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Manitoba where Canada’s Heart Beats

Image: TravelManitoba Canada is the second-largest country in the world, and right in its centre is the Province of Manitoba. Manitoba is prairie country but, as you head north, it does turn into Arctic Tundra. The town of Churchill on the shores of Hudson’s Bay is famous for being the...

Stunning Banff Lake Louise

Image: Dan Evans Famously located within the incredibly gorgeous Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, are the towns of Banff and Lake Louise. Banff is Canada’s highest town and is located along the Trans-Canada Highway just 126 km west of Calgary and 58 km east of Lake Louise, in the...

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Eat Play Stay in Canada

The Rocky Mountaineer train justly conjures up dreamy images of luxurious train travel through mountainous with “every view is Insta worthy” sights, snow-capped mountains surrounding impossibly blue lakes. Winding its way from Vancouver in British Columbia to Lake Louise, Banff, explore...

Royally modern Victoria

Clutching the back of the little seat in front of me I peer out the cabin window of our seaplane mentally preparing myself for my first aircraft water landing. Bumpy, hard, smooth or shaky I consider every landing of these mechanical birds a ‘good one’ if there’s no need to activate the...

A Fairmont Fantasy

Travellers are spoilt for choice when it comes to accommodation options abroad, but nothing beats the experience of staying in an iconic Fairmont hotel where the timeless elegance of unique architecture blends seamlessly with uber modern facilities and surprise and delight elements you’ll...

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5 ways to see the northern lights in Canada

Photo by stein egil liland on Pexels.com The greatest light-show on earth, the aurora borealis, is taking centre stage in Canada as the winter months provide a perfect dark-sky canvas for their spell-binding display.   This enchanting natural phenomenon, best witnessed between...

Anne fans step into Avonlea on Prince Edward Island

With over 50 million copies of the book sold since 1908, loyal fans of Anne of Green Gables can’t get enough of the spirited red-head and its unique setting on Canada’s Prince Edward Island. The tiniest province in Canada, Prince Edward Island is a vital player in the storyline, every bit...

Dream big: Canada’s wilderness backyard awaits

While health and safety continue to be a top priority, Canada’s vast national parks, epic mountain ranges and immense waterways are exploding in an autumn frenzy of colour and wildlife, reminding Aussie travel-lovers that big, beautiful Canada is looking forward to welcoming visitors when...

Bear witness

The sighting of a grizzly bear in Canada’s Banff National Park heralds the start of spring and the end of winter hibernation. Large male bears typically emerge mid-March to search for food, while females with young are generally not sighted until late April or May. Bear watching from a...