Travel Destinations: Canada

Welcome to “La Belle Province”

National pride | Photo credit: Flickr user abdallahh

The cradle of creativity of French civilization in North America Québec has a rare and distinct way of life in North America. Largely French in terms of language and culture, Québec has managed to preserve its Francophone heritage in the midst of a strong Anglophone culture. French is the mother tongue of 82 percent of […] Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador: Days dawn first

The Edge | Photo credit: Newfoundland & Labrador Tourism

Still relatively unknown as a tourism destination, Newfoundland and Labrador is a treasury of fascinating history, scenery, great seafood, ghostly “happenings”, traditional music and friendly people. Read More

Luxury train travel is not your typical vacation

Machu Picchu, Peru

Here’s a thought. Indulge yourselves and enjoy a sumptuous trip aboard a luxurious train. If you have never considered taking a trip on board one of many deluxe trains, you don’t know what you are missing. Everything that you may have heard or read about like the rhythm of the rails … the passing scenery […] Read More

Nova Scotia: The scene for a picture-perfect vacation

Peggy's Cove lighthouse | Photo credit: Flickr user miquitos

“You can drive the length of Nova Scotia in less than a day and nowhere are you ever more than 30 minutes from the sandy beaches, vast tidal flats or rugged cliffs of the magnificent seacoast.” – Anonymous Nova Scotia, Canada’s second smallest province, lies on the east coast of mainland Canada, a narrow spike […] Read More

Saskatchewan defines the Great Outdoors

Photo credit: Tourism Saskatchewan/Cindy Wright Photography

Saskatchewan’s vast wilderness and nearly 100,000 lakes make the province an ideal region for a memorable outdoor excursion.  And as you may already know (or not), Saskatchewan is well-known for its abundant northern pike, fabulous bird hunting and trophy-sized deer. Whatever your interests, you should consider visiting Saskatchewan to hunt, fish and enjoy the greatest of […] Read More

Maximum Manitoba

Duck Mountain Provincial Park | Photo credit: Travel Manitoba

No one planning a visit to Manitoba needs to be told to see the polar bears in Churchill, fish for Northern pike or take in a performance of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. But did you know that you can snorkel with beluga whales, paddle white water on surging rivers, ride an ice tractor over a […] Read More

Prince George, British Columbia

Canoeing at Crooked River Provincial Park | Photo credit: Tourism BC/JF Bergeron

Prince George, known as British Columbia’s northern capital, is a popular gateway city to the Northern BC region, and an excellent starting point for exploring further north. Prince George offers the unique opportunity to enjoy the amenities of a city, while finding a variety of wilderness opportunities just minutes away... Read More

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