I think, I have to specify a bit more precisely my impression of Toronto. While I still think that the buildings of Downtown (seen from below) are not the main tourist attraction, I am very fond of the parks, the Waterfront and Toronto Island. Continue reading Green Toronto
The actual time difference between Austria and Canada might only be six hours, but as far as nature and the seasons are concerned, it seems more like six weeks to me. Continue reading Time Difference: 6 weeks
I explored the Canadian capital for two days, visiting both the Parliament (and its surroundings) as well as two museums (due to the inclimate weather). Continue reading Tulips from Amsterdam
I am not sure what to think of Toronto. On the one hand, the tourist sights are not that exciting. On the other hand, however, I really enjoyed the "other" (i.e. "everyday-life") Toronto that I was able to explore thanks to being shown around by some friends living here. Continue reading Mixed emotions
The difference between the twin towns Niagara Falls in the United States and Canada could not be any bigger: On the US side, there are (apart from some hotels, and, strangely, Indian restaurants) only derelict buildings, whereas the Canadian side has become an amusement park. Continue reading Amusement Park Niagara
In late summer 2006, I explored the "Atlantic Maritimes" – from Acadia National Park (Maine) all the way to Cape Breton (Nova Scotia).
Three days in Montréal, three weeks in Western Canada, and five days in Washington State make for a great holiday.