripley’s Aquarium Canada

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Patzcuaro, Mexico: A Spanish bishop and an indigenous community

Patzcuaro, Mexico: A Spanish bishop and an indigenous community

Patzcuaro, a town perched in the Mexican highlands with a large indigenous population, has the reputation of being a magical place. The town, and the nearby lake that has the same name, is particularly well known for the Day of the Dead ceremony (Día de los Muertos) held each year at the end of October to the beginning of November. My guide, Jaime … Read entire article »

My itinerary for the Canadian Rockies

My itinerary for the Canadian Rockies

The provinces of Alberta and British Columbia share the Canadian Rockies, famous for their rugged peaks and the valleys that separate them. Last summer my family travelled around the Rockies and here is our itinerary. The road trip took us from Banff to Lake Louise to Jasper along the Bow Valley and Icefield Parkways—about the best road trip in the world—over … Read entire article »

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Train travel through Spain: 1st stop Madrid

Train travel through Spain: 1st stop Madrid

Spain is a gorgeous country with a fascinating history. It’s easy to travel around on your own and if you’re not inclined to rent a car, then take the trains. I was there for a little over three weeks in April, first in Madrid and then travelled in the Andalucía region before flying to Lisbon, Portugal. My itinerary was: Madrid, … Read entire article »