Travel Canada Archive

  •   Chernobyl, Ukraine was the site of a terrible nuclear accident on April 26, 1986 when a reactor meltdown spewed radioactive material all over Europe. Chernobyl Pictures: 30 Years Later A large area around Chernobyl was evacuated and will remain ...

    25 Haunting Photos of Chernobyl – 30 Years after the Disaster

      Chernobyl, Ukraine was the site of a terrible nuclear accident on April 26, 1986 when a reactor meltdown spewed radioactive material all over Europe. Chernobyl Pictures: 30 Years Later A large area around Chernobyl was evacuated and will remain ...

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  • Bermuda is a destination we've often heard of but didn't know anything about. I remember the legends of the Bermuda triangle while growing up but for the most part, it's been a quiet destination on our radar. That is until the America's Cup took the ...

    Bermuda and a Superyacht Regatta

    Bermuda is a destination we've often heard of but didn't know anything about. I remember the legends of the Bermuda triangle while growing up but for the most part, it's been a quiet destination on our radar. That is until the America's Cup took the ...

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  • It all started with an email. Would you like to come to Tuscany? Well who wouldn't? It was a year ago that we responded saying that the next time we're in Italy, we'll definitely stop in to experience the luxury Tuscan villa of Borgo Argenina. Owned, o...

    Tuscany Dreams – A Luxury Tuscan Villa Escape

    It all started with an email. Would you like to come to Tuscany? Well who wouldn't? It was a year ago that we responded saying that the next time we're in Italy, we'll definitely stop in to experience the luxury Tuscan villa of Borgo Argenina. Owned, o...

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  • Switzerland is expensive. That’s old news. But you can visit Switzerland on a Budget. And be honest. It’s why you haven’t put it on your bucket list yet, right? You’re intimidated by the high prices. You think you’ll never be able to afford a...

    10 Simple Ways to Travel Switzerland on a Budget

    Switzerland is expensive. That’s old news. But you can visit Switzerland on a Budget. And be honest. It’s why you haven’t put it on your bucket list yet, right? You’re intimidated by the high prices. You think you’ll never be able to afford a...

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  • In the past, I got a lot of my history lessons from either movies, novels (fiction) or musicals. You'd be amazed at how much you can learn about history in a 1940s musical. Sure, I learned history in school, but I never really retained anything learned...

    A Historical Look at Virginia Beach

    In the past, I got a lot of my history lessons from either movies, novels (fiction) or musicals. You'd be amazed at how much you can learn about history in a 1940s musical. Sure, I learned history in school, but I never really retained anything learned...

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  • When thinking of funky foodie cities in the United States places like Austin, New Orleans and Portland spring to mind. I never expected Virginia Beach to ignite my palate the way it did. While Dave and I wined and dined at a new restaurant or stylish ...

    The very best places to eat and drink in Virginia Beach

    When thinking of funky foodie cities in the United States places like Austin, New Orleans and Portland spring to mind. I never expected Virginia Beach to ignite my palate the way it did. While Dave and I wined and dined at a new restaurant or stylish ...

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  • I’ve heard countless times that “love is in the air” when you go to Barcelona and after spending the last summer there with my partner, I totally agree. While Paris may have the reputation of the “city of love”, many travelers will be pleasan...

    7 Romantic Places to See in Barcelona

    I’ve heard countless times that “love is in the air” when you go to Barcelona and after spending the last summer there with my partner, I totally agree. While Paris may have the reputation of the “city of love”, many travelers will be pleasan...

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  • Many thousands of feet in the air, as I contemplated the piece of shiny silver duct tape adhered to the side of the puny plane soaring above dense rainforest, I started to wonder if I should have taken survival classes after all. Between the tape and b...

    Kaieteur National Park, Guyana: A Tiny Plane, a Giant Waterfall, and a Golden Frog

    Many thousands of feet in the air, as I contemplated the piece of shiny silver duct tape adhered to the side of the puny plane soaring above dense rainforest, I started to wonder if I should have taken survival classes after all. Between the tape and b...

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  • There are few countries so bound by a single associations as Colombia is to cocaine. In many corners of the world, Pablo Escobar simultaneously stands as the most famous drug lord of all time and the most famous Colombian. Yet Colombia is a country ric...

    More than Cocaine: 15 Reasons to Visit Colombia

    There are few countries so bound by a single associations as Colombia is to cocaine. In many corners of the world, Pablo Escobar simultaneously stands as the most famous drug lord of all time and the most famous Colombian. Yet Colombia is a country ric...

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  • There are more than 600 First Nations in Canada. During our snowmobile trip in Quebec we were going to immerse in the culture of the Cree Nation. It was to be the adventure of a lifetime. A one-thousand kilometre ride north on snowmobiles from Quebec C...

    Snowmobile Quebec: 1000 km From Wandake to Cree Nation

    There are more than 600 First Nations in Canada. During our snowmobile trip in Quebec we were going to immerse in the culture of the Cree Nation. It was to be the adventure of a lifetime. A one-thousand kilometre ride north on snowmobiles from Quebec C...

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  • In case you haven't visited Slovakia yet, add it to your bucket list immediately. It is becoming a popular tourist destination and the reason is simple. There are so many things to do in Slovakia. Slovakia is a growing country full of breathtaking plac...

    13 Things to Do in Slovakia

    In case you haven't visited Slovakia yet, add it to your bucket list immediately. It is becoming a popular tourist destination and the reason is simple. There are so many things to do in Slovakia. Slovakia is a growing country full of breathtaking plac...

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  • Cebu offers a gateway into the Philippines and is a great alternative to the chaotic Manila. You can connect onto other amazing places such Palawan, Boracay and Bohol. I've rounded up my favourite top 10 mid-range to luxury hotels in Cebu, Philippines ...

    Top 10 Hotels in Cebu Philippines

    Cebu offers a gateway into the Philippines and is a great alternative to the chaotic Manila. You can connect onto other amazing places such Palawan, Boracay and Bohol. I've rounded up my favourite top 10 mid-range to luxury hotels in Cebu, Philippines ...

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