Summer Vacation

Most Affordable European Airports for Canadian Travellers

Cheapflights | Posted 05.06.2015 | Canada Travel

We calculated the average airfare based on flight prices from half a dozen airports in cities across Canada. And, those perennially favourites, along with Dublin, Brussels and Amsterdam, come out on top in terms of affordability. Pay attention -- there are some big differences between cities that aren't that far apart.

How To Have a Pizza Fest in Piemonte

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada Travel
Corinna Clendenen

The Cappello Del Prete (Hat of the Priest) is a showy pie. A rolled crust forms the rim of the priest's hat, and is stuffed with a pipeline of ricotta surrounding a center of tomatoes, basil and schiacciata calabra -- thin slices of a Calabrian pork sausage. When the middle of the pie has cooled, a cut into the rolled rim still vents steam.

Roadtripping: Family-Style

Amanda Blakley | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Travel
Amanda Blakley

There is something universal about roadtrips. My parents Chevrolet wagon with faux-wood paneling would barrel down the freeways. Many years later my husband and I were hitting the open road with our two-and-a-half-year-old son, Atticus, for our inaugural family roadtrip.

High Gas Prices Keeping Canadians At Home

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.20.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A new survey says nearly one quarter of Canadians won't be travelling this summer, with budget concerns keep them close to home.The survey b...

Excited For Your Summer Vacation? So Are Burglars, Police Say

CBC | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Living

Checking in on social media at your hotel’s swim-up bar is an invitation to thieves to break into your house while you’re away, according to Laval...

Stressed About the Family Holiday? You're Doing Something Right!

Alyson Jones | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada Living
Alyson Jones

Once you let go of the expectations of having a perfect family holiday you can really begin to enjoy the opportunities for building deeper connections that are right in front of you. So the kids work through their backseat sibling issues and have fun exploring the new locations. And despite the sand flies the beach was great.

How To Babymoon in Miami

Amanda Blakley | Posted 08.23.2014 | Canada Travel
Amanda Blakley

Thanks to my generous father and our caregiver, my husband and I slip off (childless) into the wee hours of the morning to hop a quick flight to Miami. Perhaps not the first place that might come to mind for a moon of any sort (honey, baby or otherwise) but proximity and weather made the decision an easy one.

21 Ways To Take Advantage Of The Longest Saturday In A Decade

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada Living

Not only is it the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere on June 21, 2014, it also happens to be the first day of summer and the first time the l...

27 Reasons Why Summer Camp People Are Not Like Other People

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 06.25.2014 | Canada Living

For some Canadian kids, summer means the chance to return to the only place in the world you truly care about — camp. This ritual of shipping off...

7 Little Towns That Deliver On BIG Fun

The Huffington Post Canada | Mike Dojc | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada Travel

Cosmopolitan hubs offer big city bustle, entertainment options out the wazoo, miles of tony museum space and scores of cooed-over restaurants. But som...

Top 10 Tips for Epic Family Bonding This Summer

Deri Latimer | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada Living
Deri Latimer

Are you heading out on vacation soon? Do you want a little family bonding to occur while you are away? It requires "letting go" -- letting go of control, letting go of expectations, letting go of limiting beliefs, letting go of those things that prevent...well, bonding.

20 Ways To Have The Most Canadian Summer Ever

The Huffington Post Canada | Shannon Cuciz | Posted 06.05.2014 | Canada Travel

There’s a reason why millions of tourists come to Canada every year in the summer. The country with the longest coastline in the world has a var...

How to Put the 'Family' Back in Family Vacation

Lesley Anderson | Posted 08.04.2014 | Canada Living
Lesley Anderson

Travelling to new places with your family can be a great chance to discover the world. Your family can explore world history, museums and monuments, meet new people and experience new cultures. To take your vacation experience to the next level, why not use your family vacation time to experience another kind of history -- your own!

12 Travel Experiences Your Dad Will Love

The Huffington Post Canada | Michele Sponagle | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada Travel

June 15 is fast approaching and the age-old question has once again returned: What to get dear old dad to honour him on Father’s Day? Well, a 20...

Make Your Smartphone Travel Photos Shine This Summer

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 05.30.2014 | Canada Travel

If there's anything Stephen Alvarez knows how to do well, it's how to take a picture. The National Geographic photojournalist has worked with the ...

16 Places That Could Be Plucked Right Out Of A Fairy Tale

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.28.2014 | Canada Travel

Just about every traveller has a dream destination — a place on a bucketlist that keeps them motivated until their next vacation. But if you're i...

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...

An RV Can Make Your Summer Great (If You're Insured)

Sarah Twomey | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada Business
Sarah Twomey

Summer is synonymous with long lazy days, picnic lunches and road-trips. There's nothing better than driving with the windows rolled down and your favourite tunes blaring. And for a growing number of Canadians that means hitting the road in an RV.

10 Great Grad Trips That'll Teach You More Than School Ever Could

The Huffington Post Canada | Nikki GIll | Posted 05.23.2014 | Canada Travel

You did it! You've graduated from school and you’ve got a pretty little piece of paper to show for your years of all-nighters, 4 a.m. coffee runs an...

Summer Travel Ideas That'll Leave Your Friends Jealous

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 05.22.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Editors at National Geographic Traveler have come up with a list of eclectic summer travel ideas designed to inspire nature and wildlife...

Canada's Most Scenic Places Will Have You Longing For Summer

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.22.2014 | Canada Travel

Are you stuck for where to travel this summer? Then look no further than home. Canada has plenty of great destinations that are ripe with picturesq...

Stand Aside Europe, It's Time For These Nude Beaches To Shine

The Huffington Post Canada | Michele Sponagle | Posted 05.21.2014 | Canada Travel

Europeans might have a reputation as liberal-minded when it comes to shedding clothes on the beaches, but North America is coming on strong. Its nude ...

Celebrating Summer from Coast to Coast

Rania Walker | Posted 07.05.2014 | Canada Travel
Rania Walker

While planning for a summer vacation can be daunting enough, the idea of a long drive often eliminates the option altogether, especially if your family only does one annual getaway. But it can be done if you take the time to plan!

What I Won't Miss About Summer

Lori Gard | Posted 10.30.2013 | Canada Living
Lori Gard

I love summer. Love, love, love it. It is the most wonderful time of the year. It is what we northerners wait for, what we hope for and what we crave through those dark and dreary winter months. It's the light at the end of the tunnel. But I realized that there are a FEW things I will not miss about summer.

CARTOON: Summer Vacation Is Just Way Too Short!

Grooch | Posted 10.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

Is this how everyone feels after summer vacation?