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100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

posted Monday, April 10, 2017

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The 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge was this past Sunday April 9th, 2017. It was an important battle for Canada’s coming of age as a nation and as such, has a major significance for Canadians. It is the largest overseas war memorial and is the centerpiece of a 250-acre preserved battlefield park where […]

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Full Face Snorkel Mask

posted Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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If you are heading south for a beach vacation, you will likely have lots of opportunities to go snorkelling and you’ll want to know more about the full-face snorkel mask. The best part to a full-face snorkel mask is that you can breathe as you would above the water. That’s right, you can breathe through your nose! […]

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The Straight Up Truth About Beverage Packages on Cruises

posted Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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One of my biggest pet peeves is when cruise lines offer beverage packages that are not worth their money. You want to get the most out of your vacation dollars and so we would absolutely recommend a beverage package… if it was worth it but more often than not it makes no sense. Here’s why: When […]

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Holiday Travel Gift Guide

posted Monday, December 19, 2016

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Do you have avid travellers in your life and are stuck on what to buy them? With less than a week until Christmas, read through my gift guide for some ideas and inspiration. Tilley Hat I first heard about Tilley hats in a gift guide in the paper 7 years ago! While a Tilley hat is […]

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Snowbirds, Break Free from your Migratory Pattern!

posted Tuesday, November 22, 2016

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As a Canadian, if you yourself are not a snowbird, you at least know someone, such as your neighbor or your parents, who likes to spend a couple of months in Florida during the winter. Often Florida is the chosen destination but there are a lot of other options out there. You may want to […]

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What to Do in London Depending on Your Interests

posted Monday, October 24, 2016

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London is a destination many people want to visit, and with good reason, but how do you decide what to do in London? There is an abundance of fun sightseeing and activities to do in London. So much so that you could become overwhelmed and either just give up on trying to choose something or […]

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Why New Zealand Should be on your Travel Radar

posted Monday, September 26, 2016

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New Zealand is a compact country that really packs a punch. Incredible untouched landscapes, unique indigenous culture, world-class food and wine and extraordinary geothermal attractions makes New Zealand a ‘must-visit’ country even for the well-travelled. When you think of glaciers, New Zealand may not be the first country that pops into your head but there […]

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5 Savvy Tips to Travel Like a Local

posted Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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When you are travelling, you have the choice of being a traveller or a tourist. There is a time and a place for both and sometimes you want to be a combination of the two. This article however, focuses on tips for being a traveller and travelling like a local. Use Public Transport The easiest […]

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3 Things the Online Booking Engines Don’t Tell You

posted Thursday, August 4, 2016

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There is a time and place for everything and that can include online booking engines. I know what you’re probably thinking, as a travel consultant surely I despise online booking engines and would never recommend using one. Well, that’s not true. Sometimes all you need is a hotel room for a night and it really […]

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Get Everyone in your Family Holiday Photos

posted Monday, July 11, 2016

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When you go on holiday, you make a lot of memories. It’s inevitable and it’s one of the best reasons to go on vacation. One way of keeping those memories alive is through your photographs. There is a skill to taking fantastic photos and while often we can just point and shoot and still end […]

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