Monthly Archives: November 2014

Australia: Tasmania – The Taste of Travel

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We discover the birthplace of the Granny Smith apple on the island of Tasmania off the south coast of Australia. Our tasting excursion includes … Continue reading

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Taiwan: The Search for Tranquility

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Amidst the hustle and bustle of Taiwan’s busy and frenetic pace, we search for the tranquil side of the country. Our search takes us … Continue reading

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Taiwan: Feeding Ghosts in the Temples of Old Taipei

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We explore the heart of Old Taipei to learn about the many deities that are worshipped in Taiwan. Whether you practice Confucianism, folk, animist, … Continue reading

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Spain: Taste of Travel

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Queen Isabella is reputed to have started the tradition of Tapas in Spain. The late Luis Suarez introduced us to the regions of the … Continue reading

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Spain: Canary Islands – The Galapagos of the Atlantic

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While exploring the beautiful beaches and secluded coves of the Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago, we discover a unique microclimate and a paradise for … Continue reading

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Exploring Charlevoix – A World Biosphere Reserve

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We drive from Baie-Saint-Paul to Tadoussac along the north shore of the St. Lawrence River and explore the Charlevoix region of Québec to experience … Continue reading

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Québec: Charlevoix – The Flavour Trail

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We travel La Routes des Saveurs along the St. Lawrence River and visit the chefs and farmers who have found creative ways for locals … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls – An all-season wonder

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Rainbows, butterflies, a floral clock, whirlpool rapids, tacky fun attractions, and, of course, views from above, behind and below the Natural Wonder that is … Continue reading

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Parry Sound, Ontario: In Search of White Gold

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At the onset of winter we travel to Parry Sound in Northern Ontario in search of White Gold and experience the fun of a … Continue reading

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Korea: Taste of Travel

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A table full of side dishes – and they are all yours! We visit a local Korean restaurant and learn about Korean barbeque, traditional … Continue reading

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