Are you planning a trip to Europe and wondering how different it is to travel within the European Union compared to traveling in North America? Surprisingly, a vacation across several European countries can be a quite similar to traveling in Canada or the United States if you take into consideration a few important differences. (more…)
Archive for December, 2013
Merry Christmas! Unwrap Travel Deals
Merry Christmas Canada,
With all the ice and snow building up around the country its a perfect time to send the family south for a week of all inclusive goodness. Slip something in the stocking of a loved one letting them know you are whisking them away to a tropical paradise. (more…)
What’s on Your Holiday Travel Playlist?
Traveling is inevitable during the holiday season. Whether it’s in the car to a relative’s house or on a plane to visit someone a bit further away, Christmas music is the soundtrack of the season. What’s on your travel playlist? Do you have a ‘go to’ album that is on repeat on the car CD or is it a big playlist on the iPod? (more…)
Turkey Season Workout
The holiday season brings a lot of fun, festivities, and food. So what are your plans for maintaining your current level of health? (more…)
Travel Deals: December 16, 2013
Christmas is right around the corner and there is no better gift than time with the family. Why not set the tone for the new year and book your family a trip? Its a great way to carry the holiday cheer into 2014. (more…)
Keep off the Holiday Weight, Stay Fit for Your Vacation
It’s the holiday season which means turkey, cookies, candy, and parties. With all of this going on it’s the most difficult time of the year to stay healthy. What’s the point of eating healthy anyways, its winter and no one will see the damage for a few months right? Not if you have an all inclusive vacation planned for the spring. Here’s a few tips to maintain the waistline over the holidays. (more…)
Ski the Slovenian Alps This Winter
Do you like skiing? How about combining a ski trip with some culture while in the Alps? Aside from some of the finest skiing in the world, the Alps are located within close proximity to many historic cities. (more…)
Krampus: Halloween or Scary Christmas?
Have you ever seen a Krampus? The half-man half animal beastly creature has the singular intention of frightening everything in its path. Usually accompanied by fire, whips, ominous music, cow bells, and firecrackers, these beasts are nothing to mess with. Boasting wood carved masks ornamented with real bone for teeth and horns, these creatures appear to be something out of a horror film.
Northern Italy’s Most Famous Christmas Market
Christmas markets are a holiday gathering place for Europeans, especially those with German heritage. The two key ingredients for a good market are a large church and piazza. The normally empty piazza is where booths are set up to display ornaments, local delicacies, and most importantly ‘Vin Brule’ or ‘Gluwein’. (more…)
5 Great Places to Get Away from the Cold
The Canadian winter has arrived. Naturally this means cold weather, icy roads, and shorter days. If these things all sound depressing perhaps a dose of vitamin D can help change that state of mind. There is no better source of vitamin D than the sun so check out these tropical locations to help cure those winter blues. (more…)