As any parent knows, flying with kids can be a challenge. However, if you plan in advance, you can make any flight-even a long haul one-a breeze. Here are eight tips to help ease the stress in the airport and up in the clouds.
I first saw Kingston on a bright, crisp Christmas day. The city had been dusted lightly with snow and its handsome limestone buildings were sparkling in the sunshine.
Swimming pools are an excellent way to cool off as the temperature rises. But there’s much more that you can do with them besides going for a swim. Here are some of the possibilities.
Considered one of the best wildlife encounters, Sea North Tours have been delighting people with their whale watching tours of Hudson Bay. Visitors put on an artic wetsuit to slip into the chilly waters to snorkel with Beluga whales.
We asked and you responded with your best photos of our land. You sent in your favourite photos: from coast to coast, city to country, day to night. Here are a few of the images we received.
If you’ve ever thought you’ve seen one beach, you’ve seen them all then you need to get around a bit more. Beaches come in all kinds of consistencies, from that of powdered sugar to large skipping stones. And even what one might consider the “normal” sand color is a shade that varies from white towards light brown.
There’s never been a better time to visit Mexico. For the most part the country is as safe as ever, and because of the economic downturn there are great bargains to be had. But if those well-trodden tourist towns and fancy resorts aren’t beckoning you, maybe it’s because you have a yearning for an earlier version of Mexico: That exotic ‘south of the border’ country that inspired movies and songs with its vast landscape and welcoming cultures.
If you’re dreaming of lounging on the beach, there’s no need to head south. Canada has its own beautiful swimming spots. Here are five of the best beaches in the country.
A change of scenery is often just what it takes to put a little magic and mystery back into your relationship. Find out why Vietnam may be just the place for you.
Nothing can add more stress to a long trip than losing your luggage. These six handy tips can help ensure that you and your bags arrive at the same time̶-and in one piece.
Ever been on a vacation that feels as stressful as a day at the office?
Many dive snobs place a premium on out-of-the-way destinations. The harder to reach, the better. This list is not for them. For most vacation divers, what matters-in addition to the diving, of course-are topside attractions from eco-adventures to cities and towns worth exploring, and accessibility. After all, not everyone has the time or inclination to jump multiple time zones just to get wet! Forget a roundup of far-flung destinations you’ll only dive once in your life.
As far as Canadian cities go, Quebec City has to be one of most visually stunning. Its rich history means there are gorgeous buildings to explore and many activities for tourists to take part in. But step off the tourist track and you’ll discover a rich and vibrant culture where you’d swear you were in France itself rather than Canada.
Every nation has its own customs. So when Christmastime rolls around, holiday traditions certainly vary depending on where you’re celebrating. Here are some interesting ways that cultures outside North America show their Christmas spirit.
Canada has one of the coolest carnivals in the world. Held in Quebec City, the Quebec Winter Carnival is a truly unique winter experience with sporting competitions, snow games, and a great mix of traditional and innovative nighttime, sport and family activities. We caught up with Bonhomme Carnaval, the Carnival’s official ambassador, to get the inside scoop on what to expect at the 57th edition of this much-loved winter festival.
Why spend your next vacation sightseeing on land when you could be sightseeing underwater? Turn your next trip into an amazing, life-changing voyage by earning your scuba diving certification in less than one week.
Our intrepid reporter field-tests three popular baby packs on actual mountains.
Gambling, glitzy shows, shotgun weddings-these are the things that tend to come to mind when talking about Las Vegas.
There’s nothing to do in Manitoba? Hardly! The marquee summer activity in Churchill is getting in the water alongside beluga whales, but this small town is a great place to check out some other wildlife, too. Here are seven suggestions of what you can do to get your fill of an exciting, outdoor adventure on your travels.
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.