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Edinburgh and the Lothians

I landed at Edinburgh Airport on Thursday, July 18th. Within an hour I had settled into my room in an old building near Haymarket Station. The next week was spent walking the streets of this beautiful city and discovering its history, architecture, monuments, museums and attractions. While I shall not recount all that I saw […]

Political tourism: Houses of Parliament, UK

My summer trip began with two full days spent in London, a city I hadn’t been to in over a decade. Since my main focus was to get over my jetlag as soon as possible, I kept busy all day by engaging in a form of extreme sightseeing most people usually do from the comfort […]


Ten Unusual Places To Visit

Here are ten destinations that fascinate me and are currently on my top-ten list. The Faroe Islands: remote and beautiful Nordic islands; Southern Greenland: I am fascinated by very northern settlements; Ushuaia: just because its there, it was also the name of a famous French travel show; Belfast, Northern Ireland: to learn more about how […]

French Government Changes Travel Requirements

According to various sources, the French Government will no longer require valid Passports from Canadian citizens travelling directly from Canada to Saint-Pierre et Miquelon. “En outre, les titulaires d’un document d’identité canadien en provenance directe du Canada sont dispensés de passeport et de visa pour un séjour à Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon n’excédant pas trois mois par période […]

Rosie Millard’s Chronicles

British journalist Rosie Millard and her family are currently touring France’s overseas territories starting with Saint-Pierre and Miquelon. You will find below a number of links to various blogs and sites. Enjoy this original look at our islands. Official site: Rosie Millard’s blog: More:  videos and more …

Get married in France and never leave North America!

A new law (Article 58, 2009-594) was recently passed by France’s parliament to ease requirements for marriage between non-citizens on French soil. Read more at