South Africa

Your South African Bucket List

Africa, a continent rich in history and abundantly beautiful. Are you looking for a vacation in the warm sun? Do you enjoy wildlife? Are you ready for an adventure? Africa is for you! Where in Africa do you want to go? Let Downunder Travel help you get transported to a place that checks off those […]

Australian Wildfires

Australian Wildfires: How You Can Help

Attention sewing, crocheting and knitting crafters! We’d like to show our support for the many animals injured or impacted by the Australian wildfires. Each of our offices will be a donation drop-off location. For anyone who can create animal pouches, nests, fabric crates and other comforts to support the rescue efforts, we ask that you […]

Travel Agency

3 Essential Reasons to Book Your Trip with A Travel Agent

Yes, you can book travel yourself so why would you ever need a Travel Agent? There are so many benefits to booking your next holiday destination with a Travel Agency which you probably never thought of so here they are. 1. Time-Saving Your life is busy, you have a job, perhaps a family, and plenty […]

Cook Islands

Why the Cook Islands Makes the Perfect Winter Long Stay

Are you looking for your next destination to get away from the cold Canadian winters? Book your spot on a plane headed to the Cook Islands where you can enjoy a long, warm stay in a tropical climate any time during the year. Heading here in the winter will give you that much needed sun-filled […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Australia

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 […]