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Distillery District Toronto

Travel Photo: Distillery District in Toronto

Sometimes you can play tourist in your own backyard. A few years ago, my husband Frank and I visited the historic Distillery District in Toronto. The Distillery District was once originally a mill and then the famous Gooderham and Worts distillery, producing whisky in the 19th and early part of the 20th century before turning over to rum producing in ...

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How to Avoid “Hot Dog Legs” Photos

With winter vacation in sunnier destinations season here, I felt a great need to share with you, my readers, tips on how to avoid hot dog leg photos. You’ve seen them on Flickr. On Instagram. On Facebook. The photo that your friend, sister.. maybe even brother, has taken of his/her own legs while sitting on a lounging chair or on ...

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Waag in Amsterdam

Travel Photo: Waag in Amsterdam

Sitting in the middle of a large square called Nieuwmarkt, often surrounded by market stalls, is the Waag in Amsterdam. This 15th century “weigh house” is a relic of the past and is one of the oldest buildings in the city. It’s red brick and towers draw the eye. Originally one of the gates of the city walls, it has ...

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Albert Bridge in London

Travel Photo: Albert Bridge in London

Albert Bridge in London stands out from the others. It’s delicate, fanciful in it’s colours and old. During my 2008 visit to London, UK, one Sunday morning, I woke up very early and took a trip to Battersea Park. The goal was to walk through it and make my way to Brompton Oratory for Sunday morning Mass service. Wandering along ...

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