Adventure in Western Canada: Vancouver

Maple leaves, uninterrupted snow, mounties. We’ve all heard the Canadian stereotypes. But that’s all they are – sweeping observations that barely provide a snapshot of this vast country. The truth is: nothing can prepare you for the sheer beauty and scale of what Canada … Continue reading

July 13, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


8 Delicious Dishes to Try in Toronto

Canada’s largest city has food aplenty – from swanky restaurants to street food vendors to casual dining. Sophie Hart experienced the cuisine first-hand on a recent trip; here she recommends the best dishes to try in Toronto: 416 Snack Bar’s steamed pork bun (CA$5) … Continue reading

July 10, 2017 by Sophie Hart


Rocky Mountaineer to Launch Revamped GoldLeaf Service

Picture this: you’re chugging through some of the richest mountain landscapes in the world, surrounded by delicious Canadian wine and a la carte cuisine, with the prospect of a possible bear, moose or elk sighting ahead… This is the Rocky Mountaineer’s soul-stirring GoldLeaf Service … Continue reading

June 21, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


Behind the Scenes of Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer with Chef JP

The Rocky Mountaineer makes many a bucket list – whether you’re retired and looking to splurge, on a honeymoon, celebrating a special occasion or simply planning the trip of a lifetime. But what really goes on behind the scenes of this Canadian icon? What lengths do … Continue reading

June 19, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


Why the Rocky Mountaineer is More Than Just a Train Journey

List off some of the most naturally beautiful locations in the world and chances are Western Canada is going to be on there. From Vancouver with its laid-back coastal vibe, encased by the snow-capped North Shore Mountains, to the emerald green lakes of Alberta … Continue reading

June 13, 2017 by Adam Vanstone


7 Things to Do When it Rains in Vancouver

While Vancouver in the sunshine is utterly glorious, the city has plenty to offer on a rainy day too. So when a deluge hits, don’t just sit there getting soggy; try one of these things to do when it rains in Vancouver: Take afternoon … Continue reading

April 20, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


6 Things to Know Before you Go Skiing

Skiing is a holiday activity that people return to year after year. It’s fun, exhilarating and rewarding to speed down a beautiful snow-covered slope with the cool wind in your face. That said, we know that strapping on a set of skis for the first … Continue reading

March 2, 2017 by Kirsten Cardrick


Where to See Polar Bears

If you’re into animals, there’s nothing quite like seeing a polar bear in the wild. Catch a glimpse of even a tiny tuft of that soft, creamy fur, and it’ll feel like you’ve stumbled upon the holy grail of wildlife experiences. That’s because seeing … Continue reading

February 14, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


An Expert’s Guide to Eastern Canada and the USA

“Amazing cities, history and culture, stunning lakes, mountains and national parks, and an abundance of nature. They’ve got it all!” As you can tell, Dominique Kotsias loves the east coast of Canada and the USA. She has worked at Flight Centre for 10 years … Continue reading

February 6, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


Wild Card: 9 Days in Eastern Canada

For first-time visitors to Toronto, the city may look oddly familiar. This might be because it often plays body double for New York and other big cities in Hollywood movies. Mean Girls, Good Will Hunting, The Incredible Hulk and even American Psycho all feature … Continue reading

January 12, 2017 by Angela Griffin