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16 Haunted Places to Celebrate Halloween in Canada and USA

Getting into the holiday spirit doesn’t always mean getting into costume and going trick or treating. This October, embrace the spooky side to some of your favourite places to travel and learn about a ghost story or two. Plan your next vacation about these haunted hotels to celebrate Halloween. The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel (Banff, Alberta) Don’t fact check this but we’re pretty sure there are a few Fairmont properties in Canada are haunted. A number of them were old railway hotel properties that are over 100 years old. From the Fairmont Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City to the Fairmont Empress in Victoria, BC, they all have their own haunted history. But, arguably, the MOST haunted of them all is the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, with tales of a murder in a room that no longer is open to the public, as well as a ghost bride, to name a…

AC Hotels by Marriott Opens Their First Hotel in Peru

The AC Hotel Lima Miraflores is a convenient and luxurious option in one of Lima’s chicest coastal neighbourhoods situated along the scenic El Malecón clifftop walkway. With the option between stunning ocean views or the striking city view from your room, this hotel offers both comfort and accessibility. This property boasts one of the best views of Lima with 18 stories and 150 well-appointed guest rooms. Lima is one of the most vibrant cities in South America known for its gastronomy and hub for Peruvian arts and culture. The hotel is located within walking distance to the Kennedy Park, the Indigenous Market and Larcomar, an upscale shopping center next to our hotel with many dining, retail and entertainment options. AC Hotels by Marriott AC Hotels by Marriott is a design-led European lifestyle hotel brand from Marriott International that celebrates the beauty of classic modern design with its European soul and Spanish roots.  The AC…

Two Ways to Explore San Diego

San Diego is known for its beautiful beaches, Naval history, vibrant communities and the place where California began 250 years ago.  The city in its current location began in 1769 when California’s first 21 missions were built. For those looking to take a trip through San Diego’s rich history, here is a starting point for your historical and cultural journey through America’s finest city. Spend your next trip to San Diego visiting both the classic and the contemporary areas of the city. What to Do in San Diego [CLASSIC]  – Old Town San Diego Learn about  San Diego’s first settlement in Old Town San Diego where parts of the city’s first missions have been preserved and restored. At the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, walk through five original preserved adobe buildings along with reconstructed 20th-century buildings that tell the story of San Diego’s Hispanic history. Next, hike up the…

Four Ways to Travel the World as a Digital Nomad

Just ten years ago, travelling the world and earning a living just with a laptop and a smartphone was virtually unthinkable. Thanks to advances in technology, superfast broadband and Cloud storage, we can now do just that. Every year, thousands of people live the digital nomad dream of working while travelling. Why Become a Digital Nomad? Are you fed up with the drudge of the 9-5? Changing attitudes to how we work, especially among millennials (though not exclusively), means people increasingly seek meaning in their work. They want work-life balance and are willing to surrender the financial stability of 9-5 to achieve contentment, adventure, and excitement. Four Suitable Jobs for Digital Nomads Travel Photographer Travel the world, take stunning images and sell them to blogs, travel companies and tourism agencies. This is a dream job for most people as the carefree photographer is idealized on TV and in film.…

CONTEST: Keep Track of your Belongings with Tile

Designed to track all of life’s easy to lose items, Tile has become the tech solution to finding your lost items. Each Tile product can connect to your phone using Bluetooth to send alerts as well as track any missing or misplaced items.  To lose something is human, but to be able to find it with the push of a button is divine. To help you find the Tile product that is right for you, we’ve rounded up the new launches from Tile this fall that will work for all of your most treasured belongings. Enter to Win a Tile Sticker & Tile Mate! a Rafflecopter giveaway The New Products from Tile Tile Sticker Introducing the easiest tracking solution yet, Tile Sticker. Tile Sticker is the smallest member of the Tile family. It’s waterproof and comes with an adhesive backcreated in collaboration with 3Mso it can be easily attached to…

