10 Things Americans Should Know About Traveling to Alberta, Canada

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Considering how close Canada is to the United States, it’s no surprise that the provinces of our northern neighbor are popular destinations for many Americans. And if you’re looking for a getaway that offers breathtaking views, luxurious accommodations and an endless variety of outdoor activities, the answer is Alberta. Alberta, just north of Montana and […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of May 28, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Thailand army chief takes control over government in coup d’etat 100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica Canada relaxes restrictions on mobile devices in flight French trains too big for platforms Feds to require more transparency in airline fees ‘Near midair collision’ at Newark airport […]

How to Pack for Alberta, Canada

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When you think of vacation destinations, Alberta, Canada may not leap immediately to mind. But this western Canadian province has so much to recommend it that if you’ve not considered it for a getaway, it may be time to reconsider. Alberta is Canada’s fourth largest province and is home to some of the country’s most […]

The Essential Guide to Alberta, Canada

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Alberta (a province, not a state!) is the fourth largest province in Canada and is arguably the most beautiful. Home to the majestic Rocky Mountains and a rich, lush landscape, Alberta is the perfect place for a vacation. There’s so much to do and so many amazing sights to see. From family vacations to romantic […]

Travel Contests: Week of April 30, 2014

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This week’s travel contests include: Blogger Contest: Win a Emerald Waterways European River Cruise for Two! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a $38,000 trip Win a number of #ExpertFlyer prizes including a one-year subscription to ExpertFlyer Pro (on Instagram) Win a sailing course for two in San Francisco Bay with OCSC Sailing Win a $30,000 trip to the World […]

My Favorite Travel Credit Cards for Canadians

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As someone who loves to travel, I owe a lot to credit cards. Credit cards have helped me and countless others accrue tons of miles and airline points to help make our travel dreams a reality. I’ve had many Canadian readers complain that they couldn’t apply for past cards I’ve recommended since they were only […]

An Adventure Odyssey Through the Canadian Heartland, Part 5

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This is the fifth and final installment in Dave Zuchowski’s series on discovering Canada’s lesser-known provinces by car. For more on the road less traveled, check out Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4. Part 5: Saskatoon—Diversity in a Beautiful Setting After driving 160 miles and 2.5 hours from Regina to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and checking into […]

An Adventure Odyssey Through the Canadian Heartland, Part 4

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This is the fourth installment in Dave Zuchowski’s series on discovering Canada’s lesser-known provinces by car. For more on the road less traveled, check out Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. Part 4: Named for a Queen, Regina Has a Universal Appeal On my travels, I enjoy a blend of contrasting things to see and do. A bit […]