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Travelling In An Age Of Terror

Claire Newell | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada Travel
Claire Newell

It's really sad when terrorist attacks and other tragic events halt travel to a country, especially because people depend on the tourism industry to make a living -- from restaurants and hotels to travel companies, shops and more. But big and small risks exist everywhere: overseas and at home.

The Tips You Need To Plan A Last-Minute Summer Vacation

Allison Eberle | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

Summer is one of few times of year when last-minute vacations are possible. The kids don't have to miss school, three-day weekends are abundant and unpleasant weather is far less likely to hold you back. However, you don't have to be a savvy last-minute traveller or expert planner to create a getaway that's unforgettable and budget-friendly.

Top Tips For Visiting Europe In Summer

DiscountMyFlights.ca | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Travel
DiscountMyFlights.ca

It's summer, and travelers are flocking to the Eiffel Tower, Buckingham Palace, and the Coliseum with cameras in tow. Backpackers are making their rounds before heading back to college or work in early fall. These simple tips for visiting Europe in summer will help you stay sane among the crowds, save money in some not-so-budget-friendly destinations and make the most of time in countries that are overflowing with sights to see and things to do.

The Most Affordable Travel Destinations In The Western Hemisphere

Flight Network | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

You don't have to travel around the world to make your dollar go further. It's no secret that Indonesia offers luxurious hotels on the cheap, and Thailand is one of the best for dining like a king on a couple of dollars. But there are a number of places here in the Western Hemisphere that allow you to pinch pennies and still have the time of your life. The following five affordable travel destinations should be on your budget-friendly bucket list.

Deciding Between Destination Doppelgangers

Booking.com | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

If you're planning to book your next exotic getaway to a beach in Australia, be-warned as you may end up at a rainy loch in Scotland instead. These wildly different destinations share one very important thing in common, their name. Destination Doppelgangers as they're affectionately known, exist all over the world and have caught many unsuspecting travellers off-guard.

Sinking U.K. Currency Lures Canadian Travellers

CP | Dan Healing, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2016 | Canada Business

The pound fell to a 30-year low following the vote to leave the European Union.

Summer Travel Hacks To Help You Plan, Pack And Save Money

Afiya Francisco | Posted 06.30.2016 | Canada Travel
Afiya Francisco

Summer is one of the best times to travel in Canada but travelling can also be a bit of a hassle. As a wife, mother of two young boys and an entrepreneur, it can be difficult to coordinate a fun travel itinerary for my family and still get to that business meeting on time -- all without breaking the bank.

5 Things You Need To Pack For Your Fall Travels

Allison Eberle | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

You wouldn't pack your wool hat for a summer trip to Cuba, and you wouldn't take your short shorts to Aspen in January. So why are so many travelers packing inappropriately for spring and fall?

The Top 4 Places For Summer Stargazing In Canada

DiscountMyFlights.ca | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Travel
DiscountMyFlights.ca

From the beaches of Saskatchewan to the world's largest astronomy park, Canada is home to some incredible places to stare at the sky. Amateur stargazers and the most serious astronomy enthusiasts can find all of the wonder and excitement their seeking in the Great White North.

You Should Use A Travel Advisor When Travelling For Business

Brian Robertson | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Business
Brian Robertson

While more and more leisure travellers are booking vacations with travel advisors, knowing this will save them time, effort and money; corporate travellers are also taking advantage of the expertise a travel advisor and travel management companies can provide.

Ocean Tales: Making Dolphin Connections

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 06.24.2016 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

At Hawks Cay Resort on the island of Duck Key in Florida, people are not only drawn to this vacation spot for sun and relaxation, they come to interact with marine life as well. The resort property hosts a conservation area called Dolphin Connection.

Hey, Big Spender (You're Kind Of A Douchebag)

Mike Sholars | Posted 06.23.2016 | Canada Living
Mike Sholars

We live in a world where those with various forms of privilege -- gender, racial or monetary -- are dunking on the rest of us all the time. There's no corner of society where those who were lucky enough to be born into a good situation (and let's be real: it's a luck thing) don't reap the benefits. But we try our best to push on and get what we can in our own way. It's life as we know it. Until some guy gets a feature article in reputable magazine in the biggest city in the country just to tell boring-ass stories about how great it is to be rich, and how we should all try it sometime.

The Best Pet Paradise Spots Around The World

Booking.com | Posted 06.22.2016 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

It can be heart-breaking to leave your beloved pooch behind while you embark on your next adventure. But with an increasing number of travellers looking to take their smaller halves with them as well as more and more accommodations and airlines catering to those with pets, there's really no reason those furry adventurers can't join in the fun.

