Adventure Travel

Mine Quest: Diving Into Bell Island's Underwater Mines

Robert Osborne | Posted 02.09.2016 | Canada Travel
Robert Osborne

The mine's tunnels stretch for hundreds of kilometres under the island and adjacent bay. The last miner walked out in the mid 1960s leaving most of their equipment and tools behind. When the mine was shut down, the pumps were turned off and it flooded. Eventually the water levels rose, covering more than a hundred years of mining history.

A Beginner's Field Guide To Surviving The Slopes

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

The last time I donned a pair of skis, I was 15 -- and it wasn't even while cascading down a snow-white mountain. It was gliding down a modest hill in...

5 Types Of Canadian Tours You Should Explore This Year

Flight Network | Posted 01.18.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

Canada is filled with endless amount of local tours. From the corners of the east coast to the west coast and everywhere in between, there are amazing locals who have built businesses dedicated to showing off what their destinations have to offer. Whether you're a tourist or a local, local tours are great for everyone.

5 Canadian National Parks You Have To Visit This Winter

Flight Network | Posted 12.23.2015 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

You don't have to be a skier or snowboarder to enjoy Canada in winter. Some of the country's national parks are even better this time of year, with world-class ice fishing, skating, dog sledding, snowshoeing and so many other outdoor winter activities just moments from your doorstep.

Check Into 8 Of The World's Greatest Hiking Hotels

Trivago.ca | Posted 11.11.2015 | Canada Travel
Trivago.ca

Red and yellow leaves blanket the ground and the air is crisp with the bite of fall, which means it's the perfect time to lace up your hiking boots and hit the trail! Trivago.ca has found the most spectacular hotels to set up camp.

3 Must-Visit Spots In Argentina

Dana Marie Krook | Posted 10.27.2015 | Canada Travel
Dana Marie Krook

The plan was to start in Buenos Aires, the Paris of the south (a sprawling city of over 15 million), then travel north to Iguazu Falls (a series of breathtaking cascades running along Argentina's shared border with Brazil), before finishing off in Mendoza (land of the perfect Malbec grape).

The Ramblings of a Failed Bachelor

Tim Warmels | Posted 09.27.2015 | Canada Living
Tim Warmels

I thought I found the woman that I'd spend the rest of my life. I know the relationship was close because the heartbreak was very real. Ask anyone who knows me personally. They'll tell you how little fun I was for a while after our breakup. But I was something before The Bachelor Canada and the show's aftermath.

Off the Beaten Path: Explore Canada's French Landscapes

Trivago.ca | Posted 07.16.2015 | Canada Travel
Trivago.ca

For an authentic French Canadian experience, take a step off the overly beaten path, and let trivago.ca guide you to five of the most beautiful towns and areas in La Belle Province where you can embrace our French and Acadian culture.

21 Travel Tips That Will Lead To A Better Trip

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 06.04.2015 | Canada Living

We're halfway through the year already, and if you haven't had a chance to take a vacation yet, you might be itching to do it soon. But before you...

Send Mom To Her Kinda Place This Mother's Day

Brian Simpson | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada Travel
Brian Simpson

We've all seen her embarrassing us at weddings and parties...The Dancing Mom. Well this time, let's encourage mom to put on her dancing shoes and enjoy the great night life in Miami. She can spend the day at some of North America's most beautiful beaches and shop the day away for some great deals. Then she can shake the night away to some hot salsa beats.

LOOK: Travel Hotspots That'll Get Your Heart Racing

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 04.01.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Adrenaline junkies looking for their next travel adventure may want to consider consulting a new list of extreme destinations for 2014 t...

Going Solo: Advice from the Travel Experts

Parmjit Parmar | Posted 05.23.2014 | Canada Travel
Parmjit Parmar

What does the solo traveler look like nowadays? Women are following their own schedules to explore destinations beyond North America, preferring to relax in luxury at resorts, full service hotels or on board cruise ships. As a frequent solo traveller myself, I sought out some Toronto experts to find out what they think of this trend and ask for their advice.

