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travel anxiety and how to beat airport stress
Travel Tips

Travel Anxiety: 5 Ways to Beat Airport Stress

If you have travel anxiety, the airport can be the most stressful and frustrating part of the journey. Pre-travel anxiety can start in the airport and it is important to reduce stress. Here are a few ways to combat travel anxiety and beat airport stress while waiting for your flight.

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traveling with friends
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Traveling with Friends? Avoid These Mistakes.

Planning a trip with friends? Traveling with friends can be an amazing experience with memories for a lifetime. But how do you travel with friends without jeopardizing the friendship? Friendship breakups often happen after traveling, so if you’re planning on taking a vacation with friends, it is important to plan ahead, be open minded, communicate and choose the right people to travel with in the first place!

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caribbean islands
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5 Caribbean Island Vacations to Put on Your Bucket List.

Canadians spend much of our time wondering where to go in the Caribbean to escape the dreadful six (or seven…or eight) months of winter, am I right? Most importantly, we live to find the best vacation deals, whether it’s discounted airfare or a cheap all-inclusive resort deal. Eavesdrop on any water cooler discussion and folks are talking about a great deal they found on their airfare or all-inclusive trip.  Where to go in the Caribbean?…

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preparing for travel emergencies
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Scary travel experiences (and how to be prepared)

Travel is fun, but scary situations can happen. Traveling is exciting!  I would guess that 99% of the time, a trip will go as planned and, even if it doesn’t go perfectly, the experience will still be wonderful and fulfilling. However, some stressful things can happen while traveling such as illness, an accident, theft, security issues, or even political turmoil. Most travelers are caught off guard when things take a turn for the worse, being…

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Destination Reviews, Travel Tips

Insider Tips for Calaway Park

Every summer, we visit Calaway Park in Calgary. We’ve been taking the kids since they were two-years-old – it quickly became a tradition when we realized just how awesome this amusement park is for everyone from young to old. Where is Calaway Park? Calaway Park is Western Canada’s largest amusement park and is located about 5 minutes west of Calgary, Alberta, Canada on Highway 1. The exit for Calaway Park is called Springbank Road (exit 169). What…

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Why You Should Travel
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Just Book the Trip! 5 Reasons Why You Should Travel Now.

Why should you travel? Do you wonder why your neighbors seem to be jaunting off on an exotic holiday a few times a year? Or what makes your friend leave almost every weekend on another road trip? Seeing everyone’s travel adventure pics pop-up on your newsfeed or overhearing people talking about their upcoming vacations may pique your curiosity on why many folks seem to prioritize traveling in their spare time. There is no one clear…

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Travel, Travel Tips

5 helpful travel websites that make trip planning easier!

Looking for the best travel websites for planning your next trip? There are so many awesome and handy travel websites, beyond the usual booking websites, that will help you through the entire process of traveling. From finding the best seat on the plane to making sure you are safe and healthy when traveling abroad, here are my favorite travel websites that are serious game-changers even for the most seasoned travelers! Seat Guru Seatguru.com takes the…

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Worlds Largest easter egg
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Ultimate List of Alberta Roadside Attractions

Contributed by Alberta Mamas Planning an Alberta Road Trip? There is almost nothing better than a road trip, with the exception of going on a road trip and making a pit stop to see that world’s largest honeybee or a real-life UFO landing pad. In honour of all things weird, here’s our ultimate list of all things roadside in Alberta. Alberta Road Trip Attractions Andrew, Alberta What to see: World’s Largest MallardWhere to see it: Just…

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Travel Hygiene for Women
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Travel Hygiene for Women

Contributed by TripaSista. Let’s face it – travel connects you with people (and their germs!). I’m loving this great #packlist from Tripasista to keep it clean while you’re on an adventure. Never expect that the country you are travelling in to have the same “hygiene standards” that you would find at home. Warning – this story is not pretty! There is nothing like a pilgrimage through India to break down a Westerner’s expectation that toilet…

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