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.

10 Ways to Simplify Family Travel

Family vacations: we love 'em, we need 'em, we crave 'em... but at the same time, they fill us with...


Decoding Airline Lingo

On a flight, pilots and airline staff often have their own way of speaking, using interesting jargon while on duty....


9 Tips for Canadian Snowbirds

Ready to fly south for the winter? Choosing your destination is just part of becoming a snowbird. Before you take...


8 Ways to Make Flying with Kids Easier

As any parent knows, flying with kids can be a challenge. However, if you plan in advance, you can make...


5 Ways to Give Back When You Travel

Giving back when you travel is about leaving a destination in better shape than you found it, through socially and...


6 Tips to Avoid Losing Your Luggage

Nothing can add more stress to a long trip than losing your luggage. These six handy tips can help ensure that...


How to Plan a Great Family Vacation

Ever been on a vacation that feels as stressful as a day at the office?


Staff Tested: 3 Child Carrier Backpacks

Our intrepid reporter field-tests three popular baby packs on actual mountains.

Via Rail Train Travel Tips

Travelling by train can be economical and relaxing if you plan ahead and use some simple strategies. Here, two experts...


3 Ways to Avoid Tourist Scams

Scams, thefts and rip-offs often take place in urban areas in less-developed countries. Most happen in the first day or...


7 Secrets To Stress-Free Travel

Itching to explore? We've got some hot insider tips and tricks that can reduce hassles and costs while maximizing your...


Put Your Love in Motion

Casting about for a new way to spend time with your sweetie? Put some zing back in your love life with...


6 Summer Bargain Destinations

Summer's here and the travelling's easy. So book your time off, buy your tickets and pack your bags! We've got...


Tales from One Family’s Year Abroad

Here is a dispatch from a Calgary family-Deb Cummings, 48, her husband Scott Lazenby, 49, and their two children, Siobhan,...


9 Tips for Travelling with Toddlers

Taking your young ones with you on holiday might sound a bit challenging, but with a bit of planning the experience can be...


3 Ways to Find the Best Airfare Deals

Travel deals come and go and sometimes shopping for airline tickets can seem a bit like following the stock market....

Adventure Travel with Kids

Open-minded and brimming with imagination, kids are the perfect adventure-travel companions. Whether you're taking them on a jungle walk, a...


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Getting Vaccinated Before Your Vacation: Why You Should Do It

Planning a vacation to an exotic locale? Don't forget to think about health precautions before you go. Read on to...


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Tips for Happy, Healthy Travel

Vacations are supposed to calm you down, but it's easy to get sick and stressed amid all the hubbub of...


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4 Ways to Stay Active Away From Home

When you’re travelling, don’t leave fitness behind. Here are some tips to help you stay active on the road.


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Travel Buddies

Nothing beats going on a trip with your best buddy. But you two might not see eye-to-eye on every decision...

7 Secrets for Great Holiday Photos

Here's what Sydney-based professional photographer Arunas Klupsas suggests for getting the most out of your digital camera.


How to Get the Most From Your Travel Agent

Travel agents are always there to help you plan the best vacation and get the most bang for your buck....


12 Budget Travel Tips

Going on a trip doesn't have to burn a hole in your wallet. You can have a wonderful vacation without...


Plan Your Travel Adventure

Are you looking for a different kind of travel experience that doesn't involve some nondescript resort? Adventure travel specialists can...


Get Away on a Budget

Now is the perfect time to take a break from work! A solo getaway or one with the gals is...


How to Plan a Romantic Getaway

Given today's frantic pace, it's no wonder most of us find less and less time for romance. But, passion can...