Swap your home for a vacation

One of the best ways to get a true feel of a place is to stay away from the tourist traps and head out to places not found in the pages of your guidebook. I remember a couple of friends from Germany saying they had had a great time staying in the house of an old school pal of mine, …

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Vancouver: Canada at its finest

Few people venture out to Canada’s west coast, preferring to check out Quebec City, Montreal and Prince Edward Island. This is completely understandable, as each of those has a lot to offer, but those willing to travel to the other side of the country will be greatly rewarded by the city of Vancouver. The city is surrounded by natural beauty. …

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For a taste of the old Mexico head to Baja California

It was only a few years ago that a highway was completed that ran from north to south along the entire peninsula of Baja California. Before the highway’s completion parts of the 1,200 mile trek from Tijuana to Cabos San Lucas were on dirt roads with nothing but tire tracks to show the way. Even with the highway, which is …

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