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15 Creative Date Ideas in Vancouver For Any Budgetmarissa.delmistro (Marissa D) Vancouver is home to world-class beaches, mountains ranges and has some of the best sunsets in the world. It's a vibrant yet chilled-out city with exciting pockets waiting to be discovered. Want to explore with your special someone? Here are 15 unique date ideas to enjoy in Vancouver!
Top Rated Cities in Canadaseeker (Seeker Editors) Canada is famously known for having gorgeous natural scenery, but the international metropolises that dot this country are easily some of the most exciting destinations on the planet. Whether you’re looking for an outdoorsy, hipster west coast vacay in Vancouver or an adventure steeped in European charm and delicious cuisine in Montreal, these top-rated cities are sure to provide an excellent getaway up north. From the iconic parliament building in Ottawa to the aurora borealis viewpoints in Whitehorse, consider these gems for your next holiday.
coziest cocktail bars in montréalleah (Leah Fishman) Drop the shitty beer. Shovel down the rest of your poutine. When it comes to late-night eats and drinks, Montréal is one of the grooviest places in the world. While the city's club scene is world-famous, let's be real, I'm 30 and that just ain't my speed anymore. Why not cozy up at one of these dimly-lit, aesthetic AF, speakeasy-style cocktail bars instead? Sounds like a plan. Here are some of my faves (+ drink and vegan food recs)
Home town love @ Christmasakrysiak (Alicja Krysiak) Places to enjoy indoor / outdoor activities in an around the greater Vancouver area around Christmas
the best record shops in montréalleah (Leah Fishman) Clubs, cocktails, music, art: Montréal is hip AF. The best part? These niche scenes aren't at all intimidating. See ya never, snobby High Fidelity vibes. Each record shop on this list is cool, clean and welcoming. From vinyl/coffee shop combos to one of the biggest selections 60's rock tunes in the city, here are my favorite spots to pick up a record in Montréal.
Best Pizza Places in Victoria, BCthe.vagrant.optimist (Josh Wicks) When you're in the mood for pizza, let this list be your guide for the best pizza in the city, chosen by the locals.
Latin American Food: Top 10 in Victoria, BCthe.vagrant.optimist (Josh Wicks) Taco lovers, empanada enthusiasts, and ceviche connoisseurs unite! The selection of Latin American restaurants in Victoria, BC will blow your sombreros off.
cozy winter weekend in quebec cityleah (Leah Fishman)
Best Sushi restaurants in Victoria, BCthe.vagrant.optimist (Josh Wicks) Satisfy your sushi craving with this list of top choices from Victoria locals.
Iconic Places In Canadaseeker (Seeker Editors) Canada has no shortage of incredible experiences, from bustling international cities to untouched wilderness. These are a few of our favorite, quintessentially Canadian experiences that need to be on your travel bucket list. From the Quebecois charm of Old Montreal to Vancouver’s sprawling Stanley Park- East Coast to West Coast (and everything in between) we have you covered.
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Artsy Things To Do in Le Plateau & Mile Endmadeleineray (Madeleine Ray) The neighboring Plateau and Mile End neighborhoods of Montreal Island are easily described as the artsiest and most eclectic, ideal for any travelers looking for some creative energy in their adventures. As someone currently staying in these flourishing areas, who is always on the lookout for new activities and exhibitions, these are currently some of the top bucket list artsy destinations between the two. Whether you want to gallery hop and see some contemporary work, spend the day lost in thrift stores, or pick up some moody 35mm film- these are the sights to see.
Canada's Most Breathtaking Fall Destinationsseeker (Seeker Editors) Can you tell that we are obsessed with fall yet? Well, we are taking a little trip up north for this list, Canada easily has one of the most gorgeous fall landscapes in the world- with sprawling forests, picturesque mountains, and old-timey villages all drenched in kaleidoscopic hues of red, orange, and yellow. For the outdoorsy seekers, or those just looking for a day trip full of crisp fresh air and some poutine, consider these cozy Canadian spots for an unforgettable fall getaway.
Best Nanaimo Bars In Canadamadeleineray (Madeleine Ray) Crunchy, creamy, and coconutty- Canada’s special Nanaimo bars are little slices of heaven. Surprisingly hard to find outside of the country, I have been making it my mission to sample them during my stay here. A true Canadian classic that is actually a *no-bake* pastry, it rivals that of apple pie and brownies. Here are some highly voted Nanaimo bar destinations across the country, I have not been able to sample them all yet personally- so consider this more of a bucket list type collection of my personal, Canadian aspirations.
