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Get Ready to See Bangkok in a Whole New Light

Vitamin Daily | Posted 08.09.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

From the highest open-air bar in the world to the coolest warehouse restaurant, we show you this Thai city in a whole new light. There are so many markets to choose from, but the main Chatuchak 10,000-stall weekend market has wholesale prices.

Discover the Paris Beyond the Eiffel Tower

Desi Globetrotter | Posted 08.09.2015 | Canada Travel
Desi Globetrotter

Planning a trip to Paris this fall? If you've visited before, your first trip to the City of Love may have been a whirlwind tour that went something like this -- Eiffel Tower, check. Notre Dame, check. Louvre, check. As much as these 'first-time' experiences are quintessential, there is so much more to Paris.

How to Live Abroad on a Dime

David Lester | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada Living
David Lester

Have you ever dreamed of living in another city? Royal London? Beautiful Paris maybe? Ancient Istanbul? New York or L.A? Do it today! I've lived in a bunch of cities across the globe to absorb their culture and heritage and you should too. Most countries will let you stay for at least six months so you can have time to immerse yourself in your new city. Here is how I do it on a dime!

Our Four-Day Adventure in Nassau, Bahamas

Miriam Porter | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Travel
Miriam Porter

Nassau Bahamas is one of those destinations you want to return to again and again. It's my third time visiting the island and the second time going with my son Noah, age nine. I carefully plan our itinerary to maximize our four-night stay -- one adventure per day! It's the perfect destination for an extended long weekend.

Travel Cheap on a Repositioning Cruise

Barry Choi | Posted 03.25.2015 | Canada Travel
Barry Choi

Cruising is a very popular trend and it's getting more competitive within the industry all the time, especially in the mass-market area of giant ships. Therefore, empty cabins mean reduced revenue, and that's not something to make cruise operators smile; maximizing the dollar, pound, euro, or whatever currency you have, is their priority.

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.

Where To Eat, Stay and Play in Chicago

Theresa Albert | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada Travel
Theresa Albert

The exploration of Chicago requires a good pair of shoes and a good few days a couple of times a year, ideally. On the weekend that I visited, I ha...

Are You Looking For Top Summer Deal Destinations?

Pierre-Etienne Chartier | Posted 07.13.2014 | Canada Travel
Pierre-Etienne Chartier

Travelling to Quebec City can feel like a European escape, with its centuries-old French architecture. Summer in Quebec City is filled with lush greenery and lends itself to warmer weather. Almost as important as the ambiance is its budget-friendly hotel prices which are currently down for the summer season.

How To Travel Towards a Spring Awakening

Brian Simpson | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Travel
Brian Simpson

Canadians can handle winters... well, most winters. However this year has pushed everyone past their breaking points, leaving us feeling beaten down. ...

Top Tips For Budget-Friendly Solo Travel

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.31.2014 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

I absolutely agree that travel is the best way to learn more about neighbours in other parts of the world and also about ourselves. But where I am bit discouraged is why so much emphasis is placed on traveling for youth and not adults.

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 13 Spookiest Halloween Destinations

Brian Simpson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Travel
Brian Simpson

As candy lines store shelves and jack-o-lanterns make their front porch debut, people of all ages know it's time for a few frights. To help Halloween devotees celebrate, Travelocity's travel experts have identified 13 destinations for a ghastly getaway either at home or abroad.

Try Travelling This Thanksgiving

Brian Simpson | Posted 10.11.2013 | Canada Travel
Brian Simpson

Canadian Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and that means it's time to celebrate. But instead of preparing a huge dinner and eating yourself into a turkey coma, travelocity.ca wants you to consider travelling to another city and taking in their Thanksgiving spirit this year.

Metropolitan Must Sees: 10 Big Cities That Can't be Missed

Brian Simpson | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada Travel
Brian Simpson

The summer break may be officially over, but that doesn't mean you can't still get away for a few days. These big cities are all located within North America, making them easy to get to, and jam-packed with enough activities to make the most of your tight time frame!

