Canada

When most people think about Canadian cities to visit on their travels, they think of the “big ones”: Vancouver and Toronto and Montreal. Maybe Quebec City gets thrown in, or the country’s capital city of Ottawa. But do you know which cities often get overlooked and left out? The cities in central Canada. Cities like…
I’ll never forget the first time I locked eyes with a polar bear. It’s a fairly common occurrence if you go to watch these silent giants in the wild – they aren’t really afraid of much (definitely not humans), and are super curious creatures. So when you’re staying out on the Manitoba tundra at Frontiers…
Most people assume that if you want a taste of Europe, you have to travel all the way to Europe. And while this is…
Late last year, Lonely Planet released its “Best in Travel” lists for 2017. And at the top of its Top 10 Countries list – claiming…
  If you thought Canada was all moose, “eh” and maple syrup – think again. There is one road in Canada that will leave you breathless. The 232km Icefields Parkway. One road that draws 100,000 vehicles per month with it’s Read more >
I was sure that the extra-tall train car would tip over as every single person on board threw themselves in the direction of the…
When it comes to modes of travel, I definitely have my favorites. Driving a car gives you the freedom to do and see what…
If there’s one thing I’ve learned from Instagram and social media lately, it’s that the people of the interwebz freaking LOVE photos of mountains. And…
You think you know what the sensation of flying feels like. Being pushed back into your seat on take-off; the bounce and squeal of…
The last time I was at Niagara Falls, I was about 13 and traveling with my 7th-grade class on a trip to Toronto. I…

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