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Armchair Travellers

Would you prefer armchair travel... as opposed to actually being out on the road?  We have several friends who love to hear about our trips, but they tell us that they'd never like to go "there"...  and it just doesn't seem to matter...

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24 Sep 2012 | 09:27 AM


Niagara-on-the-Lake gave itself that name to let you know that you're not in Niagara Falls... not that you would confuse the two once you've seen them. This cute little town with its Victorian architecture is only about twenty minutes from those...

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24 Sep 2012 | 08:40 AM

Niagara Wines

Niagara Wines -- there's an appellation that just doesn't roll off your tongue. Some wine growing regions are instantly recognizable even to the most casual of wine drinkers.... places like Napa, Bordeaux, Montepulciano... but Niagara? Why not?...

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16 Sep 2012 | 09:40 AM

German Christmas Markets

German Christmas markets are a kaleidoscope of colors and lights. These are street markets that are usually held in town squares and spill over into adjacent pedestrian zones. There are Christmas markets all over Europe, but the tradition of...

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16 Sep 2012 | 09:34 AM

Having House Guests

Having house guests is always an interesting situation.  More often than not, your house guests will be relatives or close friends, but let's discuss having house guests that you've met in your travels.   We think one of the great joys...

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11 Jul 2012 | 11:06 AM