Travel Blogs

What's New In San Francisco For 2017

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.02.2017 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

I love travelling to new places. They can be around the corner or across the globe. Recently, I was lucky enough to explore San Francisco and found it to be an amazing place to visit with plenty of things to see and do (read: shopping) and innovation!

Top Spring Travel Style Trends

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

I have been travelling more and more, and want to keep my style fresh when I am running through airports or travelling to new exciting destinations. I recently picked up some amazing spring style tips from Bradley O'Brien -- executive vice president of design and product development for Tommy Bahama.

Are You Ready To Accept Your Call To Adventure?

Steph Jagger | Posted 01.24.2017 | Canada Living
Steph Jagger

What would change if we spent as much time glorifying start lines as we do finish lines? What if we cheered as wildly for people the moment they assumed their position in the starting blocks as we do when they run through the tape at the end of the race?

Which Beautiful Hawaiian Island Should You Visit?

Nancy Polanco | Posted 01.19.2017 | Canada Travel
Nancy Polanco

Hawaii is the only state in America that is completely located in an ocean and is made up entirely of islands. There are hundreds of islands that make up the state of Hawaii, but the eight main islands are Ni'ihau, Kaua'i, O'ahu, Moloka'i, Lāna'i, Kaho'olawe, Maui and the island of Hawai'i. The weather in Hawaii is always warm and tropical, so it is the perfect place to vacation at any time of the year.

How To Stay Healthy During A Vacation South

Victor Wong | Posted 01.12.2017 | Canada
Victor Wong

Many Canadians may be putting themselves at risk of acquiring a number of preventable, travel-acquired illnesses. For those planning trips to warmer climates, including Mexico, Cuba and the Caribbean, it is important to protect yourself from diseases that may not be prevalent in Canada, but are common in other countries.

Best Things To Do In Toronto In 2017

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 01.04.2017 | Canada
Sacha DeVoretz

I have been lucky to visit Toronto quite a few times in the past year. With each visit, I am learning more about this fantastic city and the best things to see and do in Toronto.

Canadian Reflections At The Marrakech Film Festival

Christine Lee | Posted 12.23.2016 | Canada Travel
Christine Lee

It's opening night at the Marrakech International Film Festival, a week-long celebration of global cinema patroned by Moroccan King Mohammed VI that beckons you to tumble down the rabbit hole.

Port Credit Is A Hidden Gem In Ontario

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 12.19.2016 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

Port Credit is a neighbourhood in Mississauga, approximately 25 kilometers from Toronto or about a 35-minute drive from downtown Toronto. You can also take a train from Toronto to Port Credit or Uber as transportation to this lovely lakeside area.

Top Travel Style Trends For 2017

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 12.14.2016 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

I have been travelling a lot lately, and I realized that just because I am in a new place, does not mean that my style has to go out the door. In fact, it is possible to look and feel great when you're travelling with a few easy tips.

Best Sights, Dining And Attractions In Winnipeg

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 12.12.2016 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

I love uncovering hidden gems and when someone told me about how Winnipeg has so many amazing restaurants, a flourishing art scene, a fabulous shopping district and one of the most famous museums in Canada, I know I needed to visit.

How To Stay Healthy While Travelling

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

It can be tricky (and tempting!) to stick to your normal eating routine and daily dietary habits when traveling. The first thing to remember is to stay hydrated and reach for water wherever you go! It's super easy to forget to drink water while we're rushing to our destination not to mention the dry airplane air that you'll find if you're flying.

You May Want To Start A Travel Bucket List

Lyda Mclallen | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada Travel
Lyda Mclallen

Canada is a natural theme park. It hosts endless mountaintop vistas, dark skies perfect for stargazing, and beautiful waterfalls. Canada's natural wonders are scattered across each province and are usually just a couple of hours away.

Winter Fun In Toronto!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 11.22.2016 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

I love finding new places to visit and exploring new parts of cities. Recently, I was lucky enough to learn about some new fun activities to try in Toronto in the winter!

The City Of Brotherly Love Offers Sights And Great Bites

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 11.04.2016 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

While it is certainly a city rife with history, there's so much more to see and do beyond "the bell." You may not be aware but this is a lively city budding with delicious cuisine, art culture, beer gardens, local artisan boutiques and so much more.

Bike Tour In Austin!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 11.01.2016 | Canada
Sacha DeVoretz

Before visiting Austin, I had the idea of looking for options for bike tours as a way to see this exciting city. When I arrived, the temperature was 32'C and amazing sunny days. The perfect setting for a bicycle tour of Austin.

Return To Ethiopia: In Honour Of Fierce Women

Amanda Burgess | Posted 10.21.2016 | Canada Impact
Amanda Burgess

My mother-in-law Sharyn Mandel was a fierce and fiery force in this world. A passionate educator, her life's purpose was teaching. She had a particular interest in developing the minds of young girls, and fostering their independent spirits. Upon her passing, we discovered that she intended for us to make her often-talked-about dream of founding a school in a developing country a reality.

Exploring The Hidden Gems Of The Fraser Valley

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 10.18.2016 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

Harrison Hot Springs is known for their world famous hot springs and picturesque views of Harrison Lake. Nestled in among southwestern British Columbia's mountains. This is the place to visit if you are looking to relax, take in nature and enjoy the local cuisine.

Fall Is The Best Time To Visit Victoria!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 10.03.2016 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

Recently, I was visiting Victoria, BC and came across ten fun things to do, places to stay and spectacular views of the province's capital.

Tips For Beating Homesickness While Travelling

Steffani Cameron | Posted 09.15.2016 | Canada Travel
Steffani Cameron

Travelling is like being suspended above a world that doesn't need us to function. We're irrelevant. Despite how amazing travel is, that isolated irrelevance can gnaw at us. So it's important to remember everything ends, even travel. Few ever experience these prolonged journeys. Don't let homesickness or isolation spoil your adventure.

Abbotsford -- The Hidden Gem Of Southern B.C.

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 08.30.2016 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

I love uncovering hidden gems and when someone told me about Abbotsford, I was delightfully surprised. During my visit, I was touched by the farming community and how deeply they care for what they are doing. It is truly a way of life for them and the region.

The Island Of Chocolate

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 08.22.2016 | Canada
Tiffany Leigh

The history of chocolate in Saint Lucia dates as far back as the 1700s when cocoa plantations flourished in the area. And it's no wonder the crops far...

Explore Dubai: The Best of Both Worlds

travelcuts | Posted 08.09.2016 | Canada Travel
travelcuts

Dubai has become synonymous with extravagance, indulgence and luxury. Over the last few years, this adult playground, has been drawing in visitors by the hoards. In fact, it is now the fourth most visited city in the world -- after London, Bangkok and Paris.

Nanaimo Is The Hidden Gem Of Vancouver Island

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

A friend of mine recently moved to Nanaimo and she shared with me that it is a wonderful and often overlooked destination. I spent a few days in the Harbour City, and she couldn't have been more right: Nanaimo is a hidden gem.

Travelling In An Age Of Terror

Claire Newell | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada Travel
Claire Newell

It's really sad when terrorist attacks and other tragic events halt travel to a country, especially because people depend on the tourism industry to make a living -- from restaurants and hotels to travel companies, shops and more. But big and small risks exist everywhere: overseas and at home.

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.