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9 Ways To Get By When You Don't Speak A Word Of The Language

Sara Graham | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Travel
Sara Graham

I've been with an Italian for almost five years and I'm ashamed to admit my language skills are still tipping towards sub-par. His family, all based in the lovely Tuscan town of Piombino, speak no English at all and, while my ear has improved visit over visit, I imagined that I would be much further along by now.

Nanaimo Is The Hidden Gem Of Vancouver Island

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

A friend of mine recently moved to Nanaimo and she shared with me that it is a wonderful and often overlooked destination. I spent a few days in the Harbour City, and she couldn't have been more right: Nanaimo is a hidden gem.

Secret Picturesque Locations In Toronto

Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Living

There’s nothing better than hopping in your car and going for a joy ride to uncover the unexpected gems of your city. From the shores at Ashbridges Bay to the wildlife at Humber Bay Park, Toronto is full of hidden havens.

Spa Savings: Add Some Relaxation To Your Vacation On The Cheap

Cheapflights.ca | Posted 07.22.2016 | Canada Travel
Cheapflights.ca

Going to a spa on vacation can be expensive, but you don't have to give up on the idea of indulging in treatments on your next vacation. Scoring cheap spa time may be easier than you think.

10 Ideas For Creating A Souvenir Collection

Laura Berg | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada
Laura Berg

In French, the word souvenir means "to remember." In travel, the word souvenir often conjures up memories of cheesy tourist shops full of "Made in Chi...

It's Possible To Eat Healthy While Travelling

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

It is a challenge to maintain the same healthy eating patterns (and exercise) I do at home and take those habits on the road with me. So I went to an expert and asked the million-dollar question: How do I eat healthy while travelling?

5 Ways To Stay Fit While On Vacation

Jamie Logie | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Living
Jamie Logie

We are right into the swing of things with summer and many are underway with vacations and travelling. It's a good time to relax and explore but it doesn't mean you have to leave your fitness behind. Follow these tips so your trips abroad won't lead to regret once you're back home.

How To Elevate Your Next Business Trip

Booking.com | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

For many of today's road warriors, that means going beyond the traditional executive crash-pad of the past. While business travel can be exciting and full of opportunities, it can also at times feel lonely. All the more reason to make sure your accommodation ticks all the right boxes.

Easy Tricks For Organizing The Ultimate Family Road Trip

Professional Organizers in Canada | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Parents
Professional Organizers in Canada

With the low Canadian dollar, families across the country are satisfying their travel itch the old-fashioned way: through the open road. Whether it's driving through the Great White North or heading down south, road trips are a cost-effective solution to a summer getaway.

The Best Places To Visit In London This Summer

travelcuts | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Travel
travelcuts

Thinking about touching down in London town this summer? With vivacious festivals, tons of outdoor attractions and the city playing host to Europe's biggest street party, there has never been a better time to venture to the capital city.

6 Canadian Destinations That Are Drastically Cheaper In The Fall

Allison Eberle | Posted 07.19.2016 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

Don't let the end-of-summer blues rule your fall. Afterall, autumn is one of the most precious seasons in the Great White North. Warm summer temperatures linger while leaves paint colourful backdrops and tourists flee from some of our country's most popular tourist destinations.

21 Travel Books To Escape Into This Summer

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 07.19.2016 | Canada Living

Escape into whole new worlds.

Explore A World Of Art (And Pick Up New Skills Along The Way)

Desi Globetrotter | Posted 07.19.2016 | Canada Travel
Desi Globetrotter

Adventure travellers, sabbatical-seekers, artists and designers craving to explore the world while sharing ideas with like-minded people can hop a plane to Kyoto to learn calligraphy, Bangalore to learn bamboo bicycle making or like Juliet, to Slovenia to learn contemporary ceramics.

Nicaragua With Niños: The Secret Destination Everyone Is Whispering About

Amanda Blakley | Posted 07.19.2016 | Canada Travel
Amanda Blakley

Like most remote and magical hidden corners, we heard whispers and rumblings from friends and colleagues about Nicaragua as a travellers' delight.

Girls Flight Out: Get Your Cowgirl On In Colorado

Rebecca Field Jager | Posted 07.18.2016 | Canada Travel
Rebecca Field Jager

Recently Girls Flight Out travelled to Colorado where we discovered the real high you get when visiting this state comes by way of its geographic diversity, mixture of charming small towns and urban cultural centres, and the people's passion for all things outdoors.

10 Differences I've Noticed Between Canada And The UK

Tom Gamble | Posted 07.19.2016 | Canada Living
Tom Gamble

Canada is a wonderful, unique country. I came here as a musician and a stereotypical tea drinking, Marmite enjoying Brit to live, work and study for a masters degree at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. I was immediately struck with the country's immeasurable beauty, vastness and diversity, but I was even more struck with how culturally different it was to my country.

Extreme Activities From Around The World

Booking.com | Posted 07.14.2016 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

This year why not skip your usual beach vacation, get out of your comfort zone and push your limits with a truly extreme activity. Head to the top of a mountain, deep into a rain forest or the middle of a desert. Do something you've never even considered before.

Channel Your Love For Animals To Travel The World

Get Leashed Magazine | Posted 07.12.2016 | Canada Travel
Get Leashed Magazine

Live on an organic farm while visiting your dream travel destination with WWOOF! By Ava Agata Gorecki Some of us nomads and wanderers want our pet...

4 American Towns That Are Worth Crossing The Border To See

Flight Network | Posted 07.12.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

Roughly 80 percent of Canadians live less than 80 kilometres from the United States border. That means that an unforgettable international vacation is less than an hour away. However, many Canadians don't know that a number of American border towns are well worth of a visit.

5 Must-Visit Fall Foliage Destinations On America's East Coast

Allison Eberle | Posted 07.12.2016 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

Planning a getaway to the following must-visit fall foliage destinations throughout New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine and New York is easier than most Canadians think, and the region offers far more than colourful leaves.

Canada's Best Hot Springs

Flight Network | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

Our country is loaded with natural hot springs surrounded by towering pines, mountain peaks, jagged rocks and many of the earthy wonders that make this country so special. The following five Canadian hot springs are ones you should plan to visit when the outdoor temperature starts dropping.

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.