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Changes at Airports

There are some significant changes coming to air travel across the country, as the federal…
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Changes to Quarantine Requirements

Some very welcome news for Canadians travellers, young and old, regardless of their vaccination status.…
What's New

Welcoming Vaccinated Travellers

The long wait to welcome tourists back into Canada will be over in a matter…

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Travel Best Bets Academy

Becoming a Travel Agent: What’s in it For You?

Why do people work as travel agents? Well, of course that depends on the person,…
Travel Best Bets Academy

Announcing: Travel Best Bets Academy

As someone who has been in the business for 26 years, I’ve seen a lot…
Travel Best Bets Academy

Studying 101

With Travel Best Bets Academy launching soon, I wanted to get you all prepared with…



Where to go Wine Touring in BC

We BC residents are so lucky to have some incredible wineries right here in our…

Is Canada a No Vacation Nation?

Canada might be one of the world’s most envied nations, but when it comes to…

Trendiest Destinations for 2019

The online travel site Kayak recently announced their list of the top 10 trendiest travel…

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Book Club

Travel Book Club: May Pick

Introducing my May book club pick... Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton. This incredibly…
Book Club

Introducing: Travel Book Club

I am so excited to announce my latest project... a book club for our amazing…

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Claire's Travels

Claire Experience Staying
at a Hotel During the Pandemic

Those who know me, know how much I love to travel. They also know that…
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Cannabis & Cross-Border Travel

With the legalization of marijuana officially here in Canada, a question that may be on…
Know Before You Go

How To Be An Eco-Friendly Tourist

Recently, on October 8th, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a group of scientists convened by…


Flying Tips

Entering Canada via Air or Land

Travellers entering Canada must follow the rules set out by the Emergency Orders under the…
Flying Tips

Canada’s Passenger Bill of Rights

The federal government of Canada has announced its air passenger protection regulations, which set out…
Flying Tips

Travel Jetiquette

Sometimes air travel is so stressful that it leaves some passengers too frazzled to mind…


Budget Tips

How to Find Cheap Eats Anywhere in the World

Although sometimes overlooked, food can be one of the biggest expenses for travellers. Imagine eating…
Budget Tips

These Tricks Will Save You Money on Your Family Vacation

Spring break, summer vacation and winter break are by far the most popular times for…
Budget Tips

Be Prepared For These Unexpected Travel Expenses

Unfortunately…sometimes no matter how much planning and budgeting goes into your trip, you can end…


Flying Tips

How Anyone Can Get An Upgrade

There is nothing nicer than getting an upgrade when you are traveling…and it may just…
Hotel Tips

Don’t Miss These Key Steps in Your Hotel Check Out

Checking out of a hotel seems like a simple enough process, but it can sometimes…
Hotel Tips

Hotel Safety amid New ‘Do Not Disturb’ Policies

A new policy at the Hilton, which is also quickly being adopted by hotels worldwide,…



Convertible Clothing for Travel

Well, with everyone trying to travel light nowadays, convertible pieces or clothing that can be…

The Key to Minimalist Packing

This week, Air Canada and West Jet have bumped their first-checked bag fee from $25…

Claire’s Holiday Outfits

Just in time for the Holiday season, Claire put together 3 of her go-to outfits.…


Safety Tips

Health & Safety Travel Apps You Need

Travel safety is definitely on the forefront of many people’s minds, and unfortunately, no matter…
Flying Tips

Top Tech-Friendly Airlines

Comfort and food aren’t necessarily important to travelers nowadays. So what is? Entertainment and technology.…
Travel Tech

Internet-Free Travel Apps

So you have finally booked your dream trip abroad. Now the ultimate question: to splurge…


Safety Tips

Health & Safety Travel Apps You Need

Travel safety is definitely on the forefront of many people’s minds, and unfortunately, no matter…
Safety Tips

Travel Upgrades For Your Health

When people hear the words “travel upgrades”, they usually associate them with luxury or the…
Safety Tips

Common Travel Scams And What You Should Do

Tourist scams are an inevitable part of traveling, especially in certain countries. Here are a…

Best of Iceland

Experience plenty of the highlights, like erupting geysers, visiting glacier lagoons, and exploring breathtaking waterfalls and black sand beaches. Be sure to pack your sense of adventure and get ready to feel Iceland under your feet.

Los Cabos, Mexico

Located on the southernmost tip of the Baja California Peninsula, Los Cabos is one of Mexico’s most breathtaking beach destinations. Stretching nearly 33 km, Los Cabos, which means the Capes, includes the picturesque 18th-century mission town of San Jose del Cabo to the northeast, Cabo San Lucas at the southernmost tip of the peninsula where the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean meet.

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