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Montreal: eating at Les 400 Coups

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A city with a pulse My father (Nat) grew up in Montreal during the 1930s and ’40s. I can only imagine what it was like back then, during the Great Depression and the beginning of WWII. These days, Montreal is a city with a pulse; with nightlife and an art scene.  A food lover’s paradise [...]

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Top 6 reasons to visit Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville has quickly become the darling of the South, and more impressively, one of the most coveted international travel destinations of 2014. The New York Times even listed Music City as #15 on their list of 52 Places to Go in 2014. So, why is Nashville such a hot spot? 1) Culinary Greatness Nashville’s farm-to-table [...]

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Louisiana’s best music festivals

When it comes to festivals, Louisiana knows how to party. The boot state is very well-known for its raucous parties like Mardi Gras, phenomenal cajun-creole cuisine, and the fabulous music scene. Some of the best American music festivals happen down here in the bayou, cher. Jazz and Heritage Festival What: Spanning two weekends every spring, Jazz [...]

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An oasis amidst the chaos: Chinese garden in Vancouver

It’s strange the things we take for granted when we live somewhere. The attitude that, “I can visit that place any time” but never actually do, is definitely not a rare one. I’m a bit embarrassed to say that we lived in Vancouver for 5 years and never entered the pay section of Dr. Sun [...]

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8 awesome activities in Bocas del Toro

I spent nearly one month in Bocas del Toro exploring all that the popular island archipelago in Panama had to offer. I dived in the crystal blue water, I indulged in the flavors of the Caribbean, and I slept high up in the canopies of the jungle. Whether you’re a surfer or a backpacker or are [...]

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8 reasons to visit magical tanzania

A couple of days ago, I was thinking about why I decided to go to Africa in the first place. [...]

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