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Top Design Destinations For 2017

Janette Ewen | Posted 02.22.2017 | Canada
Janette Ewen

Ever since Frank Gehry's spectacular Guggenheim Bilbao put its sleepy namesake city on the radar of architecture buffs two decades ago, design has became an integral aspect of travel and tourism, joining food, culture and climate when it comes to visitor draws. This year, the list of destinations sure to entice design fans includes spots from the West Indies to North Africa. They offer a wide range of aesthetic attractions, from cutting-edge urban design to exquisite historical gems.

5 Atypical Study Abroad Destinations

UniversityHub.ca | Posted 02.22.2017 | Canada
UniversityHub.ca

There's never been a time where education is more global. More and more, it's becoming an expectation by employers and grad schools to combine your de...

Expanding Preclearance For Faster, Charter-Protected Travel

Ralph Goodale | Posted 02.21.2017 | Canada Politics
Ralph Goodale

Preclearance allows all necessary customs and immigration inspections to be completed before departure, while the traveller is still in Canada, and the powers that U.S. border officers exercise under Canadian law are governed by the Canadian Bill of Rights, the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

How Travel Helps Antibiotic Resistance Spread Around The World

Jason Tetro | Posted 02.21.2017 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg Though infections can affect almost any area of the body, on average, about half of the troubles are gastrointestinal, usually in the form of traveller's diarrhea. While this condition usually is not life-threatening, the symptoms certainly can ruin a vacation. Thankfully, most of these troubles are caused by bacteria and can be treated with a simple antibiotic prescription. Within a few days, the pain and those runs fade away allowing individuals to continue enjoying their trip.

Surviving Recession, Italian Mountain Style

Tamara Griffiths | Posted 02.17.2017 | Canada
Tamara Griffiths

In Italy recession is becoming a way of life. For example, the 'GDP Growth Rate in Italy averaged 0.60 percent from 1960 until 2016' http://www.tr...

Amazing Adventures For Every Season

Posted 02.15.2017 | Canada Living

Adventures in Canada are as infinite as the country is vast. Any time is the best time to embark on an exciting adventure.

Love In The Era Of Irish Matchmaking

Lisa Jackson | Posted 02.13.2017 | Canada
Lisa Jackson

Matchmaking is one of Ireland's oldest traditions, and for the last 150 years, it has taken place in Lisdoonvarna, a West Coast village near the iconic Cliffs of Moher. For the month of September, this tiny spa town of 800 residents hosts the popular Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival -- a month-long celebration uniting hopeful romantics from around the world.

Low Expectations Are The Key To Happy Family Travel

Angie Campanelli | Posted 02.10.2017 | Canada Parents
Angie Campanelli

If you're thinking about taking a trip with your kids to get away from it all, think again. Know what you're getting into. Know that it might be even more difficult than life at home. Know that it could be messy, tiring and ugly at times. But it's honestly the best thing ever.

10 Tips For Women Travelling Solo

Shannon Skinner | Posted 02.10.2017 | Canada Living
Shannon Skinner

Women travel for a variety of reasons, from recreation to business to study. For any woman travelling solo, personal safety must be paramount -- regardless of the purpose. Whether you are travelling to a major city on business, taking the road less travelled, or doing the all-inclusive resort get-away, the same principle applies: Put your safety first.

Pop The Question In A Unique Place This Valentine's Day

Booking.com | Posted 02.09.2017 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

As Valentine's Day draws near, it's time to show our loved ones just how much they mean to us. Better yet, if you're thinking of popping the ultimate question, then now is the perfect time! You've bought the ring, you've practiced your speech and now, all you have to figure out is where to ask. And while you could opt for a familiar place, there's something irresistibly romantic about being whisked away and having your soul mate get down on one knee.

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.

How To Be Cool - Quebecois Style

Colin & Justin | Posted 02.03.2017 | Canada
Colin & Justin

Colin and Justin take design inspiration from everything that surrounds them. Here they travel to Quebec for a history lesson and a chilly adventure i...

