Canada Travel, Tourism & Adventures

Canada Travel, Tourism, Adventures

Canadian Travel Tips

Back-country Backpacking Tips
Back-country Backpacking Tips

When venturing into the back-country it is important to be prepared. Here are some tips to consider when preparing for a backpacking adventure in Canada.
- prepare for all weather conditions. Weather changes fast in Canada.
- always pack plastic bags or tarp with you to keep clothes and... Read more

Watching Northern Lights - Aurora Borealis
Watching Northern Lights - Aurora Borealis

Tis' the season to sit back and relax while watching the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) dance and jive in the skies when visiting our northern territories and northern sections of our provinces. Here are some tips on making that experience that much better.

- research ... Read more

Canada Sailing and Boating Tips
Canada Sailing and Boating Tips

Canada enjoys the most lakes in the world. It also enjoys three coastlines including the Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic Oceans. All are connected by a massive network of rivers, creeks, bridges, canals and ferries. So, one can only assume that boating and sailing are ... Read more

Fishing Tips
Fishing Tips

Canada Fishing Tips

Canada has the most lakes in the world. We enjoy 3 oceans - the Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic Oceans. With so many lakes and oceans we also enjoy a massive number of rivers connecting them all. With so many lakes, rivers and oceans Canada is ... Read more

Ice Fishing Tips in Canada
Ice Fishing Tips in Canada

Ice Fishing Tips (Canada)

Ice Fishing is a great Canadian past time enjoyed by many during the winter season. Early in the season ice fishing is enjoyed in heated ice shacks and as the season warms people are out in the open sitting in lawn chairs fishing the holes.

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(XC Skiing) Cross Country Skiing Tips
(XC Skiing) Cross Country Skiing Tips
In many parts of Central, Eastern and Atlantic Canada the snow is falling, especially at the mid to higher elevations. The local trails and mid mountain paths are beginning to layer in the white stuff. For those of you reading this with only 1 hot season, we call that white stuff snow. 
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10 Travel Tips for the Winter Season
10 Travel Tips for the Winter Season

10 Tips for Winter Travel

Xmas tress are decorated. The lights may be up on the homestead. The snow is falling. The temperatures have dropped. Winter is here! Now what? Stay or go?

For some, winter signals vacation time ... 

eh Canada Travel published this article rece... Read more

16 Travel Tips
16 Travel Tips

This Week in Canada Travel & Tourism  – January 24th to 31st 2016

The 16 biggest stories, tips, trends, surveys and news for the week of January 24th to 31st, 2016. 

(1) The thrill of the Yukon Quest in Canada (Canada Travel Story)
(2) Canada top desti... Read more

Cuisine for a (Budget) Queen in Victoria
Cuisine for a (Budget) Queen in Victoria

Victoria offers a range of dining options that reflect its British heritage, Asian communities and West Coast setting. However just because the city is named after a British monarch doesn't mean you'll be eating like a pauper whilst here. Here is a sample of places to try that won't use up all yo... Read more

Check out Downtown Drumheller
Check out Downtown Drumheller
When you visit Drumheller for the many attractions it has, don't forget to check out historical downtown Drumheller.  3rd Ave has a variety of galleries and unique shops like Dry Canyon... Read more
Homemade FUDGE & ICE CREAM
Homemade FUDGE & ICE CREAM
D DUTCHMAN DAIRY ICE CREAM FROM SICAMOUS BC IS HERE!  OVER 25 FLAVOURS TO CHOOSE FROM THE HOMEMADE FUDGE.   MAKE YOUR OWN 24PK OF KEURIG COFFEE/TEA/CAPPACCINO/HOT CHOCOLATES....50 VARIETIES TO CHOOSE FROM.  SMILES ARE FREE!... Read more
15 Top Things To Do In Victoria BC
15 Top Things To Do In Victoria BC

Top 15 Things To Do in Victoria BC

Here is a list of Top Things To Do in Victoria BC on Vancouver Island Canada.

The City of Victoria is the capital... Read more

Tick Tips
Tick Tips

No one likes them but the Ticks are back!

