Travel tips

Jun 17, 2019

Travelling with a mobile device on hand makes organizing your travels so much easier. Whether you’re hunting for the ideal hotel room or want to take that perfect picture, there are a lot of apps and sites available to help you. Here are a few you might want to visit and download as you prepare for your next trip.

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Jun 7, 2019

While most people make sure they’re well protected at home, in everyday life, they sometimes forget that it’s important to take the same precautions when travelling out of their home country and while visiting Canada. When accidents happen, the resulting costs for hospital care and other medical expenses can quickly become a heavy burden.

 

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Apr 24, 2019

Sometimes there just isn’t enough time for a long vacation. Yet a few days away may be all you need to relax and enjoy a change of scenery. Here are 10 short-haul destinations to inspire you where you can have a great time, despite a lack of time.

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Apr 24, 2019

It seems like we’re all trying to achieve that illusive work / life balance, but has anyone ever actually found it? And for modern families, you often feel like you’re being pulled in more than two directions once you add in things like chauffeuring kids to lessons and taking grandma to her medical appointment.

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Feb 19, 2019

In a travel health clinic, we offer a lot of advice about hepatitis A and B. Both forms of hepatitis are easily preventable by being vaccinated and public health officials recommend immunization for most travel destinations. These common vaccines are part of the basic immunization schedules for children, and most travellers tend to be vaccinated on a preventative basis. But do you really know what hepatitis A and B are?

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Feb 18, 2019

The key to enjoyable and worry-free travel lies in developing and maintaining safe travel skills. There are tools available to help you make informed choices, from choosing your travel destination to adapting your travel habits for a particular region. While it might first seem overwhelming, the Canadian government site travel.gc.ca is a gold mine of information, no matter where in the world you intend to visit.

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