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Author: Shail Guggali

Ancient Treasures of the Middle East – Egypt, Jordan and Istanbul in 20 days

Ancient Treasures of the Middle East – Egypt, Jordan and Istanbul in 20 days

This part of the middle east, the region of Egypt, Jordan, Israel and Turkey, is steeped with rich history dating back 4600 years, has witnessed evolution of civilization, been the centre point of many religions, has immense natural beauty and of course has many wonders of the world which bear testimony to the immense creativity and capabilities of man! No wonder that this was in my bucket list of places to visit and experience and I would highly recommend this…

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France – Italy : 6 cities in 14 days!

France – Italy : 6 cities in 14 days!

France – Italy : Paris, Nice, Venice, Florence, Rome & Pompeii 6 Cities in 14 days : Apr 18 to May 3 Summary Itinerary : Toronto to Paris – 9 hours flight Paris – 3 nights / 3 days Paris to Nice – TGV Nice – 2 nights / 1.5 days Nice to Venice – EasyJet flight ~ 1 hour Venice – 2 nights / 2 days Venice to Florence – Trenitalia 2 hours Florence – 2 nights / 1.5…

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Portugal & Spain (SW) in 11 days – A road trip

Portugal & Spain (SW) in 11 days – A road trip

Once again, I was looking for exciting places to visit in Dec – Jan, some place which would allow me to escape the Toronto freezing temperatures and have lot more than just beaches. Portugal, with 10 – 18 C day temperatures, treasure of historical monuments (some dating back to the Roman times), beautiful cities and great food, seemed to be the perfect destination. On further research, I realized that there were a lot of sights to see in smaller towns…

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Hawaii – The Land of Aloha

Hawaii – The Land of Aloha

Hawaii Island (Big Island) in 12 days The reason I decided to visit Hawaii was, in one word, Volcanoes, to be more precise, Active Volcanoes. Just the thought of seeing red hot molten rock flowing and seeing it from a close distance, as close as 2 feet, got me in top planning mode. I read a lot of literature on Hawaii and found that it was a treasure trove for explorers with hundreds of natural marvels and exciting activities that…

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