Just came across this in BBC Travel. The Iniskim Umaapi medicine wheel, on a windswept hill on the prairie of remote southern Alberta near Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park, dates back some 5,000 years. It's a fascinating tale - read it here.
Just came across a Guardian piece published a few weeks ago with some interesting findings from something called the LGBTQ+ Danger Index, which ranks the world's 150 most-visited countries using eight factors, including legalized same-sex marriage,
The name of Montreal's Golden Square Mile (aka Le Mille Carré),a square mile of signature historic blocks at the heart of downtown at the foot of Mount Royal, traces its originsback to 1950s real estate developers promoting the area's prosperity.
Winter is not necessarily the time to simply tuck in, stay home, and hibernate. it's a season which happens to be the perfect time to visit a number of stunningly beautiful places around the world which get even prettier when it's cold. Here's a lis
Favoring all destinations that involve water, when visiting Quebec this summer we were drawn to Pointe-au-Pére - at the mouth of the St. Lawrence River, 3½ hours north of Quebec City - with its nautical attractions – theEmpress of IrelandPavili
Have you been eager to treat yourself to a great beauty of fall foliage the Mother Nature has to offer? Well, this winter, you have a chance to appreciate the best fall foliage spots there are in Toronto. In this piece, we reveal the best places to
Today there are still some 750 structures across Canada that function or have functioned as lighthouses, 59 of them in the province of Quebec. But it's in the Gaspé Peninsula, several hours north of Quebec City along the south bank of the Saint Lawre
Often opening up a new chapter in our lives can be daunting. Especially when it's moving and finding the best place for a new beginning. Fortunately, the capital of Ontario province and Canada's largest city (pop. 2.7 million) is a welcoming as
On the Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Banff; the views out of the huge windows can be enjoyed from the comfortable seat of your carriage. I don't think we’ve ever had such VIP treatment on any form of service anywhere. From the moment the coach
If you're looking for some off the beaten path ideas and deals for a fall travel piece, the Authentic Seacoast shares their top autumn travel ideas and deals. From hiking the first leg of the Trans Canada Trail on mainland Nova Scotia to sea kayaking
Roughly equidistant between Montréal and Quebec City - as well as sharing a multistate northern U.S. border spanning New York State to Maine - southern Quebec is renowned for unique gourmet experiences, distinctive lodging, and unspoiled natural be
After telling a friend about a good dining deal inToronto— her own home town — she said, “I’ll have to go there; I don’t know that restaurant.” Understandable.Canada‘s largest city is as rich in restaurants as it is in museums, galleries, theaters,
Science continues to prove that being in nature has benefits for our mental health, this evidence boosting the popularity of holidays where we are able to reconnect with the world around us. To ensure you stay positive this year, riding holiday spe
Being the world's second largest country by area, Canada is abundant in beautiful landscapes and unique locations for travellers to explore, boasting culturally rich cities and incredible natural wonders, including 15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites (a
Two historic forts are situated at each end of the Niagara River. Step back in time to the War of 1812 and witness re-enactments of battles past. The Niagara Falls area of Canada's Ontario province is brimming with history, and Fort George and Old Fo
Chinese New Year celebrations aren’t limited to mainland China. Anywhere you find a significant Chinese population, you’ll find Lunar New Year festivals. Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand all have lar
When it comes to winter activities, skiing and snowboarding (and to a lesser extent ice skating) understandably get most of the attention. But these days an increasing number of people are experiencing awesome winter holidays without sliding down
The beautiful city of Victoria - actually the capital of this province - liesat the southern tip of Vancouver Island, just an hour's drive (and 90-minute ferry ride) from the city f Vancouver. Some of the highlights of this excursion include the fe
Canada is not all mountains and snow but also tiny coastal villages cosy-ing up to the surrounding oceans! Victoria-by-the Sea - it's the ‘by-the-sea’ that attracts us to this tiny, sleepy fishing village in our drive path, never mind the detour, b
You probably don’t know much about this Canadian city located in the province of Manitoba. It’s not a known tourist destination, but that doesn’t mean that it’s a drab place. It offers a lot of sights, and it also has a rich culture.