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From boy to man, a journey to Niagara Falls

On this late May morning, I boarded the bus and headed to Niagara Falls as we rolled down the highway a little after 7 am. As a boy, my bus experience was different. Leaving the US, we traveled through New York and arrived in Niagara Falls. Instead of tourists and locals, this bus was filled with teenagers – many of us who were leaving the country for the first time.

Niagara Falls hiking Whirlpool

Awash in a Whirlpool: the secret Niagara Falls hiking trail

As I sat on the rocky shores, I stared at the turquoise waters as they swirled and sloshed like a spin cycle set in slow motion.  Nature’s  hand carved a serene, rhythmic masterpiece through the river.  Underneath, it’s fury raged with currents and forces that could kill a man in minutes. I was paralyzed by […]

Canucks go wild as fans celebrate the Game 5 win over the Boston Bruins

Canucks gone wild! Canada’s love affair with hockey

When visiting Canada, you can’t help but fall in love with the majestic mountains of Whistler, the international flavor of Toronto, and a taste of French Canadian culture in Montreal and Quebec.  While Canada has an abundance of culture, cuisine, and Canadian Rockies, the most appealing thing about this country are the Canucks themselves. In […]

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Save money with budget travel transportation options to Vancouver

When visiting Canada, Vancouver is a great stop for a summer travel destination.  The city has something to offer everyone – the outdoors, beaches, mountains, museums, a great nightlife and a passion for hockey. However, flying to Vancouver may not be the best way to get there.  If you like to save money as a […]

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Finding cheap flights to Vancouver, BC

As the recent host to the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver is a popular destination for summer vacations in western Canada.  With mild weather and a number of attractions and parks, it is the perfect Canadian city to visit during the mild and warm summer months. With one of the busiest ports in North America, Vancouver […]