Winter in Canada can elicit one of two very specific reactions. Either you embrace it wholeheartedly, don your toque and hit the slopes. Or you begin the frantic search for sun and sand the moment the first wind blows. My opinion? Trips to Mexico and the Caribbean should be built into the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. If you make it to February, you are more than entitled to a getaway in my books. But aren’t you also entitled to come home feeling like you actually got the vacation? It would seem that many of you agree. In a recent Vector survey commissioned by GlaxoSmithKline Inc., 63% of Canadians surveyed said they travel to relax and relieve stress and more than half (59%) said they expect to come back with the lasting reward and benefit of feeling rejuvenated and well-rested. They place a high value on bringing home the bliss they find on vacation to help them get through the rest of the Canadian winter season. And when they get sick when they come back from vacation, then that can ruin everything. More than 1/3 (39%) of those surveyed said that coming home with a serious health problem…Read more
Ottawa loves winter. My husband and kids love winter. I, however, do not.
So, although the thought of heading to the city always makes me happy, the idea of celebrating winter there was not high on my list. I’m more of a “call me when the tulips come out” kind of girl.
Winterlude may be my exception.
Win tickets to the 2017 Canadian International AutoShow via VW Canada.Read more
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Someone bought the tickets and all you have to do is pack! There are some people for whom this might be a problem.
Don’t be that person.
These seven conversation starters will help to turn your holiday family gathering into the perfect travel planning session. Forget the gravy and join the Family Travel Association as we pass the #travelsauce .Read more