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This Is How Pearson Airport Plans To Avoid Winter Delays

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Travel

TORONTO - Canada's busiest airport has adopted an "enhanced" winter operations plan to better meet the needs of its passengers.The new plan for Toront...

A Child's Travel Log: Germany, 1939

Rebecca Ananda | Posted 11.16.2014 | Canada Travel
Rebecca Ananda

"You no smuggle!" said the customs agent. It was nine-year-old Bev Miller's first trip to continental Europe. Bev landed at the Hook of Holland wi...

Canada's Top 15 Best Value Cities for 2015

Trivago.ca | Posted 11.14.2014 | Canada Travel
Trivago.ca

If you're looking for a fun and affordable vacation it's time to travel domestically and explore one of hotel comparison trivago.ca's 15 Best Value Canadian Cities for 2015. Based on the yearly average price of a standard double room and the destinations' overall hotel reputation on over 200 booking sites, trivago has revealed the home turf cities that are both budget friendly and worth a visit in 2015!

Timelessly Brilliant: 8 Eye-Catching Landmarks From A Different Era

Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Living

Canada’s natural beauty is pristine; we all know that. It’s a kind of pastoral lushness that draws visitors from across the country and around the...

Canadian War Memorials Around the World

Lisa Jackson | Posted 11.10.2014 | Canada Travel
Lisa Jackson

There are cemeteries, burial plots, museums, and memorials all over the world that honour our Canadian Forces. If you're travelling overseas, here are a few international sites where you can pay your respects on November 11 or any day of the year.

How More and More Travellers Are Relying on Mobile Communication

Sean Shannon | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada
Sean Shannon

As technology grows and adapts to make daily tasks easier to accomplish than ever before, more and more Canadians are also relying on their mobile dev...

8 Essential Beauty Products for Adventure Travel

Diana Petrucci | Posted 11.06.2014 | Canada Travel
Diana Petrucci

When you're bargaining in street markets, shaking hands, touching money, and using bathrooms sans soap and water, hand sanitizer is crucial, and you'll be using a lot of it. Unfortunately, this can be very drying on the skin since most are formulated entirely with ethyl alcohol. Nothing puts me off more than a sterile hospital smell and scaly hands. Luckily, there are alternatives.

Germs Suffer "Jet Lag" And Can Make You Fat

Jason Tetro | Posted 11.02.2014 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

One particular consequence of an altered circadian rhythm is altered glucose utilization leading to increases in weight gain, obesity and even diabetes. The reason for this has been examined at the molecular level and some paths to problems have been elucidated.

Australia For All Types of Travellers

Travelzoo Canada | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada Travel
Travelzoo Canada

By birth, I'm Canadian, and by choice I'm living in Australia, having moved to Sydney several years ago. I'm often fielding questions from friends and family back home on what part of my adoptive country would be best for them to visit as most don't know where to start. Here's my guide to Australia for all types of travelers.

Exploring the Culinary Culture of Our Prairies

Rebecca LeHeup | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada Travel
Rebecca LeHeup

Like many Canadians who have travelled across the County, I had been to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan several times but it had simply been to "drive through." This fall, I returned to the prairies to learn more about the culinary culture of Saskatoon.

What to Do in Las Vegas

Sean Shannon | Posted 10.22.2014 | Canada Travel
Sean Shannon

Canadians just can't seem to get enough of Las Vegas. According to the Conference Board of Canada, between January and July 2014 the number of arrivals from Canada increased by 12 per cent compared to the same time 2013. Here are a few unique itineraries, as curated by Expedia.ca and our Sin City Insiders.

Tournament Travel 101: Tips for the Ultimate Sports Parent

Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada Travel

You’ve accompanied your kid across half the province to provide support at the big tournament, but what now? How do you keep your other kids occupie...

What We Can Learn From Ebola in America

Jason Tetro | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg The need for a harmonized communication system is paramount or infection will spread. A lack of smooth channels between departments within the hospital led to a combination of confusion and misguidance. Thanks to the whistleblowers, other secondary factors such as lack of proper equipment and disposal of medical waste appeared to be mishandled. Then there was the overall morale of those working inside, which seemed to be poor at best. While this could be expected, there was little questioning of the hospital when it apologized for its handling of the situation.

