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Toronto Tourist Information

Toronto is on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario across from New York state and is the capital of the province of Ontario. More than 2 million people call Toronto home. The city also is the seat of the Ontario province government. Visitors to Toronto will find the city has a lot to offer.

Youth Hostels in Athens, Greece

The famed Acropolisacropolis image by athanassios from Fotolia.comYouth hostels in Athens, Greece, are an economic and easy way to explore the attractions this historic city has to offer, such as the Acropolis, the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, the Monastiraki Flea Market and...

Daffodils on Display

See for yourself in this photo gallery why the bulb fields of Holland are worth the day trip from Amsterdam. Here you'll find pictures of the tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and other bulbs that color the ground in a fantastic rainbow each spring.

Modern Housing Block on Amsterdam's Java Island

See pictures of the modern architecture from Amsterdam's Eastern Harbor Islands. These buildings and bridges offer a stark contrast to the 17th- and 18th-century designs that dominate the old city.

Paris Then and Now: Vintage Maps

A gallery showing maps of Paris, France in the present day and in history. The gallery, which is in reverse chronological order, demonstrates the shifting contours of Paris as its population ballooned and social and political revolutions drastically altered the city's layout.

Whales & Dolphins, Tarifa

Picture gallery and article on whale and dolphin watching in Tarifa, Straits of Gibraltar. Pictures of whales and dolphins in their natural habitat.

Freedom (237)

Elephant Parade London 2010 is the biggest art event London has ever seen. Over 250 painted elephants appeared all over town to highlight the plight of the Asian elephant. Enjoy these photos of Elephant Parade London.

Hotels in Altura, Algarve

The Algarve in Southern Portugal features a 200-kilometer coastline with some of the best and most beautiful beaches in the world. The region is a popular destination for beach holidays and golfing, as well as for experiencing Portuguese culture. Located in eastern Algarve is Altura, a small communi

Hackney Empire Aladdin Review

Review of the Aladdin pantomime at Hackney Empire in east London, for the 2009-2010 Christmas season.

British Museum Visitor Information

The British Museum opened in 1753 and it has prided itself on remaining free for all that time. The British Museum houses more than an incredible 7 million objects and it would probably take a week to see everything.

Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree

In London, see the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree each winter, especially when it's lit up at night.

Hotels in or Near Kulmbach, Germany

Kulmbach is near Bayreuth, home of composers Wagner and Liszt.germany image by Yvonne Bogdanski from Fotolia.comKulmbach, a town of 28,000 residents in northeastern Bavaria, offers visitors a chance to sample hearty German brews and world-famous opera music. Travelers staying in Kulmbach...

Where is the Nearest Beach to Madrid?

Madrid is over 300km from the sea - but that doesn't mean you don't have a few options for a visit to the beach during your stay in Madrid.