Author: Doreen Pendgracs

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what I learned at the Hershey Gardens

I love strolling through botanical gardens. It’s wonderful learning about the local flora and fauna of any destination I am visiting, and seeing some exotic plants as well! The Hershey Gardens in Hershey, Pennsylvania...

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best hotels in Hershey, Pennsylvania

At this stage of my life, I admit to loving a little bit of luxury in my travels. The Hotel Hershey did not disappoint, and is undoubtedly the best hotel in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Be...

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my salute to Canada 150

July 1, 2017, marked the 150th birthday of Canada. As so many of my readers are from countries other than Canada, in this tribute post I thought I would salute the diversity of my...

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tantalize your senses in Fredericton, New Brunswick

I have a fascination with fiddleheads–the curled bright green sprouts of the Ostrich fern. My love of fiddleheads began in May, 2002, when Angela Watson, (then) Tourism Coordinator for Fredericton Tourism invited my husband...

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exploring Shediac, New Brunswick

In my previous post, I shared my favourite thing about Shediac, New Brunswick: Adorable Chocolat. But there is much more to this tiny community situated on the Northumberland Strait, the body of water that...

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growing cocoa in the Dominican Republic

I recently came across some interesting data on cocoa production telling me that the Dominican Republic (DR) is the largest producer of cocoa in the Caribbean. The largest producers worldwide are the Ivory Coast...

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in search of Quebec City chocolate

From time to time, I am offered a guest post from a chocolate lover who is visiting a locale and would like to report on its chocolate for me. Renée Borg recently travelled to Québec...