The Travel Corporation Announce Pledge to Make Travel Matter

TRAVEL NEWS –    The Travel Corporation (TTC) has just announced its new Make Travel Matter Pledge, in celebration of World Tourism Day. Guided by The TreadRight Foundation, a joint initiative between The Travel Corporation’s family of award-winning brands, including Trafalgar, Uniworld, Insight Vacations, Contiki and Red Carnation Hotels the pledge serves as the next step in a long-standing commitment to sustainable tourism and conscious travel. This World Tourism Day, Friday, September 27th, 2019, engaged citizens will examine the positive impact travel has on the globe and TreadRight is making its commitment public to Make Travel Matter. “Our Make Travel Matter Pledge is another step on our journey and an impactful one as it further solidifies our commitment to helping protect the destinations we work with, its communities and local wildlife. As responsible travellers, TreadRight’s ethos has become part of our company’s DNA and what we stand for, and we…

Cirque du Soleil “Alegría” Comes to Toronto This Fall

Cirque du Soleil Alegría is coming to Toronto’s Ontario Place this fall! Alegria first premiered in 1994 and was seen by more than 14 million spectators over the course of its 19-year run. Now they’re reviving the show for the shows 25th anniversary. This is a first for Cirque du Soleil and a one-of-a-kind artistic experience for those living and visiting Toronto to enjoy. Cirque du Soleil Alegria will run from September 12 – December 1, 2019. Alegría has marked a whole generation of fans. We want to honor their connection to the show and recreate the emotions they felt back in 1994, while leveraging all the possibilities offered to us today. Alegría is a rallying anthem for change and hope, and that is, after all, timeless”, explained Diane Quinn, Cirque du Soleil’s Chief Creative Officer. The History of Alegría Cirque du Soleil first presented Alegría in April 1994, a…

Tips for Setting the Perfect Table from Michael Aram

The fall is a busy time for hosting whether you’re gathering family and friends for the holidays or inviting people over to warm up as the weather changes. To help you prepare for the busy holiday season, we sat down with Michael Aram to learn more about the latest trends in dinnerware and how to style the perfect spread with his latest collection. Enter to Win a $250 Gift Card to Michael Aram  a Rafflecopter giveaway First off, can you tell us a little bit about Michael Aram’s designs? I’m highly inspired by my surroundings and often represent objects that have a special meaning to me, especially ordinary objects that might otherwise be overlooked in the everyday. Nature is my biggest source of inspiration, as is the handmade process. What is a trend you’re seeing in dinnerware design? Many of us have increasingly been entertaining in a more casual…

Chotto Matte Brings the Flavours of NIkkei Cuisine to Toronto

Toronto’s Financial District is quickly becoming a hotspot for those looking for a little more than just a spot to go to for happy hour. With upscale restaurants with a cult culinary following like Chotto Matte popping up, the downtown core has become a lively spot 7 nights a week to drink and dine in, We sat down with Chotto Matte Founder, Kurt Zdesar to learn more about this new hot spot in the city. What was your inspiration for launching Chotto Matte? It all started with my fascination with Nikkei cuisine since it brings all the great, vibrant flavours of Peru and the perfection and cleanliness of Japan. I wanted to learn more about it so I spent a substantial amount of time in Peru, eating my way through every kitchen from street markets to fine dining restaurants. I wanted to bring this cooking to the forefront of dining in London,…

Travelpro is Revolutionizing Your Carry-On Suitcase

Between the rising costs for checking luggage and the fear of flight delays, more and more travellers are choosing to travel with a carry-on suitcase. The trick to travelling carry-on only is to keep all of your belongings organized. Thankfully, the Travelpro Crew™ VersaPack™ has designed a functional and organized suitcase to answer all of the needs of a frequent flyer. The Travelpro Crew™ VersaPack™ collection is ideal for travel enthusiasts who are looking for spinners, totes, and duffel bags of this collection have all been designed from the ground up to offer total packing versatility within an attractive and durable exterior.  Every bag in the collection has been built to accommodate Travelpro’s all-new line of accompanying Zip-in organizers so that you can adapt and change your suitcase for your next trip or be used on their own as a packing cube insert.  Choosing from the Packing Cubes, Suiter, Laundy and…