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4 Places You Need to Visit in Atlantic Canada

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4 Places You Need to Visit in Atlantic Canada

When most people think of visiting Canada, they rarely think of the east coast unless they know someone from that region.

But as east coasters, we have long been proud of our little piece of paradise and believe that its small town charm, welcoming atmosphere and beautiful landscapes will make you fall in love!

From seafood to vegetarian and gastro pubs, friendly locals and affordable stays, there are a thousand reasons to visit the Atlantic Provinces. The following are four places you need to visit along the Canadian east coast.

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11 Amazing Things to do in the Arctic

Posted by on 7:39 pm in Adventure Travel, Blog, Canada, Denmark, Eco Tourism, Greenland, Norway, Russia, The Arctic, United States, World | 26 comments

11 Amazing Things to do in the Arctic

The Arctic region’s beauty crosses the borders of 5 countries: Canada, Denmark (Greenland), Norway, Russia, and the United States. Because of its immense size it contains some amazing sites, both natural and those that occur from the meshing of cultures.

There is simply no way you’re going to be able to take in all that the Arctic has to offer in one visit. So we’ve put together a quick list of eleven bits of awesomeness that should help you get started in putting together your Arctic adventure.

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Casino Tourism: The Top 5 Casinos in Canada

Posted by on 12:43 pm in Canada, Travel Tips, World | 12 comments

Casino Tourism: The Top 5 Casinos in Canada

Canada is something of a haven for serious gambling fans, both for Quebec’s fully legalized online gaming and its wide selection of seriously top-notch casinos sprinkled throughout the country.

More than that, with Canada being the beautiful country that it is, many of its best casinos are situated near or even on some of its most breathtaking spots, including Niagara Falls and its Great Lakes.

Here are five of the very best casinos that Canada has to offer for casino tourism fans.

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[WATCH] This 3 Minute Video Will Make You Jump on a Flight to Canada

Posted by on 5:34 pm in Adventure Travel, Blog, Canada | 32 comments

[WATCH] This 3 Minute Video Will Make You Jump on a Flight to Canada

We spent three weeks exploring the Canadian Rockies. From Banff to Mount Robson, Icefall canyon to the Bugaboos.

We hiked and boated, played disc and checked out the hotsprings. We heli hiked and skied while marveling at everything this incredible country has to offer.

This is the best of Canada in three minutes. I guarantee after watching it you’ll be convinced to jump on a flight!

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Oh, Canada! Hipmunk’s Guide to The Great White North

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Oh, Canada! Hipmunk’s Guide to The Great White North

From the famed ski slopes of Whistler to the roaring majesty of Niagara Falls, some the world’s greatest travel destinations are just north of the border, in Canada.

With an overload of Canada travel options, which of these destinations are most popular among travelers? Hipmunk analyzed its travel data from 2015 to find out.

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Best Countries to See the Northern Lights

Posted by on 10:17 pm in Adventure Travel, Blog, Canada, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Scotland, Sweden, The Arctic, Travel Tips, UK, United States | 44 comments

Best Countries to See the Northern Lights

One of the world’s most dazzling natural phenomenons, few travel experiences can top witnessing the Northern Lights. Also known as Aurora Borealis, this is mother nature’s most impressive light show, and something almost every traveler has at the top of their bucketlist.

Though you may not have to travel as remotely as you think in order to catch a glimpse. While most of the following destinations are close to the Arctic, you can often expect sightings as far south as the United Kingdom, or, if you’re in the southern hemisphere, catch the equally as impressive Southern Lights in Australia instead.

It’s important to note that there is no exact science to seeing the Northern Lights, and that there’s never any guarantee. Though from the northernmost fjords of Norway to the snow-enveloped wilderness of Alaska, here are some of your best bets.

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What it’s Like to Explore the Canadian Rockies by Train

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What it’s Like to Explore the Canadian Rockies by Train

When considering a trans Canadian adventure there are lots of possible journey’s, but only one possible response: Wow. No matter which trip you choose, I guarantee you’ll sit nose pressed to the window as you’re transported through a world like no other. A world of magnificent coastal mountains, vibrant canyons, and daring white water rapids. Oh and rest assured, they clean the windows thoroughly after each and every trip!

Our route was to take us through scenic valleys, the Coastal Mountain Range and the Fraser Canyon with its spectacular white water and dramatic landscape. A highlight was to be the majestic Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.

This is an account of our experience exploring the Canadian Rockies by train.

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FlightHub Presents How to Travel Like a Local: Montreal Edition

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FlightHub Presents How to Travel Like a Local: Montreal Edition

Montreal is one of the most vibrant cities in North America, with its rich history, fine cuisine, and wonderful nightlife.

The following tips will allow you to explore Montreal like a local!

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Toronto’s Best Kept Secrets: Best Places to Visit in Toronto

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Toronto’s Best Kept Secrets: Best Places to Visit in Toronto

Many people visit Toronto and automatically flock to popular tourist destinations like the Royal Ontario Museum and the Art Gallery of Ontario, or make their priorities a ride to the top of the CN tower, and a visit the Eaton Centre for some shopping. These visitors usually end their sightseeing there, and without further exploration leave with the impression that Toronto was nothing special.

Well I’m here to break the news – if you’ve departed Toronto believing the city is nothing special, you haven’t yet discovered what the city is all about. You failed to actually travel here. Your loss!

The following attractions and locations are bound to make you fall in love with Toronto, the top destinations within the city that tourists should be squeezing into their visit for a real taste of what Toronto is all about.

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Plant Yourself in the Garden City – Your Complete Travel Guide to Victoria B.C.

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Plant Yourself in the Garden City – Your Complete Travel Guide to Victoria B.C.

Named after Queen Victoria and meaning victory or triumph, this beautiful city in British Columbia is most definitely aptly named.

With a climate that seems like a tropical paradise by Canadian standards it is no wonder that foreign visitors and native Canadians alike blow into Victoria like Maple leaves in a wind storm.

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