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10th February 2021 by Hand Luggage Only

12 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. ...

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12th January 2021 by Hand Luggage Only

14 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. ...

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12th February 2021 by Andy

Cheapest places to holiday in June

It’s time to celebrate when it’s June! Summer is here and a ‘staycation’, a trip to the Mediterranean or a city break means great weather, without the rush of August crowds. Best of all, you’ll miss the scorching heat of July, while being able to take advantage of fantastic deals across the globe. Pack your sunscreen, flip flops and favourite summer read – ready to hit the beach!Beach HolidaysJune brings some of the best weather conditions to Europe, however many popular resorts are...

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27th December 2020 by PommieTravels

The 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...

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20th January 2021 by Hand Luggage Only

12 best things to do in Calgary

Calgary is sometimes seen as the entry point to the great outdoors in Alberta. Yes, it’s within easy access of the dramatic Banff National Park, but it’s also a snug little city to spend a few days exploring. Honestly, there’s a heap of places to see and some epic things to do in Calgary; so much so that it’s worth tagging onto any Alberta itinerary. ...

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21st June 2021 by Andy

Top 10 honeymoon destinations

If you're getting married soon, chances are you've had to postpone the wedding more than once due to Covid. The green light has finally been given for weddings, but dream honeymoons are still hanging in the balance. While you might not be able to go straight away, give yourself a holiday to remember by planning to visit one of these amazing destinations. Whether you’re looking for a tropical getaway, an adventurous experience or a relaxing romantic city break – there is something for...

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22nd February 2021 by Andy

Best lake destinations worldwide

Everyone likes to enjoy a sunny getaway to the beach, but lakes can also be a great holiday destination (especially if you are getting tired of all that sand sticking to just about everything in sight). From stunning natural scenery to incredible wildlife and lively parties, lakes can be the setting of just about any kind of holiday. Take a look below to find out which lake you should be visiting on your next getaway:Lake Como Italy: Palm trees, snow-capped mountains, blooming flowers and...