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    Canada allows electronic devices gate to gate, jet lands with cracked windshield, Italians investigating TripAdvisor

Canada allows electronic devices gate to gate, jet lands with cracked windshield, Italians investigating TripAdvisor

Canada allows electronic devices gate to gate, jet lands with cracked windshield, Italians investigating TripAdvisor

Vancouver, a multicultural kaleidoscope of life

The diversity of Vancouver's multicultural population adds a kaleidoscopic touch. Many residents trace their ancestry back to Chinese immigrants brought in for construction of the Canadian-Pacific Railroad and during the country’s Gold Rush, both at the end of the 19th century. Many more recent arrivals came from the Philippines, Taiwan and other Southeast Asian countries.

What we’re reading: Airport scanner radiation, man wears 70 items of clothing, full-fare air ads in Canada

Are airport scanners nuking you, man wears 70 items of clothing, Air ticket price transparency in Canada
By |December 20th, 2012|Today|1 Comment|

Riding the Rocky Mountaineer through the Canadian Rockies

A rail excursion through the mountains of Western Canada aboard the Rocky Mountaineer has long been on my list of to-do train rides. And this morning, here I am: in Vancouver watching a quarter-mile-long train in stunning blue and gold livery ease to a gentle stop at the platform right in front of me.

Montreal: Eclectic neighborhoods and a surprising underground

A comfy pair of walking shoes was all we needed to explore the intriguing neighborhoods that combine to make Montreal a kaleidoscope of cultures and customs.

O Canada! Happy Birthday Canada

Enjoy this creative rendition of O Canada! Today, July 1st is Canadian Independence Day.

What we’re watching: Crandall returns to AA, Lewis Black visits Canada, Views of Ghent

This kind of YouTube comedy video has been done before, but it is particularly poignant in terms of once-proud American Airlines, their bonus-grabbing executives, loyal employees and their ultimate bankruptcy. Louis Black brings humor to a trip across Canada. Finally, a visual tour of Ghent, Belgium. Why? I'll tell you below.
By |April 29th, 2012|Today|3 Comments|

What we’re reading: Favorite defunct airlines, 10 best travel apps, most romantic cities in Canada

Favorite defunct airlines, 10 best travel apps, most romantic cities in Canada (unknown to many Americans)

Weekend what we’re reading: JetBlue expands at DCA, Repeal of taxes on visiting Canadians? Perils of padding expense reports

This weekend we take a quick look at the bidding war for Washington DC slots, new taxes (well, old taxes reborn) on Canadians and padding expense reports.
By |December 10th, 2011|Today|2 Comments|