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No-tech Travel Accessories

There’s high-tech. Low-tech. And now no-tech. These are the travel accessories which won’t need charging, foreign plugs or access to WiFi. They’re simply some good old-fashioned tricks to make almost every journey a little easier. l) Little dollar-store gloves may save you on a drizzly spring day in Paris or while waiting for a taxi […]


Africa: Insider Travel Tips

It’s no surprise that an African safari is at the top of many Canadians’ bucket list.  And sure you can do it as rough-and-ready as you please.  But since it’s likely to be the trip of a lifetime, why not do it in style and comfort? Vision’s vice-president of leisure sales, Lynda Sinclair, has just […]


The Pleasures of Pole Walking

  A hobby – almost a lifestyle – that started in Europe is making its way to Canada, and with great results. It’s called pole walking, and if you aren’t a convert yet, you may have noticed folks striding along using poles not unlike ski poles.  What gives? For starters, there’s a great health payoff.  Canadian […]


Your Guide to River Cruising

  What should you know before sailing away on a river cruise? We have put together this river cruising guide of 14 essential facts will help prepare you for a wonderful experience on the world’s rivers. River cruising provides great value. Cruising in general, is a wonderful value, since your accommodations, transportation between ports and […]


Best Beach Bars 2017

  Can’t wait for summer?  Take a virtual trip to the sun with these great beach bars. Saint Lucia Legend has it that Saint Lucia’s Smugglers Cove used to be a popular spot for fishermen who liked to ply their trade in the buff. The site now houses the aptly named Naked Fisherman, a thatched-roof […]


Belmond Hotel das Catartas

  Situated in the heart of Iguaçu National Park, Best of the Best award-winning Belmond Hotel das Cataratas is an ideal base camp for experiencing thunderous Iguaçu Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This charming colonial-style hotel offers 193 guestrooms set amidst lush grounds and rainforest. Spend days marveling at Iguaçu’s rainbows and waterfalls, playing […]