O Canada! How to see the Great White North in two weeks
Canada is one of the largest countries in the world, and being that big means even most Canadians haven’t seen all that the Great White North has to offer. But if you have a bit of time—and a lot of money—you’ll be able to see at least the main highlights.
Top 10 must-dos if you’re travelling to Canada
Being one of the largest countries in the entire world, it goes without saying that there is PLENTY to do in Canada. Here are the top 10 things worth squeezing in to get a truly Canadian experience.
The best Instagram hashtags for Canada travel photos
A complete list of the best Instagram hashtags to use for travel-related photos taken in Canada, from coast to coast to coast!
BANFF NATIONAL PARK
The ultimate guide to the best of Banff, Alberta
Banff is one of those special places that is fabulous year-round, making it a must-see destination. Here’s how to enjoy the town no matter when you visit.
Banff or Canmore? Tips for choosing which town to stay in
Both Banff and Canmore are stunningly beautiful, and have lots to do and see- so how do you pick between them? Here are tips for choosing where to stay.
Best spring activities in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains (that aren’t skiing)
From exploring scenic trails, biking, snowshoeing or relaxing at a spa, here are some of the best spring activities to enjoy in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains.
The ultimate list of après-ski spots in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains
Both Banff and Lake Louise in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains have amazing ski resorts, along with fantastic spots for après-ski! Here are the top picks.
Cycling the Legacy Trail between Banff and Canmore, Alberta
The Legacy Trail pathway links the gorgeous mountain towns of Canmore and Banff, making it a fun way to take in the scenery while getting some exercise.
Johnston Canyon, Alberta: A spectacle in every season
Johnston Canyon near Banff, Alberta is a spectacular place to visit year round. Summer means gorgeous pathways and crystal clear water, while winter brings frozen waterfalls.
Alberta’s best ski resorts
Alberta, Canada is famous for its world-class ski resorts nestled in stunning Rocky Mountains. Here, you can find some of the best powder, beautiful ski-in/ski-out hotels, breathtaking landscapes and fantastic dining options.
Fun winter activities to enjoy in Jasper, Alberta
Ice walks, snowshoeing, dog sledding, skiing and finding frozen waterfalls are just some of the fun winter activities to enjoy in Jasper, Alberta.
7 tips for driving the Icefields Parkway during winter
The Icefields Parkway is considered one of Canada’s most epic road trips, but the payoff doesn’t come easy for those navigating the highway during winter.
10 reasons the Fairmont PJ Party should be your next girls’ getaway
The annual PJ Party at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge includes celebrity guests, unlimited cocktails and fun classes— making for the perfect girls getaway!
The best things to do in Calgary, Alberta
From lush parks, zip-lines and famous bridges to beer-swigging cowboys, there’s lots to do in Calgary, Alberta year round. Here are the best things to do.
The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth: A guide to the Calgary Stampede
The Calgary Stampede officially kicks off every year on the first Friday of July, with a massive parade which signals the start of the 10-day party.
Canada Olympic Park: The perfect place for daredevils
Would you hurtle down a bobsleigh track reaching speeds of up to 100 km/h, with only a couple of wheels and a helmet between you and the hard cement? If you answered yes, then Calgary’s Canada Olympic Park is the place for you.
The best spots to take photos in Calgary
The Ramsay Ruins, the Peace Bridge, Crescent Heights and Scotsman’s Hill are among some of the best spots to take photos in Calgary.
21 signs you’re from Calgary, Alberta
From having a serious addiction to Peter’s Drive-In milkshakes to curating a closet full of Stampede outfits, here are 21 signs you’re from Calgary, Alberta.
A luxury staycation at Le Germain Hotel in Calgary, Alberta
Le Germain Hotel in downtown Calgary is the perfect place for a staycation or celebration, thanks to the stylish rooms, great location and amazing perks.
A grown-up tea party: Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont
Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont includes an incredible array of specialty teas, heaping plates of delicious scones and sandwiches and delectable desserts.
The best way to spend a weekend in Edmonton
Edmonton is home to West Edmonton Mall, a 48-block-long juggernaut housing a hotel, casino, aquarium, skating rink, mini-golf and an amusement park among other things. Basically, it’s every kid’s dream come true.
Epic outdoor adventures in and around Sundre, Alberta
From whitewater rafting to horseback riding and chasing waterfalls, here are some of the most epic outdoor adventures in and around Sundre, Alberta.
