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15 First Time Travel Tips And Tricks

To get the most out of visiting a new destination, we have curated a list of top tips for first time travellers following global research* from the most creditable source -- travellers who have been there, done that and have the passport stamp to prove it.
03/28/2017 05:18 EDT
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Top 5 LGBTQ-Friendly Romantic Vacation Spots

The abundance of roses, candy hearts and Hershey kisses can only mean one thing, the day of love is almost here. And while we all know February 14th is a Hallmark-invented holiday, it's a great time to celebrate all type of love, because #LoveIsLove. Of course, your darling will want to be whisked away and showered with romance. Sure, roses are lovely, but why not use the upcoming "holiday" as an excuse for a romantic getaway.
02/14/2017 07:48 EST
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Pop The Question In A Unique Place This Valentine's Day

As Valentine's Day draws near, it's time to show our loved ones just how much they mean to us. Better yet, if you're thinking of popping the ultimate question, then now is the perfect time! You've bought the ring, you've practiced your speech and now, all you have to figure out is where to ask. And while you could opt for a familiar place, there's something irresistibly romantic about being whisked away and having your soul mate get down on one knee.
02/09/2017 08:10 EST
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8 Tips To Beat The 'Winter Blues'

As the winter blues starts seeping into our lives, it's clear that "the most wonderful time of the year" is sadly behind us. And whether you enjoyed a festive-filled staycation or a trip away to see family, it's normal to find yourself in a bit of a funk during the winter season.
01/31/2017 03:27 EST
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6 Of The World's Best Stargazing Spots

When it comes to stellar star-gazing, the destination you choose is all-important. Being far away from the glow of city lights is fundamental but there can also be considerable divergence between each remote destination. Would you prefer a cozy setting, wrapped up warm on a snowy mountain, or to lie in the desert on a balmy night? Perhaps ocean side with the sounds of the waves crashing to accompany the view?
01/04/2017 08:03 EST
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7 Jaw-Dropping Bathrooms Across The Globe

Similar to someone's home, a bathroom can say a lot about a person -- or a hotel. It's way of understanding how that hotel wants to treat their guests. Whether it's a freestanding tub, a shower built for two or views while you bathe, bathrooms can be both a private oasis and an experience of its own.
11/18/2016 04:09 EST
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Saddle Up: 7 Ways To Live The Ranch Life

If you have a passion for the outdoors, love horses and have always been inspired to experience 'home on the range' then why not shake up your next vacation? With more than one million accommodations - including everything from extravagant castles to rustic tent stays and icy igloos -- we've put together seven rockin' ranch stays for you to experience a taste of the cowboy life for yourself. Grab a pair of boots and your Stetson hat, seize the reins and let the adventure begin!
11/09/2016 07:28 EST
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The Best Family Holiday Destinations (As Chosen By Kids)

Planning a family vacation can be just as stressful as it is exciting and deciding on a destination that pleases both parents and kids isn't as easy as you might think. To help you be the holiday hero with your family, we surveyed child travellers worldwide to uncover the best destinations for family travel. Here are the top destinations rated as fantastic for family travel, as chosen by the kiddos themselves!
11/08/2016 06:33 EST
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Head To Mexico On Day Of The Dead

Dating back nearly 3,000 years, the annual holiday is celebrated throughout Mexico to honour those who have passed away. Recently, the ancient tradition has gained immense popularity and not surprisingly the country's capital has seen a significant increase in tourism with Mexico City, Cancun and Playa del Carmen being some of the top Mexican destinations booked by Canadians this month.
10/31/2016 02:09 EDT
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The Best Places In The World To Celebrate Diwali

Diwali is one of the biggest and most beautiful celebrations in India. Marking Hindu New Year, this ancient five day festival celebrates the triumph of light over dark and good over evil. Witness incredible light displays, mesmerising fireworks and symbolic burning of candles, while families get together to feast and share gifts. This year Diwali is celebrated from October 30th and we've put together some of our favourite destinations to celebrate this one of a kind festival.
10/28/2016 11:31 EDT
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Advice For Business Travellers: Socialize For Success

The meeting has ended and it's time to relax a little. The last thing you want to do now is lose the admiration of colleagues with inappropriate behaviour. Some social downtime to experience new cultures is one of the things business travellers enjoy most -- but the wrong behaviour can make or break a deal.
10/25/2016 11:36 EDT
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The World's Top Places For Outdoor Exercise

Tired of looking at the same gym walls while sculpting your killer abs? What about running mile after mile on a treadmill facing a group of sweaty powerlifters? Switch up your workout routine and stare upon a breathtaking mountain vista or run across a beautiful white sand beach in some of the world's best outdoor locales.
10/19/2016 10:56 EDT
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Visit The World's Most Walkable Cities

We know what you're thinking -- what makes a city 'walkable?' Well, we delved into our 26 million traveller reviews to find the world's most walkable destinations -- based on city walks, public transport, cycling and walking. So grab a pair of comfortable sneakers because it's time to keep your feet on the ground and let your mind soar in a new destination.
10/05/2016 10:15 EDT