On this day: Grand Canyon South Rim

See more from my On This Day series here, where I celebrate travel memories on their trip anniversaries. On October 21, 2018, I was at the Grand Canyon, Arizona, United States. We were a few days into our trip to Las Vegas and were ready for a break from the cigarette smoke filled casinos. I…

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Searching for memories of Boston

As I often do these days, I was browsing my old photo albums and came across a small collection from my trip to Boston, United States back in spring of 2012. I visited the northeastern American city for a short weekend to attend a conference, and stayed at the Sheraton Boston Hotel downtown. Regrettably, I…

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Winter break in New York City

I have visited New York City a few times, but there’s always something new to discover in this world class city. In 2017, Mr. Chuckles and I spent about a week there in early December. We found this to be a nice time to visit, as you get to experience the hustle and bustle of…

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The hills are alive in San Francisco

I just spent about a week in San Francisco and have the blisters to prove it. I visited this hilly city for a two day conference, and afterward took the opportunity to do some sight seeing in the company of Mr. Chuckles when he joined me over the weekend. Around San Francisco we go In…

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Las Vegas with a side of Grand Canyon

Las Vegas. This city is a mix of glamour and seediness; a place for fun but where you probably would not want to stay for an extended period of time. I’ve visited for a couple short breaks, most recently last October when I tagged along with Mr. Chuckles on his conference trip. The new: Las…

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Aloha! Sunny days in O’ahu, Hawaii

Today in Toronto we are expecting up to 15 centimetres of snow and it has yet to stop snowing since I got up early this morning. In honour of this horrific winter weather, I decided to take a look back at my trip to beautiful, warm, un-snowy Hawaii. I went on a fairly short trip…

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Bean there, done that in Chicago

I think it’s time to cross the Atlantic Ocean and recap a trip I took that was closer to home. For my birthday last year, Mr. Chuckles and I went on a short break to the Windy City, Chicago. Day 1: Navy Pier, big buildings, and big food We arrived in the city around noon.…

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