Travel Contests: Week of October 23, 2013

Blogger Contest: Win a Scenic Cruise

This week’s travel contest include: Win a European Scenic Cruise for two in our blogger contest! Win a two-night escape to the Four Seasons Scottsdale! Win a trip to Antarctica with Air New Zealand and National Geographic Win a 4-night trip for four to the Renaissance Aruba Resort Win one of seven amazing trips […]

On board Via Rail Train through British Columbia

GeorgieJet, Via Rail,British Columbia, 2012-1

Onboard Via Rail’s “The Canadian”  from Vancouver to Jasper, Alberta is a journey steeped in service, comfort, and relaxation.  The classic train was built in the ’50s and reminds one of the hit TV series – “Mad Men.” The dome car is reached via a set of stairs straight up into heaven! Sitting up high […]

A day in Vancouver en route to Jasper

At the Vancouver Harbor

After a six hour direct flight from Newark, NJ on Air Canada, I arrived relatively fresh in Vancouver, BC. The flight went by quickly due to the large jet, spacious room in economy, and friendly Canadian flight attendants. Since the flight left at 7am and because of the three extra hours gained in time difference, […]

Family-friendly fun in Richmond, BC

Richmond Bound

There’s something to be said about a simple, low-key, family friendly summer vacation. That’s what my son Gavin and I experienced together in Richmond, British Columbia. Our adventure almost came to a halt however, when going through customs at the Vancouver International Airport. Because I was traveling with Gavin alone, the customs agent told me […]

Vancouver: Where Ancient Art & Tradition Collide


By :Georgette Diamandis Planning on going to the 2010 Olympics? You will find beautiful and progressive Vancouver steeped in tradition and maybe the most multicultural city in the world. While you’re there, don’t forget it’s also the home of northwest Aboriginal art, which you will have no trouble finding after reading this article. EASY AIR CANADA […]

A Weekend In Whistler, Canada


By: Cindy Jacobelli Whistler Blackcomb is renowned for its skiing. A quick Internet search reveals it’s consistently in the list of best ski resorts in the world – considered number one by many. But not everyone’s a skier, a snowboarder or even all that into winter … period. If these reasons have kept you from […]

The Kootenays: One of The World’s Great Playgrounds


By: Georgette Diamandis Ever heard of the Kootenays? Well, neither had I until my husband Cam and I went there this February to ski and experience South Eastern British Columbia’s rustic hospitality. The Kootenays is the region north of Montana over the Canadian border, which has five mountain ranges — including the Canadian Rockies and Purcell and […]