Author: Jason Dutton-Smith

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Free B&B homestay for mature travelers

Do expensive hotel rooms prohibit you from traveling? In the five largest US cities, the average daily hotel room rate has climbed to over...

Quebec City - Place Champlain

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Why Quebec City is a Canada favorite

The charms of this 400-year-old city are many and the fact that French is spoken here, is only the beginning. With its charming cobblestone...

Statue of Liberty

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7 ways to view the Statue of Liberty

A gift from France to America, ‘Lady Liberty’ as she is fondly referred is a beacon of freedom to all that pass their gaze on the...

Venice, Italy

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How to navigate Venice

The watery wonderland of Venice isn’t your typical city when it comes to getting around.   Spread across 118 small islands, this...

Prague 1280

Travel Tips

The world’s safest places to visit

It’s completely reasonable that anyone traveling abroad these days considers personal safety one of the deciding factors in their...

Tallinn, Estonia

Travel Guide

Where to spend a white Christmas

There is something magical about experiencing a white Christmas. And thinking about where you’d like to see that snow falling is part...

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5 ways to experience the colors of Australia’s Uluru

Visitors from around the globe travel to admire Australia’s most famous natural sculpture and many are surprised to...

Mountains of Alberta 1280

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10 reasons to visit Canada

Boasting 16 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the longest ski season in the world and some of the most spectacular natural wonders on the...

The Butchart Gardens 1280

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Canada’s stunning Butchart Gardens

Determined to resurrect her barren ‘back-yard’, one tenacious woman set about a beautification project that now has to be seen to be...

Scenic Europe river 1280

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Cruising Europe’s scenic waterways

There’s so much to love about a European river cruise. It’s the type of holiday that forces you to slow down, relax, enjoy the company,...