Krampus: Halloween or Scary Christmas?
by dave on 06-12-2013
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
by dave on 05-12-2013
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
by dave on 03-12-2013
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…)
Cyber Monday Travel Deals
by dave on 02-12-2013
Thanksgiving weekend in the United States has come and gone with its usual fanfare. Football games, turkey and mayhem at shopping malls are all part of what makes this holiday special. In addition to great deals on ‘Black Friday’, online retailers like to follow up with steep discounts on ‘Cyber Monday’. (more…)
Black Friday has Come to LastMinuteVacations.ca!
by dave on 29-11-2013
Black Friday deals don’t stop at the border. Lastminutevacations.ca has combed the internet and found some of the best deals of the year. It’s a great time to book that vacation package you have been waiting for! (more…)
American Thanksgiving Deals
by dave on 28-11-2013
Thinking about heading south of the border to take advantage of some Black Friday deals? Why not take advantage of some great local deals in the comfort of your own home? (more…)
An Affordable Holiday Destination for the Entire Family
by dave on 27-11-2013
Don’t think you have enough money to travel somewhere tropical for the holidays? Think again. A family vacation to Cuba can be a pleasantly cost effective surprise and set you back less that $500 per person. Consider it your Christmas gift to the family and you may even come out of the holidays spending less money than normal. (more…)
How is Traveling in Europe Different Than in North America?
by dave on 26-11-2013
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…)
Monday Vacation Deals
by dave on 25-11-2013
Your winter break is getting closer, have you booked your vacation package yet? Luckily there are still a lot of great deals on packages to the Caribbean during Christmas and New Years. (more…)
5 Things You Need for a Comfortable Flight
by dave on 24-11-2013
It’s time for your vacation and you think you have everything that you need packed in your suitcase. But did you remember these few minor details that are essential to starting your trip on the right track? (more…)
The Many Faces of Las Vegas
by dave on 19-11-2013
Las Vegas has earned its reputation as ‘Sin City’ but recently has taken great strides to making the city a playground for travelers of all ages. It is no longer only a place for bachelor parties and all night gambling. The hotels on the strip have a lot to offer to families, couples, and large groups of party goers. (more…)