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For those who've been there and done that, the ultimate in wild luxury glamping experiences await at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort in Tofino, Canada.

The Ultimate in Wild Luxury at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

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As our floatplane lifts away from Vancouver, the landscape changes. Gleaming high-rises fall away in favor of towering green pine trees that cover the mountains of Vancouver Island. Small towns dot the valleys, but it’s mostly trees, lakes, and more trees as we fly west towards a small bay north of Tofino. The float plane dips down towards the sparkling Bedwell estuary, located in the remote Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere reserve. It’s hard to believe that in this challenging and…

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Help Yourself to Faster Airport Security this Summer

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It’s summer! You’ve been planning your big vacation for a while, and all you can think about is getting to the lake/beach/resort (select dream location here). But with your mind’s eye fixed on your destination, it’s easy to forget about the journey. Particularly security screening at the airport. The good news is that being prepared can help you breeze through the screening checkpoint. Help yourself to faster airport security this summer with these handy tips. The first step is doing your…

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Canada is true, strong and free. It's also really, really big. Find the 25 places in Canada every family should visit.

25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit

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Both the New York Times and Lonely Planet named Canada as the top destination for 2017. It’s fitting that the new book 25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit outlines why you should Canada this year. It also whets the appetite for future visits. 25 Places is authored by fellow Canadian travel writer and blogger Jody Robbins. It’s a great resource for planning a fun-filled family vacation with kids of all ages. Robbins lays out 25 of the top destinations for families, and…

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Banff National Park is the crown jewel of Canadian National Parks. From lakes to skywalks, how to explore beautiful Banff with kids in Canada's 150th year.

How to Explore Beautiful Banff with Kids

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For many international visitors, Banff IS Canada. Banff National Park represents the epitome of the wild natural beauty that exists throughout this vast country. Banff’s lakes, mountains and glaciers live in locals imaginations too. Our family’s summer road trip to Banff is a highlight among many years of family trips. Here’s how we recommend exploring beautiful Banff with kids. Banff Travel Tips Banff National Park was established in 1885 as Canada’s first National Park. It is the busiest and most visited national…

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Getting a new adventurous perspective on life by zip lining in the mountains of Whistler for the Ford Bucket List Challenge.

Super Hero Bucket List Challenge with Ford Canada

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It’s not every day that you meet a genuine super-explorer, like Canadian Robin Esrock. Robin has travelled around the world, and is the author of The Great Global Bucket List. This colourful guide highlights unique travel experiences around the world.  I was thrilled by the invitation to meet Robin and learn of his curated custom bucket list challenge, in cooperation with Ford of Canada. But was I ready to take the Ford Bucket List Challenge with the new 2017 Ford Escape SUV? Well, of course! Along…

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