Archive for the ‘Travel Tips’ Category

Get to an All Inclusive this Fall

Posted on: August 13th, 2014 by paul

With summer winding down its a great time to start planning a vacation for the fall season. After spending the last few months floating in the pool or playing in the lake by the cottage it would be a waste to let that tan fade away during Canada’s long winter. Why not book an all inclusive to the Caribbean in October or November to keep that summer glow? (more…)

Osheaga Music Festival 2014 Edition

Posted on: July 29th, 2014 by paul

This year marks the ninth edition the Osheaga music festival in Montreal. This three-day event draws approximately 120,000 spectators to Parc Jean-Drapeau on Ile St. Helene. Concertgoers from all over North America are drawn to Montreal for the festival that takes place from August 1st to 3rd this year. Promoters have booked some big acts that will play across 6 stages to follow up on an outstanding line up from last year. (more…)

More Things to Do in NYC

Posted on: July 18th, 2014 by paul

Sometimes it can seem like there are an endless amount of activities of New York City. That’s probably because it’s true. The city truly has something for everybody. Here are a few more fun things to do while visiting the Big Apple.  (more…)

NYC on a Budget

Posted on: July 15th, 2014 by paul

Interested in traveling to New York City but worried about spending too much money? Believe it or not, its possible to have an outstanding trip without breaking the bank. Here are a few great places to visit that won’t cost a dime.  (more…)

Hidden Gem: Wroclaw Poland

Posted on: July 2nd, 2014 by paul

Not many people think of Poland as a popular tourist destination. Even if they do, places like Krakow, Warsaw, and Gdansk usually come to mind before a city like Wroclaw. Don’t let that deter you from visiting one of Europe’s hidden gems.  (more…)

Canada Day 2014 Playlist Tips

Posted on: June 27th, 2014 by paul

Canada Day is a time to celebrate with friends and family. Its also a time to celebrate Canadian music. No Canada Day is complete without a solid playlist that features Canada’s best artists. Here are a few guidelines to help get that playlist started. (more…)

Cottage Checklist Summer 2014

Posted on: June 18th, 2014 by paul

Its that time of the year. The days are getting longer and the sun has finally warmed the lakes to temperatures that won’t cause things to disappear from the cold. Summer is short so the best way to squeeze as much fun as possible out of the cottage is to prepare for it. Here is a list of 10 things that will make that cottage experience more enjoyable: (more…)

World Cup Venues Defined

Posted on: June 16th, 2014 by paul

Wondering where the World Cup venues are located? The stadiums for the 2014 edition of the FIFA World Cup are located in 12 different venues across Brazil. From the Amazon rain forest to the big city of Rio de Janeiro, the backdrop of Brazil is being displayed as much as the beautiful game of soccer.  (more…)

World Cup 2014: Corruption, Strikes, and Unfinished Venues

Posted on: June 10th, 2014 by paul

Thursday June 12th marks the opening of the 2014 World Cup of soccer in Brazil. The world will be watching as Brazil kicks off the festivities against Croatia at 4:00PM EST. A massive influx of visitors to Brazil has put the country in the spotlight. Although many efforts have been put into making this year’s event a successful one, a transport strike, corruption, and unfinished venues have left many fans unsettled. (more…)

Do Aeroplan Miles Actually Save Travelers Money?

Posted on: May 29th, 2014 by paul

Aeroplan is one of Canada’s most notable rewards programs. Offered through Air Canada, it boasts itself as an easy way to reach a dream vacation destination by using the Aeroplan credit card for daily purchases. The truth of the matter is that most Canadians do not spend enough annually to make these dreams a reality. The multi million dollar marketing budget of Aeroplan does a good job gaining new clients that may not necessarily benefit from this card. Is this rewards card right for you? (more…)