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150 years of greatness: help Canada celebrate a landmark birthday in 2017

Summer is always a joyous occasion in Canada, as it is a well-earned reprieve from the 4-10 months of winter weather that afflicts this country every year. However, the 1st of July has taken on a special meaning in 2017, as it marks 150 years since an act of British Parliament made this country into […]

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Driving the world’s loneliest roads

Looking to really get away from it all? Driving the world’s loneliest roads will do the trick. Stock up on supplies and extra memory cards before heading out on a journey on the following strips of gravel, dirt and pavement… Dempster Highway, Yukon/Northwest Territories, Canada Beginning just outside of Dawson City in the Klondike in […]

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Plan a long layover in these cities

Some may loathe airports, and plan their travels so they can avoid these places to the maximum extent possible. In doing so, they make their experience more stressful, which engenders this feeling even further. Instead, plan a long layover in these cities … you might find that the act of moving can be every bit […]

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Classy Wine Festivals From British Columbia to California

As this year’s crop of wine grapes begins to thrive amidst the showers and strengthening sun of late spring, enthusiastic lovers of vino shouldn’t just make plans to tour countless wineries under the sun of Western North America. Instead, make this the year that you attend one of many classy festivals that celebrate the cultural […]

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Top 3 Dark Sky Havens in North America

  The advance of modern times has been a boon for many people. Our lives are longer, we have access for more conveniences, and infinite information is available to us via the magic genie that is Google search. However, our march towards a more urbanized, technological society hasn’t come without cost to our old way […]

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Things to do in Ottawa for Canada Day

Every country has their own day in which they celebrate their independence.  In the United States, the fourth of July is their special day of fireworks and fun, but in the beautiful land of Canada, it is the first of July.  The name of the Canadian independence day is called Canada Day, and as a […]

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