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    • Romantic Getaway

      Ottawa Mar 21, 2015 at 12:04 PM

      Looking for romantic places to getaway for a weekend with my husband within 2-3 hours from Ottawa, Ontario

    • Romantic Get a away for one year aniversary

      Picton Mar 21, 2015 at 12:02 PM

      Hi there, My husband proposed to me at the grange of prince Edward county and our one year wedding anniversary is coming up in August. I'd like to return to the county and do some wine tasting and spend the weekend. Looking for reccommendations on romantic things to do and a nice hotel. thanks!

    • What is the best service station restaurant in the Gananoque area?

      Gananoque Mar 21, 2015 at 11:53 AM

      We stopped at a service station and restaurant in the Gananoque area at a crossroad several months ago on our way through that area and not thinking we would be there again, promptly forgot the name/location. We had the most wonderful food--large portions, great sandwiches and wonderful pies and of course, gasoline. This is a longshot, but can anyone help with name/location suggestions.

    • Places to stop in Districts

      Toronto Apr 1, 2015 at 7:04 AM

      We will be traveling to Toroanto for for a short trip Thurs (4/2)- Sunday (4/5). We are staying right outside of China Town and are looking to explore some of the different districts (little Italy, China town, garden district, etc). Along with visiting the Toroanto islands and CN Tower.

      Are there any recommendations on an specific places to stop in little Italy, China town ect.? Along with any other "hidden gems" in the area worth visiting.

      Thank you!!

    • Home stay or corporate Housing ?

      Toronto Mar 31, 2015 at 4:27 AM

      We're visiting Ontario next month and are planning a stay of one week. Any recommended home-stay or motels ? I have heard that corporate housing is a growing trend in Toronto. I even heard about one particular establishment called Mac suites ( ) proving a reliable service. How effective is this ? Valuable suggestions are appreciated.

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      Driving around British Columbia

      Canada Apr 12, 2015 at 7:42 PM

      Hi everyone

      My wife and I are holidaying in Canada, mostly in British Columbia in October this year. We're flying into Vancouver and staying at the Fairmont Waterfront for 2 nights. Then we are travelling on the Rocky Mountaineer to Banff via Kamloops.

      We have a van booked for a driving holiday with our daughter, son in law and granddaughter for a couple of weeks. The itinerary for the driving holiday is

      Banff - Fairmont Springs
      Lake Louise - Fairmont Chateau
      Jasper - Patricia Lake Bungalows
      Sun Peaks - Bear Country Trails Edge
      Whistler - Whistler Platinum First Tracks Lodge
      Victoria - Fairmont Empress
      Vancouver - Fairmont Waterfront

      We are staying at all of these places for 2 nights each. I was wondering if anyone had any advice on things to do in and around the towns above. Things that interest us include visiting wineries, sightseeing, photography, chairlift rides, snow mobile tours.

      Thank you for any feedback.

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      Going to Montreal

      Montréal-Ouest Apr 6, 2015 at 3:22 PM

      We're staying 7 days in Quebec. And then going to Montreal for 5 days.. Never been to Canada my question. Is stay in OLD TOWN OR DOWNTOWN.... tips or what to do and see.....we,lol be staying with VRBO just not sure which area. HELP OUT...

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      best taxi company?

      Victoria Apr 13, 2015 at 11:22 AM

      I have been researching means of getting to the airport from Victoria BC. I have looked at the reviews of 3 taxi companies, and the reviews aren't very helpful because one will rate a *****, and the other will only a *. I usually throw out the highest and lowest, but in this case, they are all either extreme. I usually like the Yellow Cab, but reviews have not been good. Neither have the ones for Blue Bird Taxi or Victoria Taxi. Which one would you use?? Thanks!


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      Road trips out of Toronto?/Shuttle bus from Toronto airports to Downtown?

