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Go Heli-Fishing in the Middle of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia

Sep 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Julie Hatfield  |  4 Comments

Have you ever been helicopter fishing? No, it doesn’t mean fishing for helicopters. It means having your own private helicopter with a pilot who is as good a fisherman and mountain guide as he is at piloting. Swooping up over 50,000 square feet of pristine rainforest, when his trained eye spots a river filled with jumping salmon, he will head straight down to land on a tiny piece of terrain at a riverbed noisy with the sound of the sparkling, spawning fish. Once there, you can throw in your line and pull them in to your heart’s content.

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You Need to See These 12 Flicks Screening at Toronto Film Festival

Sep 4, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

For those of us who are obsessed with movies, fall means a slew of new films to drool over and is typically seen as the start of Oscar season. The Toronto Film Festival (September 4-14) is typically a pretty good indication of how the Academy Awards will play out, letting everyone know ahead of time which flicks are the best and which are big disappointments. 

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The Warmer Side of Whistler Has More Than Just Wintertime Activities

Aug 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial  |  1 Comment

It was my final day in Canada and I relaxed upon rattan palms at the entrance of Fairmont Chateau Whistler, which at 25 years of age is the village matriarch. As I awaited my transportation, I observed my surroundings. Encircled by the green of mountains and a blue sky above, the village to the left and spruce and cedars everywhere, it was a Christmas-perfect setting, one that it is best known for in the winter. But having gone in the summer, I discovered that Whistler is much more than just a winter destination.

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Will Crystal Serenity Become the First Luxury Liner to Sail the Northwest Passage in 2016?

Aug 21, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

For 32 days from August 16 through September 27 of 2016, Crystal Serenity cruise ship will make its way through the Northwest Passage and will mark the first time a luxury liner has made the voyage. Starting in Anchorage and ending in New York, the route will take travelers to destinations rarely seen by anyone other than expedition ships and rugged explorers.

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Executive Chef Milton Rebello Dishes On Culinary Tattoos, Cooking for Royalty, & Exciting Cooking Trends

Aug 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

Not too long ago I was invited to join some other journalists to train with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police at the Royal Canadian Mountain Police (RCMP) Academy in Regina—a once in a lifetime opportunity. This was one of the hardest 24 hours of my life, however the pain quickly faded since our valiant efforts were rewarded with a stay at the historic Hotel Saskatchewan Radisson Plaza, one of Canada's grand railway hotels.

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Explore Vancouver Through These 3 Unique Foodie Finds

Jul 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Vancouver is full of diverse foodie options and considering it's one of Canada's most culturally diverse cities, it really shouldn't be a surprise that there are a ton of exciting restaurants there to try out.

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Discover Vancouverís Only Forbes Four-Star Boutique Hotel With its Quirky & Artsy Motif

Jul 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

A favorite of locals and tourists alike, with easy access to many of the city’s attractions, Opus Hotel is the only boutique hotel in Vancouver to hold the coveted Forbes four-star rating as Personality Plus. Every element of the property has been selected to add character and charm to guests' experience. 

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Renovations to the Historic Rosewood Hotel Georgia Rejuvenate the Iconic Vancouver Landmark

Jun 27, 2014  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Rosewood Hotel Group is noted for selecting iconic historical structures and restoring them to their splendor, while adding the modern amenities that discerning guests expect. After five years of painstaking renovation by Delta Land Development Group,Vancouver’s Hotel Georgia is back to its legendary status. 

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Fairmont Properties to Begin Opening Hotels for Bees With First Location at Royal York in Toronto

Jun 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Other than citrus fruits, much of our produce relies heavily on the natural work of bees to ensure proper pollination. Without these little black and yellow friends, our supermarket produce isles would look pretty grim, and lacking in some of our favorites like apples, peppers, strawberries, lemons, cashews and even walnuts among many others.

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Classical Elements and Award-Winning Cuisine Make The Wedgewood Hotel & Spa A Choice Vancouver Stay

Jun 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

When Vancouver is the destination, the Wedgewood Hotel & Spa is often the property of choice for discerning travelers. This five-diamond award-winning property is a member of the Relais & Châteaux Hotel Group which is privately owned and operated by the Greek Skalbania family. The hotel combines the finest service, accommodations, amenities and surroundings to make for a personalized, professional stay, with the essence of intimate European traditions.

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Pan Pacific Hotelís Well-Guarded Guest Book Reads Like a Whoís Who of its Esteemed Clientele

Jun 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Anyone visiting Vancouver will recognize the iconic sails of Canada Place that herald the entry to the cruise port, convention center and the Pan Pacific Hotel. Those staying at the property will be wowed again and again by the breathtaking views of mountains, forests, islands, sailboats, seaplanes, sunsets and architectural landmarks all joined at this meeting point. The hotel is just minutes away from all the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of this vibrant city.

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Four Seasons Toronto Only Canadian Hotel To Receive Top Ratings From Forbes Travel Guide and AAA

Jan 24, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Four Seasons Toronto may have only opened a year ago, but it has already made a very big impression on the travel industry. It is currently the first and only hotel in Canada to hold both the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star rating and the AAA Five Diamond award.

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Get The Facts About Toronto: When To Go, Where To Stay & More

Jan 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

As the largest and most populated city in Canada, Toronto is a bustling financial and entertainment destination in Ontario. From the famous CN Tower to exciting amusement parks, scenic cobblestone beaches, world-class shopping and museums, there’s something for every traveler in this Canadian capital.

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A Canadian Vacation With Demeure: A Company Offering A Different Kind of Travel Experience

Nov 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

The structure of a vacation sounds like an oxymoron, as structure and improvisation (that word usually defining a great vacation) seem such like such opposing concepts. But usually, there is organization to a vacation, especially if you rent from a vacation rental firm as a part of a vacation club. I wrote about Demeure, an online travel provider that operates its own travel marketplace, four years ago. I thought then, as now, that CEO and founder Peter Schwartz's vacation concepts are unique to the field, as they have substantial social and philosophical roots.

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Air Canada rouge Adds Service From Toronto to Las Vegas

Oct 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

More reasons to go to Vegas, eh? Air Canada rouge is making it easier for our neighbors to the north to get to Sin City with service now running from Toronto directly to the Strip. On October 27, 2013, ten flights per week were added to the winter 2013-2014 season with 264 seats on each.

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