Category: Canada

Great Escapes: The History and Charm of Old Quebec; Tracy Kaler; Barron’s

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Need a little Christmas? 8 places that feel like a holiday movie; Karen Schaler; The Points Guy

Photo: Gaelle Leroyer

When Karen Schaler wrote her first Hallmark movie Christmas Camp it was inspired by several charming towns she’d visited doing her Travel Therapy TV segments and one magical historic home, the Quartermain House B&B in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.

Source: Need a little Christmas? 8 places that feel like a holiday movie – The Points Guy

12 beautiful winter destinations for a picture-perfect getaway this festive season; Manas Sen Gupta; Lifestyle Asia

Photo: Priscilla Du Preez

As the year draws to a close, we dream of going on a memorable vacation to some of the most beautiful winter destinations.

Source: 12 beautiful winter destinations for a picture-perfect getaway this festive season

Mistaken Point: Home To The Most Significant Fossils In The World; Aunindita Bhatia; The Travel

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Fossils can be found all over the earth but in Newfoundland, they can be found at Mistaken Point – and they’re incredibly significant.

Source: Mistaken Point: Home To The Most Significant Fossils In The World

Quebec’s Old City Is UNESCO-Listed & Other Reasons To Visit; Aaron Spray; The Travel

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Quebec’s Old City is as charming as it gets, and its UNESCO status further proves why travelers will quickly fall in love with its historic streets.

Source: Quebec’s Old City Is UNESCO-Listed & Other Reasons To Visit

A Guide To Newfoundland’s Magical Gros Morne National Park; Aunindita Bhatia; The Travel

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Newfoundland is already breathtakingly beautiful, but the magic of Gros Morne National Park (and its trails) showcases it in a whole new way.

Source: A Guide To Newfoundland’s Magical Gros Morne National Park

Grab Your Skates, We’re Visiting The World’s Largest Ice Rink; Kathia Bello; The Travel

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It’s not surprising that the world’s largest ice rink can be found in Canada, but there are some surprising things you might not know about it.

Source: Grab Your Skates, We’re Visiting The World’s Largest Ice Rink

7 Essential Places to Visit in Alberta; Anna Haines; Afar

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If you’re planning to travel to Alberta, Canada, add these 7 must-visit places—from Banff National Park to Edmonton—to your itinerary.

Source: 7 Essential Places to Visit in Alberta

One of the most Instagrammed UNESCO World Heritage Sites is in Canada; Zoe Demarco; Curated

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The Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks were the 24th most Instagrammed UNESCO World Heritage Site in the world in 2021.

Source: One of the most Instagrammed UNESCO World Heritage Sites is in Canada | Curated

How To Spend A Perfect Long Weekend In Beautiful Lisbon, Portugal; Chris Moore; Travel Awaits

Photo: Chris Moore

Lisbon is a beautiful place to explore, but the best way to experience everything that a local does is to hire a local guide.

Source: How To Spend A Perfect Long Weekend In Beautiful Lisbon, Portugal

A road trip to Quebec City’s dazzling winter carnival; Jon Gorey; The Boston Globe

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When temperatures drop, head north for European vibes and the annual Quebec Winter Carnival.

Source: A road trip to Quebec City’s dazzling winter carnival – The Boston Globe

Ottawa Tourism Invites Stumped ‘Jeopardy!’ Contestants On A Free Trip To Winterlude In Canada’s Capital; Corey Atad; ET Canada

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Vikings beat Columbus across the Atlantic by 470 years. Astrophysics and tree rings helped scientists nail down the timeline; Erin Schumaker; Business Insider

Photo: Gail Shotlander

Thanks to tree-ring dating and astrophysics, scientists have pinpointed the precise year the Vikings inhabited Newfoundland.

Source: Vikings beat Columbus across the Atlantic by 470 years. Astrophysics and tree rings helped scientists nail down the timeline.

Every UNESCO World Heritage Site in Canada; Erica Ngao; Reader’s Digest Canada

Photo: Jeff Bartlett

Did you know that 20 of the world’s greatest wonders are right in your own backyard? Check out all the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Canada.

Source: Every UNESCO World Heritage Site in Canada | Reader’s Digest Canada

Vikings landed in North America 471 years before Columbus; Li Cohen; CBS News

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A solar storm and chopped wood proved that Vikings were present in Newfoundland, Canada in 1021 AD.

Source: Vikings landed in North America 471 years before Columbus

Finding a rare fossilized comb jelly reveals new gaps in the fossil record; Richard Cloutier, Christian Klug & Mike Lee; The Conversation

Photo: Johanne Kerr

Fossilized comb jellies, or ctenophores, are rare because the creatures are almost completely soft-bodied. Rare fossil finds are helping us learn more about ancient animals and evolution.

Source: Finding a rare fossilized comb jelly reveals new gaps in the fossil record

Lighthouses, whales and fishing villages: 10 best places to visit in Nova Scotia; Helen Earley; Lonely Planet

Photo: Brigitte Smith

Cradled by the Atlantic, many of the best places to visit in Nova Scotia owe their beauty to the ocean.

Source: Lighthouses, whales and fishing villages: 10 best places to visit in Nova Scotia – Lonely Planet

Viking Map of North America Identified as 20th-Century Forgery; David M Perry & Matthew Gabriele; Smithsonian Magazine

Photo: Megan Em

New technical analysis dates Yale’s Vinland Map to the 1920s or later, not the 1440s as previously suggested…

Source: Viking Map of North America Identified as 20th-Century Forgery

6-storey buildings to be allowed in parts of Lunenburg to address housing crunch; Pam Berman; CBC

Photo: Robert Short

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Quebec City Travel Guide; Maya Kachroo-Levine; Travel+Leisure

Photo: Melanie Jean

Visit Quebec City for an unforgettable adventure. Discover the best hotels, restaurants and things to do with this highly curated Quebec City travel guide.

Source: Quebec City Travel Guide

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