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Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Clean Mount Royal Park in Montreal, Canada
Canada / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Clean Mount Royal Park in Montreal, Canada

Known as Canada’s cultural capital, Montreal is a vibrant city with boundless opportunities to explore the arts, enjoy some of the world’s best bagels, and experience centuries-old architecture. While the… Read More…

Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2016
Africa / Canada / Caribbean / CBS News / Polar Regions / South America / USA

Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2016

If you’re looking for the hot new spots for the new year, Peter Greenberg has compiled his hot destinations for 2016: they are accessible; thanks to a strengthening U.S. Dollar,… Read More…

New Guided Tour Destinations for 2015
Adventure Travel & Sports / Africa / Asia / Canada / Eastern Europe / Eco Travel / Europe / South America

New Guided Tour Destinations for 2015

If you’re getting ready to plan your summer vacation, there are a lot of options this year that include guided tours. While not everyone is a fan of traveling in… Read More…

Hidden Victoria: Inside Canada’s Most British City
Canada

Hidden Victoria: Inside Canada’s Most British City

A large number of people who visit Victoria, British Columbia for the first time, arrive on one of the many cruise ships that dock in the harbor almost every day in the spring and summer…. Read More…

Exotic Family Experiences For Tighter Budgets & Timelines
Canada / Family/Kids Travel / Mexico & Central America / USA

Exotic Family Experiences For Tighter Budgets & Timelines

We all know there are destinations we want to see, and there are destinations we can actually afford. When it comes to traveling with kids, there are always extra factors… Read More…

Rocky Mountaineer: Train Travel for Foodies
Canada / Culinary Travel / Trains

Rocky Mountaineer: Train Travel for Foodies

One of the best ways to cover a lot of ground and take in the scenery is by riding the rails. Contributing writer Lilit Marcus shares a train trip she… Read More…

The Best Train Trips in North America
Canada / Trains / USA

The Best Train Trips in North America

May 11 is National Train Day so it’s time to take a closer look at your North American train options with both Amtrak and Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer. Whatever line you choose,… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Montreal—The City of Festivals
Canada / Culture / Festivals / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Montreal—The City of Festivals

Montreal is known as the City of Festivals and one of the best ways to experience a festival is to roll up your sleeves and volunteer. This week, our voluntourism… Read More…

Top 10 Things to Do in Winter in Montreal
Canada / Culture / Restaurants / Romantic Travel / Winter / Winter Sports

Top 10 Things to Do in Winter in Montreal

Every winter, Montreal tops our list for the best place to find winter value. This year was no exception, but there is more to draw travelers than hotel discounts. From… Read More…

Like a Local: Bay of Fundy & The Top 5 Natural Wonders of the Area
Canada / Eco Travel / Like a Local / National Parks / Videos

Like a Local: Bay of Fundy & The Top 5 Natural Wonders of the Area

It might seem remarkable to stand on the ocean floor, but there is more to the Bay of Fundy. Turns out this New Brunswick attraction boasts some of the highest… Read More…

Like a Local: Saint John & Peter’s Top 5 Activities on the Bay of Fundy
Canada / Cultural Immersion / Culture / Like a Local / Videos / Water sports

Like a Local: Saint John & Peter’s Top 5 Activities on the Bay of Fundy

Don’t confuse Saint John in New Brunswick, Canada, with St. John’s in Newfoundland. Saint John is the largest city in the province, the oldest incorporated city in Canada and the… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Crystal Cruises and Romero House
Canada / Cruise Travel / Destinations / Travel News / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Crystal Cruises and Romero House

Volunteering and cruising aren’t two activities that normally go together, but this week’s Voluntourism Spotlight shows how you can donate your time on a shore excursion. As a bonus, these… Read More…

Slideshow: The Best Places for Boating
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Slideshow: The Best Places for Boating

Summer’s here and if you’re anything like Peter, that means it’s time to get on the water. For Peter, any time that he can get out on the water he… Read More…

Travel Tip: Winter Wildlife Excursions
Canada / Specialized Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Winter Wildlife Excursions

Just because it’s cold out doesn’t mean nature tours are off the list.  In fact, there are opportunities around the country to observe animals in their natural habitat, even when… Read More…