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There is a saying attributed to the writer George Santayana who wrote in 1905: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Nowhere does this apply more than in Colombia, and particularly Medellin, once ranked as the world's most dangerous city...read more
With Montréal celebrating its 375 birthday this year, and Canada celebrating its 150th, it's like the city is celebrating with a birthday cake along with a side of birthday cake. And the candles? Well, let's just say that the city has created some pretty spectacular...read more
If you're heading to the Nation's capital for Canada Day, or any other day for that matter, you're going to want a list of restaurant suggestions. So rather than go through pages of reviews (like I did before Henk and I visited), why not just check out our...read more
I've always found "Lion Safaris" in Canada a little odd. Not because I don't love giraffes, zebras and big cats, (after all, who doesn't?), but more because of the incongruity of seeing these African animals out of their natural habitat. I keep thinking that people...read more