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A city alive with history

A city alive with history

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The stunning skyline of Quebec.

Quebec is one of the safest cities on the world, especially for women, my new friend tells me.

That’s lucky, I think, because I’ve just jumped into his car and we’re driving up into deserted …

4 Skywalks to Scream About

4 Skywalks to Scream About

CLIFFWALK Image courtesy of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

When you think of somewhere stunning that you want to visit or a unique place you want to see, what comes to mind? How often have you thought about standing on a …

24-hours in Toronto

24-hours in Toronto

From boardwalks, beaches, bookshops and bistros, Canada’s largest city is also its trendiest and when it comes down to urban activities it’s on par with some of the world’s biggest cities.

Alongside its ritzy skyscrapers Toronto maintains colorful residential neighbourhoods …

Five Things You Can’t Miss in Victoria, Canada

Five Things You Can’t Miss in Victoria, Canada

The Victoria waterfrontVictoria is in the British Columbia region of Canada. It is actually the capital of the province. This quaint city borders between the water and the mountains, allowing breathtaking scenery and plenty to explore, taste and learn.

It’s easy to …

Kayaking with Killer Whales in Johnstone Strait

Kayaking with Killer Whales in Johnstone Strait

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You often hear the orcas before you spot them.

Johnstone Strait, a deep glacier carved passage running between the east coast of Vancouver Island and the west coast of British Columbia mainland, is one of the best places in the …

Five Good Reasons to Visit Vancouver

Five Good Reasons to Visit Vancouver

The Deck at Granville Public Market

Until the 2010 Olympic Games brought it to the attention of the world, Vancouver was a quiet British Columbia city that was often forgotten when planning vacations. The renovations and revitalization of city for …

Mont Tremblant: More Than Just a Ski Hill

Mont Tremblant: More Than Just a Ski Hill

Tremblant village in January

As far as winter destinations go, Quebec’s Mont Tremblant is no one-trick pony. Sure, it boasts the biggest peak in the Laurentians and attracts downhill thrill-seekers from all across North America, but the mountain isn’t just …

Seven foods that shouldn’t taste good…but do!

Seven foods that shouldn’t taste good…but do!

Trying new foods is one of the most wonderful aspects of travel and for some, the weirder, the better. Of course, few people ever get hooked on those fear factor foods that make for interesting travel tales and a fun …

Montreal’s enticing neighborhoods

Montreal’s enticing neighborhoods

Following a bountiful breakfast of dim sum, my wife Fyllis and I strolled along lanes lined by shops selling merchandise both familiar and unknown to us. Some stores displayed unrecognizable animal body parts, while others stocked herbal remedies said to …

Québec City Proves the Best Things in Life Really Are Free

Québec City Proves the Best Things in Life Really Are Free

Québec City, the 400-year old capital of “New France,” has long been viewed as a budget-friendly alternative to expensive Old World destinations. But this summer it’s a better value than ever thanks to no-charge attractions and activities that give new …

Prince Edward Island’s Green Gables

Prince Edward Island’s Green Gables

The minute I step onto the red soil of Prince Edward Island, I relax. I can't help it – the environment demands it. It must be the sea water. No matter where you are on the island, the ebb and …

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