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The Most Charming Neighborhoods in Ontario

IN THE November 14 ISSUE

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Ontario is the most populated province in Canada. The country’s capital, Ottawa, and the multicultural city of Toronto are the two urban centers that make up the majority of the population. In addition to these two notable cities, there are many smaller towns full of history and charm.

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Tips to Make Your First Family Trip More Memorable

IN THE October 29 ISSUE

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When you are away from home for a family trip, all you want is to have fun. Your goal is to visit beautiful places, enjoy new cuisines, play, and learn new things. However, to achieve all these, you have to plan adequately since things can turn out bad if you do not have a suitable plan.

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A Bee in the House In Costa Rica

IN THE October 26 ISSUE

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I noticed a bee in the house we were renting in Jaco, Costa Rica. I put it outdoors and gave it no more thought. Later that day, I saw another bee flying around the living room. Those were the first two bees I had ever seen inside the house. True, there wasn’t any glass in the windows, but generally bees don’t find the insides of houses have anything to offer them.

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Are you the type of person who likes to travel a lot? If you are, then you must have visited a lot of places already. If you haven’t been to South America, then now is the time for you to pack your bag and schedule a flight bound for South America. From Venezuela to Columbia, Brazil and Venezuela, every major city in South America has at least one secretive gem.

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Laos is an Asian country located deep within the Indochinese peninsula and bordered by Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Myanmar. Since Laos is one of the few landlocked countries in the world, the fun way to get to the country is by going to Thailand, Vietnam, or Cambodia.

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Essential Things to Bring When Traveling to California

IN THE September 10 ISSUE

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California is among the top tourist spots in the world. This beautiful western state in the US draws in millions of tourists every year, many of whom want to witness its diverse landscape, culture, and experience fun travel activities, such as hiking, skiing, and swimming.

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Life in Costa Rica

IN THE August 10 ISSUE

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“Do you know what street we’re on?” I asked Ted.
“Haven’t the slightest idea. I can’t see any signs either,” he replied.
We were driving through San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica, on a hunt for a laboratory to x-ray me for a dental problem. The dentist in Jaco had written down the address: 500 meters south from the cathedral.

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The Blackhawk Museum is one of the top attractions in Danville, CA. The museum’s lofty mission to “stimulate interest and understanding of art, culture, and history,” isn’t so outlandish once you learn it’s actually composed of several museums.

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by Kathleen Costa
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The signs of spring are emerging with flowers blooming, rows of colorful leafy veggies blossoming, and a new member of Washington Acres arriving…a Vietnamese potbellied piglet found in a storage unit who needs to be fostered until its owner is located. Bibi, Megan’s grandmother, is completely taken.

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5 Tips to Keep Your Children Safe on Vacations

IN THE July 9 ISSUE

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Traveling with kids can be educational, enriching, and risky. Along with some safety hazards (stomach bugs, choking, and accidents), children may have strong reactions to mysterious ailments. Moreover, you have to protect your children from scammers, kidnappers, and other fears. If you want to travel with kids, here are some strategies to protect them from troubles.

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Singapore is not only known for business startups and man-made attractions, but also for its well-maintained and preserved nature reserves. If you are planning to visit this island-state for your next vacation, this is the best time to make your itinerary. As you do this, consider the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, especially if you love hiking, cycling, and interacting with nature.

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Crossing the Streets

IN THE June 8 ISSUE

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You would think that crossing a street would be the same in every country. But you would be wrong.
In Amsterdam, we were trying to cross a small street (only one car width) and all going one way, from my right to the left. I had our dog Sherman on a leash as I waited until there was a break in the flow and stepped out. Suddenly, I was flying back, landing on my butt on the sidewalk.

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5 Impressive Wine Estates In The World

IN THE June 3 ISSUE

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Wine tasting is an appealing way to spend a weekend. In fact, it is so enjoyable that it has become a very popular way to spend vacation or leisure time. Wine tourism has skyrocketed in the past ten years and plenty of wine estates around the world now offer superb tasting rooms with picturesque vineyard views, as well as tours of the cellars, vineyards, and wine tasting dinners.

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5 Things to Avoid When Writing a Travel Essay

IN THE May 14 ISSUE

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Traveling is one of the most exciting experiences in life as it takes you to see new places, meet new people, and explore a new culture. It is an eye-opening experience, and it is understandable that you might want to share your experiences through a travel essay.

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