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Canada Has A New Entry Requirement (And Fee) For Foreign Flyers

Joshua Slayen | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada Living
Joshua Slayen

For travellers, Canada has a new entry requirement now in effect where visa-exempt foreign nationals who enter Canada by plane now require an Electronic Travel Authorization ("eTA").

Discover Big Culture On A Small Budget In These Exotic Destinations

Flight Network | Posted 11.24.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

Exotic escapes don't have to be expensive. While lounging on a tropical beach in the Philippines or discovering the ancient Pyramids of Giza sound like excursions that will burn a hole in your pocket, you'll be wowed by how far your Canadian dollar can go in such sought-after travel destinations.

France's Revitalized Bordeaux Is Buzzing With Life

Desi Globetrotter | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada Travel
Desi Globetrotter

It's an exciting time to visit Bordeaux - with revitalization boosting its tourism, a new architectural wonder spotlighting world wines and a young demographic bringing in a trendy vibe, Bordeaux seems to be a city on the rise.

Local's Guide To The Best Adventurous Weekend In L.A.

Discover LA | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Travel
Discover LA

Los Angeles is an adventurer's paradise. Home to more than just tanned celebrities, the sprawling metropolis offers everything from modern rock climbing to incredible trails ideal for mountain biking and of course amazing surf spots.

5 Places Where The Canadian Dollar Has Extra Value

DiscountMyFlights.ca | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Travel
DiscountMyFlights.ca

There's no better time than now for Canadians to pack their bags and start traveling. A strong Canadian Dollar coupled with shockingly low flight prices means Canadians will see huge savings on travel when compared to previous years. In fact, in some destinations, Canadians are seeing their dollars go 36 per cent further than they did last year.

Winter Fun In Toronto!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 11.22.2016 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

I love finding new places to visit and exploring new parts of cities. Recently, I was lucky enough to learn about some new fun activities to try in Toronto in the winter!

5 Gifts That Shout Your Canadian Pride While You Travel

Heather Greenwood Davis | Posted 11.21.2016 | Canada
Heather Greenwood Davis

We globetrotters aren't really that complicated: We crave convenience, fall for a good gadget and know the value of comfort even when we are pushing o...

7 Jaw-Dropping Bathrooms Across The Globe

Booking.com | Posted 11.18.2016 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

Similar to someone's home, a bathroom can say a lot about a person -- or a hotel. It's way of understanding how that hotel wants to treat their guests. Whether it's a freestanding tub, a shower built for two or views while you bathe, bathrooms can be both a private oasis and an experience of its own.

Think Twice Before Flying Your Pet In Cargo

Get Leashed Magazine | Posted 11.10.2016 | Canada Living
Get Leashed Magazine

While it may not be high-risk to every animal's health, there are too many factors that I would rather find an alternative for in order to avoid a potentially stressful trip for myself and my animal. But as much as I would rather avoid it, there could be a time when my pet has to travel in cargo.

5 Tips For Learning A New Language Efficiently

S-Trip! | Posted 11.09.2016 | Canada Travel
S-Trip!

Vacations are fabulous opportunities to immerse ourselves in new cultures and experiences. However, with more than 4,000 languages spoken around the world, communication remains a constant barrier for those who are not multilingual.

Saddle Up: 7 Ways To Live The Ranch Life

Booking.com | Posted 11.09.2016 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

If you have a passion for the outdoors, love horses and have always been inspired to experience 'home on the range' then why not shake up your next vacation? With more than one million accommodations - including everything from extravagant castles to rustic tent stays and icy igloos -- we've put together seven rockin' ranch stays for you to experience a taste of the cowboy life for yourself. Grab a pair of boots and your Stetson hat, seize the reins and let the adventure begin!

The Best Family Holiday Destinations (As Chosen By Kids)

Booking.com | Posted 11.08.2016 | Canada
Booking.com

Planning a family vacation can be just as stressful as it is exciting and deciding on a destination that pleases both parents and kids isn't as easy as you might think. To help you be the holiday hero with your family, we surveyed child travellers worldwide to uncover the best destinations for family travel. Here are the top destinations rated as fantastic for family travel, as chosen by the kiddos themselves!

