Summer Is the Perfect Time to Visit the Beautiful B.C. Rockies

Vitamin Daily | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

With summer well and truly upon us, outdoors is the only place to be. Hiking, biking, basking in the sunshine, we're out there making it count--at our fave winter destination, no less. Trust us, Panorama Mountain Resort's got all the good stuff you need to get your fill of sunshine and fresh air.

Three Things You Probably Didn't Know About Airports

Hillary Marshall | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada Travel
Hillary Marshall

Departing and arriving from airports are a necessary part of anyone's travel itinerary. But what's becoming increasingly clear is that the days when airports existed solely to move us from point A to point B are long gone. Airports are a lot more than just a corridor to drag your stuff through, or a place to hang your hat for a few hours.

Enjoy Delicious Mexican Cuisine in Playa del Carmen

Vitamin Daily | Posted 08.12.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Little sister to Mexican resort Mecca Cancun, Playa del Carmen is so much more than balmy waters, sandy beaches and ancient Mayan ruins. In fact, this Quintana Roo town of 150,000 is deftly coming into its own as a foodie destination -- here's our recipe for the perfect stay:

8 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Booking Flights

Allison Eberle | Posted 08.11.2015 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

Over the past 10 years, it has become easier and easier to book flights online. Although this has been great for consumers in many ways, it has also resulted in many mistakes being made by consumers when booking flights that can turn out to be very costly.

Get Ready to See Bangkok in a Whole New Light

Vitamin Daily | Posted 08.09.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

From the highest open-air bar in the world to the coolest warehouse restaurant, we show you this Thai city in a whole new light. There are so many markets to choose from, but the main Chatuchak 10,000-stall weekend market has wholesale prices.

Discover the Paris Beyond the Eiffel Tower

Desi Globetrotter | Posted 08.09.2015 | Canada Travel
Desi Globetrotter

Planning a trip to Paris this fall? If you've visited before, your first trip to the City of Love may have been a whirlwind tour that went something like this -- Eiffel Tower, check. Notre Dame, check. Louvre, check. As much as these 'first-time' experiences are quintessential, there is so much more to Paris.

Relax and Recharge, California-style, in San Diego

Vitamin Daily | Posted 08.08.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Oysters, yoga, beaches and tennis represent a fine, California-style kick-start to summer. India Street has a fun nighttime vibe with many restaurants spilling out into the street.

What It Means to Connect With Your Food

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 08.08.2015 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

What does it mean to "connect with our food"? There's so much hype and hysteria over this phrase that it's difficult to cultivate an organic experience these days. Not so with the Stratford Chefs League.

Why You May Need Private Health Insurance When Travelling in Canada

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 08.05.2015 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Unfortunately, only some medical expenses are covered when you are in another province. If you need to be seen by a doctor or visit a hospital emergency department, then your home province will pay for those services. But any extras -- such as an air ambulance flight back home -- are not included.

27 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time, Space And Money

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 08.04.2015 | Canada Living

Genius travel hacks that will get you from point A to point B without breaking the bank.

An Active Getaway a Short Drive From Vancouver

Vitamin Daily | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Cocktails on the beach are nice but, at times, we prefer a more active holiday -- something that beautiful Squamish, B.C., delivers in spades. With our gear securely loaded into our Chevy Colorado, we recently made the one-hour drive from Vancouver to Canada's outdoor adventure capital for some serious physical fun.

Canada's Newest Wine Experience

Vitamin Daily | Posted 07.29.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Once home to fur traders, gold miners and infamous train robber Billy Miner, Kamloops, B.C., now boasts lush farms, a stunning riverfront and the recently created Kamloops Wine Trail. Not one to miss out on a day of wine tasting (not to mention exploring, shopping and spa-ing), we packed our bags and drove straight there.

Fun Day Trips Across Canada

Posted 07.28.2015 | Canada Living

Though you may not have time for an extended road trip this summer, don’t fret. Just plan a day trip for good times close to home. These terrific br...

