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How To Keep Your Sanity Intact During A Layover

travelcuts | Posted 09.20.2016 | Canada Travel
travelcuts

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

Booking.com | Posted 09.15.2016 | Canada
Booking.com

Photo: http://blog.mailbigfile.com/ 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
travelcuts

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

Booking.com | Posted 09.09.2016 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

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

Booking.com | Posted 08.31.2016 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

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
travelcuts

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

Cheapflights.ca | Posted 05.03.2016 | Canada Travel
Cheapflights.ca

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.

Top Reasons Why Film Festivals Are Important

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.02.2016 | Canada TV
Sacha DeVoretz

I love film festivals and love documentary films even more. I find this genre of movies more engaging and interesting that major box office flicks. They matter, and here's why.

Surf's Up At Huntington Beach

Vitamin Daily | Posted 05.02.2016 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Going back to Cali means sun, surf and sand, and you'll get all that and then some (such as great food, fun shops, and yes, cute surfers), in the city where surfing originated in 'Merica. Just an hour drive from Los Angeles, it's perfect for a side trip or a week-long surf getaway.

9 Places To Visit In Niagara That Aren't The Falls

Travelzoo Canada | Posted 04.13.2016 | Canada Travel
Travelzoo Canada

The so-called seventh Natural Wonder of the World is comprised of the Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls. Combined, the falls have the highest flow rate of any waterfall in the world, with a vertical drop of more than 165 feet. But there's so much more to this tourist area than these magical waterfalls.

A Story Of Horror Behind Glamorous Cultural Festivals

Sangita Iyer | Posted 04.05.2016 | Canada Impact
Sangita Iyer

Death and devastation of the poor and defenseless has become a cultural norm in Kerala. And even as people and elephants are dying in stampedes at an alarming rate, the masses continue to cling on to their misguided myths.

Down-To-Earth Portland Boasts Its Share Of Sophistication

Vitamin Daily | Posted 04.01.2016 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Don't mistake Portland's down-to-earth attitude for a lack of class: this is one sophisticated city. stay: From the oversized mural welcoming you in ...

Virtual Reality Is Set To Transform The Travel Industry

Sari Gabbay | Posted 03.29.2016 | Canada Business
Sari Gabbay

VR, or "virtual reality," is the new buzzword in technology and the travel industry may just be one of the first to bring this phenomenon into mainstream marketing. Who wouldn't want a "real life" experience in the Amazon before committing to a $10K-plus investment?

Why The Turkish Airlines Lounge Is Worth Visiting

Bob Ramsay | Posted 03.24.2016 | Canada Travel
Bob Ramsay

When our travel agent booked us back home from Cape Town to Toronto, we hunkered down in the Turkish Airlines CIP Lounge at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport for the six-hour layover. One step inside and it became clear that this is to 'lounge' what 'rec room' is to 'Rogers Centre.'

Si, Certo! Starbucks Could Actually Take Off In Italy

Rondi Adamson | Posted 03.23.2016 | Canada Business
Rondi Adamson

They've got an awful lot of coffee in Italy already, and they love and drink it in their own style: typically, espresso gulped down quickly, served not with a cruller, but a cornetto or biscotto. So a big non si fa came to mind when I considered the idea of Starbucks in Italy. That is, until I thought about the power of the brand, something not to be trivialized.