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How one travels is more important than where one travels!

This is a group for anyone interested in Vacations & Cruises. I started this group to meet other travel lovers, let them know about fabulous group travel deals, have a lot of fun while we're travelling together or socializing, and have the opportunity to find travel mates.

For your assurance, I am a TICO licensed travel agent and organize all trips through a TICO licensed registered travel agency and thus you have the assurance that all your payments for trips are safe and protected through TICO's safeguards and Ontario laws.

I look forward to meeting you in the near future and having you join us on one of our upcoming adventures.

Happy travels!

Noushin

Email: 4noushin@gmail.com

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Upcoming events (5+)

Heart-Mind Detox Retreat | July 19-21

Nirvana Retreats Centre

Heart-Mind Detox Retreat (July 19-21) Mind, Body and Heart Detox with Yoga, Movement, Mindful Arts and Meditation Classes, Workshops and Lectures, Healthy and Delicious Food, Nature Walks in the Woods and by the Pond, Swimming in the Spring fed Natural Clay Pond and the Expression of Music and Songs by the Fire! ​ Less than an hour North of Toronto at Nirvana Retreats Centre, Caledon, ON. Friday: Please arrive at 2pm. Opening Circle at 4pm. 5-7 ​​​​Mindful Yoga & Movement Integration​ 7 Dinner 8-9:30 Ancient Approach to Natural Healing 9:30 Drumming, Jamming & Singing Circle by the Fire Saturday: 7-9 Mindful Yoga & Movement Integration​ 9 Breakfast 12-2 Elemental Experience from Movement to Stillness (Silence Begins) 2:30 Lunch 5-6 Paradigm of Direct Knowledge 7 Dinner 8-9:30 Food & its Function in Microcosm & Macrocosm (Silence Ends) 9:30 Drumming, Jamming & Singing Circle by the Fire Sunday: 7-9 Mindful Yoga & Movement Integration​ 9 Breakfast 11-12:30 True Nature & Creative Expression 12:30 Loving Kindness Circle 1 Lunch. Retreat ends at 2pm. ​ $410 / person (shared accommodation) $510 / person (semi-private accommodation) $690 / person (private accommodation) $490 / person (camping or sleep in the yoga hall - bring your own tent/sleeping bag) ​Plus HST ​ Every retreat will be filled with new practical tools to facilitate direct knowledge, create spacious atmosphere within, dissolve tension and innate sense of interconnectedness with all life. We will always learn new material to establish much stronger heart-mind and enhance our growth, review the essentials and take time for questions and answers. Daily during the retreat, you will be served with gourmet wholesome gluten free plant-based and fresh detoxing meals, juices, smoothies and herbal teas, as local and organic as possible. ​ Includes: 2 Nights of Accommodation at Nirvana Retreats, 6 Wholesome Meals, 4 Yoga, Movement and Meditation Classes (Suitable for All Levels), 4 Workshops and Seminars, Nature walking trails in the Woods and by the Pond, Swimming in the Spring fed Natural Clay Pond and Infrared sauna. To reserve your place please call[masked] or write to [masked] Please note that your space is NOT guaranteed if you haven't paid the deposit. To avoid disappointment if you're planning on joining us but haven't paid yet - please do! xxx Photos & ​Testimonials: http://www.yazdanraees.com/retreats I am looking forward to seeing you! Yazdan Phone:[masked] Email: [masked]

Heart-Mind Detox Retreat | August 9-11

Nirvana Retreats Centre

Heart-Mind Detox Retreat (August 9-11) Mind, Body and Heart Detox with Yoga, Movement, Mindful Arts and Meditation Classes, Workshops and Lectures, Healthy and Delicious Food, Nature Walks in the Woods and by the Pond, Swimming in the Spring fed Natural Clay Pond and the Expression of Music and Songs by the Fire! ​ Less than an hour North of Toronto at Nirvana Retreats Centre, Caledon, ON. Friday: Please arrive at 2pm. Opening Circle at 4pm. 5-7 ​​​​Mindful Yoga & Movement Integration​ 7 Dinner 8-9:30 Ancient Approach to Natural Healing 9:30 Drumming, Jamming & Singing Circle by the Fire Saturday: 7-9 Mindful Yoga & Movement Integration​ 9 Breakfast 12-2 Elemental Experience from Movement to Stillness (Silence Begins) 2:30 Lunch 5-6 Paradigm of Direct Knowledge 7 Dinner 8-9:30 Food & its Function in Microcosm & Macrocosm (Silence Ends) 9:30 Drumming, Jamming & Singing Circle by the Fire Sunday: 7-9 Mindful Yoga & Movement Integration​ 9 Breakfast 11-12:30 True Nature & Creative Expression 12:30 Loving Kindness Circle 1 Lunch. Retreat ends at 2pm. ​ $410 / person (shared accommodation) $510 / person (semi-private accommodation) $690 / person (private accommodation) $490 / person (camping or sleep in the yoga hall - bring your own tent/sleeping bag) ​Plus HST ​ Every retreat will be filled with new practical tools to facilitate direct knowledge, create spacious atmosphere within, dissolve tension and innate sense of interconnectedness with all life. We will always learn new material to establish much stronger heart-mind and enhance our growth, review the essentials and take time for questions and answers. Daily during the retreat, you will be served with gourmet wholesome gluten free plant-based and fresh detoxing meals, juices, smoothies and herbal teas, as local and organic as possible. ​ Includes: 2 Nights of Accommodation at Nirvana Retreats, 6 Wholesome Meals, 4 Yoga, Movement and Meditation Classes (Suitable for All Levels), 4 Workshops and Seminars, Nature walking trails in the Woods and by the Pond, Swimming in the Spring fed Natural Clay Pond and Infrared sauna. To reserve your place please call[masked] or write to [masked] Please note that your space is NOT guaranteed if you haven't paid the deposit. To avoid disappointment if you're planning on joining us but haven't paid yet - please do! xxx Photos & ​Testimonials: http://www.yazdanraees.com/retreats I am looking forward to seeing you! Yazdan Phone:[masked] Email: [masked]

