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Eco-Tourism And Slow Food Come Together In Italy's Piedmont

Parmjit Parmar | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada Travel
Parmjit Parmar

This is an area not usually top of mind with many tourists, as they are normally lured by the charms of Venice, Florence, Rome and the Amalfi coast. But they're missing a great deal, as I discovered because Piedmont is considered Italy's most culinary-progressive region.

What Your Hotel 'Do Not Disturb' Sign Says About You | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada Travel

Nothing says that your hotel staff "understands you" better than a little bit of humour, and found the most hilarious, dirty, and occasiona...

Major League Sports - The Best Way To Get To Know A City

Rebecca Field Jager | Posted 11.18.2015 | Canada Travel
Rebecca Field Jager

If you're like many travellers visiting a city, beyond taking in the usual tourist attractions, you probably enjoy wandering off the beaten path to get a better sense of the town. Although exploring different districts and hoods can be fun, what's an even bigger blast -- and a sure way of finding out what makes the locals tick -- is to attend a major league sporting event.

Exploring The Vibrant Orlando Food Scene

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 11.18.2015 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

As promised, here's the rest of my edible tale. But first, a fun fact: Did you know that Central Florida boasts the most amount of James Beard nominat...

A Snapshot Of How Canadians Pack Their Suitcases | Posted 11.17.2015 | Canada Travel

Seventy-five per cent of Canadians surveyed believe they're good at packing. But what does that mean? List making, laying out clothes and weighing luggage before you head to the airport, or waiting until the last minute, skimping on skivvies and hoping your bag doesn't bust the scale?

Meet Escherichia albertii, A Pathogen To Watch

Jason Tetro | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

There are only two routes to go forward to ensure public safety. The first is to examine how the bug grows in the lab and identify any possible differences from E. coli. There are a few but they could take time to detect and may not be valuable should an outbreak occur. The other is to use genetic methods to identify the bacterium based on its DNA.

How To Invest Wisely Using Your Travel Experiences

Pramod Udiaver | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Business
Pramod Udiaver

Investing is no different than being on a long vacation. You need to start with a destination in mind, and build your plan to get there. Think of the last time you took a long vacation. How did you plan and execute? What was your experience? What lessons did you learn?

Check Into 8 Of The World's Greatest Hiking Hotels | Posted 11.11.2015 | Canada Travel

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! has found the most spectacular hotels to set up camp.

Orlando's Dining Scene Is Experiencing A Revolution

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

Yes, there's still a litany of chain restaurants that reside in the endless string of plazas and strip-malls one sees on International drive. But, as far as the perception goes that it represents Orlando's dining scene -- is an outdated notion -- a relic of the past.

Touring The Grange Of Prince Edward County

Shannon Skinner | Posted 11.10.2015 | Canada Travel
Shannon Skinner

Located 2.5 hours from Toronto along the east end of Lake Ontario is Prince Edward County, a relatively new and rapidly growing wine region. One of the region's gems is The Grange of Prince Edward County vineyard and wine estate, eastern Ontario's largest award-winning estate vineyard and winery owned and operated by Caroline and Maggie Granger, a mother-daughter duo.

I Took A 'Sound Bath' In The Middle Of A Desert

Heather Magee | Posted 11.10.2015 | Canada Travel
Heather Magee

Situated on top of a geometric vortex, the Integratron was built in the 1960s by aerospace engineer George Van Tassel who claimed the idea to build it was inspired by communications he had received from extra-terrestrial life. Its energy is said to be capable of cell rejuvenation, anti-gravity and time travel.

Brazilian Couple On Around The World Trip Stop In Edmonton

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 11.09.2015 | Canada Alberta

Michelle Weiss and Roy Rudnick quit their jobs in 2007 and set out on a three-year journey around the world.

6 Hidden Gems To Discover In Greece

Flight Network | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

There are many people in the world that dream of visiting the real off the beaten path experiences on their travels, but have no idea where to find them. A great strategy I've always used is to rely on trusty old Google Maps, pick a continent or country that interests you and then zoom in on the countries tiniest island or most rural village -- go there.

Pack A Suitcase For Your Smartphone

Jacki Andre | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Travel
Jacki Andre

We seem to be relying on our smartphones more and more every day--and that is never as apparent to me as when I travel. My phone helps me navigate new locales; seek out good restaurants; take photos and videos; and keep friends and family posted on my adventures. I really can't imagine travelling without one anymore.

It's Time To End Canada's Ebola Visa Restrictions

Steven J. Hoffman | Posted 11.04.2015 | Canada Politics
Steven J. Hoffman

Canada panicked. But unlike other countries, we overreacted. Our mantra -- better be safe than sorry -- actually made us less safe and continues to make us sorry. To explain, lawyers like myself have argued from the beginning that Canada's visa restrictions were illegal.

Daylight Saving Time Affects Us More Than We Think

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 11.04.2015 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

We do it twice a year without giving it too much thought. Come spring, we turn our clocks by one hour forward, in autumn we dial them back again. It's...

Four Of The Most Scenic Fall Hikes In North America

Allison Eberle | Posted 11.04.2015 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

Fall is one of the best times of the year to head out into the wilderness for a hike, and North America is one of the best places to do it. These four scenic hikes throughout the U.S. and Canada are ones that every outdoor enthusiast should consider conquering this fall.

A Spontaneous Guide To Last-minute Trips

Posted 11.02.2015 | Canada Living

So you had a tough week. It happens. Nobody’s working for the work week. So when Friday rolls around, sometimes you just have to get gone in a big w...

Discovering The Spirit World In Toronto's Distillery District

Lisa Jackson | Posted 11.02.2015 | Canada Travel
Lisa Jackson

Once the site of the largest distillery in the British Empire, former factories have been transformed into pedestrian-only village with Toronto's coolest designer boutiques, cafes, restaurants, artisan shops and art galleries. It's so trendy that even the dead are squatters -- the Distillery District has long been considered a haunted site.

My Escape To Toronto's Trump Hotel

Madaline Zanni | Posted 10.28.2015 | Canada Travel
Madaline Zanni

It isn't every day that you see a television screen turn on in the middle of your bathroom mirror, but then again it isn't every day that you stand ...

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).

Amazing Destinations Right Outside Of Canada's Major Cities

Posted 10.26.2015 | Canada Living

Canada is marked by huge and iconic cities; concrete jungles where dreams are made of that pull in folks from around the world, from nearby small town...

8 Reasons Why Bruges Should Be Your Next Destination

Allison Eberle | Posted 10.16.2015 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

Often referred to as the "Venice of Belgium," the city of Bruges is a charming, antique sort of town that has preserved its medieval charm of centuries past. Ever since the release of the black comedy motion picture In Bruges, tourists have been flocking to the Belgian city, and they never regretted that traveling decision.

Travel Apps That Help Keep Solo Travellers Safe

Jacki Andre | Posted 10.14.2015 | Canada Travel
Jacki Andre

Travelling solo is my preferred way to go. I don't have to adjust myself to anyone else's sleep/wake schedule; I can eat wherever I want, whatever I want; I can go to any sites or shops I choose without worrying my companion might be bored; and I can make deeper connections with the locals. Travelling solo can be a lot of fun, and with technology's help, it's never been safer to do so.

How to Find Vacation Destinations With the Best Value for Canadians

Flight Network | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

As the Canadian dollar continues to fall in comparison the U.S. dollar, Canadians will look for ways to save on winter travel. A tool offers Canadians useful estimates for the total cost of a vacation to 119 different countries around the world. These estimates include all the important factors that go into planning a vacation: flights, hotels, meals, transportation, activities and shopping.