Athens, home of the Parthenon

In the land of Zeus and other Greek gods

I remember looking down from the airplane window and marvelling at how far Athens stretched between the hills. It shouldn’t have surprised¬†me since Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world, but it blew me away just the same. I was about to set my foot in a city that is 7,000 years old!¬† Read more

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My Olympic Games obsession

For the love of the game

I don’t remember exactly when my fascination with the Olympic games started, but I do have a recollection of watching them with my grandmother. Grandma liked figure skating and it was a must-see event when she was around. I don’t think anyone else in my family is as obsessed with watching them as much Read more

What’s your travel superpower

Let’s be honest, once you’ve been travelling for some time, you develop a certain type of skill sets that make you an expert traveller. I call those skills a travel superpower. Those powers give you and edge and sometimes you become an envy of everyone else. What are those skills you might ask. Let’s see. Read more

Why Havana is worth a visit

With cold and long winters, Cuba is a popular beach destination for many Canadians. While the island’s beaches are quite spectacular, it’s the capital of Havana that will charm you. Who knows, you might even leave your heart here.
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