Doug Estey

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I have an Italian friend who migrated to Canada after learning English by watching How I Met Your Mother. He really didn’t know much about our country other than what he’d learned on TV. This scenario pretty much describes Bruges and I. This stop, which has lasted about…

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Conversations about Amsterdam rarely escape mention of marijuana or the red light district. They’re the equivalent of the CN Tower or our Blue Jays - they can make for interesting small talk, but they hardly define their respective places. There’s so much to love about Amsterdam. World class…

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Rich in history, full of life – a city so vast that exploring just a few pieces of it makes Toronto feel like a small village. Yeah, this is definitely Berlin. We really hit the ground running here, thanks to a delayed flight and a set we really wanted to catch.…

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When we first started planning this trip, we brainstormed a massive list of cities we'd always wanted to see. We drafted an itinerary and started booking places to stay - until we rewrote it at the last minute to include Scandinavia. Turns out missing it really would have been a…

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Where to start with this place? From the moment we stepped off the plane in Copenhagen I was floored by the careful attention to detail that seems to apply to the entire city. It's spotless, its transit map looks like something out of an urban planner's dream, and cars have…

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