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Slow boat to Alaska and Asia

By Jim Couper on Jan 3, 2017

Never had we been on a ship for 27 straight days. Never had we sailed with Celebrity. Never had we taken a slow boat, or any other transport, to China, Japan or Korea. And never had we taken a cruise in which 10 of the first 11 days were spent at sea. Read more...


Old, New and Odd Gems of Azerbaijan

By Irene Butler on Dec 30, 2016

I admit, initially, not knowing where in the world Azerbaijan was located. Our desire to visit this country was inspired by my husband Rick’s and my search for places around the globe we had not yet ventured to – after having already set foot on the soil of 115 countries. Read more...


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...


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