Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Azores: An introduction to the islands.

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Set in the Atlantic Ocean, midway between North America and Europe, nine Portuguese islands make up the Azores archipelago with a volcanic connection that … Continue reading

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Massachusetts, USA: Exploring Boston

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Universities, architecture, colonial and maritime history, witch burnings, wildlife and re-enactments of the Boston Tea Party are all revealed on walking tours in and … Continue reading

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Heather’s Ramblings

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Have you ever promised yourself a vacation, but work kept getting in the way?   That’s been the story for years for Heather M, a … Continue reading

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Spain: The Island of Menorca

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The Spanish Island of Menorca is located in the Mediterranean Sea. It is one of the lesser-known Balearic Islands and a little off the … Continue reading

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Northern Ontario: Dog Sledding in Temagami

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Dog sledding in Northern Ontario is a truly unique Canadian experience. You are working with one of the oldest forms of transportation used by … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland: Cruising the Shannon-Erne Waterway

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It’s what they call “seeing Ireland from the inside out” – a tour on the longest waterway in Europe. A cabin cruiser is your … Continue reading

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Hong Kong: A Tea House Tour

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The thousand-year old culture of drinking tea in Hong Kong is revealed as we visit a number of Tea Houses and learn the secrets … Continue reading

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Guatemala: The Mayan City of Tikal

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Deep in the Guatemalan Jungle are the ruins of Tikal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Once capital of one of the most powerful kingdoms … Continue reading

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Caribbean: Barbados – Off the beaten path

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Barbados, the Caribbean’s eastern-most island, is well known for its beautiful beaches and luxury resorts, but it’s worth getting off the beaten path and … Continue reading

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Finland: Exploring Helsinki

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Imagine a city of stately Russian grandeur where neo-classical buildings snuggle up beside edgy ultra-modern structures. Fill the whole place up with platinum blondes … Continue reading

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