Travel Tips

Ditch the Liquids Carry-On (Family Fun Canada)
Ditch the Liquids! How to Manage Toiletries When You Travel Carry-On Only

Pack your bags and grab your passport, we’re heading for the airport! How do you pack when you fly? The biggest suitcase you can find or a carry-on bag that fits under your seat? The upper classes of earlier times often travelled with multiple trunks and valises. Golda Meir, a mid-20th
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Canadians Are Travelling Again; Here’s 3 Places They’re Going & Why It’s Still A Challenge

Canadians are travelling again, but travel abroad isn’t quite back to normal yet. When it comes to international travel, “nothing is set in stone right now,” says Chris Myden, founder of Y Deals, a Canada-wide website that offers email deal alerts for unusually great airfare deals around the world. “Definitely,
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Family Travel with Non Family Members – How to Mix Friends and Family

The world is slowly opening up again and you know that means! Dust off those passports. Whether it’s to the next province or to the next country, many of us can’t wait to travel again. However, vacations come in all shapes and sizes, and they are not all limited to
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The Two Types of Travellers (And How they Voyage Together Without Killing Each Other)

Picture two travellers in the days before leaving on a trip. This may be a journey backpacking in the Andes, a month in Europe, a weekend in Vegas or camping for the long weekend, it doesn’t matter. But let’s say they’re packing. One creates a detailed list, makes sure everything
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Europe Out Of Reach? Anise Liquors are the Taste of Summer on the Continent

I find myself drawn to books about summer in Europe this year, a year in which travelling to Europe seems as foreign as the continent itself. Hotel Pastis by Peter Mayle captured my fancy as the protagonist began to appreciate the ubiquitous pastis enjoyed by his Provencal counterparts. Soon, fascinated
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What Does International Women in Engineering Day Have to Do With Travel?

Travel and play – it’s something that a lot of people dream about. But if you live to travel, another option to consider, is travel, work and play. Choosing your career wisely can enable a travel addiction. While travel writer may be an obvious choice, many people in the sciences
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Why is Edmonton one of the Best Places to Visit in the Summer

There are many stunning locations and famous events all over Alberta. So why should Edmonton be on your top destination list? For so many reasons! Here are just a few. Edmonton is a foodie’s paradise. Into great food? Looking to tease your pallet with something new? Edmonton as a foodie
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What's in Your Kid's Day Bag? (Family Fun Canada)
Snacks, Drinks, and a Special Rock – What’s in Your Kid’s Day Bag?

When I was pregnant with my first child, I couldn’t wait to not be pregnant. I wanted to feel light and free . . . or at least be able to put the baby down and feel unencumbered again. Isn’t that sweet? Then the baby came and my little peanut apparently required
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10 Best Canadian Travel Guide Books to Read in 2021

Travel experts predict that 2022 is going to be the year of “comeback travel,” which means that 2021 is the year to stay local, and plan your next Canadian vacation! From West to East, we’ve collected 10 of the best new and updated Canadian travel guide books to help you
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Post Covid Cruising | Is the Future of Cruising Dead?

Was it so long ago we were waving “Bon Voyage” from a cruise ship departing its port onto the open waters of the sea for adventures that await? Will we see those days again? Finally, after more than a year of cruise ships patiently waiting for the opportunity to welcome
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