Light and Love in Ottawa (17-18 AUG 2019)

3 pick-up Locations (Scarborough, York Mills, and Mississauga)

Join us to experience the stunning Water Lantern Festival and the amazing historic Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill 3 Pick-up locations: Mississauga Carpool, York Mills Station, and Scarborough Date: 17-18 AUG 2019 (2 days / 1 night) Tour Details: https://funtours.ca/products/water-lantern-festival ******************* ITINERARY ********************* DAY 1, SAT 17 AUG 2019: Toronto >> Ottawa 7.00 AM: Our 1st Pick-up location: Mississauga Carpool. (Please arrive 15 Min before the departure time) 7.30 AM: Our 2nd Pick-up location: York Mills Station. 8.00 AM: Our 3rd pick-up location is: Scarborough Town Centre During the 4 hours drive (395 km), we will have 2 stops on the way for breakfast and lunch. On our way to Ottawa, we will have a chance to visit "the Brockville Railway Tunnel". 3.00 PM: Check in to your hotel "The Novotel Ottawa- 4 star" and have a short rest. 5.30 - 8.30 PM: Enjoy the stunning Water Lantern Festival (Admission is included) Water Lantern Festival: As the sun begins to set on the evening sky, the Water Lantern Festival begins to shine with the launch of the lanterns onto the water as we Light The Water together. Watch your unique lantern drift out into the water as it joins other lanterns carrying hope, love, happiness, healing, peace, and connection. It’s a night that you’ll never forget. 9.00 PM - 10.00 PM: Enjoy the amazing Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill Ottawa. Northern Lights broke records last year! More than 314,400 people saw the show in 2017, making it the best season yet! Show time: 9:30 p.m. Northern Lights is an impressive 30-minute multimedia show set against the backdrop of the iconic Parliament Buildings...... After the show, we will walk to our hotel "Novotel", which is located at 800 meters (10 min walk) from the Parliament Hill. DAY 2, SUN 18 AUG: Ottawa >> Toronto 7.00 - 9.00 AM: Enjoy a full Canadian breakfast at the hotel 9.30 AM: Check out 9.30 AM - 12.00 PM: enjoy a 2.5-hour guided city tour of Ottawa with professional tour guide to see the highlights of Ottawa (including ..... (You have the option to join the tour or visiting some places on your own such as the "Royal Canadian Mint Museu" OR the "National Gallery of Canada to see the Paul Gauguin exhibition". 12.00 - 1.45 PM: We're in the heart of the city, and we have the opportunity to visit the historical ByWard Market, where we can also have a bite to eat before heading back home. 2.00 – 3.00 PM: We have a guided visit to Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica 3.00 PM: Drive towards Toronto We will have 2 stops on the way for coffee and dinner. 8.30 PM: drop-off @ Scarborough Town Centre 9.00 PM: drop-off @ York Mills Station 9.30 PM: drop-off @ Mississauga Carpool ********************************************************************* PRICES: · Per person in double occupancy: $299 + 13% HST · Per person in single room: $399 + 13% HST NOTE: If you would like to share your room with someone the same gender, please choose the "DOUBLE" Room option. We will find a roommate for you. ****************************************** WHAT's INCLUDED: • Round trip transportation on an A/C Bus with washroom • 1 night accommodation at The Novotel Ottawa- 4 star • 1 hot breakfast at the hotel • Visit the Brockville Railway Tunnel • Admission to the amazing "Water Lantern Fesival" • Visit the amazing Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill • A 2.5-hour guided tour of Ottawa • A guided visit to Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica • Visit the historical ByWard Market • Escorted tour by the tour director • All gratuities • Complimentary bottled water on the bus ***************************************** NOTES & PICK- UP Locations: https://funtours.ca/products/water-lantern-festival ******************************************* This trip is being arranged by: Toronto Fun Tours, 8185 Yonge Street, unit 211, Thornhill, ON L3T 2C6. TICO Registration #[masked] If you have any questions, please email to: [masked] // OR call:[masked]

