Reasons to Travel During the Off Season

Summer is nearly over and that means that those of us living in Canada and northern US are already thinking about escaping harsh winter conditions by seeking out warm weather escapes. But there is an alternative to the high priced winter getaway – travel to locations in the off season.

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Leaving a Trace: Book Passage 2017

Uneven tufts of brown grass spread out for miles around me, interrupted only by a dry creek bed. I was wandering down a gravel path on the Corte Madera Marsh. Ahead of me a jogger was getting smaller and smaller and his heels kicked up small clouds of dust. In

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Forest Therapy

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home. Wilderness is a necessity.” ~ John Muir I passed through a narrow opening in a thick hedge and descended a set of stone steps placed into the earth. I entered onto

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Quirky Things to Do in Toronto

Toronto is a modern, bustling city with a wide range of modern attractions and sights including museums, galleries, sports venues and shopping malls. But if you know where to look, you can enjoy some only-in-Toronto activities. Take the World’s Shortest Ferry Ride If you have flown into the Billy Bishop

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Why I Travel

“Why would anyone leave Cape Breton?” My ninth grade English teacher tilted his head and starred at me. In his hand, he held the books I would need to continue my studies while my family and I went on a voyage to the Caribbean on our 35-foot sailboat. I didn’t

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