The Essential Guide to Alberta, Canada

summer-packing-essentials

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

The Emerald Sky in Budapest

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 […]

Best Travel Credit Cards for Canadians

Credit Cards for Canadians

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

Bessborough Hotel, Saskatoon (Credit: Bill Rockwell)

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

Victorian place setting in dining room of Government House (Credit: Bill Rockwell)

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 […]

An Adventure Odyssey Through the Canadian Heartland, Part 3

Spruce Woods Provincial Park (Credit: Travel Manitoba)

This is the third 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 4, and Part 5. Part 3: Regal Regina with a Rambunctious Romp Along the Way With 335 miles between Winnipeg, where I started my day, and Regina, the […]

An Adventure Odyssey Through the Canadian Heartland, Part 2

Architectural rendering of Ice Sea Passage (Credit: Assiniboine Park Zoo)

This is the second 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 3, Part 4, and Part 5. Part 2: More from Winnipeg On a visit to Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Park Zoo, I discovered that the zoo is in the process of […]

Travel News: Week of January 8, 2014

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Top Travel News Gogo Adds Wi-Fi Service Over Canada Your Facebook Profile Can Get You Through Airport Security. Seriously Employees of American Airlines choose airplane flag tail design New Credit Card Scheme May Change Travel Rewards Forever Mystery guest picks up all the tabs at Hilton hotel in California Smaller seats, fee rises and new […]