Destination Weddings Made Easy

July 15, 2014 9:23 am
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For many, their wedding day is something they think and fantasize about from a young age. Exotique Weddings is here to make sure that all of those dreams become a reality. Venturing out to some of the most romantic locations, they specialize in destination weddings and ensure that the most […]

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Making Your Dream Vacation a Reality

June 24, 2014 9:27 am
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Last Wednesday, June 11, Onkar Travels released new brochures available for travel agencies and companies for their new season (October – March). Hosted at Indian restaurant, Aahar on Churchill Avenue, the buffet dinner was delicious before everyone settled in to learn of all the travel opportunities Onkar has to offer. […]

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Inspiring Korea

June 3, 2014 2:00 pm
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Korea is a vibrant place. It has modernized itself over the past 50 years while still maintaining a strong flair for its traditional culture. Many of the country’s tourist attractions focus on feeding one’s well-being, be it physical or spiritual. There is phenomenal food to nourish your appetite and there […]

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Céad Mile Fáilte: A Hundred Thousand Welcomes

May 30, 2014 9:48 am
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I’m of Irish descent and like millions of other Irish Canadians, the pull towards visiting my ancestral homeland has always been strong. My great great grandparents came to Canada from Waterford in County Cork in the mid-18th century at the height of the potato famine and my Irish heritage has […]

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Your Peru: An Empire of Hidden Treasures

April 27, 2014 11:32 am
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Tucked away on the west coast of South America lies Peru, one of the continent’s hidden gems. As one of the most diverse nations on our planet, you can take a dip in the ocean and explore the jungles, or climb Peruvian mountains and encounter the cold, dry air of the […]

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Top 4 James Bond Destinations

December 18, 2013 2:51 pm
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I do wonder how the vacancy advert that James Bond first saw that persuaded him to apply to become 007 read. “Situations Vacant: Spy. Must be quick-witted, good with guns and women. Must enjoy travel.” Well, maybe not, but that final line must have been part of it, as Bond […]

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Travel Diary: South Africa

May 10, 2012 3:20 pm
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Stephanie Vizi recounts her recent trip to Southern Africa, including her encounters with racism and experiences of culture shock.

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Travel Diary: Maputsoe, Lesotho

April 25, 2012 5:56 pm
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Today, there are 57 orphans living at Rachel’s Home, a shelter for children with HIV/AIDS in Lesotho. The children go to school on the compound until grade six and then are sent to boarding school and later post-secondary studies in surrounding cities. Stephanie Vizi describes her journey to Rachel’s Home and the work of the charity.

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Journey to Israel

March 13, 2009 2:45 pm
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I was eagerly anticipating my trip to Israel. The land of Israel’s central place in antiquity is an endless source of fascination. So too is Israel’s more recent past and its contested place in the world today. It would be like no other trip I have taken. Nevertheless I must […]

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Deeper into Israel: Holiday in the Holy Land

March 11, 2009 2:54 pm
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Part II of Don MacLean’s Journey into Israel As we traveled further north, it seemed as though we were moving deeper into Israel, both literally and figuratively. As my mind and body adjusted to the time change, my initial impressions of the country began to more fully take shape. It […]

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Trekking: Travel Tips for a Honeymoon in South East Asia

June 8, 1998 9:21 pm
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Rom and Annie Cornforth recently returned from an eight-month honeymoon in South East Asia.

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Trekking: Thailand

March 8, 1998 8:56 pm
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Ottawa Life Magazine traces Rob and Annie’s steps every month and tells their stories.

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Trekking: Indonesia

February 8, 1998 8:42 pm
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Ottawa Life Magazine traces Rob and Annie’s steps every month and tells their stories.

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Trekking: Indonesia Memories

December 8, 1997 8:37 pm
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Ottawa Life Magazine traces Rob and Annie’s steps every month and tells their stories.

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Trekking: Bali

November 8, 1997 8:29 pm
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The first part of their adventure unfolds in Bali.

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