National Parks To Explore In Canadaseeker (Seeker Editors) Canada is one of the largest countries in the world with plentiful wilderness and stunning nature, encompassed by its expansive national parks. Explore snow-capped mountains, granite islands, sandy coastlines, and more in this fascinating and beautiful country. Here is a selection of just a few of our favorite national parks in Canada, from BC to Quebec that have some of the most stunning views and memorable experiences.
Best Things To Do In Torontomadeleineray (Madeleine Ray) Toronto, Canada is the shimmering heart and soul of the country, with a diverse mixture of culture that is evident through the extensive variety of cuisine and shopping available. One of the most exciting cities in North America, Toronto has something for everyone. Including idyllic islands, gleaming skyscrapers, victorian homes full of funky thrift shopping, and one of the largest aquariums in the world- this is my personal list of the best things to do in Toronto.
Blackberry picking spots in Victoria, BCthe.vagrant.optimist (Josh Wicks) Vancouver Island is abundant with wild blackberry bushes. If you're around Victoria from August to mid September, you can find your share of blackberries and get in on the good picking at these choice locations!
Canadasusanpazera (Susan Pazera) Some of my favorite places to visit in Canada
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How far would you travel for the perfect pint, celebrity chef meal, or creatively-crafted cocktail? Some of the most exemplary epicurean endeavors are a long plane, train, or car ride from civilization. Or, in some cases…. multiple modes of transport until you’re literally in the middle of nowhere. From the middle of the ocean to […]
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Glass bridges— elevated paths perched hundreds of feet above rushing waters and deep canyons—have grown in popularity in the last two decades. These glass-bottom marvels offer crystal-clear vantage points to admire amazing landscapes, take picture-perfect panoramas, and capture enviable selfies while amping up the fear factor. Acrophobics, beware. From the Grand Canyon to the Canadian […]
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Throughout the sprawling parks, cobblestone pavements, eclectic villages, and chic up-and-coming hipster paradises, the island of Montréal is brimming with endless possibilities, world-class cuisine, and rich history. Steeped in multicultural diversity and celebrated authenticity, these neighborhoods are excellent destinations for immersing yourself into the creative life of the city. From the old European charm of […]
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When it comes to sleeping around the world, we have no reservations. Fancy resorts? Cheap hostels? Quirky hotels? Been there, done that. From planes and trains to a decommissioned oil rig to ice hotels and igloos, we get around, booking unique hotels that come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and surroundings. We’ve traveled to […]
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Years of traveling paints a pretty clear picture of what a “normal” hotel experience is, but these travelers stepped (way) outside the box. Waking up to elephants outside of your window in South Africa, hostels reimagined from *actual* forts on remote islands off the coast of France, hotels sculpted entirely of ice in Quebec (brrr), […]
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On May 5, 1862, Mexico celebrated a history-making victory over France in the Battle of Puebla. This win was a source of great pride for Mexico— and for those of Mexican descent around the world. It’s believed that Cinco de Mayo was first celebrated in America just one year later in 1863, and today, it’s […]
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Ottawa is a place where old Canadian stereotypes come to life: bilingual, hockey-crazed, bike-friendly, outdoorsy, and home to some of the friendliest locals on the planet. Through its sparkling waterways and canals, Ottawa offers the unique opportunity to experience Canada’s rich history — while also proving itself to be a hip, dynamic city. In recent […]
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Brace yourself: you’re about to get lost in brilliant blue waters, beautiful high peaks, and lush emerald forests. Whether you dream of exploring Patagonia’s other-worldly landscapes, trekking alongside lions in Africa, or relaxing in European hot pools with majestic mountains jutting across the skyline, these top lake resorts promise the perfect balance of rest, romance, […]
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At Glacier National Park, the very ground is sacred. Moose, grizzly bears, mountain goats, lynx and wolverine roam free among mountains, lakes and trees. With over a million acres of land, ancient holy stories are sustained by vigorous natural and cultural preservation standards and pristine mountain air. The American settlers called Glacier National Park “the Crown […]
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Twenty years ago, nobody would have called Toronto a world-class city. But things change quickly in Canada’s biggest metropolis. A skyrocketing real estate market, a championship-winning NBA team, burgeoning high-end restaurants, expansive bike lanes and waterfront trails, the existence of Drake, one of the world’s biggest Pride parades— Toronto is now home to some of […]
