This week on our virtual tour Around the World from A-Z is all about the Dominican Republic. This Caribbean island probably doesn’t need an introduction for many Canadians. It has been a popular winter vacation destination for many Canadian snowbirds for a long time. However, for those that don’t know about the DR, or need a little travel inspiration, read on to find out more about this beautiful tropical island and what makes it more than just a beach destination.
UNESCO World Heritage
During July, the topic of the month is rail travel, and where better to travel by rail than Cinque Terre in northern Italy? Of course, if you’re travelling from Canada (or the U.S.A.), you’ll need to hop on a plane to Italy first, but once in “il Bel Paese,” there are plenty of rail services connecting Cinque Terre (via La Spezia) to the rest of the country.
Where In the World?Where in the World is this beautiful fjord? Here's a clue: This spectacular fjord is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and is a popular tourist spot. Have you heard of it? Have you been there before? If not, how might you get to see and experience...