Travel Destinations: North America

Le Massif Rail Cruise – Prepare your senses

A luxury train experience like no other | Photo credit: Le Massif de Charlevoix/Benjamin Gagnon

A new and intriguing rail service, The Train of Le Massif de Charlevoix, which commenced service September 9, 2011, will traverse the 140 km between Québec City and La Malbaie. Le Massif de Charlevoix is the brainchild of Daniel Gauthier, visionary and co-founder of Le Cirque du Soleil. Gauthier sees big things for Charlevoix, a […]  Read More

Canadians are the most important people in Orlando!

Orlando makes me smile | Photo credit: Discovery Cove

In a recent announcement by tourism officials in Orlando, Florida, it was declared that Orlando, attracted a record breaking 51.455 million visitors in 2010, and become the first U.S. destination to top 50 million visitors. And it turns out that visits from Canada, Orlando's top international feeder market, was up 11 percent to 960,000 travellers in 2010 compared to 865,000 in 2009. With this record, Orlando is the first...  Read More

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

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