24 Hours in George Town, Penang
The resort island of Penang is connected to mainland Malaysia by Penang Bridge, a 13-kilometre umbilical cord over the Straits of Malacca. One of the world’s most important sea routes since its Western...
Last UpdatedSeptember 9, 2019
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The Pfister Hotel, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
How Haunted is Haunted
Is being haunted a thing? Or is it all a marketing ploy. Well…. Across America, dozens of hotels want guests to believe they’re haunted. You’d think that was counter-intuitive: “Come to our hotel!...

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The enduring romance of traveling by train.  Jim Mathews explains why it never gets old. I don’t know this for a fact, but I imagine that Jim Mathews, President and CEO of the Rail Passengers Association,...

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Eating Montreal (slowly)
Life’s a feast in Canada’s magical metropolis, best enjoyed taking one of Spade & Palacio’s Food Tours. I think North America needs an appointed food capital, and my vote goes to Canada’s cultural...

Cairo – Walk like an Egyptian
The best way to experience Cairo, with its traffic-choked streets, is on foot. Cairo is a beautiful, magical, almost mythical city, crusted in antiquity and severely overcrowded. Navigating it in a car...

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The world's least visited museum
It will cost you nearly USD$28,000 dollars to see, and it’s not easy to get to. Because it’s in Antarctica On the north shore of Ross Island, Antarctica, sits Mt. Erebus, the second highest volcano...

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Travel Agent vs You + Computer
You lose. Here’s why. It used to be that when you went somewhere, you talked to a travel agent and they set it up for you. A day later they would messenger over, or you’d go pick up, a folder of your...
Last UpdatedJune 24, 2019
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Who Lived Here: Hundreds of London Blue Plaques Mark the Spots
Permanent ceramic Blue Plaques are mounted on the exterior of more than 900 London houses by English Heritage. The circular markers connect past people to present buildings by commemorating the places...
Last UpdatedSeptember 9, 2019
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A Food And Wine Lover's Road Trip To Guadalupe Valley
San Diego is one of the most underrated food cities in America. Outstanding restaurants are consistently overlooked by national awards but recent meals at Ironside Fish & Oyster (

Blend your own Bundaberg Rum
Australians have had a penchant for rum since the earliest days of European settlement. Once Sydney town's major currency, soldiers were the merchants and hence their more colourful nickname – the Rum...
Last UpdatedJuly 11, 2019
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Flinders Ranges road trip
From bushwalking to fossil sites, quirky towns to luxury villas, the road trip from Adelaide to Wilpena Pound, takes you through some of the world's most spectacular, ancient country and curiously, one...
Last UpdatedSeptember 22, 2018
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The road to Santiago (Pilgrim's Way - Camino de Santiago)
With a string of Spanish phrases and a pocketful of euros, I stepped out one mid-summer morning into the fresh mountain crispness of the Pyrenees. It was the beginning of a long journey, a famous one,...
Last UpdatedSeptember 10, 2018
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