Articles about Canada
- Lifestyles of the Frugal and Unknown: Cheap Canadian Travel
Canada is one of the most diverse countries on this planet. Because of its massive size and spread, it offers a host of natural wonders and some of the most enchanting cities in the world – there’s truly something for everyone and every budget.
- Explore Québec by the sea: Beautiful by nature
Québec maritime is a country-sized territory in Eastern Québec that comprises five regions on the St. Lawrence River and its Estuary: Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Côte-Nord (Manicouagan and Duplessis) and Îles de la Madeleine. Sculptured over ages by the sea and the wind, the landscapes are simply stunning.
- Great Holidays and Outdoor Adventures in Blackville, New Brunswick
A unique and vibrant business has recently opened up in South Cains, which is just outside of Blackville, New Brunswick. Blackville, a Village of about 1000 residents, is known as the “Salmon Fishing Capital of New Brunswick”. Many people head to Blackville and the surrounding areas from May to October annually to fish, hunt and enjoy nature at its best.
- Penticton water sports
Nestled between two vast warm water lakes with miles of beach and secret coves, Penticton is well known as a water-lover’s destination no matter what your choice of vessel. Every season, thousands of people enjoy the smooth sand and gentle lapping waves on the beaches of Okanagan and Skaha Lake. Whether you are looking for a relaxing day of dipping with the family, or want to hype-up your adrenaline behind a ski boat, Penticton’s lakes offer something for everyone.
- Trois-Rivières: The must-see stopover between Montreal and Quebec city
The second city founded by the French in North America, Trois-Rivières is just as notable for its contemporary style as for its historic soul : hence its elegant charm.
A city with many hidden corner, it unpretentiously displays the venerable charm and cozy intimacy of its classified historic district, sophisticated restaurants, audacious museums, stylish B&Bs, numerous art galleries and many festivals.
Trois-Rivières is also a window onto the St. Lawrence, which fits in naturally with its urban landscape, and adds character to the effervescence of the downtown pedestrian zone.
- Travelling with Wee Ones? Renting Gear is the Way to Go
Worry free travel for those travelling with babies and small children. Lose the stress and make your vacation simpler by relying on local support to provide those hard to transport items.
- Signal Hill: The View From the Edge
Imagine standing at the top of a hill at the eastern edge of Canada. On one side is a city on an island, and beyond that are vast distances of prairies, mountains, cities, and towns. On the other side is a seemingly endless expanse of water, cold and blue. Signal Hill stands near the eastern edge of Newfoundland, overlooking St. John’s on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other, making it ideal as a meeting ground of political, economic, and scientific interests, and in modern times, as a tourist site.
- The feeling of summer is in the air in St. Catharines and the Niagara Region
Enjoy our Festivals and Events throughout the summer months. Discover the city of St Catharines and the Niagara Region of southern Ontario.
- 1st it was chick lit, now it’s chick trips
What’s the difference between a chick trip and a coed jaunt? One lip gloss.
If there are two ladies and two gents on a trip, women feel compelled to take along their lip gloss and men shoulder the toughest physical jobs, says Toronto, ON’s Evelyn Hannon. Hannon is host of www.journeywoman.com, a website for women travellers that includes classifieds for all-female tours. But when women travel together without men, Hannon says, they don’t worry about things like hat head. They focus on the experience while embracing its challenges. Hence, the “chick trip.”
- Life in the Bay of Fundy
Tides are the cycle of life in oceans, seas, and bays around the world. They bring birds, whales, fish, and minute sea creatures to areas that could otherwise stagnate. With the tides come vitality and diversity in a phenomenon that continues to amaze young and old, and the Bay of Fundy is perhaps the most spectacular example of the teeming marine life and human activities the tides bring, where the power of the Atlantic Ocean and the delicacy of the smallest sea creatures meet. For local residents and tourists alike, the bay is a place to experience the natural wonders of whales and birds together with the culture that makes the eastern provinces special.
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