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How To Spend 48 Hours In Montreal

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

Canada's second largest city has so much to offer, you'll find it hard to pack it all into less than a week, but for a quick two-day trip, here are some fantastique stops to make.

Top Canadian Business Travel Trends To Expect In 2016

Brian Robertson | Posted 12.18.2015 | Canada Business
Brian Robertson

At Vision Travel, we manage an average of over 100,000 individual business travellers every year allowing us to draw key insights on upcoming business travel trends. Based upon feedback from many of them, we've put together five key trends road warriors may expect to see this year.

Beauty Travel Survival Guide

Caroline Topperman | Posted 12.17.2015 | Canada Style
Caroline Topperman

We all have our favourite beauty products that are a must for travelling and tips and tricks to help us arrive at our destinations looking fresh and bright eyed. But what exactly do you wear, or not wear, when you travel?

The Organized Car: Your Guide To Road Trip Sanity

Allison Weigensberg | Posted 12.16.2015 | Canada Living
Allison Weigensberg

Chances are you're getting in the car to drive somewhere for Christmas. Whether that trip takes thirty minutes or three days, the last thing you need is to be fumbling around the car for a snack for hangry passengers or a toy to placate a whining child.

Bliss Out In Cuba's Viñales Valley

Vitamin Daily | Posted 12.11.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Cuba is synonymous with beaches but, on a recent trip to the lush Viñales Valley, white sand was (miraculously!) the furthest thing from our minds. After two days in Havana, a 1950s Chevrolet whisked us west to the tranquil valley, deemed a UNESCO world heritage site for its majestic mogotes (limestone rock formations).

VR May Have Unintended Consequences For Travel

Bob Ramsay | Posted 12.10.2015 | Canada Business
Bob Ramsay

Can strapping on a headset that puts you in a mountain meadow induce you to visit that actual meadow on your next vacation? The travel industry thinks so, and last week's Globe article "Can virtual reality bring real tourists to B.C.?" practically yodels "YES!" in reply. I beg to disagree.

Discover An Old-School Elegance In Nice, France

Cédric Lizotte | Posted 12.09.2015 | Canada Travel
Cédric Lizotte

The French Riviera is exquisite, and at the time of my visit, American and German tourists were everywhere, falling in love with the city, which is tailored for tourism. Some may think that nearby Cannes and Monaco are the centre of the Earth, with their film festival and F1 Grand Prix, respectively, but Nice is a tourist centre for abundant reasons.

Kicking Back In Los Cabos, Mexico

Vitamin Daily | Posted 12.09.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Sea of Cortez or Pacific Ocean? Work out or work the club scene? ATV or local artisans? In Los Cabos, at the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula, you'll get all the sunshine, guacamole and margaritas you'd expect from a Mexican getaway, as well as a diverse choice of activities that lets you craft just the vacay you want.

Canada's Top 10 Best Value Cities For 2016

Trivago.ca | Posted 12.08.2015 | Canada Travel
Trivago.ca

As trivago's best value cities list shows -- calculated using the annual average price of a standard double room and the city's average hotel rating -- planning a Canadian getaway in the New Year will not only be fun, it'll also be affordable.

There's More To Marseille Than Petty Crime

Cédric Lizotte | Posted 12.07.2015 | Canada Travel
Cédric Lizotte

Marseille is too frequently overlooked or avoided by tourists who have been turned off by news reports portraying it as the French capital of crime. But travellers to Marseille will find the city is full of delights, including fantastic food and wonderful wines.

Discover Los Cabos' Luxury Resorts And Historic Streets

Vitamin Daily | Posted 12.07.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

There's more to Los Cabos than the partying streets of Cabo San Lucas. This region of the Baja Peninsula is decorated with dynamic geography, from desert landscapes, to white sand beaches and undulating mountains.

Orlando Is More Than Amusement Parks

Vitamin Daily | Posted 12.03.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Orlando is known as a theme park hot spot, but when it comes to culture, Disney World's home has a surprising array of sophisticated dining, shopping and entertainment options. On a recent trip to the land of Mickey, we saw first-hand that you don't have to be a kid to enjoy a magical experience in the sunny city.

