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Ah, summertime, when the living is easy. It's hard not to feel happy during the warmer months. But what if life could feel summer-good all the time? Summer is a wonderful time to put in place some spiritual practices that will serve you well all year long. Here are 10 ways to get started.
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This summer, capitalize on the beautiful weather by taking your workouts outside! Who needs to waste valuable time getting to and from the gym -- or lose fitness ground by slacking on vacation -- when...
If you like to dance until midnight, sample delicious food truck fare or rave to some of the world's best music, then there's definitely something for you in the Great White North this summer. Coast to coast, Canadians are gearing up for the start of another exciting season of music festivals. With a selection as diverse as its landscape, music lovers have their pick from folk to hip hop, EDM to country, and everything in between!
Your kids will tell you that there's real FOMO to be had when their friends get to go to Disneyland Resort and they don't. That fear of missing out will be especially strong this summer as exciting at...
We're dropping everything and going to Pandora – The World Of Avatar this summer. From the AOL Partner Studio
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So you think you know everything about Walt Disney World? Not so fast -- when it comes to the Resort and its four theme parks (Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Epcot, Magic Kingdom Park and Disney'...
This summer, don't miss your chance to discover some of your favorite Super Heroes together for the first time at Disney California Adventure Park. Beginning May 27, unleash the hero inside yourself d...
If you're looking for sandy beaches and killer waves, follow the scenic roads to Ontario's Blue Coast. The region has some of the most gnarly beaches in North America, perfect for adrenaline junkies a...
There's no question about it, a trip to Walt Disney World Resort in Florida is what childhood dreams are made of. The mere mention of the resort could stop an impending temper tantrum dead in its trac...
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No family vacation is more magical than a trip to a Disney park. Strapping on those mouse ears and taking in the excitement under the warm sun, is an experience dreams are made of. Whether it's going...
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While there is no way to take in all that Berlin has to offer in one vacation, here are five attractions that will make your German summer getaway with Air Canada Rouge the best trip ever.
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Paris may be France's main attraction but Marseille is just as awe-inspiring. This port city will reward you with fascinating history, architectural gems, and some of the best seafood you'll ever eat.
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Because cottage season is winding down
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Pin this camping checklist to your walls, dads. From the AOL Partner Studio
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Growing up in Toronto, there were many things to do as a family but one of my ultimate favourite places to go to was Centre Island, or more specifically Centreville. I remember loving the ferry ride to get to the island and then spending the day on all the fun rides. Those are the moments that I remember and cherish to this day.
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If you have a desire to sip on an endless string of rum cocktails by the beach -- well, dream no more -- it can be your reality. Feed your piggy banks generously and save up for a trip to Saint Lucia;...
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During a vacation, you're probably not thinking about how you can ensure your personal information and electronic devices are cyber-secure. After all, the point of vacation is to unwind. That being said, your devices and information can actually become more vulnerable when you travel because you're doing things outside of your normal technology routine.
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Travelling has its challenges when it comes to keeping in shape and staying healthy, but wellness is a way of life, no matter where life takes you. Whether in the busy hub of a unknown city, on a sandy beach of a tropical paradise, or in the comfort of your own home, a commitment to health is something you take with you, no matter where you are.
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Each year on a hot July weekend, the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration, aka i4C in Niagara-on-the-Lake, hosts over 60 different winemakers from countries all over the world to allow attendees to "tour the world in a glass". It's a gathering of the minds, an opportunity to chat intimately with sommeliers and winemakers about their passion for crafting chardonnay. So what did this year have in store?
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I want my kids to get a taste for travel. I want them to experience life. To not be afraid to try something new. I want to have memories with them. I want to have done things. Why should I allow my personal situation (being on my own with two boys) scare me into not taking a risk?
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From toilet paper to pain medication, here are six travel essentials that any sensible adventurer should carry.
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Cottages and vacation homes are great spots to host relaxing get-togethers with friends and family. While relaxing is key when it comes to getting away for a few days, there is a little more work involved when it comes to getting prepped and ready for your guests' arrival.
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We are right into the swing of things with summer and many are underway with vacations and travelling. It's a good time to relax and explore but it doesn't mean you have to leave your fitness behind. Follow these tips so your trips abroad won't lead to regret once you're back home.
A visit to my sister's cottage prompted us to reminisce about cottage traditions. All those things you do, the glue that holds a place together and keeps you coming back year after year. It all started with the tradition of visiting her place, something I have been doing for 50 years.
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If a holiday abroad isn't on the cards for you this summer, don't worry. There are plenty of ways to make your Ontario staycation fun without breaking the bank. From sunbathing on Toronto Islands to camping in Algonquin Park, here are our five best ways to enjoy the province on a budget this summer.
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Thinking about touching down in London town this summer? With vivacious festivals, tons of outdoor attractions and the city playing host to Europe's biggest street party, there has never been a better time to venture to the capital city.
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I always advocate that the money spent on getting away from the city doesn't have to be a huge investment and is always worth the rejuvenation you experience while away. Each time I come back from a quick getaway, I find myself coming back calmer, well rested, more focused and often with a new perspective.
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Camping is a quintessential Canadian summer activity. There are campgrounds of all shapes and sizes offering a whole host of different activities and amenities from hiking to birdwatching to canoeing. But, come summertime, one of the best amenities you can find at a campground is a beach. Luckily, there are quite a few options for Canadians looking to pitch their tent near a stretch of soft sand.
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Although the fluctuating loonie may be annoying, you better believe there are a variety of ways to enjoy your summer vacation this year whether you are travelling to the U.S., Canada or outside of North America. You can save yourself from a lot of financial headache by creating a game plan before you go on vacation.
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Seven things you need for guaranteed summer fun, from the all-important sunblock to products that help your legs look radiant.
"Children need to be occupied, they need structure, they need predictability," the experts tell us. Heaven help you if you don't make sure to keep those sticky little hands busy between late June and Labour Day every year. After all, children need structure right? No they don't.
The gift you choose this week could make all the difference in how your child's teacher feels about the last 10 months. It could help them understand how they've helped your entire family to grow. You know your child's teacher best, but here are some tips shared with me by my boys' homeroom teachers over the years.