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Bruce Peninsula: Photo Essay

I recently took my first road trip of the season and decided to head up the Bruce Peninsula to Tobermory for a few days. So often we fantasize of stunning cities like Venice and...

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Bristol Travel Guide

Bristol is one of those hip, energetic cities that has something for everyone. Whether its Bristol’s expansive maritime history or eccentric and thought-provoking street art scene, you certainly won’t be lost on things to...

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I Left a Piece of My Heart in Riomaggiore

As the train pulled out of Genoa’s Brignole train station on its way to Cinque Terre I wondered what my next stop of Riomaggiore would hold. The train trundled along Italy’s north-west coast, with wondrous...

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Finding Hidden Gems in the Rough of Genoa

From its gritty neighbourhoods to its historic streets Genoa beguiled me. I had no expectations and had merely added Genoa to my itinerary to break up the train ride from Lyon, France to Riomaggiore...

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Budget-friendly Gem in Venice

While travelling I always look for budget-friendly accommodation in or as close to the city centre as possible. Gone are my years of hostel dorm rooms so when looking for affordable, centrally located hotels...