Here’s how to bypass jetlag, and get your internal clock in sync with the time zone you’ve just arrived in.
When many of us take a vacation we seek to relax. We spend long, lazy days on a beach chair and socialize the night away with fancy cocktails, and indulgent desserts. Too often, we return home drowsier, heavier and flabbier than we’ve been since, well, our last vacation, with no memorable events to recall. Here’s how to break that pattern, and turn your next getaway into a memorable, rejuvenating experience.
A week on a Caribbean beach or a jaunt through the tourist capitals of Europe still has its appeal. But how about embarking on an African safari, learning about Mayan civilizations or taking an off-road vehicle, well, off the beaten path. Adventure travel is hot, hot, hot. But some forms of ‘adventure’ are not, not, not.
We all know how important it is to take time off from work now and again. Yet Canadians forego 32 million vacation days a year—and it’s not because we get so many we don’t know what to do with them. Canada is one of the most stingy vacation providers in the developed world. Full-time workers here average just 12 days vacation annually, according to Statistics Canada.
It can be hard to get away from the office. Here are some simple tips for making the most of whatever vacation time you take.
Gotta get away, but don’t have much time? Here are a few simple ideas to help you refresh and recharge.
Looking for the perfect Easter escape? These eco-friendly escapades are perfect for a green Easter weekend.
Going on a green adventure is a great way to spend quality time with your lover. Best of all, it can be done on ay budget. Check out these ideas to figure out the getaway that’s right for you.
Considering a lengthy winter vacation or a permanent move? Here are a few things you need to know. For more country-specific information, visit the Foreign Affairs website. They even offer a registration service for Canadians travelling or living abroad so that the government can find and help you in the event of a natural disaster or war.
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 […]
Mosquitoes rely mainly on their sense of smell to locate potential victims.
1. Measure the capacity of the ice-cube tray you’re using for stock, etc., so that you know how many cubes to use when a recipe calls for a certain amount of stock, wine or lemon juice. 2. Always leave 3-4 ice cubes in the tray and fill up the rest with cold water to quickly […]
Which documents you need to keep and for how long will depend on your occupation, your family circumstances and where you live.
Our Canada is full of true stories and photos sent in by readers across the country for other Canadians to enjoy. Any appropriate photo or story is welcome at any time. Our editorial style is relaxed and conversational, so please write your submission the way you’d relate it to a friend. Since most of the […]
Submitted by: Pauline, Brighton, ON Comments: Got this photo because I was in the right place at the right time. Beautiful to watch.
Submitted by: Kathleen, Prince George, BC Comments: The moon looked so great the night I took this photo, I just couldn’t resist taking the photo.
Submitted by: Stefan, ON Comments: North Atlantic at Peggy’s Cove / NS
Submitted by: Marilyn, Guelph, ON Comments: St. Anthony’s, Newfoundland…..picture postcard- photo with an iceberg & whale together!!