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Lin Stranberg | Posted 01.23.2015 | Canada Travel
Lin Stranberg

Every year around this time, Canadian snowbirds flock south to Florida. With so many great things to do and places to see along the way (think Pennsylvania, West Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia), we decided to take a week to make the journey at least as much fun as the destination. It's not hard to do.

Travel Cheap on a Repositioning Cruise

Barry Choi | Posted 01.23.2015 | Canada Travel
Barry Choi

Cruising is a very popular trend and it's getting more competitive within the industry all the time, especially in the mass-market area of giant ships. Therefore, empty cabins mean reduced revenue, and that's not something to make cruise operators smile; maximizing the dollar, pound, euro, or whatever currency you have, is their priority.

Want to Get Away in 2015? Give Up Your Vices and Save

Cheapflights | Posted 01.23.2015 | Canada Travel
Cheapflights

Thinking of throwing in the towel on your New Year's resolution? Perhaps Cheapflights.ca can help strengthen your resolve. We've calculated the financial upside for giving up each top vice and converted it to something ever so nice: travel!

Travelling South? Beware The Chikungunya Virus

Jason Tetro | Posted 01.11.2015 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

The illness is called Chikungunya (pronounced chick-uhn-guhn-ya) and is derived from the African Makonde language meaning "to become contorted" or "to walk bent over." As the name implies, the disease is manifested through the development of muscle and joint pains although this isn't the only symptom.

First Time Flier? Facts You Need To Know

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 01.11.2015 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

As a travel writer, I've flown many, many miles, and scuttled through many, many airports and the following simple tips and tricks have made all of my flights just a little bit more enjoyable. If you're new to flying, I hope these help.

The Best Cloud-based Productivity Tools for Travel Writers

Parmjit Parmar | Posted 01.08.2015 | Canada Travel
Parmjit Parmar

Travel writing is certainly a profession that has benefited greatly from cloud-based tools in recent years. Every day, my business runs smoothly thanks to a number of cheap or free cloud storage applications and tools that didn't even exist a few years ago. Here is a rundown of the best cloud-based tools for writers I can't live without.

Top 10 Survival Tips for Travelling with Kids

CanadianMomEh | Posted 01.04.2015 | Canada Travel
CanadianMomEh

Family trips are the stuff childhood memories are made of but it's not always easy travelling with young children. The following are the top 10 survival tips you'll need when travelling with kids.

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

Parmjit Parmar | Posted 12.24.2014 | Canada Travel
Parmjit Parmar

As the year winds down, we often find ourselves spending more time toasting to the holidays or rushing around buying perfect gifts and less time at the gym or getting a good night's rest. If you're one of the millions of people across the country preparing to board a flight this week, here are a few ways to avoid getting sick or stressed out while travelling.

Give the Gift of Travel This Holiday Season

Amanda Blakley | Posted 12.23.2014 | Canada Travel
Amanda Blakley

Just in time for the gifting season we've rounded up our favourite travel products that are sure to last well beyond the holidays and add a little (or a lot) of luxury to your tripping for the new year ahead. A little something for everyone on your list.

10 Travel Gems of Geneva

Shannon Skinner | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Travel
Shannon Skinner

Geneva is small city with a big heart. With a population of only 200,000, it is the world's capital of peace. While many visitors come to Switzerland's second largest city for business, there is plenty to offer travellers seeking a vacation.

Grounded? The Five Best Airport Hotels for Stranded Canadians

Trivago.ca | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada Travel
Trivago.ca

Hotel search trivago.ca analyzed every hotel within two kilometers of Canada's five most notoriously weather-delayed airports, to help grounded travellers stay in the ideal airport hotel during the nightmare of holiday delays.

Top Canadian Holiday Deal Destinations

Henrik Kjellberg | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada Travel
Henrik Kjellberg

Is it really possible to find a good deal on a holiday getaway? Absolutely! I've put together a list of local cities that are seeing the steepest hotel price drops this holiday season, to help you find the best deals. Whether you're visiting family or taking a well-earned vacation, use this as a guide to find the best deals and deepest savings.

