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Did you hear about the London eye?

  • Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015
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The London eye has become the latest landmark tourist attraction for the people holidaying in London.  The 135 meter Ferris wheel weighs 1700 tons and took more than a year and a half to construct. It was built in the year 1999 and is also known as the Millennium wheel. The glass capsules give a 360-degree view of London to the tourists. The Buckingham Palace, St. Paul’s Cathedral and the Houses of the Parliament are clearly visible. The night views are even more spectacular. The wheel rotat ....

The Five Most Underrated Sights in Paris

  • Date: Monday, July 20, 2015
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You’re sitting in a sidewalk café along the bank of the River Seine, enjoying the last of your coffee and croissant and contemplating what you should do today. In the past few days you’ve visited the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, and Notre Dame cathedral, and they were all incredible sights. But what else is there to see and do on holiday in Paris? Below is a list of five noteworthy sights (in no particular order) that many tourists miss but are well worth your time to e ....

The Best Beaches on Floridas East Coast

  • Date: Monday, July 20, 2015
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East coast or west coast? Atlantic Ocean or Gulf of Mexico? Sunrise or sunset? The debate continues to rage over which Floridian coast is the better choice. It’s no secret that many Canadians prefer the west coast, with its powdery white sand, minimal waves, and spectacular sunsets. But some would argue that the east coast has just as much–if not more–to offer.Here’s a few of our favorite east coast beaches (north to south) that you’re sure to enjoy on your next vacation to Florida.

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Sunbathing in Exotic Krabi

  • Date: Monday, July 20, 2015
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I’ll admit it. I’m kind of a beach snob. I had the privilege of growing up in south Florida with some of the world’s prettiest beaches right in my backyard. I never really understood the obsession with “vacationing at the beach,” because I’d always taken my proximity for granted. And, to be honest, most beaches I saw in other places failed to impress me.
And then I went to Krabi.


Located on the west coast of Thailand, along the sun-drenched shores of the Andaman Se ....

Top Five Autumn Day Trips from Halifax

  • Date: Monday, July 20, 2015
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No one would argue that Nova Scotia is a spectacular place to visit during the summer. But just because the days are growing shorter and the leaves are beginning to turn doesn’t mean it’s time to head indoors just yet. The Canadian autumn has plenty to offer in the way of natural beauty and fun outdoor activities. Here are a few of our favorites to get you started, all within a few hours’ drive from Halifax.

#1 – Ride the World’s Highest Tides

The nearby ....

Making a difference in the lives of Canadians in need

  • Date: Thursday, June 18, 2015
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(NC) Timing can make a difference between life and death when it comes to many serious illnesses. However, in communities across the country treatment is not always available or accessible. The Air Canada Foundation's Hospital Transportation Program work to fly patients closer to their treatments for life saving results.


When Bella Arcand, an eight year old girl from Saskatoon, needed brain surgery to treat a rare neurological condition that caused ....

Safe summer travel destinations

  • Date: Thursday, June 18, 2015
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(NC) The Economist ranked Toronto and Montreal among the world's safest cities in 2015 giving Canadians another reason to proudly wear the maple leaf. Our national symbol unites Canadians at home and abroad, which is why the maple leaf is so well recognized in other countries.


For many travellers, especially families, safety is the most important factor when choosing where to visit. Here is a look at fun destinations that topped this year's ....

Globe-trotting made easier

  • Date: Thursday, June 18, 2015
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(NC) As the world's second largest land mass, Canada has world-wide neighbours in every direction. More and more Canadians are getting to know their neighbours in exotic corners of the world. Air Canada, who already offers the most extensive route network from the most cities towns across Canada, recently started expanding its fleet to new international destinations. Here's a look at some of the more interesting global options Canadians could fly directly to.


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Top 5 airline travel tips

  • Date: Thursday, June 18, 2015
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(NC) It's peak travel season and Canadian airports from coast to coast are bursting at the seams. Roch Lefebvre, Air Canada Service Director and seasoned traveller, has seen it all and offers five expert tips:


1. Most people bring too much. Check your carry-on and checked baggage allowances, including dimensions, before packing.


2. Most importantly, ensure your valuables including ....