Snorkeling in Bunaken

You can snorkel in Bunaken for $15 to $500 a day … the fish and coral are the same no matter what price you pay

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A Weekend in Bali

Experience Eat Pray Love in Bali

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There’s No Place Like Home

There’s No Place Like HOME   HOME is the only place I want to be this time of year. HOME is where you are now … or where you would like to be. HOME can be a place in your past or present …  or a state of mind. Since I am HOME this week, I have...
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Christmas in the City

The sights and sounds of Christmas in the City

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Visit one of the World’s Best Christmas Markets in the Historic Distillery District in Toronto

The Distillery District is a winter wonderland for the Toronto Christmas Market

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Lawren Harris Painting Shatters the Invisible ‘Canadian Ceiling’ on Art Prices

Is there an invisible price barrier for ‘Canadian’ art?

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Is the Lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove the Most Famous in the World?

The lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove is the most famous in the world! If you disagree, what lighthouse is more famous?   I go to Nova Scotia about three times a year to visit family. We always have a ton of fun. I rarely have time to do touristy things. At the...
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What Would You Say to Your 17-Year-Old-Self?

Do you remember the summer when you were 17?

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Cross Border Shopping at the Toronto Eaton Centre

Our low dollar keeps this cross-border shopper at home

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Lonely Planet Named Canada the Best Travel Destination for 2017

Niagara Falls in Candada is one of the top travel destinations in the world

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Follow the Trail of Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven … and My Mom

Discover why Tom Thomson and The Group of Seven fell in love with Ontario in the Autumn

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New York: Fun Activities at Rockefeller Center

Look up, Look down, Look all around at Rockefeller Center

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Say Goodbye to the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, a New York Icon

A New York icon was sold to the Chinese. It will be closed, gutted and converted to condos

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Why Do We Take Pictures?

When you see the photo montage at the end of this post, you might think that I opened the wine too early today

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Take a Grand Tour of Grand Central in New York City

This is your map through Grand Central on planes, trains and automobiles

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Say Goodbye to Summer at the CNE in Toronto

The CNE signals the end of summer

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Rome: Explore St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, a Magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site

Vatican City, headquarters of the Catholic Church, is an independent city-state surrounded by Rome

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Do you want to see the best natural and historic sites in the world?

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World Heritage Sites are places of outstanding natural or historic importance.

There are over 1000 World Heritage Sites!


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Recent Posts

Do you like your job?

Have you ever dreamed of ditching it, even if you like it?

I did.

Back in the day, I hitchhiked across Canada four times.
I quit my first ‘real job’ to go backpacking in Europe until I ran out of money.

Then I went to law school, married a classmate, joined a law firm, bought a house, had a baby. After a few years of the traditional life, we quit our jobs, sold our house and moved with our son to Singapore for two years. We had another baby in Singapore. I found a great teaching job at a new university. We travelled all through Southeast Asia with our boys. Our next move was Toronto. I joined the business faculty at a college. We seemed well settled…..until we had the chance to move to London for two years. We used this opportunity to travel all over Europe in a much more luxurious style than in my backpacking days. We returned to Toronto and I returned to teaching. Just after my 60th birthday, I took an opportunity with the college to run entrepreneurship workshops for faculty in Indonesia, on the island of Sulawesi. I had to Google-map it to see where I was going. This time, I was on my own for two months. I travelled every weekend to far-flung and remote diving and snorkelling sites. It was hard to return to the classroom after this grand adventure.

wanted something different. I wanted to learn a new dance.

 

My son hit on the idea of a travel blog. Learning how to blog would be a new experience that combines everything I love: travel, photography, sharing my tales of adventure.

The theme for my blog is visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites. …. and having fun.

I hope you will like my blogs. I hope you will share your comments with me so that I can improve my blog.

Please sign up for New Posts Notification. I will post a new blog every Friday morning. There is a sign-up spot at the bottom of each post. This way, you will automatically get the new blog every week. To start the blog, I have released four posts so that you can get a flavour of what the blog will be like. Explore World Heritage Sites and other fun and fascinating places.