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How did they keep mum(mies) about this in the Canary Islands?

We here at Matouring often long fondly for The Canary Islands. Just off the coast of Spain, the eight main islands are (from largest to smallest in area) Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro and La Graciosa. Certainly, they are a destination for almost anyone who loves the sea, rugged coastlines, quaint…

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Xochimilco—the “Flower Garden”

Mexico is nothing if not diverse, exciting, colourful, passionate, full of history and an endless supply of enjoyment. In southern Mexico City, a gritty working-class neighborhood gives way to the famous canals of Xochimilco, the last remnants of a vast water transport system built by the Aztecs. Colorful gondola-like boats take visitors on cruises…

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San Miguel de Allende

Mexico is a well-travelled and much-love destination for world-aware travelers. Above and beyond its gob-smacking food and its inexpensive cost of entry, it also shines because of its lovely inhabitants and all of the rich history that bathes the country. Like most places, it has its own issues to deal with, but that should…

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Want to be a Rocky Mountaineer?

No, this doesn't involve growing a beard and chopping down trees (although you might have time for that, anyway.) But that doesn't mean that you won't feel part of the Canadian experience. And, even better, you get travel from east to west in one of the world's most revered rail adventures. When you…

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