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Headed to TBEX Stockholm today

This is notice that Loyalty Traveler will be traveling to Stockholm, Sweden today for the Travel Blog Exchange TBEX Stockholm conference this week. Airfare deals and other news may be scarce for a couple of days, or weeks. This will be my first TBEX conference since 2013 Toronto. I burned out on conferences after a…

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My ticketed closed circuit Europe summer flight itinerary to Sweden, Poland, Denmark and Norway $760 round trip

There is something disconcerting about booking open circuit airline tickets. I purchased five airline tickets this morning to connect my open jaw summer travel from San Francisco SFO to Stockholm ARN with a return flight from Stavanger, Norway SVG airport. The tickets I purchased this morning fly me from Stockholm ARN to Krakow KRK, Poland,…

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Downtown Toronto North to South part three

Toronto is a city of hospitals, hotels and skyscraper urban renewal in the downtown district north of the harbourfront. Cranes and condominiums fill the skyline. These are simply images I saw in Toronto and not a guide to things a tourist should see. The subway ride  from the Bloor Yorkville luxury hotel area with Four…

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Centre Island Toronto photo essay

One of Toronto’s main attractions is a Harbour Cruise or ferry ride over to the Toronto Islands. Centre Island is the largest of the islands. Two facts highlighted on three different tours I made while in Toronto is Hanlan Point is where Babe Ruth hit his first professional baseball home run September 5, 1914 and…

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Toronto Islands Canoe Paddling Around Wildlife

Being a Californian I thought I was viewing the fattest squirrel I’d ever seen. Animal identification is a a skill I am still developing. A groundhog or woodchuck is an animal I have only seen on television despite five years living in the northeast US in Vermont, Massachusetts and Maine. Groundhog outside Toronto Metro Convention Centre.…

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High in Toronto up the CN Tower

CN Tower in Toronto was for many years the tallest tower in the world (1,815 ft.) from 1975-2007. Now it has dropped to #3. Yesterday I visited the CN Tower adjacent to the Toronto Convention Center. Blogger disclosure: One of the freebies of attending TBEX Toronto is complimentary admission to a variety of Toronto attractions…

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