Niagara Falls attractions: must-dos and pass-bys

  Niagara Falls is unarguably one of the biggest tourist attractions in the world, averaging close to 30 million visitors per year. The three waterfalls that make up Niagara Falls straddle the American and Canadian border, drawing tourists from both countries and all around the world. Living only about an hour and a half down […]

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A week in Banff and Glacier for under $900: How I made it work

Trip: 7 Days Total Cost: $887 Vacation days used: 6 Glacier National Park had been my dad’s #1 bucket list destination for years. We tried to make a trip out there a few years back but had to cancel last minute because of job issues, so last year I committed to making it work. As […]

Turquoise lakes along Icefields Parkway

Icefields Parkway: One of the most scenic drives in the world

Just north of the the town of Banff in Alberta, Canada is one of the most stunning roads in the world. Icefields Parkway is a highway that runs along the Canadian Rockies, stretching between Banff and Jasper National Parks. I did the gorgeous drive as a day trip, starting in Banff and going as far […]