The mild weather has unleashed those nasty Ticks a little early across Canada this year. They are  just waiting to latch on to you or your dog so here is a few tips to keep you tick free. Ticks climb up on blades of grass, tw... Read more

Five Important Travel Safety Tips
Five Important Travel Safety Tips

Most people are, justifiably, concerned about their safety when they travel. If common sense prevails, however, you can minimize danger and remain saafe by being smart, informed and aware.

One of the most important things to be aware of is to never draw attention to yourself. Smart, exper... Read more

Tennis on Vancouver Island
Tennis on Vancouver Island

South Cowichan Lawn Tennis Club - Cowichan Bay, British Columbia, Canada
One of the Oldest Lawn Tennis Clubs in the World is completely volunteer run and draws people from across the Globe

With social memberships as low as $25.00 a year, deeply discounted international memberships a... Read more

Great Camping Tip for Storing your Matches
Great Camping Tip for Storing your Matches
Store your matches in a mason jar and add a piece of sandpaper to the lid for a quick and easy strikable surface.... Read more
Keep the Bugs Away with VICKS
Keep the Bugs Away with VICKS

Spread a little Vicks VapoRub on yourself and behind your ears the next time you’re working in the yard or going camping and you won’t have to worry about dealing with bug bites. The scent of the Vicks VapoRub serves as a great repellant for mosquitos, gnats, and other types of bugs. They will st... Read more

Leaves of Three...Leave it Be
Leaves of Three...Leave it Be

We all love to go for a hike or camp amongst the trees. Here are 3 poisonous plants you need to watch out for as they can ruin your day or camping trip and make you very itchy if touched!

#1. Poison Ivy is the most common poisonous plant you’ll encounter while outdoors, and it causes an i... Read more

Tommy K Play
Tommy K Play

ROCKABYE BABYSITTERS VISITED TOMMY K PLAY TODAY, WE LOVED OUR VISIT AND WE'LL BE BACK IN THE SUMMER WITH MORE KIDS IN OUR CARE.

Tommy K Play is a dedicated indoor play centre where children 18 months to age can play happily with their wide range of play equipment. They have an array of ga... Read more

Monster Mini Golf Calgary for Kids
Monster Mini Golf Calgary for Kids
At Rockabye we take pride in making sure that the children in our care have fun and usually that means indulging in one of Calgary's family theme parks, we were really thrilled when we arrived at monster Mini golf, the florescent lights and all the creepy characters are so exciti... Read more
Don't drive here from Vancouver Airport.......take the bus!
Don't drive here from Vancouver Airport.......take the bus!

Flying into Vancouver Airport and then renting a car is one way of getting here, but you will save big bucks if you take the Greyline bus shuttle from the airport to the TsawwassenFerry Terminal and then travel on the ferry as a foot passenger. The foot passenger fare is less than $20 per person ... Read more

Getting to Grasslands National Park: West Block
Getting to Grasslands National Park: West Block

Grasslands National Park is divided into two blocks, the East Block and West Block, both with very different landscapes.  Access to the park is only possible through driving as there is no public transportation available this far South. The road conditions can be rough in some places and onc... Read more

Fast and Affordable Flights to the Sunshine Coast and Vancouver Island
Fast and Affordable Flights to the Sunshine Coast and Vancouver Island
Save time and get to your destination in minutes instead of hours when you fly with us to Nanaimo, Sunshine Coast, Victoria or choose to charter a plane to destinations including Powell River, Campbell River, West Coast Wilderness Lodge, Painted Boat Resort and Spa and Rockwater Resort.... Read more
Travel tips for parents
Travel tips for parents
By Tania Moffat

It’s your worst nightmare; you’re confined on a plane with your sick or upset child. Other passengers share their looks of disdain as your child screams and cries through your distressed attempts to try and calm them down. You can’t always avoid these embarrassing episode... Read more
Winter Car Rental - something to think about
Winter Car Rental - something to think about

You love the snow, you love the mountains and you're looking forward to arriving at the airport in Calgary or Vancouver and picking up your rental car for the drive to winter wonderland...


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