BREAKING: Canalien Kids Defy Science

BREAKING: Canalien Kids Defy Science

by Sydney Binnington February 18, 2016

Long Distance is hard. Like most other couples amidst young love today, finding out that my main man, my other half, Koy would be moving to a different country was like the Earth had spun off its axis. Here's a video he made for me when he left of the last summer we spent together in 2013. The modern day love letter for current nomads like us living the Canalien Life.

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Vacation Ideals: 15 Key Things that All Vacations Need to Include (11-15)

Vacation Ideals: 15 Key Things that All Vacations Need to Include (11-15)

by Blake Cronyn February 05, 2016

 11. Surprises.......

A world without surprises would be missing a lot more than a milk chocolate layer on the outside, and a white chocolate layer on the inside...

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Vacation Ideals: 15 Key Things that all Vacations Need to Include (6-10)

Vacation Ideals: 15 Key Things that all Vacations Need to Include (6-10)

by Blake Cronyn February 04, 2016

6. Planned periods of...spontaneity......

Everyone likes the idea of getting lost while traveling... so you should totally do it!! Planned periods of spontaneity allow you to follow your intuition and gut-feeling, which are an essential part of travel!

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Vacation Ideals: 15 Key Things that All Vacations Need to Include (1-5)

Vacation Ideals: 15 Key Things that All Vacations Need to Include (1-5)

by Blake Cronyn February 03, 2016

1. Never accept no
 (When travelling, YES needs to be your default answer)

Right before I jumped out of the plane, she asked, "Are you ready for this?" ...f*** no I screamed mid-backflip as I fell the first 6 ft. of 14,000. Gosh, I was so young and naive, how did I not know that No and Yes means Yes on vacation!?

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5 Ways to Make the Most of Winter in the Canadian Rockies

5 Ways to Make the Most of Winter in the Canadian Rockies

by Devlin Kenny January 26, 2016

Sure, winter is coming and with just one look at those Sorels and negative temperatures all your instincts are telling you to huddle inside and not emerge until March, but instead of hibernating, why not make some Canadian travel plans this winter?

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Fairmont's Essential Guide to Skiing the Rockies

Fairmont's Essential Guide to Skiing the Rockies

by Devlin Kenny January 07, 2016

Ever wanted to ski the Rockies but not quite sure how to get started? This all-inclusive guide from Fairmont will help! Stay tuned next week when I share my highlights from a ski trip to Banff where I hit up Lake Louise and roadtripped through the Rockies for amazing inversion bluebird days at Revelstoke. 

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Distillery District Christmas Market

Distillery District Christmas Market

by Meg Wilson December 29, 2015

Introducing the cutest and coziest holiday activity that there ever was: Toronto’s very own Distillery District Christmas Market. This place is cuter than a French Bulldog puppy turtling on its back and cozier than being buried in a pillow-fort 7 episodes into Narcos.

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"But where are you REALLY from?"

"But where are you REALLY from?"

by Fellow Canalien December 03, 2015

Although I've spent majority of my life growing up in Toronto, I was born in Vietnam and we'd immigrated to Canada when I was just a year old. From this, I grew up always feeling conflicted between two different cultures - the one I was born in but was never raised in; and the one that I was brought up into, but was never originated from.

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Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

by Meg Wilson November 10, 2015

For Westeros and for Canada. And we all know what that means. Well, depending where you are; harvest your crops and gather your men or haul all of your ski equipment out of storage. For all of us Canadians, we take great pride and privilege in being home to some world-class slopes. With over 200 ski resorts, including Forbes’ nominated #1 ski resort in the world (spoiler: Whistler), Canada has earned its reputation on the playing field, err, mountain(?).

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NYC to YYZ: Chapter One

NYC to YYZ: Chapter One

by Fellow Canalien November 05, 2015

After a 9 year long distance relationship with my fiancee, I've made the move from NYC to Toronto. This is chapter one of my story. Despite the immigration obstacles, we are just so happy to be together, and in such a wonderfully vibrant city. Thank you Canada!

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Go to Hawaii: Part III

Go to Hawaii: Part III

by Meg Wilson October 28, 2015 1 Comment

Reason #3: To get really high

Want to get really high? Go to Hawaii.

If the rush is worth the risk of tainting your record with a criminal offence, then you can reach some serious heights in Oahu. 

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Go To Hawaii: Part II

Go To Hawaii: Part II

by Meg Wilson October 21, 2015

Reason #2: Jurassic Park

Because who doesn’t want to go to Jurassic Park?! Okay, so the islands aren’t crawling with Velociraptors or a genetically modified super dino (come on) but the landscapes these islands offer up are fit for prehistoric times and will stun you more than any super dino could. But you don’t have to take my word for it, take Universal Studios'. The movies were filmed in Hawaii.

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