11 Books That Will Inspire Your Kid's Wanderlust

Andrea Traynor | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada Parents
Andrea Traynor

Whether your kids have racked up enough points to travel to the moon and back, or don't even have passports yet, introducing them to new destinations can be done even on a shoestring budget -- through books. I scoured our local bookstore, grocery store and at-home library to bring you the top 10 books that are sure to ignite the travel bug in your child.

7 Things I Learned On Camino De Santiago

Tarek Riman | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada Travel
Tarek Riman

Recently, I packed 2 small bags, boxed up my bike and hopped a plane to Paris. Lugging a massive bike box through Paris, I then took a train to Bayonne in southern France, assembled my bike and rode 3 hours to a town in the Pyrenees mountains called Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port where my journey on the Camino began.

Secrets To Saving Money On Your Summer Getaways

Flight Network | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

Mid-summer is the most popular time of year for travel. Unfortunately, it's also the time of year when accommodation rates skyrocket, gas prices rise and restaurants forego the two-for-one specials they offer in the off-season. Summer is the busy season for most North American and European destinations, but that doesn't mean you have to pay more to travel during this prime time of year.

Canada's Most Underrated National Parks

DiscountMyFlights.ca | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada Travel
DiscountMyFlights.ca

Canada is famous for its national parks. The following four Canadian national parks will wow you with picture-perfect swimming holes, rare wildlife sightings, freshwater fjords, glaciers and wide open vistas without another soul in sight.

Untold Stories Of Quebec City's Greatest Attractions

Posted 07.07.2016 | Canada Living

The untold stories of some of Quebec City's most impressive landmarks.

Real-World Advice For Travelling With Your Jet-Set Pet

Get Leashed Magazine | Posted 06.17.2016 | Canada Travel
Get Leashed Magazine

We reached out to Sara Graham, editor, yoga teacher and author of How To Make Big Moves: Relocate Without Losing Your Mind. A Canadian currently based in Sweden, Graham shares with us inspiring tales from living abroad with her two frisky felines, Tigerlily and Dragon.

Keeping Your Kids Safe On Vacation Near Wildlife

Heather Greenwood Davis | Posted 06.17.2016 | Canada Parents
Heather Greenwood Davis

As parents, recent stories of children wandering off and tragically encountering a gorilla or an alligator strike fear into our hearts. We've all lost sight of a child for a moment while tending to another or had two toddlers shoot off in separate directions at a theme park. So how can we show our kids the world while keeping them safe?

Welcome To The Island Of Beautiful People

Natalie Karneef | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada Travel
Natalie Karneef

Canggu is a visually stunning paradise where rice paddies meet ocean. Like most of Bali, it is full of kindness, and very relaxed. Out on the roads, cars, trucks, buses and scooters press up against each other, snaking through black exhaust in an unhurried manner, everyone just emanating this "we'll get there eventually" vibe.

World's Coolest Airports Prove Travel Really Is About The Journey

Travelzoo Canada | Posted 06.16.2016 | Canada Travel
Travelzoo Canada

Flights mean frisky security, long layovers and unexpected delays, which can sometimes make for unpleasant travel experiences. Still, your airport journey doesn't always have to be terrible. Here are some cool airports that will make you forget about all your travel baggage.

Summer Adventures You Can Only Have In England

Flight Network | Posted 06.14.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

England is a country more famous for its capital city and royal family than its rugged scenery and outdoor adventures. However, that doesn't mean adventures don't exist in the North Atlantic country. In fact, England's location, surrounded by water and home to some of the U.K.'s best beaches and jagged coastline, makes it an ideal place for your adventure-based summer getaway. The following are six adventures you can only have in England this summer.

The Research Is In: Travel Is Good For You

DiscountMyFlights.ca | Posted 06.14.2016 | Canada Travel
DiscountMyFlights.ca

You can stop making excuses. No more "We'll take that trip next year," or "We'll travel when we're retired." A multi-million dollar research project has proven that travel provides more than just a good time. In addition to the social and psychological benefits of exploring new places and cultures, travel provides scientifically-proven cognitive and physical benefits.

Discover Beautiful Banff

Vitamin Daily | Posted 06.14.2016 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

The views of the snow-capped Rocky Mountains, lush forests and glacial lakes so vivid they'll look photoshopped in your pictures, make going for hikes a must.