Win yourself a holiday to Canada
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Books inspired by Canada
Our hand-picked selection of books to get you in the mood to travel
In order to avoid scandal, shy Harry Cane is forced to make a speedy escape from his privileged, passive existence in Edwardian England. Trying to build a new life in the remote prairie wilderness of pioneering Canada, he's compelled to confront and accept his sexuality in order to find true happiness.
An originally written novel about a naïve, broken-hearted widower who moves to Newfoundland in Canada - the land of his forefathers - with his two young daughters. It's about healing, moving forwards and learning to live again. The author's unique style of writing takes some getting used to but it's worth the effort - she brings the remote Newfoundland landscape and community to life with wit, poignancy and an astute flair.
A classic survival story for 8 to 12 year-olds about a young boy stranded with only a hatchet after his plane crash-lands in the Canadian wilderness. It offers a gripping and fascinating insight into the country and its vast, extraordinary landscape. It'll make you want to venture into the wild!
An amusing and interesting look at Canada by the country's top literary humorist. Ferguson has travelled all around the huge expanses of his home country and presents its people and places with a witty warmth. A must-read for anyone with a trip planned or thinking of going.
Canada Blog posts
From the UK's most popular travel bloggers
12th January 2021 by Hand Luggage Only14 places to see on a drive from Vancouver to Calgary
Look, there’s no beating around the bush! We’re totally in love with all the best places in Canada. Not only is it completely vast, with beautiful national parks and vibrant cities like Vancouver and Calgary, it’s also filled with the best road trips with Alberta and British Columbia being no exception. In fact, there’s a heap of places to see on a drive from Vancouver to Calgary that you really can’t miss. ...
27th December 2020 by PommieTravelsThe best places to visit on your first time in Canada
If you’re a nature lover then you’ll love Canada, with its beautiful landscapes, glaciers, lakes and national parks. Canada is the second largest country in the world after Russia, so it can be difficult to know where to visit as a first-timer. Of course you’ll want to try the typical Canadian foods such as poutine and Canadian bacon, and you’ll definitely want to get out into nature and see the wildlife such as moose and bison. But where should you go? In the article below we’ll list...
1st September 2020 by Hand Luggage Only13 best places in Atlantic Canada to experience
There’s no prize for guessing that Canada is one of my favourite countries to visit. Heck, it’s one of my favourite countries in the world; full stop! Not only is it stuffed with some epic cities to explore, but it’s also got a huge mix of places to visit just outside Canada’s epic cities, too. This is especially true when looking for the best places in Atlantic Canada, that’s a total treat to explore....
22nd July 2020 by PommieTravelsEssential experiences for anyone visiting Niagara Falls
There’s little wonder as to why Niagara Falls attracts millions of visitors each year. As one of the foremost wonders of the natural world, the Niagara Falls are truly a sight to behold, and anyone with an appreciation for nature’s majesty should see them at least once. However, the area’s appeal isn’t limited to the falls themselves. Whether you’re traveling solo, embarking on a romantic getaway or looking for a first-rate family destination, Niagara Falls has you covered on all...
15th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only10 best cities in Canada to visit
Canada is a beauty on a scale like nowhere else. It’s got incredible mountain, huge vaste lakes, ginormous wildlife and even vineyards. It’s just such an amazing country and one that has had us constantly return to it ever since our very first visit. With that in mind, we figured it’s high time we shared all the best cities you have to visit in Canada and why! If you're looking for blog posts from Canada, you can find them on our blog here -......
13th March 2020 by Budget Traveller5 reasons why winter in Ottawa is the perfect escape
I usually have never been a fan of travelling in winter, especially to cold destinations. I don’t handle the cold very well, the lack of sunlight can feel debilitating plus the people you tend to meet in the destination seem to equally as miserable as you. In recent years, as I’ve grown older, I’ve started feeling a little less miserable about the cold, I’ve pushed out my comfort zone and experimented with a few winter trips with mixed results. So last year, when I was invited to Ottawa...
5th March 2020 by PommieTravels7 insider tips for your trip to Montreal
Are you traveling to Montreal soon? Montreal is easily one of the best places to visit in Canada. Each year, a little over 10 million people visit this amazing city. Before you head to Montreal, there are some things you should know to make sure your trip goes off without a hitch. Check out this guide to discover the top insider tips for your trip to Montreal. ...