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Travel tips

This Halloween, we decided to put together a list of eerie destinations with a past sure to send shivers down your spine, even if you’re skeptical about the supernatural.

Beachfront resorts, sports vacations, foodie getaways, outdoor pursuits—there are countless ways to relax and recharge when you travel. Whatever your activity or destination of choice, I’m convinced that the most important thing is to take some time to unwind and simply chill. Read on for some inspiring ideas for your next relaxing getaway.

Whether it’s the allure of mountainous landscapes or taking on a physical challenge, high altitude hiking and trekking attracts a lot of travellers every year. It’s an activity that comes with risks and you really should be prepared. Here’s some essential advice before you embark on your ascent.

Many travellers like to stretch their legs while enjoying the fresh air in a hiking excursion abroad. There are tons of places to discover around the globe and the hiking options are plentiful. Whether you’re an occasional hiker or a trekking enthusiast, we’ve compiled some suggestions to help you decide on your next hiking dream vacation.

Your vacation is fast approaching and you want to enjoy the sun, maybe improve on your tan and feel re-energized? A well-deserved rest. You should be aware, though, that not planning properly for your exposure to the sun’s rays can have a negative impact on your holiday. Whether you’re travelling in Canada or elsewhere, you need to be careful not to sunburn so you can fully enjoy your vacation.

Whether you prefer short outings or long trips, having a first aid kit that fits to your travel style is an essential element of travelling abroad. A first aid kit affords you some autonomy in dealing with minor scrapes without having to head to the local pharmacy. There are some basic items you should always include when preparing your emergency travel kit. Here are my recommendations as a travel nurse on what to include in your complete kit.