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  1. Arriving in beautiful Niagara Falls

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    Arriving in beautiful Niagara Falls

    Oct112010

    I left Toronto early this morning to catch a train to Niagara Falls, my last destination in Canada. I’m staying at the ACBB Hostel, and when I arrived I met all the staff here. They graciously provided me with much-needed coffee along with some great recommendations.

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  2. Photo of the day: The rocky beach front in Naples, Italy

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    Photo of the day: The rocky beach front in Naples, Italy

    Oct112010

    Our photo of the day of the Day was taken on a sunny day in Naples, Italy. It shows rocky yet popular beach front overlooking the Gulf of Naples, Italy.

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  3. Top Toronto attractions – Ontario Science Centre

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    Top Toronto attractions – Ontario Science Centre

    Oct102010

    One of the things I wanted to check out on my last day here in Toronto was the Ontario Science Centre because I’d heard great things about the exhibits. I am so glad I made the trip out to visit because it really was one of the highlights of my stay.

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  4. Enjoying hockey, a much-loved Canadian institution

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    Enjoying hockey, a much-loved Canadian institution

    Oct092010

    This evening I headed down to the Air Canada Centre here in Toronto to go to an ice hockey game. The Toronto Maple Leafs were playing the Ottawa Senators and the Leafs won 5-1.

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  5. Things to do in Toronto – Visit the Toronto Islands

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    Things to do in Toronto – Visit the Toronto Islands

    Oct092010

    One of the best things to do during a visit to this city is to take a trip out to the Toronto Islands like I did today. This small chain of islands is only about 10 minutes by ferry from downtown Toronto.

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  6. Top Toronto neighbourhood – The Beach

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    Top Toronto neighbourhood – The Beach

    Oct082010

    If you head to Toronto you’ll soon learn that it’s a city of neighbourhoods, from Greektown to Yorkville and many more besides. One area you should really try to check out during your stay is simply called The Beach.

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  7. Peameal bacon sandwiches, a Toronto favourite

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    Peameal bacon sandwiches, a Toronto favourite

    Oct082010

    Today I recorded a ‘What not to miss’ podcast for Toronto with Michele Simpson from Tourism Toronto. Afterwards, Michele introduced me to a Torontonian favourite – the peameal bacon sandwich.

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  8. Today’s Photo: The city's famous 'Floralis Generica', BuenosAires

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    Today’s Photo: The city's famous 'Floralis Generica', BuenosAires

    Oct082010

    Today’s Photo of the Day shows the 'Floralis Generica', one of the most photographed monument in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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  9. Nightlife in Toronto – Dundas Square & John Street

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    Nightlife in Toronto – Dundas Square & John Street

    Oct072010

    My first trip on one of Toronto’s streetcars was an interesting affair. As we neared Dundas Square, which is this city’s version of Times Square, traffic slowed to a crawl. After I hopped off the car, I realised why.

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  10. Checking out the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto

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    Checking out the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto

    Oct072010

    I recorded my second podcast of the day at the Royal Ontario Museum or ROM as it’s known locally after having a look around some of the interesting galleries to be found across the museum’s various levels.

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