Travel Advice

Before embarking on your next big trip, you need to plan. We’ve got some insider tips and tricks to help with packing, navigating the airport and flying the friendly skies.

13 Cruise Ship Tips You’ll Wish You’d Known Sooner

Save money, stay comfortable and avoid seasickness with these cruise ship tips from Canada's foremost travel experts.


This Is Why You Should Never, Ever Sleep While a Plane Is Taking Off or Landing

It's not because you're going to miss those people applauding the touchdown.


13 Things You Need to Know About Canadian Airlines Before Booking Your Next Trip

Taking a trip with a Canadian airline? Here's how to make your next flight as cheap—and hassle free—as possible.


Here’s What Your Passport Colour Really Means

There's a significant reason behind the four standard colours found on passports—but there are some unusual shades, too.


9 Easy Ways to Beat Those Post-Vacation Blues

That super-bored feeling you get after a great vacation is totally fixable. Here's how to do it without immediately setting...


9 Etiquette Rules About Tipping You Should Know Before You Travel the World

Tipping can be confusing as the protocol varies by country. In some parts of the world, tipping can be considered...


16 Airport Mistakes to Stop Making Before Your Next Flight

The best way to handle a cancelled flight, how to take a shower at the airport, and more airline travel...


13 Things You Didn’t Know About Strange International Laws

Culture clashes can occur anytime you travel, but every once in a while they happen in some truly unexpected ways....

6 Secrets to Successful Last-Minute Travel

Conventional wisdom says there are awesome deals to be had on last-minute vacations. But does the truth actually live up...


5 Handy Tips for Booking an All-Inclusive Vacation

Whether you're going to Mexico or the Caribbean, here are five tips to keep in mind when you're booking an...


13 Unusual International Customs You Never Knew Existed

What we consider polite and sensible behaviour at home isn't always perceived in the same fashion outside our borders. Don't...


Never, Ever Take a Bath in a Hotel Tub—and 5 Other Vacation Don’ts

A poorly-timed illness can ruin a long-anticipated getaway. Following these tips can help you stay happy and healthy when far...


9 Secrets to Taking Great Travel Photographs

Whether you're shooting from your iPhone or toting a top-of-the-line DSLR, here are nine ways to make the most of...


10 Real Travel Disasters That Could Happen to You

The world is an amazing place, and travelling is a great way to expand your horizons. But these vacations went...


Commit These Phrases to Memory Before You Travel to a Foreign Country

Being able to communicate, especially in emergency conditions, can save a trip and an experience from falling apart, super quickly.


7 Smart Tricks to Prevent Constipation While Travelling

From changes in mealtime to new foods and unfamiliar bathrooms, here are a few tricks on how to plan for...

The Real Reason Men Hate to Ask for Directions, According to Science

Men tend to follow their gut instinct. And some are biologically wired not to second guess themselves. Behind the wheel,...


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11 Things to Always Have in Your Carry-On Luggage So You’re Ready for Anything

Pack these easy, budget-friendly travel essentials, and you'll be flying easy in no time.


10 Places Your Kids Need to See Before They Grow Up

Before your kids outgrow the fun of a family vacation and start to go on their own trips without you,...


Bye, Jet Lag! 12 Easy Ways to Outsmart It for Good

Whether you're an avid globetrotter or a casual traveller, jet lag will likely play a role as you become acclimated...


These 6 Household Items Will Totally Change How You Pack a Suitcase

These inexpensive, everyday objects do double duty to create organized and wrinkle-free luggage. They're also proof that the best way...

11 Tips for the Perfect Family-Friendly Beach Picnic

What to pack, what to leave behind, and fun ways to keep everyone cool on a hot day.


10 Dream Vacations and What They Reveal About Your Personality

From private beaches to skiing in the Alps, you can tell a lot about a person by the holiday that...


6 Facts About Flying to Help You Stay Calm on Your Next Flight

For one, more than 95 per cent of plane crashes are survivable!


7 Genius Tricks to Take a Postcard-Perfect Picture on Your Smartphone

These simple tips will help your smartphone photography look more professional.


8 Most Common Travel Illnesses (and How to Avoid Them)

Traveling is all fun and games until you pick up an unpleasant bug. Learn what's putting you at risk and...


6 Things You Should Know Before Travelling Alone

Planning a solo vacation? Make sure you read this advice before travelling alone.