Ways to save at Canada’s top summer destinations

Ways to save at Canada’s top summer destinationsWe are pleased to introduce a new weekly travel columnist. Calgary-based Russell Hannon calls himself an “ultra-economical travel expert” and uses lean principles to travel economically. He has been featured on CNBC, FOX, CBS, America Tonight, CTV, ShopSmart, Around the World Travel TV, and nationally broadcast lifestyle and personal finance shows. Russell speaks at travel…

Thousand Islands a delightful region to cruise

History, opulence, natural wonders and serene views are all yours on one of these two tranquil cruises down the St. Lawrence

Thousand Islands a delightful region to cruise[slideshow_deploy id='105977']Hover over image to read caption TORONTO, Ont. Oct. 21, 2016/ Troy Media/ – My favourite Canadian archipelago — a cluster of islands near a mainland – is in the St. Lawrence River. The misnamed Thousand Islands is really 1,864 islands, some large like Wellesley Island, home to the Wellesley Island State Park, and others quite tiny.…

Planning and paranoia at the Diefenbunker

The Diefenbunker was built to withstand an atomic bomb 250 times stronger than the one dropped on Hiroshima

Planning and paranoia at the Diefenbunker[slideshow_deploy id='70767'] Hover over image for caption Download this Travel column on the Diefenbunker Terms and Conditions of use CARP, Ont. Dec. 2, 2015/ Troy Media/ - It’s an unlikely place for the seat of government, beneath this windswept knoll along a rural road 35 kilometres west of downtown Ottawa. But at the height of the Cold…

6 surprising things about Ottawa

Once dubbed “the town that fun forgot”, Canada’s capital is proving the naysayers wrong

6 surprising things about Ottawa[slideshow_deploy id='79295']Hover over image to read caption Download this FREE travel article on Ottawa for your publication or website Contact PeterOTTAWA, ON, Oct 1, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Ottawa: city of politicians, nice museums and, er, that’s it. If that’s how you view your nation’s capital, think again. Here are six things about Canada’s fourth…