      Canada Apr 12, 2015 at 8:46 AM

      Hello all
      Can anyone recommend towns worth seeing, say within a 250km radius of Toronto city? A couple of relatives are hiring a car in Toronto to spend 3-4 days elsewhere and they don't want to drive blindly...if they know the happening places before they go, that would be great!
      Also, are there shuttle buses from the 2 Toronto airports to the Downtown area of Toronto?
      Lastly, as Irish citizens traveling from Dublin, what documentation are they expected to fill out and will they do this in Dublin airport, Toronto airport or must they pre-apply for visa's to visit?
      Thank you all again!!!

    • Catholic church

      Tadoussac Apr 7, 2015 at 10:10 AM

      Is there a Catholic church in Tadoussac? I can't seem to find any information on churches except for the chapel. Please let me know as I'd like to get married there. Thank you!

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      Quebec day trips

      Quebec Apr 2, 2015 at 2:40 PM

      Coming to Quebec 7 days ...mid May. ..will have car ...need. Some good places to visit...we loved europe, and I think this area is somewhat like it....wife loves those small towns to browse around....

    • Drive from Newn York to Calgary

      Calgary Mar 26, 2015 at 7:39 AM

      Hi All - I'm planning a 7 day one side trip from New York to Calgary, Canada. Can you suggest me what all places I can see on my way to Calgary during my drive.

    • Summer Road Trip on Canadian West Coast

      Canada Apr 7, 2015 at 2:02 PM

      We're planning on visiting Canada's West Coast on our honeymoon from 14th of July to 11th of August and travelling around Vancouver, Whistler, Banff, Victoria and Edmonton.

      The big question: Is it possible to drive around Canada at this time and not have accommodation booked months in advance? We are hoping to book days in advance instead and are willing to camp if necessary

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      easter in quebec

      Quebec Apr 1, 2015 at 5:53 PM

      in easter sunday and monday will everything be closed or is it nice for a couple of days visit?

    • Summer visit

      Canada Apr 9, 2015 at 2:29 AM

      I will be going to visit my uncle in Toronto and it will be my first time. My uncle is old and lives just with his wife and both can't really take me around. So i was thinking i can get few tips on where to visit and things to do to make my visit fun.

    • Photographer at Niagara Falls

      Niagara Falls Mar 27, 2015 at 2:57 PM


      My husband and I are visiting Ontario for 3 weeks in October 2015. Our first place to visit is Niagara Falls to renew our wedding vows, I know rather silly but just something we want to do....hahahaha. It will only be us two and was looking for someone to take a few pictures of the occasion. Been looking at websites and we don't wish to pay the silly $1000+ prices.
      Does anyone know anyone who can help?

      We are also going to Coe Hill, Ottawa and Mississauga areas and looking for any suggestions for good flea markets.

      Any help would be greatly appreciated.



    • Niagra Falls near by attractions

      Niagara Falls Mar 22, 2015 at 1:05 PM

      We are visiting Niagara falls the first weekend of April. As many of the Niagara falls amenities will not be open due to seasonal timing while we are there, we were hoping to take a few day trips to near by areas, kind of get a feel for Canada itself! If anyone has any suggestions as to some scenic or recommended areas to visit within reasonable driving distance to niagara falls, would appreciate any input!:)

    • Toronto city vs Niagara falls stay?

      Toronto Mar 24, 2015 at 7:46 PM

      Earlier this week, I posted a question asking for tips on things to do in Niagara falls during the first week of April, since many of the amenities will still be closed due to the season. and received a lot of very helpful feedback! Now i'm wondering- would it be better to just stay in the city of Toronto, and just do a day trip to Niagara falls while there? Would there be more to do/things to see during this time in Toronto city, than in NIagara falls? Any tips or advice on things to do or see in the city of Toronto?


