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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.

Tech-Savvy Ways Business Travellers Can Stay Safe In Emergencies

Matthew Held | Posted 10.21.2016 | Canada Business
Matthew Held

Corporate security and travel professionals are expected to continuously learn, adapt to new technologies and find best practices that safeguard the security and privacy of employee travellers. Companies can follow five best practices to effectively keep monitor, assist and protect personnel and their data while travelling.

Canadians Aren't Taking Enough Vacation Time

Lauren Reimer | Posted 10.20.2016 | Canada Travel
Lauren Reimer

We're big believers in taking advantage of every day off you're entitled to -- not just because we're in the online travel business, but because the tremendous physical and psychological benefits of taking time away from work and the rest of the usual routine are well documented and increasingly becoming better understood.

The World's Top Places For Outdoor Exercise | Posted 10.19.2016 | Canada Travel

Tired of looking at the same gym walls while sculpting your killer abs? What about running mile after mile on a treadmill facing a group of sweaty powerlifters? Switch up your workout routine and stare upon a breathtaking mountain vista or run across a beautiful white sand beach in some of the world's best outdoor locales.

Experience The Life Of A Maharaja In India's 'Pink City,' Jaipur

Shannon Skinner | Posted 10.18.2016 | Canada
Shannon Skinner

Rajasthan, the "land of the Maharaja," is an exotic desert state in western India. Its capital, Jaipur, is a historic walled city famous for enchantin...

Escape The Canadian Winter In Saint Lucia

Brent Bishop | Posted 10.18.2016 | Canada
Brent Bishop

Jade Mountain at Anse Chastenet Resort, suites with their own view of the Pitons (Courtesy of Saint Lucia Department of Tourism) As the days become ...

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.

5 Travel Hacks For Every Kind Of Traveller

Sari Friedman | Posted 10.17.2016 | Canada
Sari Friedman

High travel season is just around the corner and there's nothing quite like a pre-planned vacation to help get you through the colder weather months. ...

10 Towns That Capture The Spirit Of Canada | Posted 10.17.2016 | Canada Travel

Love, Happyland, Happy Adventure....yep, they're all real life places right here in Canada. (We mentioned Happy Adventure, right?) And, let's be honest, what the world needs right now is Love (sweet love), a stroll down the Sunnyside of life, and probably a Happy Adventure or two.

Dear America, It's Time For A Pep Talk

Louise Wallace | Posted 10.17.2016 | Canada
Louise Wallace

Dear America, I write as a concerned neighbour but I'm not going to bum you out with more crap. Let's just say I'm worried and you need a pep talk. ...

White Truffles: Give Italy's 'Diamonds On The Table' A Taste

Tamara Griffiths | Posted 10.18.2016 | Canada Living
Tamara Griffiths

The white truffle is the most prized and commands the highest prices -- in 2006 it is reported to have sold for the same price as gold. The taste is subtle but lingering and summons the musty and savoury associations of Italian harvest.

Throw a Spa Party Like an Angeleno

Discover LA | Posted 10.12.2016 | Canada
Discover LA

What happens when you mix relaxation with entertainment? You get the best of both worlds (obviously!). Welcome to what the City of Angels has dubbed ...

Montreal-Beirut Flight Ban Is Government Paranoia At Its Worst

Thomas Woodley | Posted 10.12.2016 | Canada Politics
Thomas Woodley

In early June, 2003, Air Canada was about to launch its inaugural non-stop flight from Montreal to Beirut. But then, inexplicably, the Canadian government pulled the rug out from under Air Canada -- citing "national security" issues.

The Best Deals On 2016/2017 Ski Passes In Canada | Posted 10.11.2016 | Canada Travel

Preparing for another ski and snowboard season in Canada is supposed to be exciting. But shopping for an affordable season pass to one of Canada's top resorts can quickly take away the thrill. It seems that lift ticket prices are always on the rise, and finding a deal becomes more difficult every season.

Considering Group Travel? Consider This.

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada
Kathy Buckworth

When we think about Group Travel, sometimes it can be hard not to think about a busload of weary passengers being shuffled between historic monuments,...

How To Volunteer On Your Next Trip

travelcuts | Posted 10.06.2016 | Canada Travel

Travelling provides us nourishment to feed the mind, body and soul. For the soul specifically, voluntourism allows travellers to experience the world and make a difference at the same time. From helping children in South Africa, to rebuilding Fiji communities brick by brick, or even helping sea turtles thrive in Costa Rica, volunteering abroad promises to be an experience you'll never forget.

Travel Essentials You Need For Your Next Trip

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 10.06.2016 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

Travel can be exhilarating but steep culture shock awaits you if you're unprepared for a foreign country's culture, customs, and day-to-day lifestyle....

Visit The World's Most Walkable Cities | Posted 10.05.2016 | Canada Travel

We know what you're thinking -- what makes a city 'walkable?' Well, we delved into our 26 million traveller reviews to find the world's most walkable destinations -- based on city walks, public transport, cycling and walking. So grab a pair of comfortable sneakers because it's time to keep your feet on the ground and let your mind soar in a new destination.

There's Something For Everyone In Vegas

Lauren Reimer | Posted 10.04.2016 | Canada Travel
Lauren Reimer

Canadians love Las Vegas because it's a unique destination where there is truly something for everyone. It's filled with excess, extravagance, energy and world-class entertainment. Maybe you're one to lounge by poolside, or perhaps are looking to treat your taste buds to the finest cuisine.

9 Secrets Of Global Living From An Expert Who's Always On The Go

Shannon Skinner | Posted 10.03.2016 | Canada
Shannon Skinner

Living a global life is a mindset that requires developing good travel habits. I asked seasoned globetrotter, Dr. John Demartini -- one of the world's leading experts on human behaviour, international author and educator -- for his secrets to global living.

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.

Eating And Drinking Your Way Through Foodie Brussels

Cédric Lizotte | Posted 09.30.2016 | Canada Travel
Cédric Lizotte

Brussels can be a wonderful foodie centre. You just have to venture a little bit further than just the old town. With that in mind, here's a quick guide to eating and drinking your way through foodie Brussels, the express way.

Your Kids Need A Fall Getaway (And You Do Too)

Flight Network | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada Parents
Flight Network

Travel isn't just for retirees and 20-year-old backpackers. Seeing new places and experiencing new cultures is beneficial for people of all ages, including your little ones. While traveling with kids may seem overwhelming at first, the benefits far outweigh the added luggage and frequent bathroom breaks. These four reasons to travel with your kids this fall will inspire you to choose a destination, pack your bags, and forget about the stresses of work and school for a while.

You're Missing Out If You've Never Been To Tadoussac | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada Travel

Tadoussac isn't one of the most popular tourist destinations in Canada, but it's one of the coolest. This tiny village on the St. Lawrence River, known primarily for its whale watching, has far more to offer than its abundance of gigantic sea creatures. The town's funky yet historic atmosphere is just one of these five reasons why you're missing out if you've never been.

Ethical Environmental Tourism Is The Future

Candice Batista | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada Travel
Candice Batista

Humans are naturally drawn to watching animals, it's one of the reasons why we have zoos, aquariums and sanctuaries exist, unfortunately that curiosity is leading ot widespread abuse of many animals around the world thanks to wildlife tourism.