How to enjoy the ultimate girls’ getaway in Vernon, British Columbia
From wine tasting to golfing or relaxing on the shores of scenic Kalamalka Lake, here are the best ways to enjoy a girls’ getaway in Vernon, B.C.
Hiking the scenic Schooner Cove Trail through Tofino’s Pacific Rim National Park Reserve
The scenic Schooner Cove Trail winds through the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve near Tofino, British Columbia and is the perfect place for photography.
Winter wellness: The perfect girls’ getaway in Invermere, British Columbia
Invermere’s mountain landscapes, outdoor activities, natural hot springs, fabulous spa and foodie scene combine for a wellness winter escape in the Columbia Valley.
Alpine adventure: Heli-Skiing with RK Heliski in Panorama, B.C.
Watch what it’s like to go heli-skiing in the Purcell Mountains in Panorama, B.C. with RK Heliski, which has been operating in the area for decades.
Fabulous Fernie: A where-to guide for the scenic mountain town
From the outdoor adventures to incredible spas and eateries, here’s the ultimate list of what to do in beautiful Fernie, British Columbia.
The ultimate guide to enjoying winter in Golden, British Columbia
Located in the “Heart of the Parks,” Golden is Canada’s ultimate outdoor playground with activities like skiing, skating and snowmobiling at its doorstep.
Adrenaline-filled adventures at Panorama Resort in British Columbia, Canada
From heli-skiing to paragliding, snowmobiling and heli-fondue, here are some of the adrenaline-filled activities to enjoy in and around Panorama Resort.
5 perks of a slopeside stay at Lizard Creek Lodge in Fernie, B.C.
Lizard Creek Lodge has an enviable position on the hill at Fernie Alpine Resort in B.C, Canada, making it the perfect ski-in/ski-out accommodation.
10 unique winter activities you have to try in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Watching a polar bear plunge, playing Crokicurl, skating at The Forks and ice climbing are just some of the fun winter activities in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Relax to the max at Thermëa Spa in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Winnipeg’s Scandinavian-inspired spa focuses on the technique of a bathing circuit, a European ritual which is said to provide numerous health benefits.
Top 10 things to do in Halifax, Nova Scotia
From walking along the beautiful waterfront to visiting Pier 21 and the Alexander Keith’s brewery, here are the top 10 things to do in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
13 stunning spots on Nova Scotia’s Cabot Trail worth stopping for
With dramatic, rocky coastlines, waterfalls, vibrant bays and beaches galore, it’s easy to see why the Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia, Canada is considered one of the world’s best road trips.
Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia: More than just a lighthouse
The iconic lighthouse in Peggy’s Cove is one of the most photographed spots in Canada, but it turns out there’s much more to the village than its historic beacon.
Exploring the wonderful wineries in Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Wolfville is a charming town in the heart of Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley, which is known for its beautiful main street, quaint B&Bs and wineries.
Tidal bore rafting in Nova Scotia, Canada: A wild, salty ride
Tidal bore rafting in Nova Scotia is like being caught in a blender full of chocolate milk. Salty chocolate milk.
Nova Scotia’s South Shore: Historic Lunenburg and charming Mahone Bay
Nova Scotia’s South Shore traces part of the Lighthouse Route, and there’s one area in particular well worth the trip: historic Lunenburg and Mahone Bay.
A photography guide to the best spots in Toronto, Ontario
The CN Tower may be the most photographed landmark in Toronto, but there are plenty of other spots for photographers to explore. Here are some of the best.
10 fun things to do on a rainy day in Niagara Falls, Ontario
There lots of activities in Niagara Falls that operate rain or shine, so visitors can make the most of their visit. Here are some of the best things to do.
15 photos that will make you want to go to the Kawartha Lakes
The Kawartha Lakes are home to everything from rustic cottages to million dollar homes. Here are 15 photos that will make you want to see it for yourself.
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
The best beaches on Prince Edward Island’s north shore
With 1100km of coastline, you’re never too far from a beach while exploring Prince Edward Island. Here are some of the best beaches on PEI’s north shore.
A guide to Charlottetown, PEI for every type of traveller
Whether you’re a history buff or foodie, hipster or fashionista, here are the top sights for every type of traveller in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
10 quintessential experiences to enjoy in Prince Edward Island, Canada
With untouched beaches, championship golf courses, fresh seafood and heaps of history, visitors will never run out of things to do in PEI, Canada.
