Category - Travel Tips

15
Jan

Top 7 Active Photography Tips

  1) Ask for permission when photographing locals close up Even if you don’t speak the language it is easy to ask permission to take a photograph – just point at your camera and then gesture politely towards your prospective subject! If they say ‘no’ then smile, thank them anyway, and move on. If they […]

29
Oct

Canadian Resident Promotions

Deals just for Canadians The loonie? Ugh. Since the heady days of 2011 when our dollar was actually stronger than the US, we’ve seen it take a nosedive to where it’s now settled in the 75¢ area. What’s a poor Canadian traveller to do? Fear not: we’ve collected an array of tempting cruise offers just […]

9
Sep

Active Destination Spotlight: Costa Rica

When you work in the active travel sector, you get pretty used to bandying about pretty exotic destinations and chatting casually about Borneo or Antarctica. But what about the traveller who’s a first-time active traveller? One who’s maybe travelling with kids, or who doesn’t want a long flight? Then we have the answer for you! […]

28
Aug

Why your next cruise should be a River Cruise

It’s no secret that river cruising is one of the hottest trends in travel. More and more Canadians are intrigued by the small-ship intimacy, the off-the-beaten waves itineraries and generous inclusions to be found on a river cruise. Most of our clients “graduate” to river cruising after taking a number of big ship cruises. If […]

19
Feb

2 Minutes with Ian Race, VP Sales & Account Management at Vision Travel

How much do you travel each year? About 15 to 20 trips a year, mainly within North America. Where was your ever first flight? To Frobisher Bay – now Iqaluit – in the Northwest Territories.  I eventually went on to live & work there for about six months. Aisle or window?  Window: more to see, […]

25
Nov

2 Minutes with Brian Robertson of Vision Travel Solutions

How much do you travel?   About 25 trips a year.   Where was your ever first flight?   On Trans Canada Airlines from Toronto to Detroit. A long time ago!   Aisle or window?   Usually aisle. Window on overnight flights.   What’s your favourite airport?   Seoul, South Korea. So impressive, and  great use […]