Adventure Travel

The Best Family Friendly Mountains in Canada

Written in collaboration with The leaves are still changing colour, but it’s not too early to begin planning your next winter ski holiday at one of Canada’s fantastic ski resorts. Here are some of the best family-friendly mountains in Canada. Whistler Blackcomb The biggest ski resort in Canada has
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8 New Zealand Adventures you'll love
Eight New Zealand Adventures You’ll Love!

In little New Zealand, a country of 4 million in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, visitors get to experience idyllic pastoral scenes of rolling hills and grazing sheep – in between throwing themselves off bridges and careening around rivers in high powered jetboats, of course. Here are eight exciting New Zealand
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A Great Canadian Bucket List Heli-Yoga Adventure

Update (2019): Rockies Heli no longer operates from the Kananaskis Base, just the Icefield Base located at Cline River between Lake Louise and Jasper. Yoga is meant to connect the body with the breath and to reach ultimate tranquility. I’m finding it impossible to find my inner calm in downward dog
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How 3 Generations Did Greater Palm Springs, Family Style! ~ Family Fun Canada
Grab the Grandparents & Get Away – Greater Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley Have Something for Every Generation!

As we descended into Palm Springs International Airport, I half wondered whether we were doing the right thing in visiting the same vacation destination twice within 6 months. After all, our first trip to the Coachella Valley  had only just taken place in May and now here we were –  less than halfway
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Animal Adventures - Island Hill Farm
Prince Edward Island for Animal Lovers

Are you a lover of warm and fuzzy or soft and snuggly? Get close to your animal brethren on Prince Edward Island (PEI), an awesome place for creature experiences of all kinds. And with the small size of the island, you could easily try them all over several days! Here
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Stand Up Paddleboarding in Kamloops
Introducing Adventure to Kids in Kamloops

Some kids, like my imaginative youngest daughter, can find adventure in a bare backyard. Others, like my eldest two, need a little more encouragement and structure to inspire them to climb, run and explore. On a recent trip to Kamloops, British Columbia, I constantly caught myself thinking, “The kids would
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Sun-lovers' Guide to Camping in Western Canada
Some Like it Hot! Sun-lovers’ Guide to Camping in Western Canada

Many would call me crazy but my ideal camping trip involves eating breakfast in a tank top, biking sun-baked trails with sweat pouring down my face, and then jumping in the nearest lake to cool off. I don’t want to pack fleece sweaters with me, I don’t want to bundle
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A campsite with a view at Fernie Alpine Resort (photo: Nicole Matei)
Mountaintop Camping at Fernie Alpine Resort

I love backpacking for what it promises me: solitude, beautiful scenery, and a natural camping experience free from the noise of generators or loud music at the campsite next to me. The one thing I don’t like though is having to walk for hours to reach my campsite, while carrying
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Peggy's Cove Nova Scotia
Peggy’s Cove and More! Exploring With Kids on Nova Scotia’s Chebucto Peninsula

Most Canadians are familiar with the iconic lighthouse, picturesque fishing village and beautiful granite coastline found at the world-famous Peggy’s Cove. It is one of the top Canadian attractions on the East Coast and the Tourism Visitor Information Centre served 22,781 guests from May – October 2016. Considering the population
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Credit Wilderness Scotland
Take a (Luxurious) Walk on the Wide Side with Wilderness Scotland

Some of Scotland’s most spectacular destinations can be found within the country’s National Parks; they’re the perfect playground for outdoor enthusiasts. Specialty tour operator Wilderness Scotland, Scotland’s only five-star accredited adventure tour operator, has recently announced two new wilderness walking adventures through Scotland and neighbouring England, and a new luxury
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