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Top 8 Vancouver Day Trips: Skiing in Whistler, British Columbia

Top 8 Vancouver Day Trips: skiing in Whistler, British Columbia makes a brilliant holiday getaway.

Top 8 Vancouver Day Trips: Chilliwack Artisan Tour

Chilliwack Artisan Tour offers a unique view of beautiful British Columbia to vacationers and travellers.

Spring break travel tips to pack light, save money and enjoy the journey

The secret to packing light? Remove five items of clothing before the final zip. Read on for other great tips to help travelers make the most of their experience.

Unforgettable bicycle trips around Paris: Notre Dame, Château de Vincennes, Arc de Triomphe

A personal and funny take on the very best cycling paths around France's gorgeous capital, Paris.

Enjoy that pack of nuts, economy class. Up front, it's lemon mahi-mahi

American airlines investing big bucks to hold on to high fliers. Preflight champagne, flat-screen TVs and seats that turn into beds are just a start.

Everything you need to know to make the most of your time at Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

If you're traveling to or through YVR, a guide to the airport: where you can sleep, where you can get coffee in the middle of the night, the best food, even where you can get botox. Who knew?

Last day to enter Ocean Village Resort Contest and 10 reasons why you should

Today is the last day to enter the Ocean Village Beachfront Resort Contest. Ocean Village in Tofino is known for its "epic" storm-watching and gorgeous sunsets. Here are 10 more reasons why the...

Air Canada threatens strike, again

Air Canada employees are threatening to strike again for the second time this year. The tension between airline and union intensified today with the rejection of September's tentative contract deal....

Spectacular beachfront comfort at Ocean Village Resort in Tofino, B.C.

After the summer crowds clear out, Ocean Village in Tofino is a wonderful place to go for a kicked-back weekend with the kids, romance, surfing, or all of the above...

Beautiful Surrey, B.C.: a visitor's guide

Surrey is a tight-knit and vibrant community, a haven for the people who call the area home. Many Vancouverites, not being familiar with the area, rarely venture into Surrey. And they're missing out...