Oh Canada. From shockingly beautiful Banff to charming Victoria and metropolitan Vancouver, Canada is a destination with endless wonders to discover.

 

Butchart Gardens: the Magic of Christmas

One of the most fun things you can do in Victoria at Christmastime is to visit Butchart Gardens. Actually, it is a great place to visit any time of the year, but it's particularly exciting at night during Christmas when they present the Magic of Christmas. The whole...

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Helijet Helicopter Service

I'm obsessed with helicopters. They fascinate me, and I get very excited to be near them or fly in them. The trouble is, I'm not a fan of heights. Terrified might be a better word for it if I'm honest. But I continue to push myself in this direction, because being up...

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Magnolia Hotel Victoria, BC

Victoria is the perfect location for a weekend getaway, and during the holidays, it's just what you need to get you in a festive mood. The Magnolia Hotel & Spa has the Christmas spirit and offers quiet, low key accommodations in a prime location with easy access...

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Venus Sophia Tea & Vegetarian Eatery, Victoria

When you go to Victoria, British Columbia, you've got to have the Afternoon Tea experience. Venus Sophia is a quaint Vegetarian Eatery that serves up a lovely version of tea time, and I always get excited about a vegetarian-specific restaurant, especially when they...

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Ask For Luigi, Vancouver

I'm Italian. Therefore I rarely go to Italian restaurants. Not that other Italians don't eat at Italian restaurants, I know they do. But for me, it's never that great. Once in a while I am pleasantly surprised, but generally I find Americanized Italian food way too...

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Bear Street Tavern Pizza

Ask anyone in Banff where the best pizza in town is and they will all say the same thing: Bear Street Tavern. and they are Not Kidding. It's basically a big sports bar located on the main street that runs through town. Nothing that looks too amazing until you taste...

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Rimrock Resort Hotel, Banff

Staying at the Rimrock Resort Hotel is like sleeping in the mountains, only in total luxury. Being able to open my curtains to wall to wall windows and see the magnificently imposing presence of craggy mountains right in front of me was spectacular. It brings back the...

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