Florida's Bal Harbour Makes A Heavenly Winter Getaway

Vitamin Daily | Posted 12.02.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Swipe your room key in the mirrored lobby of the St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort and the elevators whisk you to your floor -- no buttons to press. This elegance and efficiency imbues the hotel where everything is, quite literally, elevated.

Pack Like A Pro For The Holidays

Allison Weigensberg | Posted 12.01.2015 | Canada Travel
Allison Weigensberg

Isn't packing for your trip the best part of vacation? Yeah, not for me either. With the holidays and winter vacation just around the corner we could all use a few tips to ease the packing process.

What To Pack For A Vacation With Friends

Rhonda Scharf | Posted 12.01.2015 | Canada Travel
Rhonda Scharf

While there are a million other things to pack (passport, toothbrush, etc.), these are the things that affect your roommates more than they affect you. We are a world filled with people that only think about themselves. Don't let that be you -- think of others and pack with them in mind!

Device-solation: Time To Worry?

Michael Bociurkiw | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada Travel
Michael Bociurkiw

As young folks spend more and more time glued to their screens they lose the crucial skills of interacting with people. It's too much chatter, and too little real-life conversations.

Eco-Tourism And Slow Food Come Together In Italy's Piedmont

Parmjit Parmar | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada Travel
Parmjit Parmar

This is an area not usually top of mind with many tourists, as they are normally lured by the charms of Venice, Florence, Rome and the Amalfi coast. But they're missing a great deal, as I discovered because Piedmont is considered Italy's most culinary-progressive region.

What Your Hotel 'Do Not Disturb' Sign Says About You

Trivago.ca | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada Travel
Trivago.ca

Nothing says that your hotel staff "understands you" better than a little bit of humour, and trivago.ca found the most hilarious, dirty, and occasiona...

Major League Sports - The Best Way To Get To Know A City

Rebecca Field Jager | Posted 11.18.2015 | Canada Travel
Rebecca Field Jager

If you're like many travellers visiting a city, beyond taking in the usual tourist attractions, you probably enjoy wandering off the beaten path to get a better sense of the town. Although exploring different districts and hoods can be fun, what's an even bigger blast -- and a sure way of finding out what makes the locals tick -- is to attend a major league sporting event.

Exploring The Vibrant Orlando Food Scene

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 11.18.2015 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

As promised, here's the rest of my edible tale. But first, a fun fact: Did you know that Central Florida boasts the most amount of James Beard nominat...

A Snapshot Of How Canadians Pack Their Suitcases

Cheapflights.ca | Posted 11.17.2015 | Canada Travel
Cheapflights.ca

Seventy-five per cent of Canadians surveyed believe they're good at packing. But what does that mean? List making, laying out clothes and weighing luggage before you head to the airport, or waiting until the last minute, skimping on skivvies and hoping your bag doesn't bust the scale?

Meet Escherichia albertii, A Pathogen To Watch

Jason Tetro | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

There are only two routes to go forward to ensure public safety. The first is to examine how the bug grows in the lab and identify any possible differences from E. coli. There are a few but they could take time to detect and may not be valuable should an outbreak occur. The other is to use genetic methods to identify the bacterium based on its DNA.

How To Invest Wisely Using Your Travel Experiences

Pramod Udiaver | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Business
Pramod Udiaver

Investing is no different than being on a long vacation. You need to start with a destination in mind, and build your plan to get there. Think of the last time you took a long vacation. How did you plan and execute? What was your experience? What lessons did you learn?

Check Into 8 Of The World's Greatest Hiking Hotels

Trivago.ca | Posted 11.11.2015 | Canada Travel
Trivago.ca

Red and yellow leaves blanket the ground and the air is crisp with the bite of fall, which means it's the perfect time to lace up your hiking boots and hit the trail! Trivago.ca has found the most spectacular hotels to set up camp.

Orlando's Dining Scene Is Experiencing A Revolution

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

Yes, there's still a litany of chain restaurants that reside in the endless string of plazas and strip-malls one sees on International drive. But, as far as the perception goes that it represents Orlando's dining scene -- is an outdated notion -- a relic of the past.