Theo Brouwers

43 Flips | 9 Magazines | 1 Like | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @theobrouwers33 | Keep up with Theo Brouwers on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Theo Brouwers”

Majestic Canada, coast to coast

Meandering train journeys through jaw-dropping scenery are still one of the most immersive ways to explore the world’s second-largest country.<p>When Canada’s inaugural transcontinental train trundled from Montreal into British Columbia’s Port Moody in 1886, it practically and symbolically linked the …

Trains

Whoa! Awesome shot RT @sassyles: So this happened #bear #banff #bowvalley @ExploreRockies @TravelAlberta @BanffNP http://t.co/bTuXsoUA8w

The hoodoos are one of those things you have to see to believe. #explorealberta Photo by @karenekeller

5 Awesome Things To Do In Banff National Park

Banff National Park is a massive place with a ton to see and do. Much like picking 5 awesome things to do in Jasper, picking 5 awesome things to do …

Hiking Red Rock Canyon At Waterton Lakes National Park

There are many scenic drives you can take when you’re camping in <b>Waterton Lakes National Park</b>, and one short one will take you to a hike you can do up …

12 Canadian Cities You Have To Visit This Summer

Grab some Tim Ho's, lift the lid, and get yourself on a road trip to these awesome places in Canada. You'll be glad you did.<p>Thanks to The Guardian's English to English Tumblr for the inspiration!

5 Awesome Things to do in Jasper Alberta Canada

Picking 5 awesome things to do in Jasper, Alberta, Canada is an extremely difficult task. There are so many things to do in Jasper that it would take …

5 Reasons to go to Calgary

Calgary has long been one of my favorite cities in North America. I used to go to Calgary once a month or so for work back in the early 2000’s but I …

RT @macwiebes: Everyone should visit Writing-on-Stone Park #explorealberta @TravelAlberta Nature at its best http://t.co/hmxjSbm7tj

Bow Lake, Alberta

beautiful! RT @sassyles: Emerald Lake #FlashbackFriday #beauty #aqua #water #boats @ExploreRockies @Banff_Squirrel http://t.co/h5LvTux5LI

10 great places to explore Canada's best

While we're observing Independence Day, our friends up north will be celebrating, too. Canada Day, July 1, marks the country's confederation and is a chance to highlight its great vacation spots, says <b>Ted Florence</b>, president of Toronto-based Avenza, owner of PDF-maps.com, which offers an iTunes-like …

2013: 20 Best Places to Travel in Canada

<b>Report by Adrian Brijbassi<br>and Vacay.ca Contributors</b><p>Go east.<p>That’s the advice from Vacay.ca writers, editors and photographers who selected the <b>20 Best</b> …

Parker Ridge, Why It’s Our Favorite Hike in the Canadian Rockies

<i>Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada</i><p>“Oh my gawd, did you see that?”<p>“Look, look…look at that mountain!”<p>“Sigh… everything is so PRETTY!”<p>We uttered one …

The 10 best family holiday destinations

Who says that successful travel <i>en famille</i> means a week in the company of a certain famous mouse? In this excerpt from <i>Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences,</i> we've got some suggestions for a trip your brood will never forget.<p>1. Sing a rainbow in the desert, Rajasthan, India<p>It might be dry but …

Travel

Europe’s hot springs: 20 of the best spots for a soak

Sliding into a bathtub after a long day is one of life’s little luxuries, but there’s nothing quite like the restorative buzz garnered by a dip in a proper thermal pool. From Iceland’s idyllic Blue Lagoon to Switzerland’s most chic spa, here’s a rundown of some of Europe’s best hot springs.<p><b>Blue</b> …

European Travel

The world's best multi-day treks...without high altitudes

Love trekking but suffer from altitude sickness? Or do you just want to want to enjoy a good trek without worrying about acclimatising? Altitude sickness, which usually kicks in around 2500-3000 metres (8200-9850 feet) and higher, affects some (but not all) of us, no matter how healthy you are.<p>And …

Hiking

Watching Australia's wildlife

Wildlife is one of Australia’s top selling points, and justifiably so. A network of national parks, state forests and reserves is home to unique and fascinating native fauna, and although many of the furry mammals are nocturnal, during the daylight the birdlife is vibrant, noisy and colourful.<p>If …

Australia

Food: make it a feast for your eyes

I travel a lot as a guidebook writer and photographer, and I love photographing - and eating - local food wherever I go. But the place where I’m based, the London borough of Hackney, is so diverse that it occurred to me to make a world food journey on my own doorstep.<p>You can eat every kind of …

10 of the world's best learn-to-dive destinations

Dreaming of getting your dive ticket? With a combination of idyllic conditions and reputable dive outfits, we’ve narrowed down the top spots to get certified – from the Caribbean to the Maldives, and everywhere in between.<p>Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands, Indonesia<p><b>The diving:</b> Indonesia boasts an …

Scuba Diving

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Hot Springs