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 for your Canada holiday
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
22nd February 2021 by Hand Luggage OnlyEpic itinerary to visit the best places in Nova Scotia
We all know how incredibly beautiful Canada is, right? With its unspoilt national parks, centuries of history, and some of the yummiest food – Canada is a total gem to explore! This is no more apparent than within the Atlantic province of Nova Scotia. Not only is there a heap of epic and best places in Nova Scotia to explore – but you’ve also got some of the friendliest people ever! ...
11th February 2021 by Hand Luggage Only9 best things to do in Moncton, New Brunswick
Being the biggest city in New Brunswick, Moncton is a great place to visit whilst heading across the province or to see the best spots in Nova Scotia. It’s the kind of place that’s great for a little trip, with a heap of the best things to do in Moncton dotted within and around the city limits. This makes Moncton one great place to base yourself whilst exploring the wider region, including the Bay of Fundy. ...
10th February 2021 by Hand Luggage Only12 best places in the Canadian Rocky Mountains to visit
By now, you know I have a real soft spot for Canada! It’s one of my favourite countries to visit with the most incredible cities like; Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary (to name a few). That being said, the real draw for me is the great outdoors, especially with all the best places in the Canadian Rocky Mountains to visit. ...
11th February 2021 by Hand Luggage Only12 best hikes in British Columbia to experience
As you know, we’ve got a firm and very deep love of all things Canadian! Beyond the delicious Poutine in beautiful Quebec and the best places spots to see in Vancouver, there’s one thing that keeps drawing us back; the great outdoors! This is especially true when it comes to British Columbia, with its vast and unspoilt natural beauty. Even better, there’s a heap of the best hikes in British Columbia that’ll take you right to them....
2nd February 2021 by Hand Luggage Only12 best hikes in Quebec to experience
With heaps of glacial valleys, mountain retreats and coastal coves, there are so many stunning hikes dotted all across the province. So, to get a good footing of Quebec, we wanted to share some of our favourite spots to hike across the state. To make things easier, we’ve popped in a range of hikes; some for the pros but some for those that are new to hiking, too. This way, you’re guaranteed to find a fair few that you’ll love. ...
9th February 2021 by Hand Luggage Only17 best places in Quebec to visit
MailThe province of Quebec is gorgeous! With centuries of history, stunning landscapes and beautiful coastlines it’s one of Canada’s most-gorgeous places to visit. So, to help you see as many of the best places in Quebec as possible, I wanted to share some of our very favourite pit-stops that you can’t miss. After all, Quebec is a Canadian gem that you have to make the most of....
27th January 2021 by TravelDaveExplore Nova Scotia, Atlantic Canada
Looking back at my past trips to Canada – fantastic memories start to flood in from my time exploring Nova Scotia, one of the four provinces that make up Atlantic Canada. Nova Scotia is an ideal location to visit post lockdown, offering loads of wild nature, wide open spaces, incredible food, and easy accessibility for travellers from the UK....