Boldly Go: Planning A Retirement Trip That Will Put Snowbirds To Shame

Posted 12.15.2014 | Canada Living

Now that you’re retired, the world is your oyster. You have the free time to go just about anywhere your budget allows, so why stick to the tried-an...

Visit Martinique - It's Magnifique!

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 12.09.2014 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

Martinique is to France, as Hawaii is to the U.S. This island "outpost" is a district of France, and its approximately 400,000 inhabitants live under French law. Proud to have been anointed the safest Caribbean island in recent years, the island has a distinctive French flair which is uniquely blended with the island culture.

Goats On a Roof and More Curiosities on Vancouver Island

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

More than one million visitors arrive every year to see this accidental tourist attraction. The goats first appeared 40 years ago, when the Coombs market was built by Norwegian immigrants who had grown up with sod roofs and wanted to bring that feature to their adopted country.

The Smart Sports Fan: Getting The Family To The Game Without Breaking The Bank

Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada Travel

For many children, going to your first professional sporting event with your parents is a rite of passage and an exercise in family bonding. But with ...

Should We Abandon the Travel Bucket List?

Lisa Jackson | Posted 12.01.2014 | Canada Travel
Lisa Jackson

Are bucket lists just a load of bullshit? Not exactly. Instead, Schultz recommends making travel plans that correspond with fulfilling a lifelong dream or exploring countries meaningfully. "It's worth going back to countries and finding what thrills you," she says. "Or to finally visit something you've longed to see since you were nine years old."

Getting A Time Out in Paradise

Rania Walker | Posted 12.01.2014 | Canada Travel
Rania Walker

The Cove is an adult-only resort catering to couples and singles who want to vacation in class. Their private beach club CAIN boasts infinity pools with lounging beds, private two-room cabanas offering separate showers and butler services and do you hear that...No? Peaceful, kid-free relaxation.

This Is How Pearson Airport Plans To Avoid Winter Delays

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Travel

TORONTO - Canada's busiest airport has adopted an "enhanced" winter operations plan to better meet the needs of its passengers.The new plan for Toront...

Vancouver Ready to Rock During Grey Cup Festival

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Even though the absence of the home team in the 102nd Grey Cup may disappoint fans in Vancouver, the city's mayor is still upbeat about the CFL championship game that takes place this weekend. It's an event that will entertain residents and visitors alike, mayor Gregor Robertson promised during a press conference on Wednesday.

What to Do on a Weekend In Ottawa

Vacay.ca | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

Think Ottawa is a sleepy government town with little to offer other than politicians? Think again. Three friends and I embarked on a weekend road trip to take in the food, entertainment and history that the city and outlying area have to offer. Ottawa did not disappoint.

A Child's Travel Log: Germany, 1939

Rebecca Ananda | Posted 01.16.2015 | Canada Travel
Rebecca Ananda

"You no smuggle!" said the customs agent. It was nine-year-old Bev Miller's first trip to continental Europe. Bev landed at the Hook of Holland wi...

Canada's Top 15 Best Value Cities for 2015

Trivago.ca | Posted 01.14.2015 | Canada Travel
Trivago.ca

If you're looking for a fun and affordable vacation it's time to travel domestically and explore one of hotel comparison trivago.ca's 15 Best Value Canadian Cities for 2015. Based on the yearly average price of a standard double room and the destinations' overall hotel reputation on over 200 booking sites, trivago has revealed the home turf cities that are both budget friendly and worth a visit in 2015!

Timelessly Brilliant: 8 Eye-Catching Landmarks From A Different Era

Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Living

Canada’s natural beauty is pristine; we all know that. It’s a kind of pastoral lushness that draws visitors from across the country and around the...

Canadian War Memorials Around the World

Lisa Jackson | Posted 01.10.2015 | Canada Travel
Lisa Jackson

There are cemeteries, burial plots, museums, and memorials all over the world that honour our Canadian Forces. If you're travelling overseas, here are a few international sites where you can pay your respects on November 11 or any day of the year.