Portofino, Italy

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One of the most popular resort towns on the Italian Riviera, little Portofino has just over 500 permanent residents. But that all changes on summer days when the sun is shining and the yachting set drops anchor in the harbor to wander about. Boutiques, art galleries, cafes and restaurants line the tiny streets. Diving, hiking and beach-going are popular local pastimes, and there are even some historic sights like the Church of St. Martin and the Castello Brown hilltop fortress.

Cairns, Queensland

Cairns

The gateway to Queensland’s tropical north, Cairns is a laid-back city best enjoyed outdoors.

Visit Cairns for the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics World Heritage Rainforest, but don’t miss the great things to do in and around town. You’ll find brilliant cafés, bustling markets and plenty of beaches nearby. Relax by a resort pool or spend your days exploring this tropical oasis.

Spadina Museum, Toronto

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Spadina Museum: Historic House & Gardens is a historic manor on Spadina Road in Toronto, Ontario, that will offer a glimpse of what Toronto was like back in the early 1900s.

Evolving from a Victorian country estate to an Edwardian city mansion, Spadina Museum chronicles four generations of the wealthy Austin family. Enjoy a guided tour highlighting the exquisite furniture and decors reflecting Toronto art scene of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Explore one of Toronto’s finest, restored Victorian gardens and participate in Spadina’s special events including Doors Open Toronto, Strawberry Festival and Music in the Orchard. The museum is also a lovely location for photography, film shoots, weddings and corporate functions. Take a guided tour and be introduced to the life of the Austin family and its domestic staff.

The museum site includes 6 buildings, a house that was built back in 1866, a 2 storey garage and chauffer’s residence built in 1909 and a gardener’s cottage from 1850, a greenhouse from 1913 and more!