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Why Not Spend A Week In Banff, Alberta?

  • Date: Wednesday, July 05, 2017
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  • posted by: Mathieu Blake
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As the second largest country in the world, there are still so many Canadians who won't have visited some of the most incredible places in Canada itself. Banff is one of the most beautiful areas of the nation, with so many things to see and do. Whether you're a Canada native or just stopping by on your travels, you won't be disappointed by this incredible part of Alberta. The Banff National Park consists of 6641 square km of unspoilt beauty, and there's p ....

Charting The Rise of Canada's Casino Gaming Resorts

  • Date: Wednesday, July 05, 2017
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  • posted by: Mathieu Blake
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In a decade where economic progression has been hard to come by following the financial crisis, Canada’s tourism industry has been emerging as a key area of growth nationwide. According to the latest annual report from Destination Canada, total tourism spending experienced a +4.2% year on year increase, and total expendit ....

Did you hear about the London eye?

  • Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015
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  • posted by: Raymond
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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 rotates ....

Ridebooker.com Makes Experiencing Whistler Easier

  • Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2013
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  • posted by: Raymond
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“Walking in a Winter Wonderland,” has been a classic Christmas song for many generations. A true winter wonderland exists in Whistler, British Columbia. It's 115 kilometres (70 miles) from Vancouver to Whistler, and traveling to Whistler allows one to experience this wonderland in person.  Clearly, skiing would be one of the major draws of the Whistler Blackcomb region. These mountains stand side by side with more than 80,000 acres between the two areas. Skiers will find over 200 runs, but adventurer ....

Toronto: The Drake Hotel is Truly One of a Kind

  • Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2013
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  • posted by: Raymond
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The Drake Hotel in Toronto is a truly unique establishment that combines comfort, art, and an eclectic vibe to create a one-of-a-kind experience. People who are looking for more than just a room from which they can explore the city of Toronto will find The Drake to be a destination in itself. This Toronto Boutique Hotel has an undeniable personality that comes through in its décor, vibrant nig ....

Using A World Cell Phone For Travel Just Makes Sense

  • Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
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  • posted by: Raymond
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Brightroam world phones can help you keep in touch with family, friends, and businesses while travelling overseas, all while saving you the burdensome expense of international roaming fees. A world phone is essential for those whose phones are locked, or for anyone whose phone simply does not work outside of North America. World phones with international SIM cards fall in a reasonable price range and can be used anywhere in the world, with a few exceptions. If you know which country you are planning to vi ....

A Guide to the Notable People of Kelowna

  • Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
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  • posted by: Mathieu Blake
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Fun fact: Kelowna means ‘grizzly bear’ in the Okanewan language. This special city is near the ocean in British Columbia. Much like its namesake, Kelowna is vibrant, tenacious and more or less loved by anyone. Despite its location, Kelowna is buzzing with activity: sporting, cultural, political and business interests abound for those who are looking. Here’s a guide to the notable people (and beasts) that Kelowna has produced.



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Vegas on the cheap part 3

  • Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013
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  • posted by: Mathieu Blake
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In this feature we will be looking at things to do in Vegas that will not break the bank whether you are looking for entertainment, gambling or activities this article will show you a few tips on how to stay above water.

1. Gambling:
All casinos have minimum set limits and you will notice that the nicer the casino the higher the limits. For example if you want to play black jack during the day most casinos have the minimum set at $5-10 per hand. Once the night arrives you will find that the minimum ....

Vegas on the cheap part 2

  • Date: Sunday, April 28, 2013
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  • posted by: Mathieu Blake
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Vegas Tourist Traps... Now that you are in Vegas there are a few things you have to watch out for before you spend your hard earned money. This second part of the Vegas on the cheap series will help you stay away from the obvious and not so obvious tourist let downs.

#1 The Paris Hotel ride up the Eiffel Tower:
Sounds like a great deal go up the Eiffel tower of $22 seems like a steal compared to the 37 Euros it would cost in Paris... Its great until you get up there and you look out to taller hotel ....

Vegas on the cheap part 1

  • Date: Tuesday, April 02, 2013
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  • posted by: Mathieu Blake
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Comprehensive how to guide on where and when to save money in Las Vegas Nevada. For years now vegas has been a great destination for tourists looking for 5 Star accommodations for a 3 Star price. This series article will help you navigate through the tourist traps and will give you a few tips on how to plan to get the most of your vacation.

Step 1 Plan ahead.

Start 6 months before your trip.Book your Hotel and Flight together. Look on travelocity.com and expedia.com and perhaps setup a flight a ....