Tracing the roots of Anne of Green Gables in Prince Edward Island
The story of spunky, red-headed Anne of Green Gables has been a treasured tale for generations, and fans can see where it all began in Prince Edward Island.
QUEBEC CITY AND AREA
10 unforgettable winter activities to enjoy in Quebec City
Hurtling down a sled track, eating maple taffy, celebrating Winter Carnival and exploring Vieux-Quebec are some of the fun winter activities in Quebec City.
The ultimate guide to enjoying the Quebec Winter Carnival
Everything you need to know about Quebec City’s Winter Carnival, including the best events, activities, treats…and where to find that jolly Bonhomme!
An adventurous afternoon at Quebec’s Canyon Sainte-Anne
Visitors can test their limits at scenic Canyon Sainte-Anne, which has three via ferrata courses and a zipline going right over the thundering waterfall.
5 unique spas in and around Quebec City
Quebec City is home to a number of unique spas, including one housed in a former monastery, one in a chateau and another with sweeping city views.
Sibéria Station Spa: Quebec City’s ultimate spot for relaxation
Sibéria Station Spa in Quebec City is modelled after the Scandanavian concept of thermotherapy, and is a serene spot to relax all year round.
MONTREAL AND AREA
How to plan the perfect girls getaway in Montreal
How to plan the perfect girls getaway in Montreal, Quebec, including the spa, a champagne bar, paddleboarding, yoga, shopping and lots of sightseeing!
Adventure and adrenaline: A daredevil day in Laval, Quebec
Laval, Quebec is the perfect place for adrenaline junkies, where you can land a jumbo jet, skydive, head to space camp and surf—all in the same day.
A nautical day at Bota Bota, Montreal’s boat-themed spa
Bota Bota is a luxury spa located along Montreal’s waterfront in a former ferry boat, which has quickly become popular thanks to its water circuit.
BIXI bikes: A godsend for weary travellers
When walking around a big city just won’t cut it, travellers now have the option to jump on a bike.
White water rafting down the Yukon’s Tatshenshini River
A day spent white water rafting down the Yukon’s Tatshenshini River is a fun way to enjoy the beautiful scenery- as long as it’s warm out!
Must-see spots in Whitehorse, Yukon
From the picturesque wharf along the Yukon River to the murals, museums and historic buildings downtown, here are the must-see spots in Whitehorse, Yukon.
Fun day trips from Whitehorse, Yukon
From dog sledding and horseback riding to Northern Lights viewing and glacier flight seeing, here are the best day trips from Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.
Incredible day trips from Haines Junction, Yukon
Ideas for incredible day trips from Haines Junction, Yukon, including glacier flights, white water rafting and spectacular Kluane Lake.
Chasing glaciers on a Kluane National Park flightseeing tour
A flightseeing tour in the Yukon’s Kluane National Park is one for the bucket list, as it affords views of the stunning mountains, glaciers and wilderness.
Dawson City, Yukon: A guide to the town that time forgot
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live in a movie set? That’s exactly what it feels like driving up the dusty road into tiny Dawson City, Yukon.
Drinking a Sourtoe Cocktail in Dawson City, Yukon
The Downtown Hotel in Dawson City has been made famous as the place where you can down a Sourtoe Cocktail—a shot garnished with a real human toe.
A scenic journey through Tombstone Territorial Park, Yukon
Tombstone Territorial Park in Yukon, Canada is a spectacular area complete with mountain peaks, vibrant tundra and some of the bluest water ever seen.
Tracking the Northern Lights in Yukon, Canada
While there are no guarantees of seeing the spectacular northern lights where vibrant hues of green and purple dance across the night sky, it’s worth the effort of trying to get a glimpse.
Kluane National Park, Yukon: Scenic through all seasons
When’s the best time to explore spectacular Kluane National Park in Yukon, Canada? Turns out it’s beautiful throughout the year- especially from above!
Fantastic winter activities you need to try in Yukon, Canada
Dog mushing, Northern Lights viewing, glacier flightseeing and the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous are just a few of the fun winter activities in Yukon, Canada!
25 photos that will inspire you to visit Yukon, Canada
Enjoy these photos of the Yukon, where there are more bears than humans, the sun doesn’t set for months, and the Aurora Borealis dance across the night sky.
