Floating in the face-stingingly cold 4C water, frigid seawater trickling down the neck of my wetsuits, I feel a jolt of electricity when our gazes meet. A pod of beluga whales surrounds me. One by one, they turn their heads and gaze over, their chirps filling my ears, their ghostly white bodies cutting swathes through the green saltwater of Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba. Travel in Canada might sometimes be cold, but it’s pretty cool too.
Seeking a bird’s eye view on some of the country’s most scenic spots? Follow this primer to discover 10 amazing experiences where the sky is not the limit! From coast-to-coast, Canada has an abundance of high-flying adventures and activities in treetops and mountains, over wondrous waters and natural eco-attractions, and even above urban city centres. So, let’s take it from the top!
Check out these five great RV spots in Nova Scotia that begin and end in Halifax. Travel down the Lighthouse Trail, thorugh fishing villages and sandy beaches, and back up Fundy and Annapolis into the heart of Nova Scotia wine country.
If your island getaway usually involves lounging poolside while soaking up tropical rays, consider heading to a more temperate, and affordable, locale where kicking back can also mean getting fit. There are loads of island options in Canada.
New Westminster, once the capital of British Columbia, was named by Queen Victoria and is affectionately known as “The Royal City”.
Vimy Ridge In July of 2009, I finally took the trip I’d spent over a decade yearning for. As a teacher with a background in Canadian history, I longed to visit the Canadian battlefields in France and Belgium from both World Wars. Having studied battles like Vimy Ridge, Dieppe and Normandy, there was nothing that […]
We asked and you responded with your best photos of this vast land. From city to country, day to night, winter, spring, summer and fall, you sent in great photos you’ve taken of Canada. Here are just a few.
Going to Le Scandinave Spa in Mont-Tremblant, Que. is definitely unique, with rituals designed to help strenghening your immune system and increasing the blood circulation, leaving you feeling refreshed.
Beth Barett of Nanton, Alta., sent along this interesting object. “Our friend, Ralf, bought a box of items at an auction, and this was in it,” says Beth. “It’s made of a pewter-type metal and measures about five inches in length. We hope someone will be able to tell us what this object is used […]