Top 8 Tips for Visiting Disneyland

Lisa Ng | Posted 11.10.2013 | Canada Travel
Lisa Ng

After a recent getaway to Anaheim, California to visit Disneyland and California Adventure Park, I have compiled a few tips to make sure your future visit does not involve waiting in long lines and junk food.

How to Make the Most of Your Year Off

Emily Dickinson | Posted 09.28.2013 | Canada Travel
Emily Dickinson

The excitement of finishing my Bachelor of Journalism was short-lived. I saw a few options: go back to university, work like crazy for the rest of my life, or go travelling. Much to nobody's surprise, I chose the latter. Here are some tips on how to make the most of your gap year without worrying too much about the future.

How a Trip to St Petersburg Turned Me Into a Race Fan

Ilona Biro | Posted 09.12.2013 | Canada Travel
Ilona Biro

I have to admit that along with other non-race fans, it was more of an annoyance than a great day out. But St. Pete's changed all that. I was on holiday with my kids, and in a gorgeous place for a car race. And to top it all off, a Canadian racer we hadn't known at the time, James Hinchcliffe, ended up the winner.

Five Tips for Travelling With the Kids

Brian Simpson | Posted 08.28.2013 | Canada Travel
Brian Simpson

School's out for the summer and you're likely planning your family's annual summer vacation, but like every other aspect of life, kids may have a different idea than their parents of what makes the ultimate vacation. Keep these tips handy when you're planning your family getaway this summer.

SavvyMom Roundup: the Jolie Gene, the Busy Trap and More

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 08.05.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

It was another busy week. We announced our top 75 Most Influential Canadian Mom Blogs, parents were fighting on the sidelines and everyone's talking a...

Northern Lights In The Yukon: Is Canada Inadvertently Solving Japan's Population Decline Crisis?

Abi Paul | Posted 06.14.2013 | Canada Alberta
Abi Paul

It was a chilly but clear evening (-35 degrees Celsius) when we got on the tour bus in Whitehorse, Yukon. The tour was for the viewing of the spectacular northern lights, an atmospheric phenomenon that is best viewed under certain environmental conditions during certain periods of the year at certain locations in the northern hemisphere.

March Break for Moms: Collingwood Calling

Ilona Biro | Posted 05.01.2013 | Canada Travel
Ilona Biro

Staying sane during a Canadian winter requires one thing, and one thing only: escape. Some call it March Break, my girlfriend and I call it March Bre...

Westin Harbour Castle; A Home Away from Home

Amber Rehman | Posted 04.27.2013 | Canada Travel
Amber Rehman

  To find a good hotel that suits your family's needs is like looking for a second home. For our family the winner hands down has been the We...

The Adventures of a Musician Visiting Casablanca

Jane Siberry | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada Travel
Jane Siberry

I am a musician and this curious pre-occupation requires that I travel from village to world village. I get to see things that perhaps others do not. ...

Where To Eat and Dine in Toronto

Mark Chesnut | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada Travel
Mark Chesnut

Whether it's winter or summer, Canada's largest city is a hotspot for shoppers and foodies, with an array of places to savor international cuisine and exercise the plastic. I just got back from a week-long visit to Toronto, and explored these sites for shopping and dining:

Going Solo: Visiting Museums Isn't the Only Way to Sightsee

Lauren Goodman | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada Travel
Lauren Goodman

I recently returned to Madrid from a trip to Portugal with my sister. I think we both felt a little bit guilty about our lack of interest in the historical aspects of the Portugal experience. I mean, how effed up is it to stand in a palace originally built in the middle ages and say, "meh" to yourself? But I had to own the privilege to get over the guilt. Instead of pretending to enjoy what wasn't working, My sister and I spent the second half of our trip doing all the aimless non-touristy touristy things that we love. And this is what made Portugal perfect for us.