The best of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Mexico is world famous for its fiestas, Latin flair and beaches, which is why millions of tourists flock to the country every single year. Cabo San Lucas is a popular pick, thanks to its beautiful resorts, golf courses and the famous Arch.
Fun things to do in and around Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Puerto Vallarta has lots of activities for visitors, including zip-lining, tequila tasting, strolling around town, ATV jungle tours or hitting the beach.
9 tips you need to know before visiting Chichén Itzá
Chichén Itzá’s relics are one of Mexico’s top attractions and a wonder of the world. Here are some tips you need to know before visiting the iconic site.
Swimming with whale sharks in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula
Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula is an amazing place to swim with whale sharks, and perhaps even spot flamingos, dolphins, turtles and crocodiles along the way.
An epic night at Coco Bongo, the ultimate party spot
From Cirque du Soleil-worthy acrobatics to go-go dancers, confetti bombs and an open bar, no other party compares to the fun antics at Coco Bongo.
The most expensive U.S. cities for travellers
Heading stateside for a summer getaway? You may be wise to steer clear of Honolulu, if you’re watching your budget.
Unique and unexpected things to do in Phoenix, Arizona
From a session of barnyard yoga to flying trapezes and epic hikes, here are some of the quirkiest, most unexpected things to do in Phoenix, Arizona.
Goat Yoga: Where barnyard meets downward dog
Did you know there’s such thing as goat yoga? I kid you not. Here’s what it’s like to do downward dog in a farmyard—with a goat on your back.
5 reasons you need to stay at The Phoenician in Arizona
The Phoenician is part of the esteemed Luxury Collection, and highlights include a world-class golf course, beautifully designed rooms and fantastic dining.
Down to the desert: Highlights of Arizona
Arizona is famous for two things: golf, and the Grand Canyon. That being said, there is plenty more to do if you’re heading down to the desert.
Eclectic San Francisco: A city of contrasts
A guide to the best spots in the Bay area, including the Victorian-era townhouses and those classic cable cars.
Drinking your way through the Napa Valley vineyards
Whether or not you can tell a Pinot from Cabernet or know what makes sparkling wine different from champagne, a day in the vineyards is not to be missed if you find yourself in California.
Taking in the statuesque redwood trees of Muir Woods
Those statuesque redwood trees are a sight to behold, and it’s no wonder people flock to Northern California in droves to take them in!
A taste of Hollywood life in Los Angeles, California
I didn’t walk a red carpet or ride in a limo, but I did get a fleeting taste of the celebrity life a couple of times in Los Angeles. Here’s how.
Miami showdown: Staying in South Beach or Miami Beach
With everything from boutique hotels to glitzy skyscrapers, choosing a hotel in Miami isn’t easy. Here’s a guide to staying in South Beach or Miami Beach.
Stylish shopping spots in Miami Beach, Florida
From the Art Deco District to Bal Harbour and famous Lincoln Avenue, check out Miami Beach’s most stylish shopping spots.
Florida: A guide to Miami Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and the Everglades
The Sunshine State has something for everyone, whether you want to brave an amusement park or hit up South Beach for some eye candy. Here are some highlights of Miami, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and the Everglades.
Viva Las Vegas! A guide to the city with something for everyone
There’s a good reason it’s called Sin City, but you don’t need to go crazy to have a great time in Las Vegas. Here are a few suggested itineraries to get you started, whether you’re travelling with friends, family or the boys.
Secret ways to see New York City’s top sights for free
Considering the excess of New York City, it’s no wonder a trip to the Big Apple can set visitors back a small fortune. Fortunately, there are some easy ways to see NYC’s top sights without spending a single cent.
This is what a $25,000 New York City hotel room looks like
The Lotte New York Palace Hotel is one of Manhattan’s largest luxury properties, and has $25,000 per night suites popular with celebrities and royalty.
The 9/11 Memorial Museum: A tribute to those lost on September 11
The spots where the World Trade Centre buildings stood have been turned into the 9/11 Memorial and museum, which include two huge pools with waterfalls.
Sex and the City tour: The ultimate girls guide to New York City
A Sex and the City tour is a great way to see the sights of New York City- and remember the good old days with Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte and Samantha!
New York City’s parks: How to escape the concrete jungle
When the honking horns and millions of people in New York City get to be too much, Central Park and the High Line are perfect places to get away from it all.