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Each June, we honor the anniversary of Stonewall Uprising: the historic event that marked the start of the modern movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and asexual rights (LGBTQIA+) across the globe. To celebrate, hundreds of Pride parades will take place in every nook and cranny of the world. With demonstrations, seminars, parties, […]
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Famous for its electric vibe and rockin’ nightlife, there are hundreds of things to do in Montréal after dark: mad Montréal events, music festivals, swanky bars, and sexy cabaret shows. But where do you go if you just want to sunbathe in a park, see some art, soak in a hot pool, and eat your […]
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On February 27th, Scotland took a huge leap toward becoming the first country in the world to make feminine hygiene products — AKA, tampons and pads— free to anyone who needs them. The groundbreaking Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill passed through the first of three stages in the Scottish Parliament by a vote of 112-0. To […]
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Known for its cobblestone streets, outdoor shopping centers, museums, antiques, world-class restaurants, pride parades, and vibrant art scene, Montreal is a city that guarantees to tick every box on your travel bucket list. There are endless things to do in Montreal—but what about when you sleep? From Insta-worthy apartments to NYC-style lofts and OTT penthouse […]
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When a quiet stroll through the St. Lawrence Market followed by dinner and a movie simply doesn’t cut it anymore, this may be your cue to switch things up. As a dynamic city that’s always in motion, Toronto is the perfect place to get adventurous with your romantic endeavors. Whether you’re shaking off those first date jitters with […]
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When it comes to tourism, Montréal often hogs all the glory. Canada’s second-largest city is exciting, cosmopolitan, and cultural with a long list of fabulous restaurants, boutique shops, and epic festivals. While there’s no doubt that Montréal is totally worth exploring over and over again (see: our favorite things to do in Montréal), Québec City […]
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Can’t afford a steamy tropical vacation this winter? No worries. Bundle up embrace the cold with these super cozy (and family-friendly) winter festivals found around the world. Some of the best winter vacation spots are hiding right in plain sight: explore majestic ice sculptures in China, watch twinkling lights in the Netherlands, compete in winter […]
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Look, traveling is hard. But traveling solo as a queer person? Even harder. For all the gay travel sites and guides out there, there’s a heavy focus on cis-men. But what about the women, the trans folk, and the non-binary? We travel too, but it’s hard to find reliable information about inclusive, queer spots to […]
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Canada measures more than 9,000 kilometers from coast to coast, so it should come as no surprise that nature plays a huge role in Canadian identity and the collective psyche. Here, there’s no shortage of heart-stopping landscapes or face-to-face encounters with nature — you can discover some of the world’s best national parks in Canada. […]
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There’s no better way to eat and drink your way to the heart of Toronto than through its wide selection of trendy snack bars (AKA, one of the best things to do in Canada). Often hidden like a Speakeasy with their own limited menu of light nibbles and strong drinks, these undeniably hip bars are […]
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When Jesus turned water into wine, he was really onto something. If the Nobel Prize was around back then, he would have won for chemistry, economics, peace, and medicine. Since Jesus’ time, a few others have turned water into wine (with the helpful addition of a few other ingredients), and all over the world, people […]
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Montréal’s event and festival scene is out-of-this world. Think: circuses in the streets, high-speed car races, raves in an actual igloo, and neon lights lighting up the entire city. If you’re planning a trip and looking for a rockin’ Montréal itinerary, look no further. There are endless things to do in Montréal for the event-fiend […]
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Crystal clear heart-shaped lakes, tropical heart-shaped islands, sun-soaked heart-shaped mountains — Mother Nature sure hows to make us feel all kinds of warm and fuzzy with heart-shaped natural wonders found all around the world. Love love? Next year, jet off to Spain for a crazy-romantic getaway Valentine’s Day.
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East of Yonge Street and south of Queen Street lies one of Toronto’s most historically significant areas: Old Toronto. While it’s home to architectural gems such as the Flatiron Building and St. Lawrence Hall, iconic landmarks such as the Hockey Hall of Fame, and numerous quaint shops and lively pubs, it’s unequivocally understood that St. […]