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About Victoria

With the mildest climate in Canada, gardens bloom year-round in Victoria. The city is tied closely to both land and sea and the rugged natural beauty of the Pacific coast encourages all-season adventures in the great outdoors.Easily explorable by foot...

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Visiting Beautiful Vancouver Island

Covered in lush temperate rainforest, surrounded by pods of killer whales, inhabited by very few humans and resident to many genera of flora and fauna, Vancouver Island is a beautiful place to visit. It lies around 30 nautical miles off...

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To book or not to book! What should I do?

This is easily the most common question I receive lately. You have been in lock down for almost a year now and cannot wait to “get out”! But still, you are unsure. You are being told not travel right now....

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Why 'Coming Home' is the Best Way to Discover Your Irish Ancestry

about Ireland

St. Patrick’s Day finds most of us rooting around in our closets for a green sweater to fulfill the ‘wearing of the green’ on a day that they say ‘everyone is a little bit Irish.’ For more and more people,...

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The 'FOMO' Guide To Travel in 2022

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Social media has an acronym for it: FOMO, or ‘Fear of Missing Out’. Over the last year, we’ve been missing out on a lot. A lot of get togethers, events, family celebrations… and a lot of travel. Finally, it looks like...

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4 Reasons a Multi-Generational Cruise is the Best Family Vacation

If your family is fortunate enough to have two, three, or even more generations that want to vacation together, a cruise needs to be at the top of your list for vacation ideas.Whether your family vacations together often or is...

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What to see and do on your family vacation to Italy

about Italy

Italy can make for a fabulous vacation destination, filled with opportunities for fun outdoors, from beautiful islands and glistening lakes to national parks with soaring mountains. In the smaller villages, there are lovely squares and other places where the kids...

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Official Global Travel Advisories

about Canada, Canada

Avoid non-essential travel outside Canada until further noticeAvoid all cruise ship travel outside Canada until further noticeMandatory COVID-19 testingStarting 11:59 pm (EST) January 6, 2021, all air passengers five years of age or older, including Canadians, will be required to...

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8 Tips for a Multi-Generational Vacation in Practice Celebrating 90th Birthday Mexican Style

about Cancun, Mexico

In April 2019, 4 generations of the Robinson family and friends (23 in total) travelled from different parts of Canada to congregate in Cancun, Mexico to celebrate the 90th birthday of the family patriarch. Not only was it nice to see...

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What are the advantages to using a travel agent to book your holiday instead of booking online or doing it yourself?

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1.Travel agents make travel less stressful.When booking a cruise, vacation, destination wedding or honeymoon, the last thing a traveler should have to do is worry.2.They save you money…Travel professionals have access to special discount codes and promotions through suppliers. They...

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4 Tips to Navigate Travel's Re-Opening Like an Expert

Recent weeks and days have seen a flurry of changes in travel restrictions and COVID status. Some countries have started declaring themselves COVID-free, while other places - like the US - continue to see spiking numbers.So re-opening rules keep changing...

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What's a Travel Bubble? Plus 3 Tips For Making the Most of Yours

about North America, Anywhere

You might see this view sooner than you think.The world of travel has begun to re-open. But it’s not like the tap has suddenly been turned full blast. More like a trickle. And there’s a clear pattern that’s going to shape your...

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