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9 places to explore in Prince Edward Island

August 14, 2017
Nine places to Explore Prince Edward Island - Prince Edward Island, one of the four Canadian Atlantic provinces, is full of stunning landscapes and island hospitality. Known for its red-sandy beaches and glorious seafood, PEI offers a little something for everyone. Nine places to explore in Prince Edward Island | My Wandering Voyage Travel Blog

Prince Edward Island, one of the four Canadian Atlantic provinces, is full of stunning landscapes and island hospitality. Known for its red-sandy beaches and glorious seafood, PEI offers a little something for everyone. Here are nine places to explore on your next trip to Prince Edward Island.

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10 things to do in Toronto for first timers

May 17, 2017

Toronto never seemed to me like a place to travel to, until I started travelling to other countries. People from all over the world want to know what to do and see within Canada’s biggest (but not capital!) city. I can see the attraction of the city: it’s large, there are lots of things to do, it’s by Lake Ontario, it’s multicultural.

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Woman hikes 24,000km on Trans-Canada Trail

October 18, 2016
Woman hikes Trans Canada Trail | My Wandering Voyage travel blog

The following story on Dianne Whelan and her hike across the Trans-Canada Trail was originally written for the Wellington Advertiser. It has been edited for clarity and web reading ease. To view the original article click here.

On July 1, 2015, Dianne Whelan left St. John’s, Newfoundland on a pilgrimage across Canada on the Trans-Canada Trail.

On Sept. 29 of this year, she crossed over into Wellington County.

Over a year into her journey, Whelan is not even half way, but that does not bother her. Nor does the fact that she is still at least two years from her goal of Victoria, BC.

Whelan is a filmmaker and author who decided to set off on a journey to make her next film, 500 Days in the Wild, after her marriage fell apart and her dog of 18 years died.

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Staying in an old Quebec monastery

September 10, 2016
Staying in an old Quebec monastery | My Wandering Voyage travel blog

There are dozens of hotels – and a couple of hostels – within the fortifications of Old Quebec City. Based on your level of comfort, these can be pricey, especially if you are travelling alone. During my four-day trip to Quebec, I leapt out of the box to stay at Le Monastere des Augustines, a hotel that was converted from an old monastery.

The hotel didn’t pop up on my first search for cheap hotels to stay in when I planned the trip. In fact, I was searching airline prices when I found a flight and hotel combo on Expedia. I had not heard of the place before, but I am so glad I found it.

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