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Introducing the Best Hotels Niagara Falls Ontario

Is Niagara Falls on your bucket list? Canada is full of majestic beauty to be found in its National Parks and especially at Niagara Falls. With its rush of water and constant rainbows, this natural wonder attracts numerous people each year. This is listed as one of the 1000 places to see before you die. […]

Speakeasys, Pubs, and Bars: Announcing More of the World’s Best

In this follow up to Best Pubs and Bars of the World we continue to explore additional hidden speakeasys, converted pubs, and happening bars. The authors have included additional links for more information on these speakeasys and pubs. Speakeasys and Pubs in Dubai: Barasti By Sharon Cassidy from My Free Range Family There is no […]

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Pubs and Bars Around the World: Discover the Best

I started this post about pubs and bars around the world because I thought it would be fun to hear about interesting places. My favorite is the Carousel Bar in New Orleans where the bar is an actual carousel which rotates while you sip your cocktails. Who knew I would get the bonus of learning […]

Irish Whiskey Best: Stories and How to Drink it

Here we recount Irish Whiskey best tasting practices along with some historic tales. Since we couldn’t actually go to Ireland, we decided to bring Ireland to us. We traveled through Zoom to learn about Irish Whiskey. Our host, John, began the session with introductions and asked everyone what they would be drinking during the tour. […]

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Visit Kenya Virtually, Fall in Love with the Resilience

Africa is a varied continent from the wineries of South Africa to the native villages of Kenya. Although, Covid-19 has made travel difficult in recent years, my husband and I got to visit Kenya virtually through Airbnb. Our host Samson met us through Zoom. Sam took us on a cultural tour of several regions. Then […]

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Kyoto Forest Bathing, How to Become One With Nature

Recently, my husband and I traveled to Kyoto, Japan to learn about forest bathing. The trip was virtual through Zoom due to Covid-19 travel restrictions. Our tour guide, Lee, demonstrated forest bathing and practiced simple forms of meditation with us. Additionally, we learned about the rituals and history of Shintoism as he guided us on […]