Fall Splendour of Quebec, Mountains, Culture, and Gastronomy (28-30 SEP, 2019)

There is good reason why Quebec is known as “La Belle Province”, especially during Fall Colour Season! ****************************************** 4 Pick-up locations: Mississauga Carpool, York Mills Station, Scarborough, and Whitby Tour's duration: 3 days / 2 nights Date: 28-30 SEP, 2019 Tour Details: https://funtours.ca/products/fall-colours-of-quebec ****************************************** Our journey begins and ends with stays in Domaine Château-Bromont, where we explore the Eastern Township region, a veritable country paradise with mountains and valleys that are home to the most picturesque villages and rural landscapes. ****************************************** ITINERARY DAY 1, SAT 28 SEP 2019: Toronto >> Bromont, QC 7.00 AM: Our 1st Pick-up location: Mississauga Carpool. (Please arrive 15 Min before the departure time) 7.30 AM: Our 2nd Pick-up location: York Mills Station. 8.00 AM: Our 3rd pick-up location is: Scarborough Town Centre 8.30 AM: Our 4th pick-up location is: Whitby GO Station Parking Garage, Brock St. S & Victoria St. W During the 5.5 hours drive (600 km), we will have 2 stops on the way for breakfast and lunch. 3.30 PM: Check in to your hotel Domaine Château-Bromont Majestically set in one of the most beautiful valleys of the Eastern Townships at the foot of Mount Bromont... 6.00 PM: Drive towards “Foresta Lumina”, located in Coaticook, QC 7.00- 8.30: Visit the Magical forest “Foresta Lumina” with its unique Light Show. Foresta Lumina offers 2.6 km of multimedia pathway... 8.30 PM: Return to the hotel Domaine Château-Bromont DAY 2, SUN 29 SEP 2019: Bromont >> Mont-Orford 7.00 - 8.30 AM: Enjoy a full breakfast at the hotel 9.00 - 10.00 AM: Visit Le Musée du chocolat de la confiserie Bromont 10.30 AM – 1.30 PM: Enjoy visiting Mont-Orford National Park CLIMB ABOARD, and enjoy a colourfully amazing show during "La Flambée des Couleurs". Reach the summit on foot or by gondola, and enjoy our five belvederes, the Altitude Circuit and a huge range of activities in a festive setting surrounded by breathtaking views. 2.00 – 5.00 PM: Visit the icon of Easter Townsips (Cantons-de-l'Est), Abbaye de St-Benoit-Du-Lac Located on the west shore of Lake Memphrémagog in Quebec, Abbaye de Saint-Benoît-du-Lac is a Benedictine community founded in 1912 by French monks. The monks have a cheese factory, two orchards, a cider mill, and a shop where all their products are sold. We will have a 2-hour Guided Tour with tasting including: The cloister to the church (description of monastic life) - Architectural overview - Monk’s work, cider and cheese making in images - Cider and cheese tasting - Pick-your-own Apples from the Abbey orchards- And listen to the haunting Gregorian Chant, that echoes across Lac Memphrémagog. 5.30 PM: Return to the hotel Domaine Château-Bromont DAY 3, MON 30 SEP 2019: Bromont, QC >> Rougemont >> Toronto 7.00 - 9.30 AM: Enjoy a full breakfast at the hotel 10.00 AM: Check out and drive towards Rougemount, QC 11.00 AM – 12.00 PM: Visit the famous Cider house of "Cidrerie Michel Jodoin" YOU WILL DISCOVER HOW CIDER IS MADE AND END WITH A TASTING OF THE PRODUCTS.... 12.00 noon: Drive toward Toronto We will have 2 stops on the way for Lunch and Dinner 7.30 PM: drop-off @ Whitby GO Station Parking Garage 8.00 PM: drop-off @ Scarborough Town Centre 8.30 PM: drop-off @ York Mills Station 9.00 PM: drop-off @Mississauga ********************************************************************* PRICES: · Per person in double occupancy: $529 + 13% HST · Per person in single room: $699 + 13% HST **All prices are per person, in Canadian dollars. Tour Details: https://funtours.ca/products/fall-colours-of-quebec (your booking is not confirmed until you pay) ******************************************* This trip is being arranged by: Toronto Fun Tours, 8185 Yonge Street, unit 211, Thornhill, ON L3T 2C6. TICO Registration #[masked] If you have any questions, please email to: [masked] // OR call:[masked]

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