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A Floating Wilderness Lodge In the Canadian Galapagos

“The Canadian Galapagos.”<p>It sounds like some sort of joke.<p>But once, long ago, we made an oath to you to never joke about places with floating hotels …

9 beachfront hotels you can actually afford

Being able to drift off to the sound of the ocean and roll out of bed onto the sand sounds idyllic, but staying in beachfront hotels often comes with …

Dominican Republic

The ultimate summer backpacking gear guide for newbies

Trekking is the ultimate adventure, especially in the summer when days are long and the weather up in the mountains feels perfect. But optimizing the …

B.C. ranks among top 50 destinations in new 'bucket list experiences' travel poll

The west coast is the best coast — or at least, it’s in the top 50.<p>British Columbia is ranked 32nd among the top 50 best “bucket list experiences” in …

The Perfect Adventure-filled Vacation in British Columbia

Let’s be honest: Canada is on a bit of a hot streak right now. The country has an energetic new Prime Minster in Justin Trudeau, and it’s leading the …

7 Movies That Will Inspire You to Visit Canada

Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)<p>It's so darn quaint, it looks like a movie set, but the real town of Fernie in British Columbia's Kootenay region is the …

British Columbia

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

Canada's 14 Most Beautiful Places You Need to See

Canada encompasses scenic coastlines, sprawling prairies, imposing mountains, and untouched forests. The different landscapes and cultures found …

National Parks

20 photos that’ll put the Canadian Rockies at the top of your bucket list

Scientists predict that by 2100, the size of the Canadian Rockies’ glaciers will be only a mere 5% of their current magnificence. If you delay your …

11 things I wish I knew before traveling to Hawaii

Hawaii is one of the best destinations to escape the winter blues, so for you to make the most of your time away from the mainland, we’ve compiled a …

Roads

The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

From a remote, idyllic island to the world's design capital, these destinations have never been better. Start planning your 2018 travel now.<p>Travelers …

8 must-have flight apps that will save you money

IF YOU want a cheap flight <b>look for it</b> and do not limit yourself. I use ALL of these 8 different flight apps to find the cheapest flights.<p>One …

Exploring 10 of BC's Favourite Hot Spring Destinations

The province is brimming with hot springs! From close and convenient to far and wide, hot springs are a great way to add a little relaxation to your …

Kick-ass couple leaves suburbia for a life on the road in a converted van

Quit your job. Sell all your stuff. Move into a converted van. Now you’re on a permanent road trip. This is what Joe and Emilie did after spending …

How to get to Stotan Falls on Vancouver Island

How to get there<p>From Vancouver you take a ferry from Horseshoe Bay to Nanaimo (1 hour 45 mins) and from Nanaimo it’s about a 1.5-hour drive north. …

The Otter Trail, a South African trek, is the best hike in the world.

Inside the Otter Trail: is this the world’s best 5 day hike?<p>The Otter Trail lives up to expectations. Only 12 hikers a day are allowed on this South …

10 images that prove the Gore Lake Trail is one of the most beautiful hiking routes in the US

I WANTED to backpack somewhere unreachable by car, to hike an unknown trail — and not have to drive too far from Denver. The Gore Lake Trail near …

Hawaii beach bars: 10 of the best | CNN Travel

Hawaii

7 of the best state parks in Hawaii

THE HAWAIIAN ARCHIPELAGO, made up of eight main islands, has around 30,000 acres of state parks on five islands. The Hawaii State Park System …

Gateways to nature: 7 Canadian towns on the edge of spectacular wilderness

THERE’S PROBABLY A LOT YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT CANADA. For instance, it has 20% of the world’s fresh water, the longest coastline on Earth, and the $100 …

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

Outdoors

38 of the most surreal beaches and coastlines on the planet

Martianesque rocks, gorgeous water, wicked cloud formations, crazy shorebreak — these photos explore diverse coastal terrain from around the world.<p>1. …

5 Things to Do at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse in Victoria

For all its beauty and history, Vancouverites often take Victoria for granted when it comes to being a desirable destination. Maybe it’s because we …

National Historic Landmarks

4 alternatives to BC’s famous West Coast Trail

The West Coast Trail on British Columbia’s Vancouver Island is well known among long distance, who come from all over the world to spend a week …

11+ epic hiking trails in Hawaii

The Hawaiian islands are home to some of the country’s most beautiful and challenging hikes. From low-key trails through forests to ridge climbs that …

Where the white spirit bear roams

Richer in terrestrial and aquatic life than any other region on Earth, Canada’s remote Great Bear Rainforest is a magical – and threatened – land.