Canada Tourism

Overseas Tourists Have Flooded Canada Like No Year On Record

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.20.2016 | Canada Business

The world wants more Canada.

The World's Top Places For Outdoor Exercise | Posted 10.19.2016 | Canada Travel

Tired of looking at the same gym walls while sculpting your killer abs? What about running mile after mile on a treadmill facing a group of sweaty powerlifters? Switch up your workout routine and stare upon a breathtaking mountain vista or run across a beautiful white sand beach in some of the world's best outdoor locales.

Experience The Life Of A Maharaja In India's 'Pink City,' Jaipur

Shannon Skinner | Posted 10.18.2016 | Canada
Shannon Skinner

Rajasthan, the "land of the Maharaja," is an exotic desert state in western India. Its capital, Jaipur, is a historic walled city famous for enchantin...

How To Spend 24 Hours In Madrid

Andrea Traynor | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Travel
Andrea Traynor

While Madrid is a city in which you could easily spend a year and not see, do or eat everything, it's also an easily accessible stopover if you're just passing through. I managed to sneak in about 24 hours in Spain's capital city. And it's amazing how much one can accomplish in such a short time with an itinerary. Unless you're the aimless wandering type, a plan is key.

How To Volunteer On Your Next Trip

travelcuts | Posted 10.06.2016 | Canada Travel

Travelling provides us nourishment to feed the mind, body and soul. For the soul specifically, voluntourism allows travellers to experience the world and make a difference at the same time. From helping children in South Africa, to rebuilding Fiji communities brick by brick, or even helping sea turtles thrive in Costa Rica, volunteering abroad promises to be an experience you'll never forget.

Visit The World's Most Walkable Cities | Posted 10.05.2016 | Canada Travel

We know what you're thinking -- what makes a city 'walkable?' Well, we delved into our 26 million traveller reviews to find the world's most walkable destinations -- based on city walks, public transport, cycling and walking. So grab a pair of comfortable sneakers because it's time to keep your feet on the ground and let your mind soar in a new destination.

9 Secrets Of Global Living From An Expert Who's Always On The Go

Shannon Skinner | Posted 10.03.2016 | Canada
Shannon Skinner

Living a global life is a mindset that requires developing good travel habits. I asked seasoned globetrotter, Dr. John Demartini -- one of the world's leading experts on human behaviour, international author and educator -- for his secrets to global living.

Ethical Environmental Tourism Is The Future

Candice Batista | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada Travel
Candice Batista

Humans are naturally drawn to watching animals, it's one of the reasons why we have zoos, aquariums and sanctuaries exist, unfortunately that curiosity is leading ot widespread abuse of many animals around the world thanks to wildlife tourism.

How To Keep Your Sanity Intact During A Layover

travelcuts | Posted 09.20.2016 | Canada Travel

Whether you're a seasoned globetrotter, or earning your wings as a first time flyer, chances are you want to make the most of your travels. There's always a chance, however, that you'll have to layover somewhere (and you're going to hate it). So, as travelers attempt to fly further for cheaper, the chance they'll experience diverted routes, layovers and delays becomes more likely. Here's how to best spend your time during an inevitable lengthy layover.

The Six Uncovered | Posted 09.15.2016 | Canada

Photo: All eyes are on Toronto. Canada's largest metropolis has had a record year in tourism with almost 40 million visi...

How To Save On Your Next Big Trip

travelcuts | Posted 09.15.2016 | Canada Travel

Just because you're planning a big trip, doesn't mean it has to leave a big hole in your wallet. Although summer tends to be an ideal travel time for most people, especially given the lengthy school break, slightly tweaking travel dates can end up saving you big in the long run.

Epic Hotel Screening Rooms | Posted 09.09.2016 | Canada Travel

With over a million properties on our site, we found the best accommodations for movie buffs. Overwhelm your senses with 7D screenings, see your favourite flick in a whole new light (under the moonlit sky) or escape to a designated crying room when a movie gets the tears flowing.

Canada Will Open 7 New Visa Offices In China

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.01.2016 | Canada Politics

Trudeau's in China to strengthen Canada's business and cultural ties.

9 Reasons We're Staycationing This Year

Posted 08.31.2016 | Canada Living

Nine reasons we’re opting for a Canadian excursion instead of a foreign adventure this year.

Discover Newfoundland And Labrador For Yourself | Posted 08.31.2016 | Canada Travel

Though tourists often flock to major Canadian cities such as Toronto and Vancouver, you won't experience the Canadian binary of rugged wilderness and contemporary Western culture unless you reach its most easterly point.

The Top 7 Destinations In The World To Grab A Pint

travelcuts | Posted 08.25.2016 | Canada Travel

Though summer (and patio season) is soon coming to an end, there's no reason to exchange a cold brew for eggnog just yet. From full-bodied ales to refreshing lagers, craft beer has evolved from a fad to its own market. Whether you're in North America or across the pond, you're bound to find variations of a "cold one." Cheers!

The Ridiculous Ways Quebec Discourages Airbnb Users Cross The Line

Jasmin Guénette | Posted 08.18.2016 | Canada Business
Jasmin Guénette

Housing spaces exist but are unused, and subletting platforms allow these resources to find takers. The methods being used to fight a phenomenon that is highly beneficial for society, and for people who are sometimes truly in need, are completely ridiculous.

5 Reasons To Take Your Family To Centreville This Summer

Melanie Braga | Posted 08.16.2016 | Canada Parents
Melanie Braga

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.

A Weekend In Kuururjuaq

Claudel Petrin-Desrosiers | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada
Claudel Petrin-Desrosiers

There is so much that we could tell, but some stories take time to unfold. And this is the case of my journey in Kuururjuaq National Park, a pure beau...

Sinking U.K. Currency Lures Canadian Travellers

CP | Dan Healing, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2016 | Canada Business

The pound fell to a 30-year low following the vote to leave the European Union.

Not All Tourism Is Good For Canadians

Plan International Canada | Posted 06.22.2016 | Canada Impact
Plan International Canada

Child-sex tourism is a particular kind of commercial sexual exploitation of children, interrelated with prostitution, pornography and human trafficking for sexual purposes. It occurs when someone travels to a place and, while there, sexually abuses a local child or young person.

Food That Is Feeling

Tamara Griffiths | Posted 06.20.2016 | Canada
Tamara Griffiths

Studies have shown our taste for foods is created by cultural and learned experiences as Petrini (2001), Duruz (2003), Bell and Valentine (1997) and t...

World's Coolest Airports Prove Travel Really Is About The Journey

Travelzoo Canada | Posted 06.16.2016 | Canada Travel
Travelzoo Canada

Flights mean frisky security, long layovers and unexpected delays, which can sometimes make for unpleasant travel experiences. Still, your airport journey doesn't always have to be terrible. Here are some cool airports that will make you forget about all your travel baggage.

Qualicum Beach Is Rustic, Relaxing And Anything But Boring

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 05.18.2016 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

"Relax, it's Qualicum!" I heard this many times during my visit to this small Vancouver Island community, whose population of 8,900 swells to 16,000 in the summer. They boast the dubious honour of having the highest median age of any city in Canada. But if you think that means this is a sleepy, tea-room filled community, think again.

2-For-1 Vacation Destinations To Help Stretch Your Travel Dollar | Posted 05.03.2016 | Canada Travel

What's better than knocking one destination off of your travel bucket list? Getting to cross off two -- without having to book a second trip, of course. Two-for-one trips offer a way to stretch your travel dollar and can be a great option for saving money since you won't need to plan a second vacation.