Stepping Back in Time to the Gold Rush Town of Barkerville

The best way to describe the old gold rush town of Barkerville in British Columbia’s Cariboo district,  is ‘rollicking’. From the moment I walked through the entrance gate I felt the excitement.  A tourism host walked with me down the dusty road of the town’s main street and explained some...

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Boating on Canada’s Rideau Canal

The joy of a boating holiday on the waterway linking my hometown of Kingston, Ontario and Ottawa, Canada’s capital city has long been a well-kept local secret. Now that the Rideau Canal is an UNESCO World Heritage site you would think that the word would be out, but our five-day...

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Doing the Quoddy Loop to Campobello Island

Despite occasional differences, the USA and Canada are good neighbors. Nowhere is this more evident than in Passamaquoddy Bay, a picturesque inlet of the Bay of Fundy, where residents of Maine and New Brunswick refused to fight each other during the War of 1812.

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Beyond Anne

Anne of Green Gables is usually the first thing that comes to mind when people think of Prince Edward Island. My mother is an Islander, and I spent many golden summers frolicking on Anne’s island. We were almost playmates, Anne and I, and her mishaps cheered me considerably, giving me...

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Hiking Mount Hosmer in Fernie

Hiking in Fernie and the Elk Valley is a little different to hiking in many parts of Canada. We are exceptionally lucky to have a well-maintained trail network. Yet there are dangers on our hiking trails which may not exist in other parts of Canada.

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Why You Shouldn’t Sleep In On Vacation

You’re already recoiling at the title of this article. That’s what vacations are all about: sleeping in! I agree completely.But there’s a certain something about early morning, no matter where you are, that makes it worth crawling out of bed before the sun comes up.

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The Benefits of Studying Abroad in Canada

Across the world each year, more and more students are deciding to spend a year studying in a different country. The benefits range from broadening one's horizons through to travelling the world. One of the most popular destinations for students to study in, is Canada.

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Southshore Nova Scotia, Canada

Nova Scotia, Canada might not leap to mind as the first place to escape if you’ve got a couple of weeks to burn, but to my mind, that’s exactly why you should go. Google “what to see in Nova Scotia,” and some big names will pop up: Halifax, the provincial...

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Camp for Free in BC

British Columbia, Canada is the perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts.  Opportunities to get off the beaten track abound with its untouched wilderness, amazing wildlife, and natural wonders.  British Columbia offers the nature lover so many choices including hiking, biking, climbing, swimming, kayaking, bird watching, wild life viewing, fishing, and exploring.

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Sea to Sky: 24 hours of Awesomeness in Whistler

I slump into the back seat of the bus - I have never been so pleased to be on a bus! The last 24 hours in Whistler have been crazy, almost manic.  I have a roaring headache (self inflicted unfortunately by way too many drinks last night on what proved...

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