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Travel Tips

Explore our Travel Tips page for expert advice on how to pack efficiently, how to budget for your vacation, how to be more environmentally friendly, and how to find new-to-you ways to foster openness abroad.

Want to treat the frequent flyer in your life (or yourself, that works too!) to a collection of essential travel treasures? We’ve got you.
Why not try something a little different this year by planning a sun-drenched escape to tropical havens you may not have considered before?
Here are a few simple yet out-of-the-box ideas to efficiently save money for travel and make your dreams a reality!
Are you planning a trip to Marrakesh soon? To get you started, here are some series, novels, and movies set in Morocco to get a better understanding of the culture, the landscapes and the history. Enjoy!
Are you planning on visiting Florida soon? To get you started, here are some films, novels, and series set in Florida that feature the Sunshine State at the center of their stories.
Explore below some of the best kept secrets and recommendations of our colleague Caroline, who was introduced to Lisbon and the poetry of saudade at an early age thanks to her Portuguese mother.
Are you planning on visiting Latin America soon? To get you started, here are some films, novels, and series that feature Peru at the center of their stories.
Are you planning on visiting California soon? Here are some films, novels, and series set in the Golden State, from Los Angeles to San Francisco.
In addition to saving you time and money, traveling with carry-on luggage ensures peace of mind. Follow our advice and travel light!
Looking for a thrill? Keen on jumping on the next plane? Here are a few financial strategies to help you be efficient at budget travel.
Are you planning on visiting Vancouver soon? To get you started, here are some films, novels, and series that feature British Columbia at the center of their stories.
With the help of our colleague Chrystal Healy and her son Samuel, we put together a few tips to ensure a smooth travel experience for children on the autism spectrum.
Did you know that southern Portugal enjoys a sunny Mediterranean climate all year round?
Here are some useful accessories, strategies and ideas to make it easier for you to achieve your zero-waste travel goal.
Is your suitcase a hot mess? Overflowing with sweaters you’ve never worn? Here are a few tips on how to pack light in the most organized and minimalist way possible.
Winter in Rome lasts from November through February that doesn’t mean it’s not a spectacular time to explore the city. Quite the opposite!
Every year, new travel trends emerge, and contrary to what one might think, 2021 is no exception. While the pandemic has certainly changed the way we travel, one thing is for sure: the call for a change in scenery is truly alive. Here are 5 trends that will be more popular than ever.
At just 21, I became the youngest person to ever vist all 196 countries and finish a round-the-world trip. Here’s what I learned along the way!
Frequent flyers would never leave without their favorite gear; discover our 11 travel accessories that will certainly transform your vacation.
It’s no secret that COVID-19 has changed the way we travel. Indeed, the tourism industry has deployed new and stronger measures to address travellers’ concerns and limit the risk of spread. But what can travellers do to limit the risks? Here are our top eight recommendations on how to enjoy your trip safely and with ease in the age of COVID-19.
Our expert Benoit Brühmüller shares his tips for taking amazing, print-worthy travel photos and boosting your photography skills.
Five ingenious tips for helping kids and parents have a rollicking good time at your destination wedding. Here is a short list that might change your day !
Good weather, nice atmosphere… Get the best from your dream destination! Here are some destinations that will not disappoint you in Septembre.
We will take you on a whirlwind tour of the city to discover the best shopping in Prague and where to buy that perfect gift or a little something for yourself!
Even if you’re flying into Cancun, you can get to Playa del Carmen in a quick one hour drive from Cancun. Here is how to get to a quieter beach of Playa del Carmen.
Here are some of the amazing places you shouldn’t miss around the cities of Trinidad and Holguin to feel the magic of this vibrant country.
Wondering what the best way to choose a cruise route in Europe that really suits you is? First, pinpoint the cities that tug at your heartstrings and then, determine the things you’d love to experiences. Here are some ideas.
Follow our essential checklist of things you’ll need to get done before you jet off for your celebration, and your wedding day will go off without a hitch!
Embrace your wedding destination and all the beauty it offers by adding cultural elements and traditions to your wedding.
We’ve put together a check-list to ensure that all that’s left to do is pack and head for the airport for your dream Canada holiday!
Social media is a big part of our life. Here is how to control what gets posted at your destination wedding without confiscating your guests’ smartphones.
Floral expert Tellie Hunt shares her favourite tropical blooms and her favourite flower arrangements for a beach wedding.
What should grooms be wearing for a hot weather celebration? Style experts weigh in on the best looks in this Destination Wedding style guide for men.
From curating your guest list to sticking to a budget, destination wedding etiquette can be complicated. Here are answers to frequently asked questions.
For an unforgettable Venetian experience, consult our guide on the best things to do in Venice. You are sure to eat, play and chill to your heart’s content!
Are you planning an epic road trip in Europe? For this kind of photogenic, unforgettable experience to go smoothly, preparation is key. Here are our tips.