Enjoy the Festive Season Abroad in These 3 Beautiful Cities

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The time is near to enjoy the festive season this winter, as the holiday season and New Year celebrations approach.

So, if you want to make this year’s holidays extra-special, plan a trip abroad to one of these 3 beautiful cities!

Each offers exceptional experiences at this time of year, which you’ll find out about below.

Continue reading to learn more about theses best holiday cities abroad.

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2 Days in Banff | The Ultimate Itinerary to Maximize An Amazing Weekend

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One weekend in Banff is not nearly enough to see all that this iconic national park has to offer. However, spending 2 days in Banff National Park will give you a taste of this area. (We expect you’ll be planning a full week here the next time!)

The scenery of the Canadian Rockies really is unmatched so be prepared to enjoy towering mountains, incredible views, and gorgeous turquoise lakes.

We’ll cover where to stay and what to do on your weekend trip to Banff in this ultimate 2 day itinerary for Banff, so you will maximize your time. Get your planning started, below.

Editor’s Note: This article was updated in July 2022 to keep the content fresh!

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Fields of Lavender: Seafoam Lavender Garden in River John | Nova Scotia

Lavender at Seafoam Lavender Garden Nova Scotia

There’s something enchanting about finding yourself in a field of lavender. Whether it’s the mounds of purple blooms, the soothing scent, or the romantic notion of Provence, it’s pure Zen in bloom.

That’s what we discovered at the Seafoam Lavender Garden.

Located in River John, Nova Scotia, find out why it’s a stop you must add to your Canadian road trip itinerary, especially if you’re traveling on the scenic Sunrise Trail.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article in June 2022 to keep the content up to date.

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Road Trip to Nova Scotia: 5 Great Places to Stay (and Eat)

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My mother Georgi, Jim, and I packed our bags for a ten-day road trip we’d planned to Nova Scotia in Canada. The trip was a reunion of sorts.

My parents spent summers on Canada’s Northumberland Strait to escape the heat and stay connected to my father’s family heritage. Scenes filled with country life and ocean views spoke of a simpler time.

In this article, you’ll learn about some of the best places to stay along the way. They make a road trip to Nova Scota all the more enjoyable!

Editor’s Note: We updated this article in June 2022 to add new content and keep it up to date.

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The Best Road Trips in Canada: 3 Scenic Self-Drive Holidays You Should Take

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The best road trips in Canada aren’t necessarily the longest routes. Instead, they are jam-packed with scenic beauty, stunning vistas, and photo opportunities along the way. That makes them perfect for a self-driving holiday. Then, you can stop as long and as often as you’d like to admire the stops on your journey—especially when it comes to these 3 amazing routes below.

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Vacation for Gamers: Top 5 Global Cities to Indulge Your Passion

Tokyo Japan Vacation for Gamers

Is someone you love an avid gamer? If you can’t seem to pry them away from playing in their free time, here is all the incentive you need: a vacation for gamers! You’re about to learn of the top 5 cities in the world that will let your gamer—or perhaps you—indulge in gaming passions while traveling. Plus, these are great cities so you won’t have any trouble finding common ground to enjoy. Check them out, below. 

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Top 5 Island Destinations for a Wildlife Vacation

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Islands make great habitats for a range of creatures from exotic birds, to fluffy indigenous mammals, to giant reptiles. If you’re a nature-lover like me and choose vacation spots based on which critters you might see, you’re in luck. You’re about to discover five island destinations for a wildlife vacation where you’re sure to see … Read more