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Spa Savings: Add Some Relaxation To Your Vacation On The Cheap

Cheapflights.ca | Posted 07.22.2016 | Canada Travel
Cheapflights.ca

Going to a spa on vacation can be expensive, but you don't have to give up on the idea of indulging in treatments on your next vacation. Scoring cheap spa time may be easier than you think.

4 Reasons Why Fall Is The Best Time To Travel

DiscountMyFlights.ca | Posted 07.19.2016 | Canada Travel
DiscountMyFlights.ca

Fall, with its back-to-school madness and higher chance of hurricanes, is one of the best times to pack your bags -- if you can.

Skip The Flight And Head For These Canadian Relaxation Destinations

Brent Bishop | Posted 07.15.2016 | Canada Travel
Brent Bishop

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.

How To Maintain Your Budget While On Vacation

Jeffrey Schwartz | Posted 07.06.2016 | Canada Travel
Jeffrey Schwartz

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.

The Tips You Need To Plan A Last-Minute Summer Vacation

Allison Eberle | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

Summer is one of few times of year when last-minute vacations are possible. The kids don't have to miss school, three-day weekends are abundant and unpleasant weather is far less likely to hold you back. However, you don't have to be a savvy last-minute traveller or expert planner to create a getaway that's unforgettable and budget-friendly.

11 Canada Day Celebrations That Take You Off The Beaten Path

Cheapflights.ca | Posted 06.24.2016 | Canada Travel
Cheapflights.ca

Canada Day is coming up, and while it's always fun to head to a huge celebration in a big city, it can also be a good time to get off the beaten (and crowded) path for a more relaxed and local experience. If you're craving a more laid-back Canada Day experience there are many options all over the country.

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.

12 Reasons Quebec Is Right For Any Kind Of Traveller

Travelzoo Canada | Posted 06.13.2016 | Canada Travel
Travelzoo Canada

From world-class cities, filled with museums and galleries, to rural towns, scattered with small vineyards producing award-winning wine; from bustling streets to deserted beaches; from parks so vast you can wander alone for days to music festivals so big you'll meet people from around the world -- this is Quebec.

Spectacular Lodges Around The World That Beat Hotels Any Day

Joey Houssian | Posted 06.03.2016 | Canada Travel
Joey Houssian

Some of the most spectacular lodges are found right here in Canada. For those searching for a longer journey, booking a stay in a place like Soulshine in Bali or Borana Lodge in Kenya will be sure to fulfill, if not go beyond, your expectations.

The Balearic Islands: Mediterranean's Gemstones

Niloufer Mavalvala | Posted 05.19.2016 | Canada Travel
Niloufer Mavalvala

Made up of Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza, and Formentera and numerous other islets, the Balearic archipelago lies southeast of Spain surrounded by the glistening waters of the Mediterranean. We recently visited Majorca (Mallorca) to enjoy the sun, sand and emerald waters that surround this gem of an island.

Panama's Postcard-Worthy Bocas Del Toro

Flight Network | Posted 04.27.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

The Central American country's Caribbean coast receives less praise than its canal, ultra modern capital city and Pacific beaches, but has just as much to offer. This guide to Panama's Bocas del Toro, affectionately known as Bocas town, will probably make you start researching plane tickets.

How Is The Food In Northern Ireland?

Theresa Albert | Posted 04.11.2016 | Canada Travel
Theresa Albert

When Tourism Ireland invited me on a Foodie Tour of Northern Ireland, my first thought was "I can boil my own potatoes and I don't eat deep fried foods." They were only too happy to show me that my concept of Irish food is outdated and how far their culinary world has come.

Sri Lanka's 7 Most Beautiful Beaches

Allison Eberle | Posted 03.04.2016 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

Your mind probably doesn't wander to the small Indian Ocean island of Sri Lanka. This rugged yet charming island south of India is loaded with sacred cities, ancient Buddhist ruins and beaches that will impress even the most well-traveled beach bums.

Discover An Old-School Elegance In Nice, France

Cédric Lizotte | Posted 12.09.2015 | Canada Travel
Cédric Lizotte

The French Riviera is exquisite, and at the time of my visit, American and German tourists were everywhere, falling in love with the city, which is tailored for tourism. Some may think that nearby Cannes and Monaco are the centre of the Earth, with their film festival and F1 Grand Prix, respectively, but Nice is a tourist centre for abundant reasons.

There's More To Marseille Than Petty Crime

Cédric Lizotte | Posted 12.07.2015 | Canada Travel
Cédric Lizotte

Marseille is too frequently overlooked or avoided by tourists who have been turned off by news reports portraying it as the French capital of crime. But travellers to Marseille will find the city is full of delights, including fantastic food and wonderful wines.

How to Start a Successful Travel Blog

Parmjit Parmar | Posted 02.18.2015 | Canada Travel
Parmjit Parmar

About a year ago I hit "submit" on my very first travel blog post. I'd spent most of my adult life traveling to many destinations and amassed hundreds of stamps in my passport over the years. Writing about my travel adventures and experiences seemed like a logical, and even easy, next step. Here are five things I wish I knew before starting my travel blog.

How to Travel in Mexico With a Toddler

Amanda Blakley | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada Travel
Amanda Blakley

My travel companion was my two year old Atticus (a man of few words) who surprised me by declaring enthusiastically: "Mexicooooo" as he looked out the window in wonder. No, we weren't headed to some coastal gated community or beachside all-inclusive. We had touched down in central Mexico.

The Colombian Village I've Come to Know

Mathew Mulholland | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada Travel
Mathew Mulholland

I am in a remote village on the Pacific coast of Colombia. One road leads in and out, extending as far as the next village. This is my second time here. A year ago, had I been told someone was shot, I would have panicked. This year, I brush it off.