Category Archives: Home and About

Posts about activities around home, trip planning, and short trips.

Four Courts Hostel – Dublin Ireland

For my first night in Dublin I stayed at the four courts hostel. I choose this hostel after as it was the starting point of my Shamrocker Adventure All Ireland Tour. The hostel has basic accommodations and walking on stairs … Continue reading

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Proof – Pizza Restaurant Dublin Ireland

On my way back from Open Gate Brewery I spotted a pizzeria with a wood stove and decided to drop in for a pizza. I was sat outside on the small terrace, I had quite a bit of time to … Continue reading

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Open Gate Brewery – Dublin Ireland

The open gate brewery is about a 5 minute walk around to the back of the storehouse. Unlike the storehouse which is a tourist circus the storehouse is a quiet affair which opens later in the afternoon. It does require … Continue reading

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Guinness Storehouse – Dublin Ireland

Despite leaving almost an hour late from Toronto Canada we landed only 20 minute late at 11am in Dublin. In typical Irish weather it was partly cloudy and the sun was peaking trough. At the airport I jumped on the … Continue reading

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Travel Planning – At it Again

The initial musing of trip planning with actual time to plan a trip for once! Continue reading

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Flickr Account Deaths…

So a lot has changed in the photography world but one noticeable change has been Flickr’s severly limit free accounts. In reality it was inevitable and I’m not surprised it happen, although the way they handled it was surprising. Despite … Continue reading

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MegapixelTravel update

Over the past number of months, there have been no uploads to the MegapixelTravel blog. That doesn’t mean that Graeme and I (and our cameras) haven’t been busy.  In addition to his day job, Graeme has continued his interest introducing … Continue reading

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Kanata Badminton Club 2014 AGM

Kanata Badminton Club 2014 AGM Traditionally, the Kanata Badminton Club’s Annual General Meeting has been held in Tommy’s restaurant at the old town center. This year, the meeting had to be delayed a couple of months while renovations at the … Continue reading

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Sir John Carling Building Demolition – Ottawa, Canada

July 13,2014 – Sir John Carling Building Demolition – Ottawa, Canada It was a dull, dreary, overcast morning with lots of rain threatening from the south but, after 2 1/2 years of planning and preparation work, the planned implosion demolition … Continue reading

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Haunted Walk Ottawa – Time Traveler Trail

The Haunted walk has a new trail for the time-travelers among us, its called the Time Traveler Trail and it focuses on Ottawa’s past when Ottawa was Bytown and riots and pistol fights in the market were more common than … Continue reading

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