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      VT Mini Meet October 2015

      Vancouver Apr 3, 2015 at 10:01 PM

      Expressions of Interest wanted :o) We will be in Vancouver early October and would love to meet up with some locals.
      So far we have Ann75, the_dutchman, YVRDave and Darby 2 interested in saying hello.
      We are staying at the Granville Island Hotel and I guess the best place on Granville Island would be the Dockside Seafood Restaurant.
      So my question is, which date is more suitable, dinner on Friday 9th October?..... lunch/dinner on Saturday 10th October?
      We would love to include a bit of a photo shoot on the river. Maybe some boat light trails or time-lapse photography, or nice night light photos :o)
      So, who's interested?... and which day suits you the best?
      Hope to see you all there!
      Hugs, Ann and Howie xx

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      A few basic questions for a future first time visitor to Toronto!

      Toronto Apr 4, 2015 at 3:09 PM

      Hello everyone!
      I'm doing a little pre-trip research on Toronto and had a few questions which I hope ye can help me with!

      Is there only 1 airport near the city? And I presume that has several terminals?
      What is the area of Corktown like? I presume that is well outside the touristy area/most popular districts?
      Is it fair to say that the Downtown area is where it's all happening?
      Should we base ourselves there to be close to all the main attractions?
      Are there any areas of Toronto which should be avoided? (Sorry if this is a silly question!)
      Are there regular daily organised visits to Niagara Falls from Toronto?
      Can you tell me the best (and the biggest) shopping malls in Toronto? Starting with the most central :)
      Hotels are looking very very pricey in the Downtown area. Is this the norm? Are there more reasonable mid-range options also located centrally?

      As you can see from these questions, I am struggling in these early stages of my research :)


    • public transport to yarmouth ferry

      by dbahick Online Now Oct 1, 2014 at 10:06 AM

      How to travel from viarail station to Novastar ferry terminal in yarmouth

      3 Answers Oct 3, 2014 at 10:41 PM
    • F.R.E.D. in Halifax

      by x852888 Online Now Jul 29, 2014 at 8:47 PM

      Is FRED still running (7/29/2014)? I will be there in mid September, 2014.
      Thank you.

      6 Answers Jul 30, 2014 at 3:16 PM
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      Stay in PEI

      by manucidoo Online Now Jul 28, 2014 at 8:24 AM

      I am planning on visiting Halifax and Charlottetown in second week of August. Is that a good time to be there at that part of the year? Secondly I wanted to know if its going to be a rainy season then there then?
      Is PEI worth staying over night or its a days trip?

      7 Answers Jul 28, 2014 at 5:44 PM
    • halifax airport to downtown halifax

      by cruisedancer Online Now Jul 13, 2014 at 7:38 AM

      If our plane arrives at 4:10 pm on a weekday would we be downtown by 5:45 if we take a taxi?

      4 Answers Jul 14, 2014 at 6:22 AM
    • whale watching in Halifax

      by traveller0001 Online Now Jun 25, 2014 at 11:59 PM

      Hi! My family and I are doing a Maritimes road trip and have plan to stay in Halifax for 2 days. We would really like to add whale watching to our itinerary. I would appreciate any and all suggestions!

      5 Answers Jun 26, 2014 at 4:00 AM
    • Clothing highlights

      by FondaM Online Now May 12, 2014 at 11:06 AM

      we will be visiting Nova Scotia from June 18 - June 27.
      How heavy of a coat should we bring? Should we bring any dressy clothes or all casual pants and shorts? We will be staying 10 days how many days should we allocate in each area to see the highlights?

      6 Answers May 13, 2014 at 2:48 AM
    • Reccommend a plce to visit

      by Romagirly Online Now Apr 9, 2014 at 10:45 AM

      Hi we are in Halifax for a short day in July, it seems Peggy Cove is over rated so was considering taking a Tall Ship tour ,Thoughts please and is it easy to do your own rather than an excursion with the cruise ship we are on. Thanks in advance :)

      11 Answers May 28, 2014 at 3:32 PM
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      City busses

      by ebehenna Online Now Mar 29, 2014 at 12:16 PM

      Pomerol, where do I pick up "Bus 14" in Scotia Square? Will be dropped off there by Metro X bus from airport. Thanks.

