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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

DiscountMyFlights.ca | Posted 10.11.2016 | Canada Travel
DiscountMyFlights.ca

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
travelcuts

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

Booking.com | Posted 10.05.2016 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

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

DiscountMyFlights.ca | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada Travel
DiscountMyFlights.ca

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.

The Coolest Things You Can Do In Niagara Falls

Allison Eberle | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

A trip to the falls is more than visiting the incomparable natural wonder, it's about experiencing the nonstop action that happens around the legendary attraction. These five awesome things to do are ones you don't want to miss on your visit to Niagara Falls.

Top 10 Destinations For Your First Solo Trip

travelcuts | Posted 09.26.2016 | Canada Travel
travelcuts

Whether you're joining an organized trip or setting out with nothing but a backpack and a guidebook, your first solo trip can be daunting. Yet, you'll soon find it's one of the most rewarding ways to travel. If you're teetering on the edge of going solo, or already planning where to visit, we have ten suggestions to kick-start your wanderlust.

5 Tips For Powering Down And Sleeping Better

Amber Mac | Posted 09.26.2016 | Canada Living
Amber Mac

As a busy entrepreneur growing two businesses, I travel for work on a weekly basis. After hours on planes, speaking on stage, or doing media interviews, it's tough for me to wind down at the end of the day. However, I know how important it is that I get enough sleep when I'm staying in a hotel far away from home.

Travel Experience Looks Good On A Résumé

UniversityHub.ca | Posted 09.23.2016 | Canada Business
UniversityHub.ca

If you think travel is all about eating banana pancakes and lying by the beach, then you're very mistaken. Travel is all about stretching yourself in ways you wouldn't each day. What's an adventure you've always had on your bucket list? Maybe it's summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro or sailing across the Caspian Sea -- whatever it is, it will be sure to add some 'oomph' to the 'additional interests' section of your résumé.

Indian Destinations Perfect For Any Family Vacation

Booking.com | Posted 09.23.2016 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

Forget about Disneyland. If you want to truly immerse your family into a magical world, book a trip to India. It might not seem like your typical family vacation spot, but India's colorful landscape and vibrant culture will leave an everlasting impression.

Layover At LAX? How To Make The Most Of Your Time

Discover LA | Posted 09.21.2016 | Canada Travel
Discover LA

Layovers don't necessarily mean endless hours of waiting and mindlessly flipping the same magazine over and over again. In fact, a layover can mean an extra fun pit stop to your vacation, depending on how many hours you have.

How To Keep Your Sanity Intact During A Layover

travelcuts | Posted 09.20.2016 | Canada Travel
travelcuts

Whether you're a seasoned globetrotter, or earning your wings as a first time flyer, chances are you want to make the most of your travels. There's always a chance, however, that you'll have to layover somewhere (and you're going to hate it). So, as travelers attempt to fly further for cheaper, the chance they'll experience diverted routes, layovers and delays becomes more likely. Here's how to best spend your time during an inevitable lengthy layover.

10 Ways To Make Canada's 150th As Big And Memorable As Possible

Bob Ramsay | Posted 09.19.2016 | Canada Living
Bob Ramsay

You need to start planning for next summer -- Canada's 150th -- right now. Here are 10 ways to make next summer as big, memorable and different as possible. They all acknowledge that our huge nation with its tiny population density will be swarming with visitors, including millions of Canadians.

7 (Lesser Known) Natural Wonders Of Canada

David Leonhardt | Posted 09.19.2016 | Canada Travel
David Leonhardt

We've all heard of the 7 Wonders of the World. And the 7 Natural Wonders of the World. And the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. Sadly, Canada is represented in these famous lists only by the Northern Lights, which Greenland expects us to share. It's time for a list for the rest of us.