Taking the slow route from Bar Harbor (or “Bah Harbah” as the locals call it) down to Portland is a dreamy drive with plenty of interesting pit-stops along the way. If you’re planning a road trip to the northern Maine coast, here are eight spots and interesting diversions you won’t want to miss en route.
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.
Travelling by train can be economical and relaxing if you plan ahead and use some simple strategies. Here, two experts offer practical Vial Rail train travel tips to keep you rolling along happily.
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.
The legend of the vampire has been thrilling mankind for hundreds of years, and now, thanks to the television show True Blood and the Twilight series of books and movies, there is a resurgence of interest in these immortal bloodsuckers.
Scams, thefts and rip-offs often take place in urban areas in less-developed countries. Most happen in the first day or so (you may think you blend in but you probably don’t).
As expensive as Copenhagen can be to visit, it is possible to have a champagne vacation on lemonade money, with a little insider know-how and planning.
New Westminster, once the capital of British Columbia, was named by Queen Victoria and is affectionately known as “The Royal City”.
Giddy anticipation was the best way to describe the mood aboard. Passengers shared stories of their past whale sightings: thrilling moments when a humpback breached, an orca spyhopped or a grey simply flashed a tail fluke. One woman from Saskatchewan had never seen a whale in the wild: “It’s something I’ve dreamed of.” Read on for details on some great places for whale watching in North America.
Itching to explore? We’ve got some hot insider tips and tricks that can reduce hassles and costs while maximizing your travel experience. Here are seven ways that living like a local, price checking like an accountant, and shopping like a foodie can snag you the best vacation ever.
Casting about for a new way to spend time with your sweetie? Put some zing back in your love life with one of these couple-friendly activities.
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 […]
Summer’s here and the travelling’s easy. So book your time off, buy your tickets and pack your bags! We’ve got the lowdown on six hot vacation destinations that offer great summer values, no matter what your travel budget. Adventure. City living. Culture. It’s all here, so dig in and start planning.
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.
People retiring today are spending less time at home and more in foreign countries-in the Americas, Europe and even Africa.
Here is a dispatch from a Calgary family-Deb Cummings, 48, her husband Scott Lazenby, 49, and their two children, Siobhan, 14, and Quinn, 11-who recently travelled and volunteered around the world.
Taking your young ones with you on holiday might sound a bit challenging, but with a bit of planning the experience can be a lot smoother than you think.
Travel deals come and go and sometimes shopping for airline tickets can seem a bit like following the stock market. The price just dropped? Buy! Buy! Buy! If you’re looking to score a deal on cheap airfare, here are three methods to help you pounce on those low ticket prices before they disappear.
Open-minded and brimming with imagination, kids are the perfect adventure-travel companions. Whether you’re taking them on a jungle walk, a camping trip or sight-seeing, adventure travel shows kids there’s a big, wide world out there.