Wed, Jan 14, 2015

Edinburgh in the northern highlands of the UK has been the capital city of Scotland since at least the 15th century. This beautiful city located on the inlet known as the Firth of Forth, is a centre
of banking and insurance, and also renowned for its rich culture. It’s home to the impressive National Museum of Scotland, the Scottish National Gallery, Holyrood Palace and features an impressive variety of architectural styles, from solid Medieval and ornate Gothic to the symmetry of the Georgian period.

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Source: Taste & Travel International
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

Some 13 years ago I stepped on the expansive, sandy beach of My Khe, otherwise known as China Beach to the thousands of American and Australian soldiers who were stationed in Da Nang during the Vietnam War. In the years that have passed since that controversial conflict, this elongated Southeast Asian country has grown with a vengeance. With its expanding economy and strong increase in culinary and cultural travel, Vietnam has blossomed much like the beloved lotus flower that welcomes visitors.

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Source: Taste & Travel International
Wed, Apr 16, 2014

Flying over the former ancient metropolis of Constantinople, the once-glorious capital of the Roman, Byzantine, Latin and Ottoman Empires, I was overwhelmed by the sheer scope and size of ‘new’ Istanbul.  This ancient city, which had been engrained in my memory since I was a child attending bible classes, has always been an area of intrigue, from its tumultuous beginnings under the Eastern Orthodox Christians of the Byzantine Empire, to its capture by the Ottoman Empire, and final collapse in 1923.

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Source: Taste & Travel International
Mon, Oct 28, 2013

The trip to Charlevoix and Saguenay Lac-Saint-Jean delivers a variety of delights

It’s a hot late-summer afternoon and I’m geared up, crouching down protecting myself from the cold briny spray from the wind and rough waters of the mighty St. Lawrence. Although I’ve been whale watching many times at home on the West Coast, it’s seemingly always more exhilarating on the East Coast with the vast array of marine mammals in the area.

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Source: The Province
Thu, Oct 24, 2013

One day in Vancouver: food writer and TV personality Nathan Fong
Renowned food and travel journalist lets you in on his favourite restaurants in Vancouver

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Source: eatnorth.com