Max Hartshorne joins Paul to talk about the joys of travel to Canada’s Gaspe Peninsula, which is about as far east as you can go and still be on the mainland. The Gaspe combines French and English culture, great food, and enough scenery for a year of travel. Read all about Max’s journey here. […]
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Sable Island National Park Reserve is a windswept sliver of land off Nova Scotia’s coast, where horses and seals have called it home since the late 1800s. Everything-everywhere’s Gary Arndt, Traveling’s global travel correspondent joins Paul and Elizabeth to reveal his sojourn in this little-visited place. As 3x Travel Photographer of the year, Gary shares photography […]
Global Travel Correspondent Gary Arndt has just returned from one of the most remote national parks in Canada. He spent days in a tundra buggy hotel watching polar bears in their natural environment, while they wait for the Arctic ice sheet to reform so that they can return to hunting seals. [podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4892332/height/0/width/0/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”” […]
Lester Marchand joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about the history of the Fortress of Louisbourg on of the historic sites Parks Canada maintains. Lester tells of the history of the fortress which is more of a fortified town. In fact plan a full day to visit. You can even have a meal in an […]
Parks Canada is a national treasure. Ed Jager, Parks Canada, Director of Visitor Experience talks with Paul and Elizabeth about some of the most unique accommodations in the parks. They range from the baronial splendor of the castle-like hotels such as the Chateau Lake Louise to the more rustic places to experience the wilderness. Parks […]
Canada’s CANRAIL pass with ViaRail is a great way to see one of the world’s largest countries by train. Check out the details in Elizabeth’s report.
Celebrating it’s 125th anniversary, Laurie Bane of Parks Canada joins us to talk about some of the most beautiful national parks in the world. And some of the oldest, too.
Parks Canada is 125 years old this year and the first park was in the Rockies at Banff. Elizabeth and Paul talk with Lori Bayne of Banff National Park about visiting the park and also neighboring Jasper National Park.
For the avid skier, having untouched powder laid out before you is the best, and Canadian Mountain Holidays has been taking skiers by helicopter to virgin snow for nearly 50 years.
The Gutsy Traveler, Marybeth Bond, returns from the 2018 Calgary Stampede and chats with Paul about the reasons Canada throws a great party. It’s not just about the West and cowboys but about the First Nations people and the contributions all have made to the western culture in Alberta.