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The Bombing of Saskatchewan

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Categories: Canada, History, Japan, Saskatchewan

The Statues of Piazza della Signoria

I'll never forget the first book I read by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. This novel, Brimstone, focuses on several businessmen who supposedly sold their soul to the devil to g ...

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Categories: Europe, History, Italy, Travel Tips

Should Terrorism Stop You from Traveling?

"I tell Western tourists, come to Tunisia, the first democracy in the Arab world, to share this historic moment and support a democratic transition and also enjoy its sun, beaches, ...

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Categories: History, Travel Tips

Quebec City

"July 12th - "First bombing of the city. At 9 p.m., at the moment of the final blessing of the church, the English begin firing their cannons and bombarding the city using five mo ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Quebec

What Is Islam?

A few months ago I wrote a post about Buddhism, explaining who Buddha was, how Buddhism came to be and what Buddhists believe. I didn't write it with the idea of converting anybody ...

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Categories: History

Montreal’s Thousand Steeples

For each steeple in Montreal there is a different side to the city. Some say there is a hundred steeples, other say there is a thousand, but to me the story lies not on the rooftop ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Quebec

The Saskatchewan Military Museum

"What is this regiment of which we are so proud? It was born in bastardy. Legitimized, lived a brief exciting life, and was laid to rest in 1945. But its spirit lives on in this a ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Regina, Saskatchewan

Regina: A Century of Change

At 112 years old, Regina has seen its fair share of changes. While exploring the city for my piece on Tourism Regina and my 8 Places to Visit in Regina, I stumbled upon the Civi ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Regina, Saskatchewan

The Heritage of the RCMP

"Why did you join the RCMP?" I asked retired officer Ken Fader, who served from 1959 to 1986. Fader worked as a highway patrol officer in Saskatchewan during that time, minus a ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Regina, Saskatchewan

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    5 Weekend Destinations In Saskatchewan

    The past few weeks have been really busy for me, with a lot more time at the office and a lot less time travelling. Thankfully, the weekend is just around the corner and with it co ...

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    Categories: Canada, Saskatchewan

    Birthday Freebies in Regina – Updated for 2024!

    I originally wrote this article in 2020, but since then it's become one of my most popular articles -- and one that needs to be updated the most frequently. Some businesses closed, ...

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    Categories: Canada, Regina, Saskatchewan

    How Does a Buddhist Celebrate Christmas?

    With the holiday season upon us, many people have begun asking me if and how I plan to celebrate Christmas. This is a good question, and I completely understand the confusion since ...

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