This Man Has the Coolest Job in Canada

Lisa Jackson | Posted 10.17.2014 | Canada Living
Lisa Jackson

For some people, it would be a dream job to travel across Canada and eat in some of the country's finest restaurants. For Canadian writer and international food and wine journalist, Andrew Braithwaite, it's just another day at the office.

Why More Vacation Will Help Your Career

Carolyn Lawrence | Posted 10.12.2014 | Canada Travel
Carolyn Lawrence

Let's give thanks to ourselves for all our hard work and tired bones; let's take a deep breath, relax our shoulders from up beside our ears; sign up to have someone take care of us for a change, and book ourselves a vacation. Exhale. Feels good doesn't it?

7 Golf Hotels to Swing Away the Winter Blues

Trivago.ca | Posted 10.09.2014 | Canada
Trivago.ca

Why not take a vacation and lower your handicap on a sunnier green? Hotel comparison site trivago.ca researched the world's greatest courses to find the best golf hotels that are sure to be a hole in one all year-round. Whether you're travelling with your buddies, your sweetheart, or with the whole family in tow, there's no reason to stop golfing just because it's the "off-season."

Gap Years Aren't Just for Brits Anymore

Ashley Redmond | Posted 11.17.2014 | Canada Living
Ashley Redmond

A gap year is when high school graduates take time off to work, travel or volunteer before they go to college or university. Gap years are common in other parts of the world like the U.K. or Australia, where they are treated like a rite of passage. They've only recently picked up steam in Canada.

Turn Your Thanksgiving Trip into a Vacation

Henrik Kjellberg | Posted 10.09.2014 | Canada Travel
Henrik Kjellberg

Thanksgiving is all about family, but part of being a generous relative is not imposing, particularly if you have kids in tow. After all, your host is already making a home cooked feast for your enjoyment. It's for this reason we've seen more and more people turning Thanksgiving into less of an obligatory trip and more of a vacation.

The Addictive Nature of Instagram

Gillian Farber | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada Living
Gillian Farber

Instagram has changed the way people have viewed the world and each other. While some post shameless selfies, others use it for good or to allow people to open their minds to what else is out there.

7 Things Canadians Need to Know Before Moving to the UK

Diana Petrucci | Posted 10.03.2014 | Canada Travel
Diana Petrucci

For North Americans, particularly Canadians planning to live or stay a substantial amount of time in Britain, there are a few things you'll need to accept as part of daily life. Aside from the obvious ones like driving on the opposite side of the road and always carrying an umbrella, I have compiled what I believe to be a helpful list of some simpler things that may aid you in your new life abroad.

Vancouver Guys Make The Pump-Up Video September Needed

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

We're over halfway through September, and while the Vancouver sun has been doing its very best to keep shining, we could probably all use a little pic...

Opening My Eyes to the Open Road: Travelling Canada by RV

Jon Montgomery | Posted 11.16.2014 | Canada Travel
Jon Montgomery

It's been a very, very long time since I've had any extra time on my hands, but this is precisely where I found myself this summer. I wanted to make the most of it and I wanted to go on a trip that I would never forget. And that's how I discovered RVing.

Top 5 Tips: How to Be a Tourist in Your Own City

Henrik Kjellberg | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Travel
Henrik Kjellberg

With hotels around the country offering great late summer deals, taking an affordable, local vacation might be easier than you think. I've put together five tips on how you can be a tourist in your own city, so you can turn any staycation into a dream vacation. New experiences await, just around the corner!

How to Get the Celebrity Travel Look

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 11.12.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Always trying to get my style together a bit more, I recently spoke with Elana Brynes, Founder and Creative Director of Kings of Cole, a high end line of hoodies and loungewear. I asked Elana, how can the average person look like a celebrity and feel fabulous when travelling?

Why Fear Is Our North Star On The Path To Success

Komal Minhas | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
Komal Minhas

There's a part of me that wishes I were sitting next to Mitch on the flight I was originally set to be on. The one bound for Ottawa that left Geneva...