I've realized that fear is a completely acceptable emotion to feel while traveling. And instead of trying to eliminate my fears, I embrace them and use them to make each travel experience a fulfilling one. The following are three recurring fears that bump up my blood pressure before every flight or road trip, and how I cope with them on every journey.
These five Canadian winter hikes are just a handful of the many that invite you to explore some of our country's most impressive natural scenery and wildlife with as little as a pair of snowshoes or hiking boots.
Recent frigid temperatures, relentless snowfall, and icy roads are enough to make any Canadian want to head south until April. But many of us in the Great White North stay put, enduring the winter blues through most trying months, because the thought of heading south for any amount of time sounds way too expensive. However, traveling south of the border until spring may not be as expensive as many Canadians think.
Travel in the winter means that cold and flu bugs are on every counter, button, person and thing you touch on the way through. It is even more critical to fly smart at this time of year.