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Allison Eberle

Traveler, Writer, VP of Operations at Leading Canadian Travel Agency

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How To Make Your Canada-US Border Crossing Easier

You don't have to be doing something wrong to dread a border crossing. In fact, most Canadian travelers venturing across the border in the U.S., dread the time spent waiting in line, the awkward passport check and the uncomfortable questioning. But border crossings don't always have to be daunting, and these five simple tips can help you reach your destination with the hold-ups or the stress.
08/03/2016 11:56 EDT
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The Tips You Need To Plan A Last-Minute Summer Vacation

Summer is one of few times of year when last-minute vacations are possible. The kids don't have to miss school, three-day weekends are abundant and unpleasant weather is far less likely to hold you back. However, you don't have to be a savvy last-minute traveller or expert planner to create a getaway that's unforgettable and budget-friendly.
07/05/2016 11:37 EDT
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4 Canadian Weekend Getaways For This Fall

It's too early to start thinking about back-to-school clothes and pumpkin spice lattes, but it's not too early to start planning your fall getaways. Busy fall schedules mean exploring nearby areas can help you maximize your vacation time. The following four destinations are ones that you encourage you to run wild outdoors, indulge in hearty fall eats and explore charming towns while the fall colors come to life.
06/21/2016 12:37 EDT
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Discover El Salvador's Unknown Wonders

This picture-perfect country with black-sand beaches, tourist-friendly colonial towns, ideal surfing waves, coffee plantations, and a string of hikeable volcanoes, is off the beaten path for more tourists. The perks -- you enjoy better prices, fewer crowds, and more authentic experiences with the country's warm-hearted locals.
06/07/2016 11:48 EDT
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Toronto's Must-Visit Summer Festivals For 2016

Toronto is the place to be this summer. Whether you're into photography, music, family-friendly fun, dining, flowers or theater, there's a summer festival in Hogtown that's guaranteed to interest and excite you. In fact, there are so many festivals on schedule between May and September, that you may never want to leave. The following are six of the best summer festivals happening this year in Toronto.
05/16/2016 11:37 EDT
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The Top 5 North American Theme Parks To Visit This Summer

Summer vacations are meant for family fun in the sun, and amusement parks offer some of the most thrilling fun around. Whether you're interested in adrenaline-pumping roller coasters, lazy rivers or a little bit of each, these five theme parks are the best across the U.S. and Canada for guaranteed family fun this summer.
05/03/2016 03:03 EDT
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4 Reasons You Should Visit The Caribbean This Summer

It may seem counterproductive to visit the Caribbean when your hometown is finally warm and sunny, but there's no better time of year to visit the region often regarded as "paradise." When the demand for Caribbean escapes falls, you can enjoy some major perks, including lower accommodation prices, smaller tourist crowds, and insane deals on everything from souvenirs to tours and beachside beers.
04/26/2016 11:30 EDT
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5 Picturesque Places For A Destination Wedding In Canada

Not all destination weddings have to take place in Hawaii, Aruba, or another palm-tree studded location. Canada is home to some of the most stunning natural scenery in the world, including towering mountain peaks, pristine beaches, crystal clear lakes, and historic cities. Reconsider dragging your wedding attendees across the globe and consider a destination wedding at one of these picturesque locations right here in the Great White North.
04/18/2016 11:48 EDT
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California's Coolest State Parks For Summer

It's easy to get caught up in California's costly resorts and touristy attractions on your summer vacation, but you'll be missing out on some of the state's best features. California is loaded with state parks, offering some of the Golden State's best scenery, hiking trails, campsites, beaches and more. From the cactus-studded desert to the deep blue Pacific Ocean and everywhere in between, these are the top six California state parks for your summer vacation.
04/11/2016 05:11 EDT