Debra MacIntyre

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Take a Leap | Bungee Jumping

2019-04-25T18:17:39+00:00

If you are into active adventure travel and do not suffer from acrophobia (fear of high places), consider taking your vacation to new heights: incorporate a bungee jump as a planned activity.

Take a Leap | Bungee Jumping2019-04-25T18:17:39+00:00

Adventure Travel: Tracking the Mountain Gorilla

2019-04-25T18:18:07+00:00

With so many species of animals threatened by extinction, it may be your dream to see some of these animals in the wild. One threatened group, the mountain gorilla, has inspired strictly-managed tours in the Volcanoes National Park ...

Adventure Travel: Tracking the Mountain Gorilla2019-04-25T18:18:07+00:00

Oberammergau Passion Play

2019-04-17T18:55:30+00:00

If you wish to attend a once-in-ten-year event and enjoy the pastoral scenes of Bavaria in Germany, plan to attend the Passion Play at Oberammergau. What is this famous event all about? Here are some quick facts about this historic play:

Oberammergau Passion Play2019-04-17T18:55:30+00:00

Anyone for Afternoon Tea?

2019-04-12T17:33:35+00:00

Have you enjoyed a traditional British tea in your travels? If not, you are missing out on a delightful custom. You don’t have to visit the British Isles to partake of this meal as many hotels, restaurants and cruise lines offer their version...

Anyone for Afternoon Tea?2019-04-12T17:33:35+00:00

Sunshine and Lemons – The Amalfi Coast

2019-03-25T15:27:33+00:00

Visiting the region around Naples, Italy, either on a tour or by ocean cruise? Make the Amalfi Coast a must destination – even if just a day’s excursion to this exquisite coastal area of scattered seaside towns that stretch between Naples and Solerno ...

Sunshine and Lemons – The Amalfi Coast2019-03-25T15:27:33+00:00

3 Romantic Castles Worth Visiting

2019-01-25T14:14:23+00:00

What can be more romantic than a castle? They are found most often in the fairy tales of our youth and the legends of long-ago-and-far-away expanded upon in books and on screen. Everyone has their favourite from the Prince’s castle ...

3 Romantic Castles Worth Visiting2019-01-25T14:14:23+00:00

Plitvice Lakes National Park

2019-01-17T20:08:49+00:00

Plitvice Lakes National Park was the first of its kind established in Croatia, and proclaimed as a national park in 1949. Thirty years later the park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. If you are like most North Americans...

Plitvice Lakes National Park2019-01-17T20:08:49+00:00

Don’t Miss These 3 World-Famous Markets

2018-12-19T18:43:03+00:00

One activity most travelers engage in when visiting other countries is shop. Even the tourist with the most antipathy to shopping can’t resist a token item to remind them of their journey. And at the opposite end of the spectrum ...

Don’t Miss These 3 World-Famous Markets2018-12-19T18:43:03+00:00

The International Date Line

2019-05-15T18:42:58+00:00

Because the world is round and rotates creating day and night the question becomes: when does the day start and where? To fix a time – and consequently a date – it was decided in 1884 to establish the International Date Line ...

The International Date Line2019-05-15T18:42:58+00:00

Screeching-In in Newfoundland & Labrador

2018-11-22T15:15:19+00:00

Unique experiences are what may travelers seek with their vacations these days. Some seek adventure; some seek new destinations; and others seek out new cultures.  Being “screeched-in” sounds like a particularly gruesome cultural practice...

Screeching-In in Newfoundland & Labrador2018-11-22T15:15:19+00:00

3 Fun Festivities in Europe

2019-02-21T18:26:49+00:00

There are hundreds of festivities celebrated throughout Europe and if you are lucky in the timing of your travels, you may be able to attend one whether by design or by happenstance. For instance, many folks travel ...

3 Fun Festivities in Europe2019-02-21T18:26:49+00:00

10 Haunted Hotels in Great Britain

2019-02-21T14:48:52+00:00

When one travels, a good night’s rest before a day of sightseeing is paramount – unless of course, you travel with the object of a disturbed night as your ultimate goal. The paranormal has always intrigued the public since the ...

10 Haunted Hotels in Great Britain2019-02-21T14:48:52+00:00