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Exploring Ontario's Haliburton Forest Reserve

Torontonians refer to the Haliburton Highlands as ‘cottage country’. Nine-to-fivers leave work early on Fridays and flee 220 kilometres north of the city, where they find rolling hills, 600-plus lakes, and rugged forests. Take a look at our guide to the Haliburton Forest Reserve for the perfect weekend away.


Discover Ottawa: Canada's Political Capital

by TravisPersaud June 2014 - last edited October

Ottawa River Discover Ottawa

Canada’s capital city, Ottawa has established its reputation as the nation’s political hub. But, Ottawa is much more than a government town steeped in bureaucracy. Discover Ottawa with our beginner’s guide and uncover a whole new side to the city.


Vancouver Cherry Blossom

Spring has not just sprung in Vancouver; it has exploded in a riot of delicate pink and white cherry blossoms that pop up across the city before falling like a floral snow all over the streets of downtown. Japan’s influence on Vancouver can be seen all over the city but it becomes most evident when the sakura, cherry trees, blossom in April every year.


Discover Quebec City: Beyond the Walls

by JenniferMerrick March 2014 - last edited October

Discover Quebec City | Rue St.Louis

Few tourists stray from the heart of Vieux-Quebec, and why should they? The narrow cobbled streets of the 400-year-old walled city reveal historic architecture, fine dining, museums and even a battlefield. But there is always something to be said for getting off the main tourist track, and Quebec City is no exception.


Heli Skiing Vancouver and Beyond

by AmyWatkins March 2014 - last edited May 2014

Vancouver to Whistler | A Heli-Skiing GuideHeli-skiing might sound like something out of a Bond movie, but on the west coast of Canada it’s possible to touch down at Vancouver airport and then take off again in a helicopter that will whisk you straight onto the slopes for some of the finest backcountry skiing in the world. 


Montreal's Best Shopping Malls

by RichardBurnett January 2014 - last edited October

best=5Fshopping=5Fmalls-montreal?= _fasjion_week-_photo_by_chantal_lévesque - header.jpgMontrealers know style and how to dress. You can find a wide array of brand names at downtown department stores The Bay and Simons, and high-end Ogilvy’s and Holt Renfrew. Here are some of Montreal's top shopping destinations.