Travel & Transportation

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Trolling in Norway

By Alan G. Luke on Nov 1, 2016

Are they merely mythological Scandinavian characters or are they unique beings living among the Norwegian population? I was determined to get on the trail of the illusive yet ever-present trolls to find out. Read more...

My Icelandic Stopover

By Julie H. Ferguson on Oct 3, 2016

I had been excited ever since I discovered that IcelandAir began flying non-stop from Canadian hubs, including Vancouver, in June 2014. Two months later, I took advantage of their generous stopover policy and explored the north and south of Iceland for 10 days en route home from Scotland. Read more...

The Magical World of Kenya

By Marilyn Jones on Oct 1, 2016

Arriving in Nairobi, a bustling modern city in the heart of Kenya, I could be in any major city. But as soon as I leave the city limits, I find myself in the magical land of exotic animals, tribal warriors and unparalleled landscape. Read more...

Haida Gwaii

By Marie Bruce on Sep 13, 2016

I love nature and wild places and I especially love Emily Carr's atmospheric paintings from her time in Haida Gwaii so I went ahead and booked my Air Canada flight to Sandspit to travel in early August 2015. Read more...

Go Guided

By Kate Robertson on Sep 1, 2016

The Greek fabulist, Aesop, said “travel is worthwhile,” and nobody understands this better than Collette, a family-owned business that offers guided tours to all seven continents. Read more...

The Isle of Man by Rail

By Glen Cowley on Jun 1, 2016

Fifty-three kilometres long and 19km wide, the Isle of Man is a National entity alive with ancient Celtic, Viking and Manx history, world famous motorcycle racing, hiking, water sports and much more. Read more...

On the Loose in Peru

By Chris Millikan on Jun 1, 2016

Marian Lowery and husband, Bruce Dolsen, embrace retired life with enthusiasm. Recently, they planned and realized their long-time dream of visiting South America. Read more...

Hiking the Kumano Kodo: A Pilgrimage with a Twist

By Kate Robertson on Jun 1, 2016

When a Walk Japan tour to hike part of the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trail arose, I jumped at the chance, not because I particularly thought it would be a “real” pilgrimage, but because it was a trip that would combine two of my passions, exploring new places and physical activity. Read more...

Falling for Grenada

By Jane Cassie on Jun 1, 2016

Hiking boots weren’t on my packing list when making plans for this trip to Grenada, but they sure would have come in handy while hiking the hills in Grand Etang National Park. Read more...

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