Travel blog – North America

Adventure in Western Canada: Jasper & Banff

Having departed Vancouver two days prior, Alexandra Gregg continues her journey across Western Canada – keeping a keen eye out for bears in particular… The Rocky Mountaineer, en route from V...
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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:...
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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...
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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 ...
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8 Reasons Maine Should Be on Your Bucket List

With 52 states to choose from, it’s hard to pick a favourite. That being said, Maine, in the north-east corner of North America, does have an awful lot going for it; a landscape that varies from cragg...
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The Best Movie Locations to Visit in the USA

Movie references are all over the USA. In fact, visiting certain places like New York or Los Angeles can often feel as if you’re stepping onto a real life movie set. And sometimes, you may just be! No...
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9 Things to Know About the Calgary Stampede

Every July for 10 days, a troop of fringe-clad, Stetson-wearing tourists, locals and performers come together to celebrate western culture at its very best. Often dubbed the “greatest outdoor show on ...
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Top 10 Reasons to Book with Flight Centre

Whether you're thinking of booking a tailor-made holiday to Australia to mark that special occasion, a short break to Europe with your family, or a couples' beach Escape to the Maldives, our...
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7 of the World's Craziest Zip-Lines

Hold on to your harness! Fast, long, and with utterly awesome views, these zip-lines just shot to the top of your bucket list. Terrifying or terrific? You decide… Louisville Mega Cavern Loui...
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Behind the Scenes of Canada's Rocky Mountaineer with Train Manager David Aboud

Traversing Western Canada - Vancouver, Banff, Jasper, Whistler, Quesnel - and now Seattle, the Rocky Mountaineer is one of...
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How to Live Like a Local in New York

Ticked off Central Park when you first visited New York? Is the Metropolitan Museum of Art as familiar to you as the Tate Modern here in London? Have you already been dazzled by the soul-stirring vist...
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How to Experience Bermuda on a Budget

This post originally appeared on Flight Centre Canada Britain’s oldest colony, Bermuda, is a land of pink sandy beaches, clear turquoise seas, and picturesque old colonial towns. Most people think it’...
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