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Canada

Ontario Cottaging

Ontario Cottaging

I have been fortunate enough to visit many countries around the world but I haven’t seen very much of my home country, Canada. I often meet travellers who are in the same position. They’ll remark that I’ve seen more of their country than them. For […]

Subway Systems

Subway Systems

As a non-driver (i.e. I don’t know how to drive!), I am heavily dependent on public transportation. The Toronto public transit system has sadly deteriorated quickly over the last few years. There are various reasons for this: lack of public funding, lack of efficiency, slow […]

Travel in a time lapse

Travel in a time lapse

There are some talented photographers – amateur and professional – out there and the web has made it easier for them to share their work with the rest of us. Lately, I have been in complete awe of time lapse captures shot in Paris, Patagonia […]

Montreal with my 35mm

Montreal with my 35mm

I went to Montreal for a weekend with a new 35mm lens in tow. I was particularly interested in getting some night shots of Old Montreal, which is beautiful alight. I’m really loving this lens although my pictures did not turn out so great. Below […]

We’re not f@*king American!

We’re not f@*king American!

The British national tourism agency issued some guidelines on dealing with foreigners in preparation of the 2012 Summer Olympics. According to them, extra patience is needed when dealing with people from India, Mexicans do not want to discuss current affairs and Canadian tourists will often […]

Toronto – the new capital of cool?

Toronto – the new capital of cool?

Last week, The Huffington Post proclaimed Toronto the new capital of cool. It’s nice to see my hometown getting some positive exposure although I’m not sure if I agree with the article. Perhaps I’m just suffering from the regular ennui that occurs from having lived […]

Italian tourists end up in wrong Sydney

Italian tourists end up in wrong Sydney

CBC News – Nova Scotia – Italian tourists end up in wrong Sydney. An Italian couple ended up in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada rather than Sydney, NSW, Australia. The incident reminded me of a story that my former boss told me. He had to go […]