Canada Travel

How To Take Advantage Of This Year's Cruise Sales

Travelzoo Canada | Posted 02.12.2016 | Canada Travel
Travelzoo Canada

You may be thinking that cruise sales happen all year around, and you'd be right. The point of Wave Season is the bonuses and extras that are added onto an already discounted price, meaning it's the sale where you'll get most value for your money. It gives you the opportunity to get a great deal and the first pick of cabins because you're booking early. Prepare for smooth sailing with these wave season tips.

A First-Timer's Guide To Kathmandu

Flight Network | Posted 02.10.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

Kathmandu, Nepal's City of Temples, is unlike any other city in the world. It's crowded, it's noisy, it's sacred, it's overwhelming, and it's a place that every traveler should visit. From the world-famous Swayambhunath Temple to Durbar Square and extravagant nights out in the Thamel tourist district, the following are five places every first-time visitor to Kathmandu should see.

5 Island Hopping Adventures In Fort Myers And Sanibel

Kate Palbom | Posted 02.10.2016 | Canada Travel
Kate Palbom

After a two-hour flight from Toronto and I find myself on the islands of South-West Florida. Known as Captiva, Sanibel, and Cabbage Key, these islands encircle central Fort Myers where long white sandy beaches await laid-back, sun-seekers like me.

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.

The True Taste Of Truffles

Tamara Griffiths | Posted 02.05.2016 | Canada Living
Tamara Griffiths

My search for authentic truffle recipes, not found on the Internet nor in cookbooks, brings me to some inspiring places. Here, in the heartland of truffle culture, in the Central Apennines, I knew I would find something special because this is the only place where truffles can be eaten fresh all year round.

The 10 Best Hotels To Stay At In Canada

Trivago.ca | Posted 02.02.2016 | Canada Travel
Trivago.ca

As vacations outside the country become more and more expensive, travelling locally is this year's best travel resolution for Canadians. To help plan a dream Canadian vacation, trivago.ca revealed Canada's 10 best-rated hotels, the winners of their inaugural Top Hotel Awards!

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...

Lace Up Your Skates: The Top 10 Ice Rinks In Canada

Travelzoo Canada | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada Living
Travelzoo Canada

When Canada freezes over every winter, Canadians make the most of the icy temperatures and head outdoors for a skate. From Guinness World Record-breaking frozen rivers to the World Pond Hockey Championship blue lines, there are skating rinks all over the country for leisurely gliders and speed-skating Olympians.

These 15 Instagram Photos Show Canada in All Its Glory

YPNextHome | Posted 01.29.2016 | Canada Living
YPNextHome

This drool-worthy list includes our picks of some of the best Instagram views of 2016, specifically featuring shots from some of our favourite accounts across Canada, showcasing talent, architectural artistry and mind-blowing scenery from many storeys above the cities we roam on a daily basis.

Save Money This Spring Break With A Staycation, Canada Style

Allison Eberle | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

There are a lot of perks you'll notice when you skip the expensive international journey and travel close to home during your spring break holiday. The following are a few reasons why staying close to home may end up creating your most exciting, relaxing and productive spring break yet.

4 Canadian Weekend Getaways That Will Kill The Winter Blues

Flight Network | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

Making it through the long winter season in good spirits isn't always easy. However, you don't have to let the cold weather and frequent snowfall get the best of you this year. Make the most of winter, and help the season fly by faster, with these four Canadian weekend getaways that are guaranteed to kill the winter blues.

Truffle Oil: Chemicals Or Culture?

Tamara Griffiths | Posted 01.22.2016 | Canada Living
Tamara Griffiths

If you use a truffle sauce at home you are using chemicals called dimethylsulfide and or bismetiltometano which are petrol chemical based and designed to replicate the smell and taste of truffles. Unfortunately this also happens with almost all truffle oils, or if one eats in a restaurant hoping to economize.

Berlin Is Europe's Undiscovered Foodie Destination

Cédric Lizotte | Posted 01.21.2016 | Canada Travel
Cédric Lizotte

Today, Berlin wants to eat. That's the reason why many of the great chefs have decided to go there to work. This newly discovered attention to the German capital has allowed us to find and rediscover some of the best German chefs.

The Best U.S. Cities To Visit On Valentine's Day

Allison Eberle | Posted 01.21.2016 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

February may seem decades away, especially since it sits on the other side of frigid January, but Valentine's Day always comes quickly and without much warning. These five U.S. cities are loaded with swoon-worthy restaurants, romantic backdrops and plenty of places to cozy up and escape the cold together.

6 Fabulous Foodie Experiences In Jamaica

Lisa Jackson | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada Travel
Lisa Jackson

Come for the beach, stay for the food. While the cuisine may not be the initial draw to Jamaica, it's an excellent reason to stick around and explore the island -- both on and off the resort.

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.

The Most Instagrammed Places In Canada

Travelzoo Canada | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada Travel
Travelzoo Canada

Canada has no shortage of beautiful places to photograph and in the era of social sharing, and we've got the goods for your viewing pleasure. Prepare your Likes.

6 Reasons To Visit Panama This Spring

Flight Network | Posted 01.15.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

Panama should be on your list of places to visit in 2016, and it should probably be the place you visit first. This Central American country, loaded with history, tropical beaches, latin culture, and outdoor adventures, packs a lot of vacation-worthy punch for its small size.

The Places That Will Wow Canadians And Their Wallets In 2016

Travelzoo Canada | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada Travel
Travelzoo Canada

The declining loonie has hit Canadian travellers hard but that doesn't mean you have to put your vacation plans on hold. Travelzoo has released its annual list of Wow Deal Destinations for Canadians, showcasing where you can get the best bang for your buck in 2016.

8 Amazing American Winter Trips

Allison Eberle | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

You don't have to travel far and wide to enjoy a winter getaway you'll never forget. The United States is loaded with epic vacation spots ranging from the white sand beaches of the Florida Keys to the bright lights of New York City and the world-class ski resorts of the Rocky Mountains.

Toronto Cracks The New York Times' List Of Best Places To Visit

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2016 | Canada

Take a break from the Big Apple in the Big Smoke.

Make The Journey As Exciting As The Destination

Hillary Marshall | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada Travel
Hillary Marshall

When it comes to travel, the majority of us are end-goal oriented. We rate our trips based on destination variables like the weather, the value of our dollar, the people, the food and the activities. Me? I'm a big believer in the journey -- the magical in-between when your trip has yet to be realized and everything still exists in your imagination.

Turn Your 2016 Bucket List Into A Love List

Shannon Skinner | Posted 01.05.2016 | Canada Living
Shannon Skinner

Whether your heart's desires are world travel, writing a book, creating a blog, speaking to groups, starting a family, rock climbing or attending Burning Man, turn them into a love list -- and toss away the bucket.

Getting The Most Out Of All-Inclusive Resorts With Kids

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 01.04.2016 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

Not only is there an added expense with each little person, but there is also the stress of organization, finding all the right activities for each age to enjoy and actually finding the time to relax. That's why all-inclusive holidays are perfect for families.

8 Tips For Planning The Ultimate Caribbean Getaway

Flight Network | Posted 01.04.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

Once the holiday festivities have passed, winter starts to sound a lot less appealing. For many Canadians, that means it's time to start planning a warm winter getaway to the Caribbean. However, choosing a Caribbean destination, finding the perfect accommodations and planning what you'll do when you arrive can be overwhelming.