Canada Travel Tips
Those expecting Canada to be a blander version of the US should check their assumptions at the door. Canada's wild northern frontier, which has etched itself into the national psyche, and its distinct patchwork of peoples have created a country that is decidedly different from its brash neighbor.
It's the edginess between Canada's indigenous, French and British traditions that gives the nation its complex three-dimensional character. Add to this a constant infusion of US culture and a plethora of traditions brought by migrants, and you have a thriving multicultural society.
Montreal has got a lot going for it. As one of the most exciting, cosmopolitan, and richly cultured cities in all of Canada ,
it’s easy to get lost in the city’s various attractions. But to do ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, September 2011
Big night out Saturday? Long drive home Sunday? Whatever your plans, nothing beats a hearty and relaxed Sunday brunch in Toronto. Here are three ideas for where to fill your tummy, down a Bloody ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, October 2011
Critter mealtime, acrobatics, wet lab – there’s more to the Vancouver Aquarium than your average tanks of fish! British Colombia’s only “4-D” theatre is always showing films around 15 minutes long ...
Written by Jessica F, March 2013
For those in Toronto for St. Patrick’s Day, there are many opportunities to celebrate. The main event is the Toronto St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which will take place this year on March 17, 2013, ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, March 2012
It's more than just the trees, of course. The famous Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival is a union of different art-forms and perspectives, and consequently it is a fantastic time to be in town.... ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, January 2013
A Toronto visit isn’t complete without a trip to the Royal Ontario Museum —one
of the largest museums on the entire continent, full of artifacts from
cultures around the globe (six million of ...
Written by Viator, March 2013
Just an hour away you’ll find Peggy’s Cove, home to the iconic red and white Peggy’s Point Lighthouse. Take a stroll through the village area with its fishing shacks perched at water’s edge, and ...
Written by AlyseInWonderland, USA, June 2011
Foodies across the globe are throwing themselves behind a new culinary movement advocating dining in the dark. Originating in Europe, the movement has migrated across the ocean and landed in downtown ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, August 2011
Who among us hasn't fantasized about replacing a golden idol with a
bag of sand; deftly avoiding native booby traps; using a whip to escape
from Nazis; traipsing around places like the Amazon, ...
Written by Jessica F, February 2013
Those visiting Toronto, Canada, who have an interest in history and architecture should make a visit to Casa Loma. Literally meaning “house on a hill,” Casa Loma is a Gothic Revival-style castle that ...
Written by Viator, August 2012
Ontario’s Wine Country is growing in leaps and bounds, with several renowned wine-growing regions. In most places, you can tour the facilities and meet the people working behind the scenes. And, of ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, August 2012
Museums in major cities often will welcome visitors for free at the
tail-end of the day (especially on days when business tends to be
slower). In some cases, this means the museum will be, ...
Montreal is Canada ’s
largest French-speaking city and it’s here that you’ll find locals with
a large source of pride and a unique blend of modern city dynamics
mixed with historic charm. And ...
is just a hop, skip, and a jump over the border into New York State and
summer is an especially nice time to visit. If it’s your first time in
Toronto, looking for free or cheap things ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, June 2011
From June 24th to July 3rd this year in Toronto, over a million people will flood the streets for Pride Week . This year’s theme is “Dream Big.” You can fund-raise while rocking out at the launch ...
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