Atlantis is a Warm Weather Water Adventure

July 6, 2015 10:55 am
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It’s hard not to be taken by the beauty of the beaches on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. A natural reef acts as a buffer, calming the waves that gently crash onto its shores and the sun is said to shine 300 days a year. Hollywood was an early fan of […]

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A Delicious Weekend in Barbados

June 11, 2015 2:15 pm
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The sky is clear and the sun is shining. Is there a better way to start off the weekend in beautiful Barbados? The answer is yes—and it happens when I am handed a rum punch upon entering the Radisson Aquatica Beach Resort. Get ready to unwind by lounging poolside or […]

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Sable Island: A Dream Come True

June 10, 2015 9:16 am
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All photos © Bill Freedman Like a lot of people on this tour, I first heard of Sable Island as a child—a storm at sea, a shipwreck, the people perish, the horses survive, swimming to the shores of a desert island. The story grew in me to become something of […]

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Explore the Big Smoke Family Getaway

June 5, 2015 4:02 pm
Toronto's skyline

If thoughts are moving from snow to long days and you are looking for holiday ideas, especially ones not involving a long road trip, load the kids in the car and head to Toronto. It’s one thing to go there for business but to experience the city as a tourist is […]

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Kick Back at Hôtel Le Germain in Calgary

June 1, 2015 2:07 pm

Photo provided by Groupe Germain Hôtels Now that ski season is over and the summer holidays have yet to begin, it is the perfect time to head out west for a quick break to replenish your tank, take a deep breath and experience the glory of the Canadian Rockies. It should […]

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ME Milan Il Duca: Shop, Sightsee, Stay in Milan’s Fashion District

May 29, 2015 10:00 am

Planning a trip to Italy but not sure where to stay? You’re in luck because ME by Meliá is opening its first luxury Italian hotel, ME Milan Il Duca, this month. If you are looking for a spectacular location where you can both shop and sightsee, ME Milan Il Duca […]

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The Royal Treatment with Paradisus

May 22, 2015 4:01 pm
Punta Cana Gabi Beach

Punta Cana has become one of the most popular year-round tourist destinations in the Caribbean. Its name refers to the cane palms in the region, and literally means “Tip of the White Cane Palms.” Its climate is constant, the temperature warm and the land absolutely beautiful. Located at the junction […]

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Destination Denver

May 21, 2015 1:00 pm
A view of Downtown Denver from Civic Center Park. PHOTO: STEVE CORNELIUS

The state of Colorado is an obvious destination for skiing and sports enthusiasts but you might not know that the foot of the Rockies is an equally impressive haven for arts and culture. The next time you fly in, don’t hit the highway out of town. Instead, take a trip […]

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Visit Me Ibiza: Celebrate Summer in Style

May 14, 2015 10:03 am
Me Ibiza

Grab your sunscreen and start packing for the ultimate vacation getaway! Luxury lifestyle hotel ME Ibiza is now open for its second summer season. Are you looking for some place private and spacious with a great view of the sea? This is the perfect destination for you. Located near Santa […]

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Get Outdoors: Mont Tremblant

April 13, 2015 10:34 am

Above: A view of the summit from the Village. As kids skiing in Québec, my friends and I heard tales of the legendary Jackrabbit Johannsen, who was instrumental in cutting trails in the Laurentians. Even though he was quite elderly, we had hoped to sneak a peek of him gliding […]

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A Walk Through Wales

April 1, 2015 2:01 pm
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Above: Brecon Brecons National Park – The combination of rich history, ruggedly beautiful coastlines and rich landscapes dotted with sheep combine to make Wales an unforgettable escape. The Welsh are at the top of their game when it comes to hosting tourists and travellers alike. They are proud of their heritage […]

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Escape to Mont Tremblant

February 18, 2015 1:57 pm
The view from atop Mont Tremblant.

If you ask me, January and February are the hardest months of the year to get through. Not only is all the hype from the holidays over, but the snow and slush on the roads make getting around town a huge headache! I have experienced my fair share of winters in […]

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Disney Dreaming

February 6, 2015 12:59 pm

When it comes to creating an extraordinary world of escape, there is nobody who does it better than Disney. Whether you are nine or 90, it is impossible to come away from a Disney experience and not be amazed by it, even awestruck, and completely relaxed and renewed. Disney has […]

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Make Every Day Sun Day in Clearwater and St. Petersburg, Florida

February 2, 2015 3:04 pm

Photo courtesy of Visit St. Petersburg & Clearwater If dreams of daytime highs of +24 instead of -24 or visions of sandy beaches are occupying your mind, then it’s definitely time to take your wind-chilled heart south. Sun, fun and beautiful beaches that will surpass your dreams await you in […]

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Loyalist, Welcome Home

January 22, 2015 1:34 pm
Entrance to the Loyalist Golf and Country Club.

Nestled in the quaint town of Bath, Ontario, the Loyalist community is home to picturesque golf landscapes, a great boating and fishing culture and a neighbourhood vibe that just simply cannot be found elsewhere. Many choose to make Loyalist their permanent residence due to its proximity to Ottawa, Kingston and […]

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Italian Retreat

January 12, 2015 3:30 pm

When we think of Italy urban centres like Florence, Rome and Milan probably spring to mind. But leave the hustle and bustle behind, slow down and soak up life and the beauty and tranquility of Italian village life. Tranquil Tuscany Located 15 minutes from the medieval city of Siena, there’s […]

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Magnifique Martinique

January 7, 2015 1:10 pm
Hotel Villa St. Pierre

If you are a traveller, you’ll love Martinique. This idyllic beautiful island sits just north of St. Lucia in the Caribbean Sea. The Dutch, English and Portuguese all wanted this tiny island, but it was the French who prevailed. Consequently, French is spoken everywhere. Words do not fly off the […]

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