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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...

Winning the Loyalty Game: What Every Traveller Needs to Know

Brian Robertson | Posted 08.18.2016 | Canada
Brian Robertson

With so many rewards programs available to Canadians these days, it can leave your head spinning trying to navigate which will reap the best rewards f...

Travel Destinations That Are Way Off The Beaten Path

travelcuts | Posted 08.18.2016 | Canada Travel
travelcuts

Canadians are among the world's best when it comes to trivia. We invented Trivial Pursuit, which rewards players for their ability to answer general knowledge and pop culture questions. However, despite selling almost 90 million games in 26 countries, it's a safe bet not many trivia players would know some of the world's best way-off-the-beaten path destinations.

Chef's Prairie Feast Gives Canadians A Reason To Visit Saskatoon

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 08.17.2016 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

MacKay's vision is embodied in Prairie Feast, an annual celebration of Saskatchewan food and culture that wrapped up its second edition last weekend. This year, chefs from around Canada came and cooked sensational food on the street, beneath tents and amid the hot sun and famous big, blue skies of the middle of the country.

How To Ensure Your Next Work Getaway Is A Professional Success

Booking.com | Posted 08.17.2016 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

Travelling for business presents an opportunity to expand your network, discover new destinations and of course, escape the daily grind. It also means spending an extended amount of time with a colleague or boss. And while this is an ideal scenario to strengthen your working relationship, it also poses the risk of making an accidental business blunder.

Mead Is The Delicious Dram Behind Your Honeymoon's Sweet Name

Lesley Anderson | Posted 08.17.2016 | Canada Living
Lesley Anderson

It was believed that if the couple drank the honey-based mead on a regular basis throughout the first moon of their marriage it would bring them luck and fertility. More specifically, drinking the mead allegedly ensured that the woman would become pregnant within their first year of marriage.

13 Things You Must Eat And Drink In San Diego

Andrea Traynor | Posted 08.17.2016 | Canada Travel
Andrea Traynor

Whenever I'm about to travel to a new destination, I pour myself into research that -- hopefully -- leads me to the most interesting activities, Instagram-worthy points of interest, a better understanding of cultural expectations and the best places to indulge my #FoodPorn obsession. San Diego is no different!

How Not To Look Like A Tourist Abroad

travelcuts | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada Travel
travelcuts

Although asking yourself what to pack, how much money to bring and what sites to see are important questions, asking yourself "what can I do to ensure I don't look like a tourist?" may be what takes your trip from "OK" to the trip of a lifetime.

The 'Natural Viagra' Of Saint Lucia

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada
Tiffany Leigh

If you have a desire to sip on an endless string of rum cocktails by the beach -- well, dream no more -- it can be your reality. Feed your piggy ban...

The Most Dog-Friendly National Parks In The United States

Get Leashed Magazine | Posted 08.16.2016 | Canada Travel
Get Leashed Magazine

August 25 marks 100 years of America's National Park Service. With this auspicious centennial upon us, it's the summer to celebrate outdoor adventure. What better way to usher in the second century of America's National Parks than by getting fit with your pet at your side?

Top 10 Global Destinations To Create Your Own Souvenirs

Cheapflights.ca | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada Travel
Cheapflights.ca

When getting a passport stamp to remember your travels isn't enough, collecting souvenirs from treasured trips abroad can be a fun reminder of epic travels. While it's easy to load up on tacky and touristy trinkets at airports and local markets, there's nothing quite like designing your own souvenir.

7 Tips To Have A Stress-Free Family Vacation

Booking.com | Posted 08.10.2016 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

After your last family vacation, you may have realized that travelling with the whole gang can pose some unique challenges. From packing stress to long car rides, bringing the entire family can be hectic. Thankfully, we know a thing or two about how to have the family vacation of a lifetime.

8 Booking Mistakes That Could Be Costing You Serious Money

Flight Network | Posted 08.09.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

Booking a flight involves charging a large sum of money to your credit card. What isn't stressful about that? Many times, the stress of booking a flight causes shoppers to make mistakes that cost them even more cash. Airline industry experts have noticed the same booking mistakes occurring again and again.

5 Small Canadian Towns To Visit This Fall

DiscountMyFlights.ca | Posted 08.09.2016 | Canada Travel
DiscountMyFlights.ca

Canada's largest cities are often praised as some of the world's top travel destinations. But it's the short escapes to lesser-known destinations that make fall travel throughout the Great White North so special

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.

Pregnancy And Zika: How To Protect Yourself

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 08.04.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

It's one of the hottest topics when I'm meeting with my pregnant patients: the Zika virus. Sometimes my patients are planning a 'babymoon' holiday to the Caribbean. Or they've traveled to a country with a Zika travel warning just before they were pregnant, and they're worried. Here's what you need to know.

5 Easy Ways To Stay Healthy While Travelling

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 08.02.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

Travelling has its challenges when it comes to keeping in shape and staying healthy, but wellness is a way of life, no matter where life takes you. Whether in the busy hub of a unknown city, on a sandy beach of a tropical paradise, or in the comfort of your own home, a commitment to health is something you take with you, no matter where you are.

Thailand: Beautiful, Safe And 'Hangover' Free

Steven Shehori | Posted 08.02.2016 | Canada Travel
Steven Shehori

Bottom line: there are plenty of pretty darn cool things to do in Thailand. And pretty much none of them should have to involve tracking down lost friends after Zach Galifianakis slipped a handful of barbiturates in your drink.

Visit The Real Hobbiton In New Zealand

Lisa Jackson | Posted 08.02.2016 | Canada Travel
Lisa Jackson

If you're willing to go there and back again, you can satisfy your Tolkien mania with a trip to New Zealand, the place where Peter Jackson filmed all 6 Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies.

Wild Mountain Meat Offers Less Guilt And Twice The Taste

Tamara Griffiths | Posted 07.29.2016 | Canada Living
Tamara Griffiths

We all know many reasons not to eat meat: because of cruelty to animals, particularly within the industrial farming production system, or human health...

Where To Travel In 2016

travelcuts | Posted 07.29.2016 | Canada
travelcuts

The world is your oyster, albeit a big oyster, but it's yours to discover. Thinking about making your next trip one to remember? The world has an abu...

Celebrating The Summer Of Chardonnay

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

Each year on a hot July weekend, the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration, aka i4C in Niagara-on-the-Lake, hosts over 60 different winemakers from countries all over the world to allow attendees to "tour the world in a glass". It's a gathering of the minds, an opportunity to chat intimately with sommeliers and winemakers about their passion for crafting chardonnay. So what did this year have in store?

How To Afford A Private Yachting Vacation

Mara Sofferin | Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada Travel
Mara Sofferin

I arrived at St. Maarten's Princess Julia International Airport in the late afternoon, only a compact carry-on in hand. I was advised to pack light: space is limited on a sailboat and realistically passengers don't require anything other than some swimsuits and industrial-strength sunscreen.

Shakespeare Inspired Vacation Getaways

Booking.com | Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

Whether you want to discover where Shakespeare's poetic genius all began in Stratford-Upon-Avon, imagine yourself as a star-crossed lover at Juliet's balcony in Verona or even enjoy some live Shakespeare a little closer to home; with almost a million properties across the world, we have something to suit all fans of this legendary bard.

The Best Tropical Cocktails To Sip This Summer

Parmjit Parmar | Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada Living
Parmjit Parmar

I've been fortunate enough over the last few years to travel to many tropical locations; and summer in Toronto, with its soaring temperatures makes me long for beaches and island drinks. So here are some of the best cocktails I've been lucky enough to sample from around the world.