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Twenty songs with a place, city, state or country in the title

During a visit to Amsterdam, I had one song going through my mind as I was walking around the city. It was A msterdamn by Partysquad and Afrojack. Quite the catchy tune with the perfect beat for walking at a good pace (perhaps this is why my feet were so sore!). I started thinking about all the different songs with ...

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Cycle culture in Amsterdam

Cycle culture: why you are more likely to be run over by a cyclist than car in Amsterdam

North Americans can learn a few things from the cycle culture in Amsterdam and its residents. The first visible lesson is the benefit of cycling around a city and what that does to your waistline. During my recent visit, I noted that most people – young and old – were slim and fit. I felt like the lumbering, big Canadian ...

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Suitcases, jeans for travel

Better safe than sorry – pack two pairs of jeans for an overnighter

As I write this blog post, I’m in the fantastic city of Calgary, Alberta. I’m here for business and my work involves visiting a distillery where I’ll be participating in a videoshoot. I’m thinking I’ve learned a lesson that will be valuable to those in my situation: packing jeans for traveling, you need to consider your environmental conditions and what ...

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Wind flags at Kite Beach in Cabarete Dominican Republic

Americans don’t take vacation time – some Canadians don’t as well

There are many burned-out people in North America in need of a vacation. A study has shown that Americans don’t take vacation time – neither do some Canadians. An article by Patricia Reaney of Reuters Life! shares surprising stats on Americans’ vacation habits – almost half don’t take any vacation time, and of one-third who do, they still don’t get ...

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