The City Of Brotherly Love Offers Sights And Great Bites

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 11.04.2016 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

While it is certainly a city rife with history, there's so much more to see and do beyond "the bell." You may not be aware but this is a lively city budding with delicious cuisine, art culture, beer gardens, local artisan boutiques and so much more.

Swap Snow For Sand: People-Watching In L.A.

Discover LA | Posted 11.02.2016 | Canada Travel
Discover LA

It's easy to conclude that a favourite part about summer is heading to the beach - to swim, tan, relax and of course, people watch. Whether it's Toronto's Cherry Beach or Vancouver's English Bay Beach, beachgoers are always hoping to spot some unique individuals to make the day. While the weather here is getting colder, this doesn't mean our favourite activity should stop.

Patriotic Places To Toast To Your Destination's National Tipple

Aimée Wice | Posted 11.02.2016 | Canada Travel
Aimée Wice

Salut! Chin chin! Na zdorovie! Raising a glass of Bordeaux in France, Aperol spritz in Italy or chilled vodka in Russia is certainly one way to familiarize and assimilate yourself in your surroundings while visiting a new country.

Bike Tour In Austin!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 11.01.2016 | Canada
Sacha DeVoretz

Before visiting Austin, I had the idea of looking for options for bike tours as a way to see this exciting city. When I arrived, the temperature was 32'C and amazing sunny days. The perfect setting for a bicycle tour of Austin.

Cappadocia: Utterly Magical, Authentically Turkey

Natalie Karneef | Posted 11.04.2016 | Canada Travel
Natalie Karneef

Despite its draw to travellers of all budgets and tastes, Cappadocia retains the kind of authenticity that most spots with that kind of tourist draw would have lost long ago.

Head To Mexico On Day Of The Dead

Booking.com | Posted 10.31.2016 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

Dating back nearly 3,000 years, the annual holiday is celebrated throughout Mexico to honour those who have passed away. Recently, the ancient tradition has gained immense popularity and not surprisingly the country's capital has seen a significant increase in tourism with Mexico City, Cancun and Playa del Carmen being some of the top Mexican destinations booked by Canadians this month.

Secret Fishing Destinations In Canada

Posted 10.31.2016 | Canada Living

Start packing that truck!

The Best Places In The World To Celebrate Diwali

Booking.com | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

Diwali is one of the biggest and most beautiful celebrations in India. Marking Hindu New Year, this ancient five day festival celebrates the triumph of light over dark and good over evil. Witness incredible light displays, mesmerising fireworks and symbolic burning of candles, while families get together to feast and share gifts. This year Diwali is celebrated from October 30th and we've put together some of our favourite destinations to celebrate this one of a kind festival.

9 Ways To Relax in L.A.

Discover LA | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Travel
Discover LA

Vacations are the perfect time to relax, refresh and recharge the mind, body and soul. But for many of us, finding our Zen can mean different things. For some an escape to the beach is all that's needed while others seek activities that release endorphins. Whatever your preference, there is no better destination to zen-out than the city that has it all -- Los Angeles.

Plan A Pet-Friendly Escape To Seattle

Get Leashed Magazine | Posted 10.26.2016 | Canada Travel
Get Leashed Magazine

While perhaps not as famous as its coffee or penchant for precipitation, Seattle's uncanny canine distinction makes it an ideal place to visit with your dog.

This Dog Just Took Your Dream Vacation To Banff

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 10.25.2016 | Canada Alberta

Admit it, you're jealous.

Advice For Business Travellers: Socialize For Success

Booking.com | Posted 10.25.2016 | Canada Business
Booking.com

The meeting has ended and it's time to relax a little. The last thing you want to do now is lose the admiration of colleagues with inappropriate behaviour. Some social downtime to experience new cultures is one of the things business travellers enjoy most -- but the wrong behaviour can make or break a deal.

Keeping Your Bucket List Trip To Australia Budget Friendly

Jacki Andre | Posted 10.25.2016 | Canada Travel
Jacki Andre

There are so many options out there, and many of them are economical choices. If you're just after a warm, sandy beach, then sure, go for the budget choice. But what if you've always dreamed of visiting some place that isn't known for being economical, like Australia? Should you throw caution to the wind and just go? Yes. GO.