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Top 5 hipster neighbourhoods in Canada

Hey you, the one with the facial hair and trousers rolled up! We’ve found the five hippest neighbourhoods that are about to make your man-bun fall off. And no, they’re not in London or Melbourne but dotted across the glorious nation of Canada. From Toronto’s quirky street art to Winnipeg’s trendy Osborne Village, get ready to brunch your way around the hipster hoods of this vibrant country…

1. Toronto: West Queen West

Morning stroll

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10 images of Canada to make you book your flights immediately

Warning! You are at risk of having an uncontrollable urge to book flights to Canada after reading this blog. Toronto’s dramatic skyline, Lake Moraine’s juicy watermelon, Pemberton’s Music Festival and Fogo Island’s sumptuous breakfast are about to make your fingers start clicking on the search for Canada flights button. It’s a natural reaction, you’re only human but don’t say we didn’t warn you!

Wait until you see that little house in Quebec…

1. The Toronto skyline

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#FeatureFriday of your Canada snaps!

O Canada! We love you and we love you even more on a Friday. It’s a country jam packed full of adrenaline sports, the world’s best ski & snowboard festivals, lush beaches, fantastic spots to grab a bite to eat and some of the most spectacular landscape in the world.

So let’s take a look at what Canada has got in store and really give yourself that Friday Feeling!

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Better connection Canada
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12 reasons NOT to go to Canada

Thinking about travelling to Canada? Stop right there. Thank God we caught you just in time! You’re one of the lucky ones. Before you make any hasty decisions, you should really consider these 12 well thought-out reasons NOT to go. But if crowd-surfing, partying at festivals, eating some of the best food, drinking at cool bars, paragliding over spectacular views and soaking up sunshine are your thing then sure, go for it!

Prepare yourself Canada isn’t great…

1. Canada is always cold. Always.

Parlee Beach Provincial Park

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7 Reasons NOT to go to Calgary

We’ve covered Vancouver, so next up in our Canadian series is Calgary and the Rockies. With its glittering lakes and majestic peaks, the Canadian Rockies are one of the main reasons people come to Canada – there really aren’t enough superlatives to describe the splendour and beauty of the land. With forests, lakes, rivers and snow-capped mountains, there is something for everyone.  So here’s 7 reasons NOT to go! We’re thinking of you here, you’re going to be spoilt for life!

  • I-Spy will be forever ruined after spotting glaciers and mountains along the Icefields Parkway, ‘lamppost’ just doesn’t quite compare. 

Amazing glaciers at Icefields Parkway, Calgary, Canada

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