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Friday, January 19, 2018

Ireland Speaks to Me Like No Other Place on Earth

My maternal Grandma, Hannah Muirhead, emigrated to Canada from County Antrim, Ireland (now part of Northern Ireland) back in the late 1800’s.  Two of her brothers and a sister had sailed…Read More >>

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Into the Ice and Lava

Where else in the world are you able to go into a glacier – other than Iceland!  I was lucky enough to visit one of Iceland’s newest attractions recently, and it…Read More >>

Posted by Shauna Cook at 8:53 pm Link to this Post


Friday, January 12, 2018

Now That’s How to Go “Postal”, In the Very Best Way!

Every now and again I read something that makes me say “H’uh? Really? Wow!”, and this story was one of those.

Posted by Yahoo Lifestyle based on a posting to Reddit, it’s about a tourist that drew a map on…Read More >>

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

A Year in the Life… Almost (Why Travel Agencies Exist)

I’ve worked at The Great Canadian Travel Group almost a year now. And although that is not a long time, I have definitely learned a few things that I didn’t know…Read More >>

Posted by Andrea Rempel at 9:02 pm Link to this Post


Friday, January 5, 2018

Allison’s Top 5 Reasons to Take an Expedition Cruise

According to the Travel Industry Dictionary, an expedition cruise is defined as a cruise, typically aboard a smaller vessel, with an emphasis on the natural habitat of exotic destinations and responsible…Read More >>

Posted by Allison Silvaggio at 4:00 pm Link to this Post


Tuesday, January 2, 2018

A Game of Thrones Tour in Ireland

During my recent trip to Ireland, our first activity was the Winterfell Game of Thrones Experience at Ward Castle and Demesne. I confess that I had my doubts about this situation….Read More >>

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Glaciers and Ice

Did you know that about 10% of land area on Earth is covered by glacial ice? Antarctica is the world’s largest ice sheet, and is so large that it even covers…Read More >>

Posted by Allison Silvaggio at 10:20 pm Link to this Post


Tuesday, December 19, 2017

West Greenland

I was so excited to visit West Greenland.  I departed Copenhagen airport, and flew with Air Greenland to Kangerlussaq, Greenland.  Kanglerlussaq is a nice little village in the heart of Western…Read More >>

Posted by Shauna Cook at 9:34 pm Link to this Post


Friday, December 15, 2017

Sailing the Drake

No, this is not a reference to Drake, the Canadian-born rapper, with song titles that are actually quite fitting for a post about Antarctica. I’m pretty sure this isn’t what he…Read More >>

Posted by Allison Silvaggio at 5:30 pm Link to this Post


Monday, December 11, 2017

Northern Ireland and Hurricane Ophelia

In October, I was part of a group of travel agents who went on tour jointly sponsored by Tourism Ireland and Tourism Northern Ireland. We were so fortunate, as this was…Read More >>

Posted by Karen Pearson at 7:36 pm Link to this Post


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