Travel Advice

Before embarking on your next big trip, you need to plan. We’ve got some insider tips and tricks to help with packing, navigating the airport and flying the friendly skies.

10 Easy Ways To Ruin Your Vacation (and How To Avoid Them)

Don't let bad attitude or poor planning get in the way of your perfect getaway. Prevent potential problems by avoiding...


50 Amazing Free Things To Do in Canada With the Kids

Whether it's a weekend excursion or winter break, we've got 50 free family-friendly activities from across Canada.


10 Tips for Travelling Solo

Find out what you need to know before heading off for a vacation by yourself.


10 Ways to Simplify Family Travel

Family vacations: we love 'em, we need 'em, we crave 'em... but at the same time, they fill us with...


Decoding Airline Lingo

On a flight, pilots and airline staff often have their own way of speaking, using interesting jargon while on duty....


9 Tips for Canadian Snowbirds

Ready to fly south for the winter? Choosing your destination is just part of becoming a snowbird. Before you take...


How to Plan a Great Family Vacation

Ever been on a vacation that feels as stressful as a day at the office?


Staff Tested: 3 Child Carrier Backpacks

Our intrepid reporter field-tests three popular baby packs on actual mountains.

3 Ways to Avoid Tourist Scams

Scams, thefts and rip-offs often take place in urban areas in less-developed countries. Most happen in the first day or...


Put Your Love in Motion

Casting about for a new way to spend time with your sweetie? Put some zing back in your love life with...


9 Tips for Travelling with Toddlers

Taking your young ones with you on holiday might sound a bit challenging, but with a bit of planning the experience can be...


3 Ways to Find the Best Airfare Deals

Travel deals come and go and sometimes shopping for airline tickets can seem a bit like following the stock market....


Adventure Travel with Kids

Open-minded and brimming with imagination, kids are the perfect adventure-travel companions. Whether you're taking them on a jungle walk, a...


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Tips for Happy, Healthy Travel

Vacations are supposed to calm you down, but it's easy to get sick and stressed amid all the hubbub of...


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Travel Buddies

Nothing beats going on a trip with your best buddy. But you two might not see eye-to-eye on every decision...


7 Secrets for Great Holiday Photos

Here's what Sydney-based professional photographer Arunas Klupsas suggests for getting the most out of your digital camera.

Get Away on a Budget

Now is the perfect time to take a break from work! A solo getaway or one with the gals is...


Plan Your Travel Adventure

Are you looking for a different kind of travel experience that doesn't involve some nondescript resort? Adventure travel specialists can...


How to Plan a Romantic Getaway

Given today's frantic pace, it's no wonder most of us find less and less time for romance. But, passion can...


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Arrive Relaxed and Safe

For many of us “home for the holidays” means long distance travel. But with only a few days to get...


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Reset Your Body’s Clock

Here’s how to bypass jetlag, and get your internal clock in sync with the time zone you’ve just arrived in.

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Have a Healthy Holiday

When many of us take a vacation we seek to relax. We spend long, lazy days on a beach chair...


Adventure Travel: What’s Hot, What’s Not

A week on a Caribbean beach or a jaunt through the tourist capitals of Europe still has its appeal. But...


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Make the Most of Your Vacation

It can be hard to get away from the office. Here are some simple tips for making the most of...


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Five Easy Getaways

Gotta get away, but don't have much time? Here are a few simple ideas to help you refresh and recharge.


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Eco-Escapes for Lovers

Going on a green adventure is a great way to spend quality time with your lover. Best of all, it...


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What You Need to Know Before You Travel Abroad

Considering a lengthy winter vacation or a permanent move? Here are a few things you need to know. For more...