11 Breathtaking Volcanoes Adventure Travellers Dream Of Climbing

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.23.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - For hikers seeking challenging terrain, breathtaking natural beauty and a sense of adventure, there is nothing like hiking up an active ...

Dreading the End of Winter? Try a Trip to Antarctica!

Robert Waite | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada Travel
Robert Waite

Do you view summer as a sweaty, boring waiting room on the long road to the next snowfall? Fear not. This fall head south -- way, way south! If you want to get an early start on winter, adding a month to your favorite season, head to Antarctica.

How to Survive a Night in an Ice Hotel

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada Travel
Sucheta Rawal

What on Earth drove me to sleep at a hotel made entirely of ice? I first heard about Hotel de Glace (Ice Hotel) while visiting Montreal, Canada for work. Sleeping at an ice hotel is not for the faint hearted. It is not a scary adventure either. It is cold, but marvellous experience that I will cherish forever.

Don't Judge Haiti By Its Media Coverage

Sophie Tarnowska | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Travel
Sophie Tarnowska

I had no idea how strongly my friend and many other Haitians feel about this uneven representation of their island until I posted a picture of a pile of garbage in Port-au-Prince and her brother told me off. Haiti is treated like that girl who can't shake the bad reputation she got in high school.

Are You An Adventure Traveller?

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 09.19.2013 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Does the latest issue of National Geographic sit atop your coffee table? Are you a single and young-ish nature lover who makes regular s...

Metropolitan Must Sees: 10 Big Cities That Can't be Missed

Brian Simpson | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada Travel
Brian Simpson

The summer break may be officially over, but that doesn't mean you can't still get away for a few days. These big cities are all located within North America, making them easy to get to, and jam-packed with enough activities to make the most of your tight time frame!

Farming Rocks: Liberia, Costa Rica

Jayne Davidson | Posted 10.08.2013 | Canada Travel
Jayne Davidson

Canadian brother and sister Jayne and Philip Davidson are traveling on motorcycles from the Arctic Circle to Patagonia. This is the latest entry in th...

Our Favourite Spots for Outdoor Adventure

Brian Simpson | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada Travel
Brian Simpson

From deserts to tropical rain forests, mountain ranges to waterways, there is certainly no shortage of adventure awaiting you in the great outdoors. Travelocity.ca has put together a list of the best countries around the globe for outdoor travel and a few of our favourite spots in each.

Talking Adventure Travel with Scott Wilson, Host of 'Departures'

Lisa Jackson | Posted 09.01.2013 | Canada Travel
Lisa Jackson

Is riding a reindeer across Siberia on your travel bucket list? How about visiting the last man living in the radioactive zone in Chernobyl? Canadian TV host and adventurer Scott Wilson (above) has done all these things and more on the television series, Departures.

Death and Re-birth in Kurdistan

Trevor Gair | Posted 07.18.2013 | Canada Travel
Trevor Gair

I visited northern Iraq for a reason. It does not boast the historical monuments of neighboring Syria nor a wide range of landscapes like Turkey, however I had read that the ethnic Kurdish people ranked second to none for hospitality.

Paragliding High in the Sky in British Columbia

Vacay.ca | Posted 07.07.2013 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

All it takes is five or six running steps full-tilt through an alpine meadow to become airborne, soaring with the eagles high above the town of Revelstoke. Alan Polster and two other pilots, Chris Delworth and Scott Watwood, started the company, which has provided the same breathtaking experience to tourists and bucket-list subscribers since the resort opened five years ago.

Which of These 5 Travelling Personalities Are You?

Brian Simpson | Posted 05.08.2013 | Canada Travel
Brian Simpson

To get the best March break experience for you and your family, I encourage you to plan your trip with your family members' individual interests and personalities in mind. To get you started, I've put together a few personalities to consider as March break approaches.

How to Become an Adventure Filmmaker

Elia Saikaly | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada Travel
Elia Saikaly

All of a sudden your Canon 24-70mm lens hood goes flying off the side of the mountain. This is the nature of my job as a high altitude filmmaker. How can you become an adventure filmmaker? I've taken what I've learned over the past eight years and outlined a series of steps for you to take to land your dream job of becoming a globe-trotting adventure filmmaker.