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Canada voted #1 country to visit for 2017 by Lonely Planet

From Arctic to Atlantic to Pacific and every place in between, Canada, the world’s second largest country, celebrated its 150th birthday in 2017. Lonely Planet thought that was a good reason to name Canada the number one place to travel to next that year. The tipping point for that decision was the fact that access to all of our national parks were absolutely free for the whole sesquicentennial year. We have a lot of national parks – 44 of them to be precise. Our 150th birthday may be over but our great country and province are still here. Alberta is blessed with some of the country’s most magnificent national parks. (We think they might actually be the best in the world.) Waterton stands guard at our Southern border. Banff and Jasper cover vast territory in the West and Wood Buffalo looms in the…

Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Food Tours for Globetrotters

People often ask us what is a food tour and why should I take one? Here’s a Lonely Planet article of the “Top 10 Food Tours for Globetrotters” that, true to their style, gets right to the point. Take a food tour when you get to a city and you’ll gain the insider knowledge on where…