Travel Tips

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How to Travel Greener, When We Can Travel

Every choice you make has an impact. You and your family can make a difference in the environment when travelling, based on how you choose to spend your money, so you travel green(er)! Calgarian Tatiana Teevens, cofounder of Adventure With Purpose – a tour agency focused on conservation, education and
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Holidays are over but Winter Driving is Here a Lot Longer. Here’s How to Stay Safe on Winter Roads

The holidays may be over, but winter is here. If you’re planning a winter road trip, the best way to help ensure smooth travels is to plan ahead. Here are the top tips to get ready for a winter road trip and stay safe on winter roads from two Canadian
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Pandemic-Proof Holiday Activities for the Family

While this Christmas season will be like no other, many of our beloved annual traditions and activities are or can be made pandemic-proof. In the spirit of giving, we’ve selected a few of our festive traditions to share, which may become new favourites for your own family this year. However
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Dream Big this Christmas by Gifting Travel Experiences

Whether you have family in the United States that you need to buy gifts for or you want a fun, out-of-the-box gift for loved ones here in Canada, gifting travel experiences is the way to go! The border may be closed (thank you COVID-19), but that doesn’t stop us from
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Especially fitting messages for the holidays - photo by Jamie Gray
Holiday Gift Ideas 2020

This year, more than ever, we want to bring joy to our loved ones. As usual, there are probably a few hard to buy for folks in the mix. Here are a few last-minute holiday gift suggestions to bring the merry to all. Snarky Santa Alert In the mood for
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Reduced Capacity: Skiing and Snowboarding in a Time of COVID-19

Lake Louise Ski Resort announced their earliest opening date ever for October 29th due to snowy conditions in the mountains which sees Canadians able to hit the slopes before we trick or treat. Seems appropriate for 2020. Regardless of opening dates, and before a flake of snow falls, all ski
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Searching for the sign of a good motel - photo by Emily Overes
Motel Hell-O: Tales of Stays Gone Wrong and How to Avoid Them

Sometimes even the most road-ready travellers, those paragons of research, and disciples of detail manage to wind up in less than stellar accommodations. What happened? And how can you avoid falling into the same trap? Meet five seasoned travel correspondents, people you would never expect to find spending the night
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How to Survive the Airport when Travelling During the Pandemic

Even before COVID-19 made travel a hazardous activity, airports were known as the least favourite part of the trip. Now, with the world completely changed because of the pandemic, navigating the airport takes on a whole new meaning. Here are some dos and don’ts on how to survive the airport
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Travelling in a Time of COVID-19

“When can we travel again?” Avid travellers want to know! Let me gaze into my crystal ball……and…..well, she doesn’t even know! COVID-19 locked us down to self-isolate and quarantine in our homes for the sake of public health. Stay at home orders were enacted all over the world, and international
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How to Learn a Language During a Lockdown

Like many people, the shutdown of international travel and closed borders thwarted my travel plans. I have never been to Italy but I have dreamed of going for many years and over those years I have dabbled in learning some Italian words and phrases in preparation for my eventual Italian adventure.
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