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When is Peak Season / Off Season in Vancouver, BC?

Before you plan a trip to Vancouver, BC, it's helpful to understand what the terms "<b>peak season</b>" (or "high season"), "<b>shoulder season</b>," and "<b>off</b> …

Vancouver

Why children with autism love trains (and the 10 best UK rail adventures for families)

I didn’t know it then, but my son’s love for trains was the first obvious clue to his autism. A railway line runs above our local playground, and as a toddler he would visibly shake with excitement at each passing train. Since one passed roughly every three minutes, it did strike me as odd that …

Trains

10 things to do in the Lake District

Last year Unesco awarded the Lake District World Heritage Status, while those of us in the know rolled our eyes that the world had finally caught on. …

Lake District

33 Things to Do in Banff, Alberta

- | Category: Canada, Escapes, North America<p>Things to Do In Banff, Alberta<p>If you’re planning on spending your holidays in Canada you’re going to have …

Hiking

The Pilgrimage: Four Days In British Columbia

Escape for four days of riding with Bike mag<p>There is riding and there is <i>riding.</i> One happens after work, on local trails and lasts an hour or two. The …

British Columbia

Best Road Trips in the World: 8 Drives Worth Flying For

There’s no shortage of stunning road trips here in the United States. However, some of the most beautiful drives are worth <i>flying</i> for. Here are eight …

Hiking

Where to Stay in Montreal, Quebec

If you're visiting Montreal but unfamiliar with the city, choosing where to stay is an important decision to make, and one that can affect your …

Canada

Here's what you need to do on a visit to Vancouver and Victoria

Vancouver's world-class airport<p>It won’t take you long to realize why Vancouver's airport has received the Skytrax "Best Airport in North America" …

Western Canada

Provence Is the Dreamy French Weekend Trip You Need to Plan

France is known around the world for its vast and varied offerings, from the museums and boutiques in Paris to the beaches of the Cote d’Azur, and …

France

10 spectacular long-distance cycle routes

COAST TO COAST, UK<p><b>LENGTH:</b> 140 MILES<p><b>RIDING HIGHS:</b> A tough, rewarding climb up Hartside Pass in the North Pennines, often called England’s last …

Hiking

A Beginner's Guide to Motor Homes

A motor home is an all-inclusive way to travel with your bed, living room, kitchen—even bathroom. You can tour the country and park overnight with …

RVs

This Is Where Italian Girls Go on Summer Vacation (and Why You Should Too)

When planning your first trip to Italy, there are a few standout cities that provide a perfect first glimpse at the Italian way of life. But after …

Italy

7 Reasons to Visit Super, Natural Vancouver, British Columbia

With its vibrant culture, friendly people and great food, Vancouver is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Western Canada

10 awe-inspiring B.C. hikes to do before you die

here’s 10 amazing day hikes and backpacking trips in B.C. that deserve to be on your ever-growing to-do list.<p>1. North Coast Trail<p><b>Where:</b> Cape Scott …

Hiking

Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

RVs

Review: 125 Nature Hot Spots in Alberta

From Maligne Canyon’s ice walk in Jasper National Park to the dinosaur badlands in Drumheller Provincial Park, Alberta has some of the most iconic …

Hiking

Why driving through Canada and Alaska is nothing short of unforgettable

Everyone loves a road trip, right? And why wouldn’t you? It’s one of the best ways to see the real bits of a country (as well as getting in all the …

Getting Around Vancouver, British Columbia

Whether you're a new resident of Vancouver or just visiting, figuring out the ins-and-outs of getting around the city can be confusing at first. …

10 Best Little Beach Towns on the Great Lakes

1 of 10<p>Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Grand Haven, Michigan<p>3 of 10<p>Egg Harbor, Wisconsin<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Two Harbors, …

The 10 most beautiful waterfalls in Canada

Canada is known for its scenery. From towering mountain peaks to turquoise glacial lakes, the country’s stunning natural beauty draws visitors …

Quebec City Guide

Best Time To Go<p>Quebec is warm and vibrant from June through September. Temperatures peak in time for the tourist season in July and August and are …

Weekend Escape: Thunder Bay

Nestled on the shores of the world’s largest freshwater lake, Thunder Bay is an outdoor enthusiast’s <i>dream</i>. The kind of destination that will have you …

Surprising starts to some of Britain's most beautiful train journeys

How to enrich an everyday rail journey? Scan the station departure screens for a glimpse of a faraway place, and plan for the day you will forsake …

Trains

What Is Vancouver Famous For? A Top 10 List

What is Vancouver, British Columbia famous for? Here is the top ten list.<p>Vancouver Is Famous for Its Beauty<p>One of the most famous things about …

48 Hours in Singapore: The Ultimate Itinerary

Day One: Morning and Afternoon<p><b>Morning</b>: Arrive in Singapore, check into your accommodations, and then spend a relaxing couple of hours exploring the …

10 reasons why Sicily should be your next family holiday

You might think Sicily is one destination where it’s best to leave the children behind - or wait until they’re older. Dramatic but sometimes forbidding landscape, serious cultural sights, and madcap cities like Palermo seem to cry out for a grown-up approach. But don’t be put off. Sicily has a huge …

9 Ontario Road Trips That You HAVE TO Take This Summer

Summer in Ontario. Let’s be honest – at first that doesn’t seem like the most enticing phrase. Sure there’s downtown Toronto and Niagara Falls for …

5 Epic Road Trips Across America

No mode of travel is more American than the road trip. It’s basically a national rite of passage. Dating back to Model T days, folks have been …