3,2, 1, Go: How to Make the Most of a Short Trip

This photo of the Vancouver Harbour was taken from Stanley Park. During a two-day visit, the itinerary, in part, included a Hop On Hop Off Tour that took us through Stanley Park, a visit to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, dinner and walk through Gastown and a walk along the waterfront at Canada Place.

Say Yes to a Short Trip:

We often think we need a week or more in any one place to make it a worthwhile visit. Having had opportunities for brief stop overs in many destinations with as little as 24 hours, here are my suggestions for having a great trip. First, be realistic. Research and planning is the best way to get the most out of a location, but that doesn't always happen. Cramming too much in may end up leaving you too overwhelmed and tired to enjoy the experience.

Travel Here: Discover Your Home Turf!

By Lori Sweet

“The real act of discovery consists not in finding new lands but in seeing with new eyes.” Marcel Proust

We all come from somewhere; large city, small town, rural village. How often have you heard, from friends or neighbours, “You know, I’ve lived here a long time and I’ve never seen/done that”? More and more people are opting for “staycations”, whether due to time, money or both. Visiting in and around where you live can be a great alternative to the traditional vacation.  

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