Posts in Travel
48 Hours in Ottawa

Ottawa has always been a favourite Canadian destination of ours. It’s an easy place to get to from Toronto, Montreal or anywhere in between. It has a beautiful, compact downtown that is a joy to walk or bike, not to mention its plethora of museums and galleries where there’s always something new to see.

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Discover Greece in Florida - Tarpon Springs, Sponge Capital

Welcome to Greece? If you were blindfolded and transported to Tarpon Springs, Florida you might well think you were in the land of Aristotle, Homer and Plato. That town of about 25,000 inhabitants claims a higher percentage of residents of Greek heritage than any other place in the United States.

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The Ocean's Bluer in O'ahu

A half a kilometer off the west coast of O'ahu, Matthew Solomona is in the midst of an esoteric explanation of why the water is so blue. It has something to do with the Pacific Ocean being a prism that captures and concentrates the wavelengths of all the azure in the visible light spectrum. It's very informative. But really, all we want to do is submerge ourselves in this aquarmarine stuff. So, my wife and I and our 15-year-old daughter grab the snorkel gear provided on the Hawaii Nautical catamaran tour and take the plunge.

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The French Merveilles Announces International Partnership and Travel Contest

Christian Estrosi, President of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, along with Maurice Lévy, Chairman and CEO of Publicis Groupe, and Stephen Kaufer, President & CEO of TripAdvisor, launched “French Merveilles,” an innovative promotional campaign conceived by the teams of Publicis Groupe.

Tuesday April 4, Christian Estrosi announced the international partnership to re-launch the tourism industry in this region. The concept surrounds reinforcing the beauty of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur; which is home of incomparable wonders.  

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Enchanting Stay at La Casa Grande de Zujaira

Under the gaze of the Alhambra Palace, and on soil trodden by poet Federico Garcia Lorca,  the two hundred year old La Casa Grande de Zujaira sits proudly. I stand looking through the original metal gates at part of the ‘big house.’ Now split in two, the imposing white house, with its clock built by Gustav Eiffel’s apprentices, rests majestically with its terraced garden sprawling at its feet.

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Fall in Love with Cape Town

There’s nowhere quite like Cape Town, the jewel of South Africa. This fascinating city is a meld of cultures, history and landscape, crowned by the magnificent Table Mountain. Often regarded as synonymous with the “Mother City,” (Cape Town’s affectionate moniker), this landmark is the single most welcoming icon to its people, as well as to travelers from around the globe. Named a New Seven Wonders of Nature, the mountain is one of the oldest on earth, six times older than the Himalayas and five times older than the Rockies. It forms part of the Table Mountain National Park, which extends all the way to the Cape of Good Hope, the most southwestern extremity of Africa.

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