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Capture the Colour Contest: It is easy being green!

Today is the last day to enter TravelSupermarket.com’s Capture the Colour Contest. The contest has been going on for months. Leave it to me to wait until the last day to enter, right? Wrong. I’ve been working on my entry … Continue reading

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Off-off the beaten path in Rouen, France

Rouen, is not exactly the first French town that springs to most tourists’ minds. It may not even be third or fourth or tenth. You could say it’s already off the beaten path. But writing about Le Gros Horloge last week got … Continue reading

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Travel Thursday: D-Day

To be perfectly honest, I didn’t even realize that yesterday was the anniversary of D-Day. I didn’t realize until very late in the day when I received my daily Google alert with news about France. I didn’t hear anything about … Continue reading

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Travel Thursday: Rhode Island

Surfer’s End: Middletown, Rhode Island

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Travel Thursday: Expired Reward Points

One of my favorite topics to blog about is travel, but it’s hard to stay motivated and come up with ideas when I’m not actually traveling! A disappointing side effect that comes with having no trips planned for the near … Continue reading

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Adventures in border crossing: Canada

I’ve crossed the US/Canadian border by car many a time over the past few years. The last time I went to Toronto (for a Red Sox v. Blue Jays game) the New York border guards mocked my “I don’t break … Continue reading

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Wandering/waddling around Montreal

Day two in Montreal, Yen and I walked down to Old Montreal to have a look around. We tried to go to the Marché Bonsecours. This famous indoor market is supposed to open at 10am and it was ten past when … Continue reading

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French music: Isabelle Boulay at l’Olympia de Montreal

On Wednesday night I drove to the airport to pick up my friend Yen. Yen and I “met” a few years back when I stumbled upon her blog while I was googling some information about Quebecoise singer, Isabelle Boulay. We’ve … Continue reading

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