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Flaminco

Flamenco in Seville

A trip to Spain wouldn’t be complete without watching a Flamenco show, and there is no better place than in Seville. Following a recommendation, we decided to see an evening show at El Patio Sevillano, which is one of the longest running flamenco show in Seville dating back to the early 1950’s. There are two shows to choose from, 7pm …

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White Villages

Touring the White Villages of Andalusia

While in Seville we decided to take a day trip to see the surrounding ‘Pueblos Blancos’ (white villages) that are famous in Southern Spain. Although somewhat difficult to get to, there are options for every budget. Some train and bus service is available to the larger villages such as Rhonda, but I chose to higher a private driver to tour …

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Hammam

Hammam Experience in Granada

After a long day of exploring the Alhambra, I needed to relax and what better way than in a traditional hammam. The Hammam Al Andalus is one of the first Arab baths in Europe to be re-opened since the sixteenth century and it was a fantastic experience. The interior of the baths were incredible, decorated with fine mosaic tile and …

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BC Wine

Wine Touring in the Okanagan Valley

The premiere wine region in Western Canada runs between Kelowna and Osoyoos (British Columbia) along highway 97. With over 120 vineyards, it makes the perfect place to spend a few days (or a few weeks) indulging in some Canadian wine. There is a wide range of wineries from small, family run vineyards to high end estates and everything in between. …

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Stampede

100 Years of the Calgary Stampede

As a born and raised Calgarian, I have attended the Calgary Stampede many years. This year however marked the 100 year anniversary of the Stampede and the City promised to put on spectacular show. The Stampede is a 10 day long event, held every year in early July. It takes place in downtown Calgary and consists of a carnival, daily …

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Street Food

Best Bangkok Street Food

A trip to Thailand isn’t complete without enjoying some street food specialties. Thai food blends simple cooking with aromatic spices such as lemongrass, kaffir lime, and basil. Spicy and sweet flavors blended together with coconut milk, nuts and fruit make for some incredible dishes. I have always been a huge lover of Thai food, and visiting Thailand was a culinary …

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Tuk Tuk

Beginners Guide to Tuk Tuks

The Southeast Asian experience wouldn’t be complete without a ride in a tuk tuk. Here are some pointers for surviving your first tuk tuk ride: What is a Tuk Tuk? Tuk Tuks come in a variety of sizes and styles depending on the country, they even go by different names. Tuk Tuk, moto, rickshaw – all suggest the same type …

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Cambodian Food

Delicious Cambodia

With the famous cuisines of Vietnam and Thailand nearby, few people know what to expect from Cambodian food. Well after my stay in the Khmer Kingdom, I can only praise the food. There are curries and stir fries, as you might expect from Southeast Asia, but not as spicy as what you would find across the Thai border. To my …

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Rural Cambodia

Discovering the Real Cambodia

After a few days exploring Phenom Pehn, we left the city to the experience rural Cambodia. We drove out to the town of Kongpom Cham where we took a bike ride around the town, and stopped for a locally cooked lunch. After lunch, we continued our journey deep into the countryside, where we stopped in a tiny village for a …

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Hoi An

5 Ways to Enjoy Hoi An

After another long train journey, I found myself in rainy but picturesque Hoi An. The city has a great vibe, a lively waterfront and some great people watching. With over 2000 years of history, Hoi An has much to see but it is most well known for its tailoring, so every other shop was lined with rolls of fabric and …

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