Known as sakura in Japanese, the cherry blossom is a symbol of renewal and hope. And while Japan might be world renowned for this beautiful bud, cherry blossom trees can be found all over in the world.
In today's ever-changing economic landscape, the concept of business travel has surpassed the standard man-in-a-suit-and-briefcase stereotype. Business travelling has increased tremendously due to our...
We've revealed some of the most popular sandy beaches around the world. So if you want to hit the beach, be it to explore, soak up the sun, or channel your inner lifeguard, look no further than these beautiful places to stay.
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.
For centuries, travellers have been drawn to Spain for its breathtaking landscapes, spellbinding architecture, rich history and vibrant culture. To help you explore the stunning beauty and dazzling variety of Spain, we have tapped into our Passion Search function to help unearth seven Spanish gems where you can enjoy your own unique interests.
We have created this hot list of getaways to revamp your love life to a level spicier than a cinnamon heart. So, swap the flowers and chocolates and check into one of these love nests for an experience you and your main squeeze won't forget!
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.
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.
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.
People around the world will be welcoming the Year of the Rooster come January 28 with extravagance and excitement. No one city in the world celebrates the Chinese New Year the same way over the 15-day long festivity.
Enjoying the great outdoors during the winter doesn't always have to include ski slopes and snow covered enchanted forests. Sometimes all you need are a few friends, a pair of sharp skates and a little time to spend gliding across an ice rink.
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?
Endorsed for their popular souks, these six cities are a great choice for travellers who want to escape the traditional Christmas shopping and explore some of the oldest markets in the world. You're sure to appreciate the lights of the suspended lanterns and the colourful stalls.
If you're heading on a ski (or snowboarding) vacation in Europe this winter, we know the first thing that comes to mind is whether you'll have access to pristine runs, smooth glades and an ambitious t...
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.