Category Archives: Travel

New park finally opens at Ontario Place

The Canadian Press 

Jun 20, 2017

, Last Updated: 9:55 AM ET

A new park has opened at Ontario Place, five years after the former theme park on Toronto’s waterfront was closed to the public.

The new Trillium Park is connected to the city by the William G. Davis recreational trail, named after Ontario’s premier in 1971,...

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Tall ship rendezvous for Canada 150 celebrations

Robin Robinson, Toronto Sun

Jun 19, 2017

, Last Updated: 11:48 AM ET

HAMILTON, Ont. -- A magnificent maritime gathering will see 11 tall ships sail into Hamilton Harbour for Canada 150 celebrations.

On June 30, the ships will gather on Lake Ontario -- near the entrance to the Burlington Bay Canal -- for a Parade of...

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Tennessee distillers unveil 25-stop statewide whiskey trail

 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Jun 19, 2017

, Last Updated: 10:04 AM ET

NASHVILLE — Distillers are launching a 25-stop whiskey tour across Tennessee.

The Tennessee Distillers Guild announced the new Tennessee Whiskey Trail on Monday.

The distilleries will range from boutique-sized to internationally known companies.

Visitors can get a free passport booklet online or at some distilleries and...

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Secrets of the Dead Sea

"No one swims in the Dead Sea ..."

Whaaaat?

I'm dozing in the mini-bus when guide Paule Kedem-Rakower starts to fill me and my colleagues in on one of Israel's top attractions.

We are, in fact, en route to the Dead Sea -- for a swim -- so her statement jolts me fully awake. Perhaps I have misunderstood.

"You...

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