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Canada’s Popular Tourist Destination.

Canada's Popular Tourist Destination.

Canada’s Popular Tourist Destination.

Canada’s  Popular Tourist Destination. Awe-inspiring scenery, vibrant cities and a welcoming atmosphere all make Canada a popular tourist destination. As the largest country in North America, Canada is a vast land encompassing majestic mountains, virgin forests, spacious prairies and Arctic tundra.

While much of the nation is of British and French descent, Canada is home to a mosaic of multicultural communities. Here’s a look at the best places to visit in Canada. Number 10. Calgary. The largest city in Alberta, Calgary is situated between the Canadian Prairies and the foothills of the Canadian Rockies.

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After oil was discovered nearby in the early 1900s, Calgary boomed into what is now one of Canada’s largest metropolitan areas, attractin...

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What to expect as media attending IPW

What to expect as media attending IPW. IPW is and has been for many years, the biggest event on my travel calendar. IPW is the big travel trade show for the United States of America and is held in different cities each year with around 6,000 travel operators, agents and media all rushing around chilly air conditioned conference halls walking off more steps in a day than a week of physical activity at home. I have made so many great connections, worked with awesome people and become friends with many of them over the years.

IPW stands for International Pow Wow (formerly called Pow Wow, but you’ll end up paying the Swear Jar if you call it that any more kidding!) and has been running since 1969. It brings in nearly $5 billion in new business in just three days.

I first attended in 2005...

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Comuna Art Medellin, Colombia

Comuna Art Medellin, Colombia. What a treat to see such amazing street art! I may be a little biased because I love art in all forms but street art is a real treat. Larger than life and so full of color and interesting subject choices. It is always interesting and Comuna 13 is literally FULL of street art.

Whether I love the art, hate it, or laugh at it, I’ve never met art that I wasn’t excited about seeing. No matter what, you can have some fun conversations about it! Ask the kids what they think. They always have an interesting perspective and will enjoy you listening to their opinion.

From world’s most dangerous city to world’s most innovative city

Comuna 13, or San Javier, was once the most dangerous neighborhood in the entire world!! There were more murders here than in any ot...

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Walk Like Penguin After Blizzard

Walk Like  Penguin After Blizzard

Walk Like Penguin After Blizzard

Walk Lik e Penguin After Blizzard. Digging out from the snow here in Washington, DC, I quickly came up with a practical list of do’s and don’t, especially for solos.

Walk Like Penguin After Blizzard

1. DO: Learn to walk like a penguin!

As a fan of weekly shows like Aventura Animal, I was fascinated watching Antarctic penguins walking on their heels. In my first post-blizzard’s trek yesterday, I found out why: Placing your heel down first and then your toe really makes it easier to walk on snow and ice.

2. DON’T THINK: Plowed streets can make it easier for pedestrians.

After the storm ended, I headed out to my health club, only to find enormous snow dunes looming ahead! I had to walk the length of the block to find a crossing! The problem? The curb c...

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Why Travel to Barcelona Alone?

Why Travel to Barcelona Alone?

Why Travel to Barcelona Alone?

A Guest Post by Kristina Kinson

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Why Travel To Barcelona Alone? Travelling alone may seem scary and overwhelming, especially the first time. But if you do it right, it can be one of the most rewarding and liberating experiences you could have. Unlike travelling in a more conventional way, visiting a city on your own truly opens your mind. You learn to appreciate your own company and get out of your comfort zone by trying things you’ve never done before.

Spain, in general, is an excellent choice for travelling solo, with delicious food, lots of culturally rich places and incredible attractions that will keep you so entertained that you won’t miss anyone’s company.

Here are 6 reasons why travel to Barcelona alone:

  1. A...
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Packing and Budgeting Solo Sherpa Travel App

Packing and Budgeting Solo Sherpa Travel App. To make packing and budgeting easy, check out the Solo Sherpa app now available for both Apple and android products at the App Store and Google Play Store .

Packing and Budgeting Solo Sherpa Travel App solves two of travelers’ biggest challenges: 1. How to pack from economical carry-on’s to taking it “all” with you and 2. How to make a budget and stick to it as you travel.  This easy-to-use app lets travelers customize packing and budget lists to add and subtract what fits their type of trip and travel. Each trip can be saved for future use so no one has to start all over each time.  Solo Sherpa was created for those traveling alone but works as well for couples, families and groups.

Packing and Budgeting with the Solo Sherpa Travel...

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Painters Tape Travel Checklist

Painters Tape Travel Checklist

Painters Tape Travel Checklist

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Painters Tape Travel Checklist is the duct tape of travel. It can fix or correct so many problems you have! It can serve as a toy, too. Of all the things I take with me, I never, EVER leave home without painter’s tape.

1 – Use Painters Tape Travel Checklist to hold the hotel curtains together.

Why is it that no matter where the bed is located in a hotel room, the one tiny sliver of sunlight will shine a bring beam directly on your sleeping face. Don’t let that annoying stream of light wake you up!

We all know it is rare when little ones sleep in, right? Don’t let sunlight wake them up even one minute early! You need that extra sleep on vacation. Don’t let open curtains disturb your child’s slumber.

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Best New York 3 Day Itinerary Attractions Experience

Best New York 3 Day Itinerary Attractions Experience. You can actually get a $40 credit for Broadway tickets through the Sightseeing pass!

Times Square

Best New York 3 Day Itinerary Attractions Experience

Best New York 3 Day Itinerary Attractions Experience

If you are not too tired after Broadway, pop into Times Square to see the flashing lights and night time atmosphere. Those lights do make it feel like it’s the middle of the day.

Times Square is not where I tend to spend a lot of time.

It’s just a square with flashing light advertisements and overpriced stores and restaurants, although we actually do like the Hard Rock Cafe here.

Times Square New York City - Check out this 3 day itinerary for NY and get the best NYC travel tips.

It’s very touristy and not where I spend a lot of time, but it’s worth seeing and having a photo at. It is Times Square after all.

You can always find time to fit it into your New York itinerary on anoth...

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Family Friendly Disneyland Hotels

Family Friendly Disneyland Hotels: Hyatt Regency Orange County in Anaheim are popular with our readers!

So once we knew we would be spending close to two weeks in Anaheim and attending Disneyland, I knew I wanted to experience as many hotels near Disneyland as I could to offer insights as to the best family-friendly Disney hotel to help you choose.

I was quite disappointed that I only had one night at the Hyatt Regency Orange Country AND I was not with Craig and the kids, as they would have loved it!

Family Friendly Disneyland Hotels, Hyatt Regency Orange County

Family Friendly Disneyland Hotels, Hyatt Regency Orange County

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I had flown in straight from the travel blogging conference in Finger Lakes, New York and they were flying in the next day from Vegas.

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All roads lead to the Happiest Place on Earth.

While I...

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Experiencing American Girl Doll Stores

Experiencing American Girl Doll Stores, The Ultimate Guide. For all young girls and doll lovers, be prepared to be swept up in the American Girl Doll craze when you visit America.

Boys, you may be swept up too, as there are American Boy Dolls for you.

Parents, hold tight to your wallets, as they are about to get sucked dry!

Experiencing American Girl Doll Stores

Experiencing American Girl Doll Stores

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Back in Australia, Savannah and I were given Our Generation Dolls for Christmas, which are imitation American Girl dolls.

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They have been traveling with us since moving to the USA and had wonderful adventures in Hawaii and California and Bloomington, MN with us.

I’m not sure Mum and Dad were ready to suddenly have four children to worry about when traveling, but they seemed to adjust quite we...

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