At This Whistler Golf Course, Nature Is the Champion

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 07.27.2015 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

A sensitivity for the environment was a reason the Chateau Whistler launched a new product this summer, the Clubhouse Dinner and Nature Tour. The idea is for couples and families to learn about the flora, fauna and wildlife occupying the Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed course that was opened in 1993.

This Texas Wine Region Has Been Dubbed the "New Napa"

Ayngelina Brogan | Posted 07.27.2015 | Canada Travel
Ayngelina Brogan

Fredericksburg, a tiny town of 12,000 in Texas Hill Country, is the epicenter of what is slowly becoming known as the New Napa in Texas, unbeknownst to the rest of the world. The reason this region is the wine community's best kept secret is that most of the wine is consumed within state borders.

48 Hours in Boston - With Kids

Amanda Blakley | Posted 07.22.2015 | Canada Travel
Amanda Blakley

Boston -- a town known for its Ivy League pedigree, lobster rolls and of course it's battles, revolutions and tea parties. It is also a fantastic urban getaway for a traveling family looking for great food, culture, and maybe even a visit to the ball game.

Four Getaway Experiences for the Digital Nomad

Kristen Marano | Posted 07.21.2015 | Canada Travel
Kristen Marano

Where I stay when I travel is just as important as the destination. I choose my accommodation based on two factors: how I can experience a specific part of a culture or section of a city; and more importantly, how I can create an experience that as a writer and digital nomad will help me rest, be productive, and be inspired to build something new in my work.

Worldly Delights in Your Own Kitchen

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 07.19.2015 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

Fun fact: This country boasts an astounding 774 soup varieties. If you fancy yourself a globetrotting food lover, then you shouldn't be surprised to...

How to Spend 24 Hours in Seoul

Vitamin Daily | Posted 07.19.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

There's something magical about the East, and Seoul is no exception. Only have a day and night to spend in this dynamic city? Here are some 24-hour itinerary musts.

9 Benefits of Travelling to a Tropical Destination in the Summer

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 07.18.2015 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

When we think about tropical all-inclusive holidays, it's often done with the filter of escaping from another one of Canada's harsh winters. While that will always be a popular time to hit the beaches down south, it will also always be one of the most expensive times to travel to warmer climates.

13 Times Calgary Looked Like Vancouver

Buzz Bishop | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada Alberta
Buzz Bishop

I've lived in Calgary for 5 years now, but I grew up in Vancouver. I'm consistently saying C-Train instead of SkyTrain, I know more about the Flames' prospects than the Canucks', and I love the Calgary Stampede like the summer Christmas that it is. But I still miss the coast.

Eid Reminds Us to Reflect and Reconnect

Meghan Rose MacIver | Posted 07.16.2015 | Canada Living
Meghan Rose MacIver

It's the end of the holy month of Ramadan here in Turkey and as a western yoga teacher living in Istanbul, I'm usually just happy to watch locals celebrate the holiday of Eid around me. But something gave way this year, and I had an opportunity to reflect on my old experiences.

Off the Beaten Path: Explore Canada's French Landscapes | Posted 07.16.2015 | Canada Travel

For an authentic French Canadian experience, take a step off the overly beaten path, and let guide you to five of the most beautiful towns and areas in La Belle Province where you can embrace our French and Acadian culture.

The Right Way to Explore the French Countryside

Desi Globetrotter | Posted 07.15.2015 | Canada Travel
Desi Globetrotter

For a quintessential Provençal experience -- one filled with wine tastings, exploring quiet villages with old, stone homes and cobblestoned lanes, cycling by poppy fields, having lunch overlooking green landscapes and relaxing at a spa housed in a centuries old convent -- rent a car for a few days from Marseille.

How to Snap out of Being Risk Averse

Shelagh Meagher | Posted 07.13.2015 | Canada Living
Shelagh Meagher

Acquired Risk Aversion Syndrome seems to be everywhere these days. That's what I'm calling the tendency of people to get less adventuresome as they go through life. I don't mean to create panic but ARAS is alarmingly prevalent and I keep running into more people who are suffering from it.