Travel blog – Canada

Road going into Vancouver

3 Epic Road Trips to Take from Vancouver

At first glance, Vancouver may not seem like a land of road trip holidays, but this Canadian gem has more incredible tarmac than you can shake a hockey stick at. Most importantly, the landscapes are p...
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Lynn Valley Suspension Bridge

6 of the Best Hikes in Vancouver

Cosmopolitan as it is with its many great restaurants, busy shopping streets and trendy breweries, Vancouver is renowned worldwide as a green city with plenty of outdoor activities to entertain those ...
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Canoes on Lake Louise, Canada

Everything You Need to Know About Exploring Lake Louise

One of Canada’s most beloved ski resorts, Lake Louise is a destination that offers beauty and excitement all-year round. The lake that gives the town its name, in the heart of Banff National Park, has...
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Icefields Parkway

Tales from Western Canada's Rockies in the Winter

“You can drive your car on it,” says a reassuring local, catching my fleeting hesitation as I step out on to the snow-covered ice of Lake Louise. Of course, I needn’t have worried. Dozens of people ar...
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Calgary riverwalk (image: Sophie Hart)

A Traveller's Guide to Calgary

Located just one hour from the Rocky Mountains and Banff National Park, Calgary has long been known as a gateway city to Alberta's nature scene. It’s a city with a cowboy culture and a history st...
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Why I Love Jasper as Much as Banff

When you’re planning your trip to Western Canada, everyone will rave to you about Banff National Park and the beauty of its abundant mirror lakes and snow-capped peaks. I agree with this sentiment com...
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A Quick Guide to Niagara Falls, Canada

You don’t have to listen very hard to hear the thunder of Niagara Falls. We could hear it crashing into a dense mist from our hotel – but then we had been lucky enough to snag a room overlooking the m...
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10 Things I Ate in Canada

Canada is perhaps not the first country that springs to mind when you think of culinary excellence, but it should be. On a recent trip to Ontario, I gorged on some of the best food I’ve had in a long ...
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Adventure in Western Canada: Jasper & Banff

 
Having departed Vancouver two days prior, Alexandra Gregg continues her journey across Western Canada – keeping a keen eye out for bears in particular… The Rocky Mountaineer, en route from V...
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Canada: East vs West

Whether you opt for the east and its charming, historic cities, great whale watching and delectable seafood, or the west and its wide-open spaces, bears, and chic, eclectic hubs, you’re going to have ...
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Where the Locals Go in Vancouver

Experiencing a destination like a local, isn’t that what we all aim for when we travel to somewhere new? There’s something about scratching beneath the surface of a city and discovering the best place...
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Adventure in Western Canada: Vancouver

Maple leaves, uninterrupted snow, mounties. We’ve all heard the Canadian stereotypes. But that’s all they are – sweeping observations that barely provide a snapshot of this vast country. The truth is:...
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