Canada Beaches

5 Reasons To Go On A Yoga Retreat

Charlotte Singmin | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Living
Charlotte Singmin

Remember how great you feel after Monday night yoga class? Well imagine feeling that way for an entire week! At a yoga retreat you will eat well (often vegan/vegetarian/raw, and always healthy!), get plenty of time to rest, and have the opportunity to practice yoga at least once a day.

Beat The Heat: Best Waterside Vacation Spots

Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada Travel

Summer is coming. While that seems like an unfathomable concept after mountains of snow from a brutal winter, it is, in fact, true. However brief summ...

Can't Swim at the Beach? Blame it on the Rain

Jason Tetro | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada Impact
Jason Tetro

The link between swimming and infection has been known since the 1950s although the practice of testing recreational waters was only recommended some 40 years ago. The presence of potential pathogens in our waters has been known for quite some time.

One More Reason To Love Europe's Beaches

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 05.28.2014 | Canada Travel

(BRUSSELS-AFP) - Swimmers wanting to take the plunge this summer in Europe can do so safe in the knowledge that the continent's 22,000 bathing destina...

Discovering the Bohemian Beaches of Goa

Heather Magee | Posted 05.14.2014 | Canada Travel
Heather Magee

Choosing the right place to stay is daunting, because Goa is huge and each beach town has a completely different flavor. I spent hours scouring the web trying to piece it together. My conclusion: if you crave some peace and quiet, but with reasonable access to nightlife, head to Candolim Beach.

The Beach Is Great for Sun, Surf and...Germs

Jason Tetro | Posted 05.09.2014 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg Many of us cannot wait for Mother Nature and journey to one of a plethora of pleasant places famous for their warmth. Amongst the most popular destinations, including Florida, California and the Caribbean, exist some of the most desirable beaches where millions congregate to take in the joys of sun, sea, sand, and unfortunately germs.

Top 7 Travel Tips to Get the Most For Your Vacation Dollars in 2014

Rania Walker | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada Travel
Rania Walker

This year as we get down to setting our resolutions for 2014, why not set aside a resolution to travel more. Most of us like to travel and explore, or get a change of scenery -- with the family, as a couple or even alone. Here are the top seven travel tips to help you make 2014 your best travel year yet!

What Do Canadians Think Of Beach Nudity?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.19.2013 | Canada Travel

For some Canadians, the beach is the go-to place for soaking up the sun or sculpting some sandcastles, but for a certain part of the population it's j...

The Best of Canada's Beautiful Beaches

Vacay.ca | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

One of Canada's best-kept secrets is that it is full of beaches. In a country with a world-leading 265,523 kilometres of coastline. At Vacay.ca, we have spent recent months combing the sandy spots of the nation, determining which beaches are the absolute finest and deserving of a visit from you this summer.

The B.C. Election: The Pitfalls of Flip-Flopping

Cole Hogan | Posted 08.08.2013 | Canada Alberta
Cole Hogan

Here Warren Kinsella's oft-repeated maxim rings true. In Kinsella's latest book he states that what is true of car crashes is true of political life. When polled, voters will insist they hate negative ads. But when they thinking no one is looking they will slow down, take a look, and remember what they see.

Swimming Can Be Infectious - How to Stay Healthy

Jason Tetro | Posted 07.19.2013 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

Of all the places to which sun seekers migrate, none is as popular as the beach or swimming pool. For many, there is nothing quite like becoming one with the water. Unfortunately, the escape comes with its own challenges, namely that of infections.

Welcome To Vancouver: 'More Fun City'

Nikolas Badminton | Posted 12.13.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Nikolas Badminton

I'm bored in hearing the 'No Fun City' moniker. In fact I think that Vancouver is 'More Fun City' and so do many people here. I guess it's a question of working out what is fun for each of us and address this opinion. My friends and I find this city to be a lot of fun so let's look at the evidence.

Six Tips for Creating the Perfect Beach Memory Before Summer's Gone

Krystyn Tully | Posted 10.11.2012 | Canada Living
Krystyn Tully

Every summer starts the same way for me. In May, I say to everyone I know, "This summer is going to be the best! I'm going to camp more often, leave work before the sun goes down, and spend more time with good friends." Before I know it, September is here and the days are shorter. The most surefire way I know to make a grand summer memory is to visit a beach. I'm not alone in this, either. Creating the quintessential beach experience is easy. There are really only six things you need to do.

No Matter Your Social Status, a Healthy Lake Ontario Belongs to You

Krystyn Tully | Posted 09.30.2012 | Canada Impact
Krystyn Tully

Waterkeepers do the work that we do to help people like you -- so you can turn on your tap, catch a fish, or plunge into the lake without fear. Our rules are simple: It should never matter how polluted your community already is. It should never matter what kind of economic clout you wield. It should never matter how many political allies you have. Lake Ontario is yours, too.

Naked and Free on a Nude Beach

Jowita Bydlowska | Posted 11.08.2011 | Canada Living
Jowita Bydlowska

At the nude beach, I wanted to see wrinkles and sagging bits, hair tangling where you never see it tangling in modern porn. I never stared, but I'd glance discreetly and register. My looking was always connected to the process of affirming that I, too, was human.