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Alto Douro Portugal – A Sculpted Wonder

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The Alto Douro region in northern Portugal, commonly called the Douro Valley, is a sculpted wonder to see. What allows the Alto Douro to stand out in contrast to other amazing locales in the world? The steep hills, deep valleys and snaking rivers are incredibly awe inspiring on their own. Yet, it’s the artistic sculpting […]

Why It’s Cool2Carpool to Mount Norquay Ski Resort

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Rows of snow-covered shivering vehicles crowd together as if in an effort to keep warm. Overflowing the Mount Norquay ski resort parking lot, skiers and snowboarders took advantage of Toonie Tuesday, a wildly popular charitable initiative once a month in Banff National Park.  From 2011 to 2017, on these select Tuesdays, a toonie (two Canadian […]