Raglan, New Zealand: The Best Surfing Town You've Never Heard Of

Lisa Jackson | Posted 02.03.2017 | Canada Travel
Lisa Jackson

Decades ago, Raglan was considered an "old backwater town." Now, crowds flock to this tiny surfing town, known as Whaingaroa by the local Maori. It's teeming with environmentalists, surfers, hipsters, and creative types who thrive in this arty and environmentally-conscious community. It's no wonder: National Geographic named Raglan as one of the "Best Surf Towns in the World."

The Essential Travel Checklist To Keep You Covered

Claire Newell | Posted 02.02.2017 | Canada Travel
Claire Newell

Traveling internationally brings a specific set of challenges to travelers well beyond that of any domestic trip. Documentation, licensing, insurance, healthcare and bill payments at home are all important considerations. I have created a checklist to keep you covered and hopefully help ensure a problem-free international trip.

If You're Studying Abroad Here, Take A Quick Trip There

Cheapflights.ca | Posted 02.01.2017 | Canada Travel
Cheapflights.ca

Studying abroad is a popular way for students to combine education and travel. What better travel adventure is there than immersing yourself as a student in a destination that captures your imagination? There are many popular study abroad destinations that each offer something different in terms of culture, pace and education.

5 Unusual Attractions That Made Me Fall Back In Love With Toronto

Allison Eberle | Posted 02.02.2017 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

Through becoming a tourist in my own hometown, I discovered green spaces, museums, galleries, restaurants and attractions I never knew existed.

8 Tips To Beat The 'Winter Blues'

Booking.com | Posted 01.31.2017 | Canada Living
Booking.com

As the winter blues starts seeping into our lives, it's clear that "the most wonderful time of the year" is sadly behind us. And whether you enjoyed a festive-filled staycation or a trip away to see family, it's normal to find yourself in a bit of a funk during the winter season.

My Trip To India Was Unforgettable And So Is This Shocking Fact

World Vision | Posted 01.31.2017 | Canada Impact
World Vision

Some people hate being in a plane for a long period of time, but I love it: it means you're off to a faraway destination. When I booked my 15-hour direct flight to India to attend a wedding, I was excited. The long flight also meant I would have enough time to watch at least five Bollywood movies.

The 5 Best Cities Around The World To Ring In The Year Of The Rooster

Booking.com | Posted 01.27.2017 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

People around the world will be welcoming the Year of the Rooster come January 28 with extravagance and excitement. No one city in the world celebrates the Chinese New Year the same way over the 15-day long festivity.

Top 10 Tips To Make Travelling With Your Dog Easier

Laura Berg | Posted 01.25.2017 | Canada Travel
Laura Berg

If the prospect of vacationing without your dog breaks your heart, cheer up traveling with Spot has never been easier. You will need to do some advanc...

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?

How I Beat The Post-Travel Blues After A Winter Escape

Allison Eberle | Posted 01.24.2017 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

I anticipate my winter escape all year long. It's that time in mid- to late-January when I forget about shoveling my apartment's walkway and sip margaritas on the sand instead. However, there's a point in every vacation, whether I'm away for a week or a month, that I begin to dread returning to my usual routine. The phrase, "There's no place like home," couldn't seem more untrue when I imagine returning to my back-breaking office chair and scraping ice off my Toyota Camry's windshield at 7:30 a.m.

Minimalism Has Made Me Mindful Of My Hoarder's Mentality

David Leonhardt | Posted 02.22.2017 | Canada Living
David Leonhardt

Not everybody is a minimalist, and I am not saying that everybody should be. I am not even all that good a minimalist. But it is worth thinking about how you want to spend your time and money between collecting stuff and collecting experiences.

Top 5 Places To Stay In Tremblant

Andrea Traynor | Posted 01.20.2017 | Canada Travel
Andrea Traynor

Figuring out where to stay in Tremblant when there are, literally, hundreds of options at your fingertips -- thanks to Tremblant's own accommodations, Airbnb, property management companies like Tremblant Living and sites like Expedia -- can be daunting.

Lace Up Your Skates: The World's Coolest Ice-Skating Rinks

Booking.com | Posted 01.18.2017 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

Enjoying the great outdoors during the winter doesn't always have to include ski slopes and snow covered enchanted forests. Sometimes all you need are a few friends, a pair of sharp skates and a little time to spend gliding across an ice rink.