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Done with winter? Celebrate spring with these five winter-busting remedies

It’s beginning to look a lot like…spring!  Canada Blooms opens in Toronto on March 10th. Brighten  your day and take some time to smell the roses…and lilacs and daffodils and…. (The following article was originally published March 26, 2014) There’s … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Dutch

Yes, that’s Kevin Bacon of Footloose fame standing next to me. My breakfast at the Palomar hotel in Philadelphia was less humdrum than usual after I spotted the A-list celebrity.    There weren’t any other patrons at our side of the … Continue reading

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Praha moments in the Czech Republic

I knew my inaugural trip to central Europe’s Czech Republic would be a good one when my KLM flight served ice cream on the plane. It was ginger, to boot; my favourite flavour. I was headed to the Czech Republic … Continue reading

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Trains, Planes and Bikes

I rode my BMW mountain bike roundtrip from the Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel to McDonald Beach Park. You can also ride or take your bike on the Skytrain public transit to downtown Vancouver (25 minutes on train). Check out this … Continue reading

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