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When you think of museums you often think of the greatest hits. The Louvre, The MoMA, The Smithsonian. While these are world classes establishments worthy of visiting, Canada also has some great museums worthy of your consideration. In order to track down some of the Great White North’s best I decided I needed to consult with a travel expert that was dialled into the Canadian museum scene. So, I reached out to JustFly, an online travel company that has helped numerous tourists, and Canadians as well, track down the best attractions. They gave me their top three picks for Canada’s…

Canada, from an outside perspective, is a country sometimes defined by stereotypes. Whether its jokes about Winter, hockey, or apologizing for Winter and hockey, the country is very often put in a box from the word go. Luckily, for those looking to travel to the Great White North, this couldn’t be further from the truth. No city captures this better than the city of Montreal, Quebec. Sitting on a spiritual border between English Canada in the West and French Canada in the East, Montreal encompasses the cultural abs and flows of both heritages, creating a mishmash of cultures that makes…

If you’re an avid adrenaline junkie who’s looking for their next fix, don’t book another holiday at a mediocre resort. You’ll only be disappointed as you’re slowed down by poor snow conditions and overcrowded runs. Leave behind a lacklustre experience and search out thrills with a heli skiing trip in British Columbia. Taken by helicopter to the untouched powder of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, you’ll be dropped off at the best location for snow, speed, and some of the best vertical in the world. This breathtaking landscape provides the shot of adrenaline you need. Far away from civilization, heli skiing…

Photo by Danielle Chamney via Trover.com Located a short drive from the Northeast or a cheap flight from anywhere in the United States, Toronto is the crown jewel of Canada. With tons of art, sports, and nightlife, Toronto is a prime destination for anyone from young adults to families. If you want something a bit out of the ordinary, consider the city as your next vacation choice. Depending on your interests, it’s worth researching a few cheap hotels in Toronto. By doing this, you assure yourself that you are only a short distance from all of the places you want…

Did you know that Canada is the second largest country in the world, in relation to its area on the map? You would be foolish if you think that there is a lot of empty space in this nation though, as Canada is an excellent holiday destination that offers something for every type of tourist. So book up your holidays to Canada, such as with My Canada Trips who are offering great deals to resorts spanning the east coast right across to the west coast for 2014, and take in these fantastic experiences: Taste the glorious food of Canada One…

It starts as a dull rumble in the distance, a sense of something creating enormous yet invisible power. On drawing closer there is a sensation of vast, incomprehensible forces at work as sheens of mist drift into the sky. Then all at once the full majesty of one of the natural wonders of the world surges into view: Niagara Falls, with hundreds of thousands of gallons of water pouring over every second into the depths of the Niagara River below. It is one of the most stunning sights to be seen anywhere and is the perfect place for adventurers and…

Museums are great ways of learning about the history and culture of a place. Most often, when we hear these words, what comes to mind are long hallways with dusty objects on display or behind glass shelves. However, in the city of Winnipeg, there are certain museums that go beyond the just displaying works of arts or decorative pieces. Here are some of the best museums in this section of Canada, all of them worth visiting especially with the kids and the whole family. Manitoba Museum The Manitoba Museum houses artefacts related to the province of Manitoba. Aside from that…

One of the world’s most beautiful cities, Vancouver is centred on a glitzy down-town, fringed by water and set against a spectacular backdrop of mountain peaks. Its setting and surroundings make it an outdoor-lover’s paradise, and locals barely have to move to take advantage of the countless recreational opportunities afforded all year round – whether it’s sailing or swimming in crystal-clear English Bay, biking or Roller-blading in vast Stanley Park, skiing or boarding on the mountains, or wandering through the forests and canyons on the city’s northern shore. Vancouver also has plenty that contributes to a cultured atmosphere: top-notch museums,…