Yesterday we spent horsing around.

Yesterday we spent horsing around.

Other than for the Winnipeg shopping centre that was once, and still bears the name of Polo Park, I have never been on Polo Grounds. And I knew nothing about how a Polo match was played other than they carried long funny sticks, rode horses while trying to hit a small...
Old Town La Quinta, Ca…A Very Nice Visit.

Old Town La Quinta, Ca…A Very Nice Visit.

It was a beautiful day in the neighbourhood so we decided it was time to explore the areas around us. Golf fans will know that last week’s PGA tournament took place in nearby La Quinta. But for us the goal was not about golf but to go and take a look at the well...
Going to Istanbul? Try cookingalaturka!

Going to Istanbul? Try cookingalaturka!

It was a free day in Istanbul at the end of our great Turkish holiday. We had done the main sites and the boat tour of the Bosporus. What to do? Looking at some of the tourist promotions I found the ad for Eveline Zoutendjik’s alaturka cooking class. Eveline was born...
The Very Unique Taiwan.

The Very Unique Taiwan.

Looking lost while trying to find the night market in Taipei a woman stops to ask if she can be of assistance. Feeling confused as I try to figure out how to properly pay for a trip on the rapid transit, called the Metro, a man helps me count out the coins which will...
Jamaica is Hot, Hot, Hot.

Jamaica is Hot, Hot, Hot.

And I don’t mean that just from a climate perspective. The last few years have seen dramatic increases in visitors from Canada, and from the vast majority of reports, Canadians have been pleased with the experience. Canada has received special attention from the...
Put Italy On Your Priority Bucket List.

Put Italy On Your Priority Bucket List.

As we flew across Italy, from my aircraft window the tranquility of the sea was punctuated by the streaks of white wake from hundreds of boats on the water. It is along the waters which cover the inside of this knee length shoe of a country that lays the soul of...