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Australia is Travel + Leisure’s 2020 Destination of the Year!

…And we couldn’t agree more! The country-continent offers so much for Canadian travellers to discover and the choices are as diverse as the country itself. From the cosmopolitan cities of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, to the rugged outback areas of Flinders Ranges, Alice Springs, Esperance, and through to the Riversleigh Fossil Sites in Queensland with […]

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Historic Places to Check Out in South Korea

With the country’s history formally establishing in the late 1940’s after the Second World War, South Korea is a country with fantastic history and many sites that are dedicated to preserving the country’s traditions, previous rulers, ancient lifestyles and even showcasing the many struggles that had to be overcome as well.     Jeonju Hanok […]

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New Zealand

4 Essentials of a North Island New Zealand Adventure

There are so many reasons to visit New Zealand’s North Island and here are some essentials that you don’t want to miss. 1. Shopping Who doesn’t love to shop? Go ahead, spend some of your hard-earned dollars in some of the world’s best boutiques and malls; you deserve it, after all, it’s your vacation. Take […]

North Island

4 Exciting Moments to Have on New Zealand’s North Island

The North Island of New Zealand is full of adventure. It is home to the country’s largest city, Auckland, so there is a wide array of things to do for every personality. Are you ready to take off and explore this beautiful space? 1. Visit Auckland Auckland, New Zealand is surrounded by stunning harbours and […]


Top 5 Reasons You’ll Want to Travel on The Ghan

Have you ever wanted to take a journey on a train? Train travel is a unique experience but travelling on The Ghan in Australia is epic. Why? 1. Historic The Ghan is a true part of history. This train was named for the pioneering cameleers and their camels who took part in exploring and mapping […]

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4 Australian Outback Adventures to Add to Your Bucket List

You are ready to take a trip to the Australian outback where adventure awaits. What places should you add to your outback bucket list? 1. Ayers Rock Create postcard pictures by visiting Ayers Rock, also known as Uluru. This natural wonderland is sacred to the indigenous Aussies. Visiting this massive sandstone rock during sunset will […]

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Top 5 South Korea Attractions

Are you thinking of taking a vacation to South Korea? There are numerous beautiful sights you should visit while in this East Asian nation. Here are the top 5 must-see places while visiting South Korea. 1. Yeouido Park If you are travelling to the capital city of Seoul and have a love of nature, be […]

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What You Need to Know About the New Zealand Travel Visa

If you are a Canadian passport holder and plan to be travelling to, or through, New Zealand from October 1, 2019, onward, you will need a travel authority to enter the country. The New Zealand government will be introducing the new travel authority for visitors visiting and transiting through New Zealand from various visa waiver […]