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I try to believe that it’s not a curse but, sometimes it’s a hard fact to get around. It seems, every time I have a travel side trip that evolves around me and no one else, the weather more often …

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A childhood dream that will never happen. Still, fortunately, I wasn’t fulfilling that dream the day so many people lost their lives. As a kid, I was obsessed with skyscrapers. I wanted nothing more than to get to the top …

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Lately, I’ve been reading The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. Despite its simplicity, it can be pretty heavy stuff. I’m wrapping my head around some things better than others. One major thing is that all we have is ‘now’. …

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If only for one night of camping, I had a real blast from the past this week. We stayed for an evening at Falls Reserve Conservation Area, near Goderich, Ontario. This was once one of my family’s go-to campgrounds when …

Rockwood Conservation Area: A ‘Honey’ Of A Park

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My first experience with Rockwood Conservation Area came when I was just a kid in the 1970’s. My older brother was in a baseball tournament in nearby Georgetown so my Mom, Dad and I camped at Rockwood. It was a …

 

Hermann Park: Ground Zero For Houston’s Great Attractions

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Hermann Park is a large urban area, just southwest of downtown Houston, Texas in the Museum District. This 445 acre historic park is adjacent to the Rice University grounds and is a central point for several main Houston attractions. In …

 

London Eye vs. Kingda Ka

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They’re both roughly the same height above the ground. They both provide sweeping views. They’re both world class attractions. They’re both thrilling bucket list items. That’s where the similarities stop. If you could only visit one more attraction in your …

 

4 Must See Aquariums in the U.S. Rust Belt

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Let’s say you’re from Southern Ontario and you ran to check out the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada in Toronto last summer. This summer, you may be looking to expand your aquatic horizons. Well, there’s four options in and around the …

 

Florida: Plenty of Odd and Unusual

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Visiting the state of Florida and have a thing for the odd and unusual? You certainly can get your fix with not just one but four different Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Odditoriums to experience. In Key West, Orlando, St. …

 

Devil’s Glen and the Bruce Trail’s Mad River Side Trail

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My curiosity about Devil’s Glen started when I was just a kid. I believe I first saw the provincial park signs for this unique spot on the Niagara Escarpment on the way to a hockey tournament in the Collingwood, Ontario …