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Start Your Morning in Japan with Just One Sip

By: Brandon Sousa Calm. Still. Nothing but a gentle breeze in the air, running through the tree branches through the lands around the Naritasan Shinshoji Temple in Japan. For me, it was 2013 but I can still remember my trip to Japan with such specific detail it’s like I was just there. And as I tried this new Japanese-style ice coffee called MIURA, all those memories came rushing back to me. MIURA is a flash-chilled [...]

2019-08-22T21:33:33-05:00August 26th, 2019|Blog, Featured Stories, Japan, Reviews|0 Comments

Keeping Connected Where Ever You Go: KnowRoaming

By: Brandon Sousa It’s the great debate among travellers: keep your mobile phone connect or unplug and embrace your vacation technology free. I always opt for the connection! Here’s the thing: mobile phones are meant to make your life easier and with a variety of apps that can maximize my experience in a new destination, it’s a no-brainer to find a way to stay connected on my travels. Apps like Google Translate that help me [...]

2019-08-22T21:33:40-05:00August 23rd, 2019|Blog, Featured Stories, Reviews|0 Comments

WHY THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA HAS ISSUED A TRAVEL ADVISORY FOR NETHERLANDS

A shooting in Netherlands has claimed several victims. Canada has issued a travel advisory for Canadians travelling to the Netherlands over terrorist threats. If you are travelling to the Netherlands the Canadian Government is warning you to exercise a high degree of caution. The travel advisory was issued after a shooting took place in Utrecht that took several lives. The city is located approximately 40km outside of Amsterdam and is easily accessible via train. If [...]

2019-03-20T19:44:46-05:00March 20th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Top 6 Fountains of the world!

Written by Felicia Mangiardi There is something so beautiful about water fountains! There is definitely a magical sentiment of making a wish and tossing your coin into the fountain as you watch the water flow through and admire the wonderful structure. Construction is underway for new water fountains around the world but here are the top 5 water fountains around the world. Trevi Fountain This is one of the most recognizable fountains around the world. [...]

2019-03-19T20:47:53-05:00March 19th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

You Can Float Down This 7km Natural Lazy River in BC This Summer!

  Are the winter blues taking a toll on you? Just hang in there! Summer will be here soon! Change up your summer routine of beaches, tanning and mojitos with something just as exciting! You can now float down a lazy river in BC! The beautiful spot is in the Okanagan Valley. You can bring your own floaty or rent one from Coyote Cruises and enjoy a stress-free day floating down the 7km Penticton [...]

2019-03-18T20:43:22-05:00March 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Bit by the Travel Bug

While it’s common for travellers to experience foreign creatures and wildlife in exotic places, it’s much less common to come into contact with these while in your home turf, let alone your plane ride home. For Calgary student, Quin Maltais, this rarity became reality after realizing a scorpion had stung her during her Air Transat flight from Toronto. On February 26th, Maltais was on her flight back to Calgary when moments before landing, she felt [...]

2019-03-12T20:26:55-05:00March 12th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

THE FASTEST-GROWING TV BRAND IN NORTH AMERICA

TCL has been making TVs for over 35 years and is the 3rd largest TV manufacturer in the world. TCL is also one of only three TV manufacturers in the world that is vertically integrated, which means they manufacture everything that goes into the TV. This allows TCL to maintain complete control over the manufacturing process and enables the brand to deliver high-quality products that are both reliable and competitively priced. TCL is committed to [...]

2019-03-06T14:52:19-05:00March 6th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Creating a Family Legacy

Arthur and Beverly* were on their second marriage, to each other. Their first marriage had ended early. However, after years had passed and the couple had grown close, Arthur proposed to Beverly (again). She accepted, and their second marriage was a fairy tale come true. Then, tragedy struck. One afternoon, Beverly collapsed on the golf course. She died five days later. Now a widower, Arthur wanted to do something to honour his wife’s legacy of generosity. [...]

2019-03-06T14:45:46-05:00March 6th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

THIS NUTRITION MONTH UNLOCK THE POTENTIAL OF FOOD

March is Nutrition Month and across the country dietitians are helping Canadians Unlock the Potential of Food by sharing how food not only nourishes, but also fuels active lives, inspires children, helps heal, prevents chronic diseases – and most importantly — brings people together.   Here are five dietitian-recommended ways to Unlock the Potential of Food: Potential to fuel: Use our recipe ideas and smart tips to stay energized by planning nutritious snacks and meals [...]

2019-03-06T14:15:19-05:00March 6th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

TREES ARE GOOD FOR BUSINESS

Our societies and economies are intricately linked to our forests. They stabilize our climate, provide food, water and medicine, as well as support much of the world’s biodiversity. In Canadian cities, forest cover has been declining for more than two decades. With over 82% of the population now living in urban centres, it has become increasingly important to recognize the benefits trees provide us. Trees help us live longer and healthier lives, reducing stress and [...]

2019-03-05T21:47:33-05:00March 5th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments