Sylvia2 (Street Articles Author)
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Aruba: One Happy Island
Aruba, part of the ABC islands (Bonaire and Curacao the other two) is not far from Venezuela. You are sure to get spectacular weather especially for us “winter weary” folk looking for some heat and sunshine. My day on the island was just that off of a cruise ship. I…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  Cruising   Mar 04, 2012  
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St Kitts: I Need to Revisit
Two days ago, I had cancelled an excursion from the ship for St. Kitts. At the time, I had a headache. As I walked on the pier, I bumped into a woman hold a “Pereira tours” sign. I started talking to her and see what she had to offer. She…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  Cruising   Feb 27, 2012  
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Vieux (old) Montreal’s European Charm
In the middle of my four-day Ottawa holiday, I decided the last minute hop on a bus for a two and a half hour ride to Montreal. When I left Ottawa early in the morning, it was warm. I got off bus in Montreal it was raining and cold. Despite…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure   Feb 24, 2012  
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Toronto - So Much to Discover so Little Time
I can hop on a bus anytime and be in Toronto in about 1-½ hours (depending on traffic). This day early in June turned hot as I make my way to a walking tour. Unlike the documentary of “I hate Toronto!” I happen to love Toronto! University Ave./Queen’s Park Born…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  City Guides and Information   Feb 18, 2012  
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Ten Reasons to Travel Solo
I took a travel poll recently. Of the 20 people who answered the question “Do you usually travel solo or with others?” only three people (myself included) said mostly solo. The solo travellers are still in the minority but we are growing. Though I do like travelling with others, I…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure   Feb 10, 2012  
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Alexandria, Virginia: A Brief Visit
During my four-day visit to Washington, I spend a few hours in beautiful Old Town of Alexandria, Virginia. I loved it so much that when I return to visit Washington to explore the other sites I didn’t have time for, I’d like to stay here. 1. A quiet old town,…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  City Guides and Information   Feb 08, 2012  
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Curacao: A First Time Visit But Certainly Not the Last
Located not far from Venezuela, Curacao is part of what is known as ABC Islands (Aruba and Bonaire being the other two). Curacao is not as touristy as Aruba and a bit more than Bonaire. But this place is worth a visit again. My stay was brief off a cruise…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure   Feb 08, 2012  
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Grenada: Friendly And Hospitable
Grenada has had its share of bumps and bruises along the way. The most recent happened in 1983 when the prime minister and several supports were murdered by political foes at Fort George. A request from the governor general and heads of states of other islands sought help from the…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  Cruising   Feb 06, 2012  
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Charlotte Amalie: More to See Than Just Shops
St. Thomas was one of my stops off Grand Princess. For a few hours, here are 10 reasons to visit Charlotte Amalie, the capital, other than the shops 1. Ft. Christian. At the time I was there, this oldest standing structure in the Virgin Islands was closed due to renovation.…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure   Jan 29, 2012  
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