10 of the Most Beautiful Places in Canada for Spectacular Views

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For me, a fantastic view isn’t necessarily a landscape, though it can be. It’s any scene that stops you in your tracks, puts a smile on your face or simply makes you gasp with wonder. I recently put together a list for U.S. News & World Report of some of the most beautiful places in Canada with spectacular […]

The Thrill of Hot Air Balloon Rides: What to Expect, Where to Go, and Why It’s Worth Every Penny

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Ever thought about floating above an exotic destination in a hot air balloon? You should. No matter how many adventures you embark upon you’ll never forget a ride in a hot-air balloon. There’s no feeling of speed or ascension. It’s as if you’re your basket is resting on an invisible people mover gliding over the […]

Tips for Traveling Alone for the First Time: A Beginner’s Guide to Getting Started

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Congratulations! You’ve decided to start traveling alone for the first time. That’s awesome! You won’t regret it. You’re probably thinking, now what? Where do I go? How do I go? No worries, I’ve got you covered.  I have some suggestions to help you get started. First.. how “alone” do you want to be? What I […]

5 Great Tips: How to Survive Long Flights in Economy

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I’ve taken a lot of I’ve-been-on-this-plane-forever flights through the years, and while the ever-shrinking legroom and lack of amenities are frustrating, here are some tips that will teach you how to survive long flights in economy. What to Wear on Long Flight and Still Look Stylish This is crucial.  When choosing your flying ensemble to […]

Follow This Strategy and You’ll Never Say “I am Jet lagged” Again

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“I am jet-lagged.” If you’ve ever had the poor unfortunate circumstance to say this, you know how awful it can be. On a trip to Thailand, I had jet lag. Wait, let me rephrase that. I had debilitating, shoot-me-now jet lag.  I arrived in Bangkok dragging like a character from The Walking Dead, vowing never to […]