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Northern Canada Top 10 Things To Do

So, you decided to head up to Northern Canada, to the vast land of untouched wilderness. To an area of Canada known to be a wonderful playground for adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts. Choosing What To Do in Northern Canada Outdoor activities in Northern Canada are plentiful.  What kind of activities are offered depends on your destination. If you’re a wildlife […]

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Keep safe on a solo road trip

How to keep safe on solo road trips in Canada

Venturing on many epic solo road trips has taught me how to be safe travelling solo through Canada’s most remote places. I’m pretty much relaxed and I feel safe when I’m on the road. Of course, we never know what can happen during an extended solo road trip. Fortunately, after travelling solo on many of Canada’s wild highways I have […]

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Shop Like a Canadian – Shopping in Canada

I’m the worst shopper there is, I simply don’t like strolling around big malls looking for bargains. If I do go shopping in Canada, I have a good idea of what I need and know where to go before I head out. When you travel to a new country and everything is different from home, shopping can be an excellent […]

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Canadian Slang – Beginner’s Guide for Travellers

When you learn English in a language school you are taught how to speak and write ‘proper’ English. Slang terms are not part of a conventional English course. The big surprise hits you when you visit an English speaking country and hear strange expressions and slang you’ve never heard before. Because of the large size of the country, it’s no surprise that […]

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Winter checklist for Canada – Be Prepared

Everybody travelling in Canada during winter should have a winter checklist to be prepared for winter conditions. A winter checklist gets even higher priority if you drive to any of the northern Canadian destinations. We try to get ready for winter early here in Canada. To be unprepared for the first blast of winter weather could be a disaster. It’s […]

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To-Do List Before Travelling To Canada

This used to happen to me too. A few weeks before a big trip you start to wonder whether you’re ready for this, the big adventure, the unknown. All these questions are invading your brain. “What if…?” “What when…?” Don’t worry, those feelings are totally normal. To have a to-do list before travelling will keep you focused and make you […]

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How To Travel Stress-Free With Air Canada

I love to go places but always dread the long flights taking me there. My frequent trips to Europe often take me via London Heathrow or Toronto Pearson International airports, involving stressful transfers. Even thinking about it gives me the chills. You can choose other routes and miss out on the two giant airports, but most probably the trip will […]

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Cell Phones Canada - what you need to know

Cell phones Canada – What you need to know

We all know that mobile phones (called cell phones in Canada, or cell) are the best way to keep in touch when you’re on the road. What you might not know as a tourist is, that cell phone rates in Canada are shockingly expensive and rank as some of the highest in the world. Therefore, I suggest you decide on […]

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