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Four Exciting Reasons to Move to Canada

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Four Exciting Reasons to Move to Canada

First it was the election of a certain US president that led Americans to contemplate moving to Canada and now more recently it has been Canada’s better handling of the pandemic.

While Canada may have had a pause on both travel and migration for much of the pandemic, restrictions are now beginning to ease which is allowing people from all around the world the chance to once again relocate to the country.

Canada is on track to welcome the largest number of annual immigrants in its history. Nearly 40,000 permanent residents were admitted into Canada just in July 2021, with the possibility of reaching over 400,000 annual migrants by year’s end.

Canada has long been known for its generous acceptance of migrants, offering up a broad range of visas and a possible pathway to citizenship. The country attracts people from just about every country, transforming the nation into a diverse melting pot of cultures.

If you’ve considered relocating to another country, you may want look into moving to Canada. The following are just some of the many reasons why people worldwide are choosing to take up residence in the Great White North.

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Winter Weekend Activities to Enjoy in Whistler

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Winter Weekend Activities to Enjoy in Whistler

Whistler in British Columbia is without a doubt one of the most beautiful places in Canada. The famous winter resort town is situated just a two-hour drive from Vancouver, making it easily accessible for those wanting to hit its famous ski slopes.

While Whistler does attract travelers year-round, offering up incredible hiking and mountain biking during the summer months, its true appeal lies during winter. It held a number of Olympic events when Vancouver hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics, and this only solidified its position as one of the world’s greatest winter ski resorts.

Come see what all the hype is in Whistler as I introduce you to the top ten winter activities that continue to lure travelers from all around the world every year.

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Top 10 Most Useful Canada Travel Apps

Posted by on 11:21 am in Blog, Canada, Technology | 0 comments

Top 10 Most Useful Canada Travel Apps

There’s no denying that smartphones and their handy apps have revolutionized travel. Whether it’s booking flights and hotels, navigating new cities and finding parking, or gaining insight on local attractions, phone apps make many aspects of travel much easier.

With Canadians aiming to be fully vaccinated by September, the easing of border restrictions will hopefully allow vaccinated travelers from around the world to enter Canada without having to get tested or go through quarantine.

To get you ready for your future Canadian holiday, I thought I’d introduce you to some of Canada’s top most useful travel apps. Whether you need a campsite in Banff or want to check the winter ski forecasts, here are ten incredible Canadian travel apps you should download before your trip.

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The Most Luxurious Hotels and Resorts in Canada

Posted by on 2:05 pm in Accommodation, Blog, Canada, Luxury Lifestyle | 2 comments

The Most Luxurious Hotels and Resorts in Canada

Being that Canada is the second largest country in the world in terms of land area, it should come as no surprise that it’s home to many incredible hotels and resorts.

Whether you’re looking at travelling to Vancouver in the west or Toronto in the east, there are luxurious accommodation options spanning the entire country from coast to coast.

Seclusion in the Canadian wilderness? Fun in the snow at world renowned ski resorts? Or maybe endless entertainment in Canada’s vibrant provincial and territorial capitals? There are hotels and resorts for every interest that easily stand out from the rest.

The following are Canada’s most luxurious hotels and resorts where you’ll be pampered like the many important guests who have stayed, including royalty, world leaders, and movie stars.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Travelling in Canada

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A Beginner’s Guide to Travelling in Canada

Made up of ten provinces and three territories, Canada is an enormous country for travelers to tackle. Stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific and deep into the Arctic, this vast nation is home to vibrant modern cities and large tracts of pristine wilderness.

When planning any trip to Canada, it’s important to not bite off more than you can chew. Because of the country’s sheer size, it’s better to focus on a single province or territory in order to get a thorough experience of what each region of Canada has to offer.

Alternatively, you could opt for a bit of city-hopping tour to get a sampling of the highlights, with Canada’s major cities all well-linked by flights with the country’s main airline Air Canada.

Whether you wish to gaze at the mighty Niagara Falls, hit the ski slopes in winter, or seek out wildlife along the west coast, there are a number of things to be aware of when planning your Canadian holiday.

Here is my ultimate beginner’s guide to travelling in Canada which will offer you helpful advice and planning tips for choosing your Canadian destinations and mapping out your itinerary.

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Quirky Canada: Unusual Things to Do in the Great White North

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Quirky Canada: Unusual Things to Do in the Great White North

Canada may be known for its pristine wilderness which is protected by national parks like Banff and Jasper, as well as the thundering Niagara Falls, but when you’re the world’s second largest country by area, you have plenty of hidden secrets to offer as well.

If you’re looking for some of the more unusual things to do and see in and around Canada’s major cities, check out these fun quirky attractions and activities.

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Wine Regions in the USA and Canada: Cheers to North American Wine!

Posted by on 9:57 am in Blog, Canada, Food, United States | 0 comments

Wine Regions in the USA and Canada: Cheers to North American Wine!

When you think of wine, you probably think of France and Italy, or maybe Spain, Portugal, New Zealand or Chile. But there are wonderful wine regions in Canada and the United States too!

If you’re planning a trip to North America, and you’re interested in doing some tasting, here’s a select wine list to choose from.

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How to Visit Montreal On A Budget

Posted by on 3:16 pm in Budget Travel, Canada | 2 comments

How to Visit Montreal On A Budget

Part of French Canada, just north of the US border with Vermont, Montreal is a unique city which mixes Old World European charm with a distinctly modern North American buzz.

An incredible city where centuries-old architecture is still very much alive, you can stroll down cobblestones streets, past heritage churches and 18th century facades, and the next minute be in a bustling metropolis.

Montreal is an energetic, modern city, that is also fiercely proud of its European heritage; it has many faces, and offers a conflicting yet captivating fusion of North American modernism and Old World Europe.

The city goes crazy over a festival, is passionate about its food, and has a proudly European flair despite being a Canadian metropolis. The great news is that you can experience all of this on a budget!

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Why Toronto Is The Perfect Family Reunion Destination

Posted by on 5:59 pm in Canada, Family Travel | 0 comments

Why Toronto Is The Perfect Family Reunion Destination

In today’s age, family get-togethers have become a rare occurrence. Even with growing social networks online, distant relatives hardly get the time to meet and spend time with each other.

Family reunions offer a great sense of belongingness, rekindle relationships and an opportunity to bond between the next generation. Though what if your family members are spread out across the world, or across the country?

Toronto (Canada) is a great place to plan a family reunion; a central destination which makes for easy travel, with a number of outdoor places and plenty of activities for everyone in the family.

Here is a short guide on how to plan a successful family reunion in Toronto.

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The Best Countries to Live in as an Expat

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The Best Countries to Live in as an Expat

While we don’t have a choice over the country we’re born in, these days we often do have control over whether or not we choose to stay.

There are 195 countries in the world today, which presents almost endless possibilities for those wishing to live overseas. And when it comes to setting up your life in a new country, most nations are very welcoming!

People move abroad for many different reasons; for business, study, wanderlust, or simply to seek better life opportunities. Either way, to experience life as part of a new culture and have the chance to discover an exotic new land is a romantic adventure quite a lot of people entertain.

If you’re considering moving abroad but haven’t yet figured out where you want to go, the following are the best countries to live in as an expat, as well as important things you need to know!

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