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Budget and socially conscious travellers seeking clean, comfortable and affordable hotel accommodations can save and do good at the YWCA Hotel Vancouver.

Do Good and Stay at the YWCA Hotel Vancouver

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Finding a good hotel that meets a traveller’s needs isn’t always easy, especially in an expensive city like Vancouver. Travellers – with or without kids in tow – seeking clean, comfortable and affordable hotel accommodations in this popular west coast city should look no further than the YWCA Hotel Vancouver. Not only will you be saving money on your holiday, you’ll be doing good long after your stay at the YWCA Hotel Vancouver becomes a pleasant memory. Do Good at…

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Vancouver is filled with many wonderful things to see and experience for travellers and families. Check our ultimate list of free things to do in Vancouver.

The Best List of Free Things to Do in Vancouver

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Ah, lovely Vancouver! It’s not a surprise that this sparkling west coast city is filled with wonderful things to see, do and experience for travellers and families. The best news is that many of these activities don’t have to cost you a cent. Vancouver can be a very expensive city to live in and visit, so we need all the free stuff we can get, right? Take note of our FAB list of freebies, and head out to enjoy any…

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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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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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Canada is the place to visit in 2017, and entrance to all National Parks is free. These five campgrounds are the perfect place to enjoy camping in Canada.

Amazing National Parks for Camping in Canada this Year

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Have you heard? Canada is the place to be in 2017. From Lonely Planet to the New York Times, the Great White North is Number Uno this year. This is due in part to the celebration of its 150th birthday year, and an enticing weaker Canadian dollar. It’s as if the entire country is on sale. In celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday in 2017, Parks Canada is offering its annual Discovery Pass free of charge. This pass – which allows entrance…

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