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
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 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
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.... Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Before heading out in the Winter months for a soak at Crazy Creek Hot Pools, be sure to check road conditions on Drive BC. Then, bring your swimsuit, towel & lock and get ready to relax and rejuvenate.... Read more
The bears are awake and now is the time to make yourself Bear Smart before heading out to enjoy the outdoors.
Hiking in Bear Country
When booking a fishing trip ask if your guide is a local. A guide will know his/her home water the best. There are many guides that guide miles away form their own home water.... Read more
The warm weather has finally arrived and that means Patio season!
But if you are traveling with your dog, where can you go to enjoy a meal and take your dog along?
If you are visiting Calgary, Alberta here is a list of some great Pet Friendly Pubs & Patios where FIDO is welcomeRead more