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I went to the Toronto Taste of Little Italy Festival – and it was bellissimo!

Canada. The land of maple syrup, beaver tails, crazy geese, hockey, Tim Hortons, Justin Trudeau and…Italians? Oh yes. Italian immigrants settled into this area of Toronto – now known as Little Italy – beginning in the early 20th century. Known... Continue Reading →

Shared: These majestic train routes will change the way you travel.

The effects of the railway became known as the “annihilation of time and space,” because not only did it allow people to travel quicker and access places unimaginable before (it is also the reason we have standardized time), but it profoundly changed people’s relationships with nature.

Shared: Now you can visit the majestic Canadian island where more than 500 wild horses roam freely

On a recent trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia I learned about Sable Island, the place where dreams really do come true. At least the dreams of a horse-loving maniac like myself.

Shared: Why do expats live in bubbles?

"The reality, like the nature of the expat world itself, is complicated and changing..."

Guest Post: Canada Dreamin’ – How to study in Canada

With the rising cost of education, some people have been tempted to avoid going to college altogether. But the truth is that the benefits of a college education outweigh the costs.

Video: Surf Camp is what you need right now

It’s 10 a.m., and you’ve been catching waves since sunrise. You lick the saltwater off your lips and rub your shoulder. It’s sore, but that’s just proof you’ve accomplished something.

Scenes from a snowy day in Toronto (I travel for the coffee)

A long walk, some beautiful snow, a pretty city and good coffee. That's all I need.

Video: Re-imagining New Orleans through its architecture

New Orleans is no ordinary city. Amidst the street grim, faded colors, and centuries old stones, walk artists, tourists, the poor, the rich, the foreign and the native. The religious and the disillusioned. The infatuated and the heartbroken. Everyone comes together to experience what this city offers – an overwhelming, almost choking sensation of both the vibrancy and dearth of life itself.

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