When most of us think about vacations, we think beaches, fun, excitement and, perhaps most obviously, rest and relaxation. However, there is a unique cabal of tourists out there who forgo the normal vacation objectives and would rather have the wits scared out of them.
When people hear the term “Snowbird” they often envision shuffleboard, early bird specials, Canasta, white shoes and ubiquitous and endless games of Bingo. Images of George Costanza’s vociferous and vituperative parents kvetching about their cantankerous neighbours at Del Boca Vista, the fictitious retirement community in Florida also comes to mind.
Adventures in Philippines! Philippines is made up of about 7,641 islands and it seems there is almost that many things to do! From the bluest waters and pristine beaches to the most delicious mangoes, amazing diving and snorkeling, surfing, cave exploring, rice fields, miniature primates and cliff jumping – the Philippines has it all! The […]
Pertussis or whooping cough is a respiratory infection that is easily spread through coughing and sneezing. This disease can be contracted by inhaling nose and throat droplets from those who are infected. The persistent cough can last up to 10 weeks. Infected people can pass on this highly contagious bacteria not knowing they are infected. […]
There’s something singularly exciting about receiving a new passport. That precious little blue book represents the freedom to travel to far off places in relative safety.
Its new pages are the blank canvas on which we’ll paint our travel dreams: a destination wedding in Bali, an African safari, a spiritual retreat on the banks of the Ganges–the possibilities are as wide and vast as the world itself!
Canadians on the Move!
Clearly, most Canadians feel the same way about their passports, as, according to Macleans.ca, 65% of us have a valid passport. Indeed, we are a people on the move, and having a passport is becoming increasingly important, as it’s required for travel to most countries in the world, but can also be used as a form of identification for various purposes in Canada as well.
Whether you already have a passport or are thinking of getting one, the following passport information may be helpful!
Millennials Wouldn’t Understand No one can argue that technology has made life easier. With the advent of the internet and smartphones, we no longer need encyclopedias, the Yellow Pages, or cumbersome road maps–all things that anyone under the age of 20 has never heard of. Here Today; Gone Later Today Indeed, when it comes to […]
Ready, Set…Hold On! Congratulations! You’ve booked your flight, chosen an aisle seat, found the perfect hotel, rented the car, and even created a “what to pack” list (at least in your head). Seems like you’re all ready to escape on your dream vacation! You’ve planned everything meticulously and thought of every detail and eventuality. But […]
Keeping Freud and Canines at Bay: The Importance of Prepping for School Freud’s Underwear We’ve all had those college nightmares. You know the one where you realize you’re extremely late for that big test. Or the one where you can’t find the exam room, and then you realize you’re in your underwear to boot! It […]
Summer’s in full swing and that means days at the beach, picnics in the park, and weekend camping trips. But with summertime fun comes uninvited visitors – mosquitoes, ants, ticks, bees and wasps. A bite from any of these insects can quickly spoil your fun. Whether in Canada or travelling abroad here’s what you can […]
One step in front of the other. After 7 days of hiking through jungle, hot sun, arid desert, rain, fog, hail, wind and snow we are almost at the summit. And finally, after hiking all night, we make it to the summit just as the sun is rising. And here we stand at 5,895m on […]