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Fort York, Toronto’s birthplace  Posted on 03/24/2015
Did you know that American troops invaded Canada once? Yes – well done, you history buff you! No – don’t feel bad, I didn’t know it either. In 1812, the United States and Great Britain went to war. In April 1813,...
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Casa Loma, a medieval castle in… Toronto!  Posted on 03/19/2015
“What do you mean a medieval castle in Toronto?”- You’re entitled to think someone’s pulling your leg. But no, they are not. In fact, there is such a thing in the Annex North neighbourhood: Casa Loma, a medieval...
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Lake Buchanan and a submerged town – Texas  Posted on 03/16/2015
If you don’t want to get funny looks from people, you’ll say /buhk hăn uhn/ when in Texas. Lake Buchanan is located in the Hill Country of Central Texas. Like most lakes in the state, it was artificially created as a water and...
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Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar  Posted on 03/09/2015
“How do I find this place again?” “Take a photo with your phone, that way you can ask for directions back here” My husband was sitting at a café inside the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul with a steaming cup of tea....
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A historic pizzeria experience in Buenos Aires  Posted on 03/04/2015
Melted cheese, baked dough, cardboard boxes, and the vapors from the espresso machine. Any old, traditional pizzeria in Buenos Aires smells like that. El Cuartito is one of those pizzerias, founded in 1934. It is a no-frills, paper...
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Córdoba’s Natural History Museum  Posted on 02/27/2015
As my young nephews and I walked down Poeta Lugones Avenue, skirting the lush Sarmiento Park, their excitement mounted. The boys, aged 5 and 7, live in a medium-sized town, so taking the bus sans parents to the big city to see a glyptodon...
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Walking tour of Old Montreal  Posted on 02/22/2015
Vieux Montreal is a safe and lively neighbourhood tucked away between the St. Lawrence River and the center of town. It dates back more than 350 years and is the city’s birthplace. The area has a long and interesting history and it...
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Buenos Aires from the taxi  Posted on 02/07/2015
Hi there! Here’s a short video I shot from the taxi. I was on the tollway on my way to downtown Buenos Aires. This is a bit of what you […]
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5 day trips from Buenos Aires  Posted on 02/02/2015
Visiting a big city like Buenos Aires can be overwhelming at times: chaotic traffic, noise levels through the roof, swarms of people wherever you go. This didn’t use to bother […]
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My neighbourhood  Posted on 01/28/2015
When we’re not travelling, our permanent base is a townhouse in North Plano, a suburb north of downtown Dallas. It is a nice, quiet place, with a commercial area within […]
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    renoarg 05 May 2013 15:58:43

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