Tag Archives: Canada

Today the Travellers’ Eye is Rebecca Bollwitt in Vancouver, Canada

July 9, 2012

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Today’s beautiful picture comes from award winning blogger extraordinaire Rebecca Bollwitt, and I’d have to agree, that is a perfect sunset. I don’t know if you’ll find a better blog about Vancouver, by someone who, and I’m just guessing here, has a real love for British Columbia. If it’s worth doing in BC then Rebecca’s the [...]

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The world’s most romantic holiday destinations

April 17, 2012

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You’ve just tied the knot the man or woman of your dreams, the bouquet has been tossed to the to the eagerly awaiting scrum of singletons, and now you’re off to one of the most romantic places in the world with the most important person in your life. Setting the right foot forward when you [...]

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Polar Bear Capital of Canada

February 22, 2012

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Polar bear Churchill

The UK hasn’t quite been hit by the deep freeze of the last couple of years, but there was a dusting of snow and earlier in the month the temperature in some parts of the country dipped as low as -15. While it’s virtually spring-like now, why not consider a trip to visit our furry [...]

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Atlantic Canada’s thriving music scene

November 11, 2011

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Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival

The east coast of Canada is an undiscovered gem. While the majority of Canadians west of the Maritimes haven’t been, those who visit fall immediately in love with gorgeous Atlantic Canada. The Canadian east coast is comprised of four tiny provinces: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island. Halifax, Nova Scotia is the [...]

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Victoria: A Local’s Guide to Canada’s Most British City

November 2, 2011

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Victoria is the first city and capital of British Columbia, Canada’s most western province. Most people don’t realize how young Victoria is. It was incorporated in 1862, only five years before Canada came into existence. Before I was old enough to have a memory of it, I was a Victoria resident. Since my mom’s family [...]

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Why the Canadian Prairies are worth more than a glance

October 24, 2011

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Canola field

I hail from the Canadian Prairies. When people ask me which part of Canada I’m from, very few recognize “Winnipeg”. Telling them it’s right in the middle, between Vancouver and Toronto usually makes more sense (even though there are 2084.58 miles between the two major cities). They tell me they’ve driven across Canada (from Toronto [...]

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