      4 Answers Mar 31, 2014 at 4:52 AM
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      Halifax city busses

      by ebehenna Online Now Mar 29, 2014 at 11:45 AM

      Am looking to take city bus from Scotia Square Terminal to Lord Nelson Hotel in near future. How would I go about it? And thanks.

      2 Answers Mar 29, 2014 at 1:10 PM
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      transportation from halifax airport to dartmouth

      by dirksijbren Online Now Jan 26, 2014 at 2:49 AM

      what are the possibilities?

      6 Answers Jan 30, 2014 at 1:06 PM
    • 2 Days in Halifax?

      by Giggrrl Online Now Sep 14, 2013 at 9:51 AM

      Hi, I'll be with a group of 8 adults in Halifax September 20th for 2 days only (celebrating a friend's 50th birthday). We arrive Friday mid-day and depart for the airport around 2pm on Sunday. We won't have a car. Any suggestions for making the best use of our time in Halifax?
      Thanks so much!

      2 Answers Sep 14, 2013 at 12:02 PM
    • Whale watching in late September?

      by gigicruises Online Now Sep 9, 2013 at 10:26 AM

      I'm going to be in Halifax on Sept.23rd. Do I still have a decent chance of spotting whales then?

      4 Answers Sep 9, 2013 at 7:33 PM
    • tour bus company

      by sjov Online Now Sep 9, 2013 at 6:33 AM

      thank you so much for all the responsed of my enquiries all are very helpful.can anyone pls provide me a reputable day tour bus company going to peggy,s cove,mahone,lunenberg etc on friday sept 12 and a city bus tour and pls take into consideration that the fee is nominal not a rip off.thank you guys once again

      1 Answer Sep 9, 2013 at 6:57 AM
    • where do we begin

      by sjov Online Now Sep 7, 2013 at 9:23 PM

      hi tvor,i need your help very badly.My daughter and i will be meeting my brother in halifax on the 12th of sept,This trip is paid by my brother and my share is to do the research of where to go"the must see"in halifax.We will be arriving on the 12th of sept and leaving on the 15th.My worry is that i dont know where to begin sightseeing by the way we will be arriving around 4pm on the 12th so i guess we still have the rest of the evening exploring downtown halifax.I want to see the citadel,pier 21,museum for the titanic artifacts,peggy,s cove,whale watching,ann of green gable{PEI?}.is renting a car a good idea?Pls help me

      6 Answers Sep 8, 2013 at 7:13 PM
    • storing luggage for a fe hours

      by belfastbap Online Now Aug 18, 2013 at 11:34 AM

      Is there any place to store luggage for a few hours while we take a tour of halifax when we get off the cruise ship
      danny kenny

      4 Answers Aug 19, 2013 at 11:25 AM
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      by erikaggerholm Online Now Jul 3, 2013 at 6:04 PM

      Dear VT friends in Halifax
      I am starting my "around-the-World" tour and first leg would be in Halifax arriving from Denmark the 5th of September 2013.
      Is there a tent camping-ground near the city and how do I find it from the Airport ?
      Looking forward to get to know your corner of the World

      6 Answers Jul 4, 2013 at 11:06 AM
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      How to get from Halifax to PEI

      by EileenR8 Online Now Apr 7, 2013 at 4:37 PM

      How can one get to PEI from Halifax via public transportation?

      3 Answers Apr 8, 2013 at 5:03 AM
    • Public transport from Halifax Airport

      by susieportugal Online Now Mar 26, 2013 at 2:56 AM

      Is it possible to use public transport from Halifax Airport to Caribou Ferry Terminal in July and the costs please

      1 Answer Mar 26, 2013 at 4:10 AM
    • Halifax Airpot to Caribou Ferry Terminal

      by susieportugal Online Now Mar 26, 2013 at 1:56 AM

      How do I get from the Aiport to Caribou ferry terminal and the cost

      1 Answer Mar 26, 2013 at 2:38 AM
    • Halifax weather

      by kal_el Online Now Nov 1, 2012 at 7:58 PM

      How is the Halifax weather through the year?

      9 Answers Dec 3, 2012 at 9:17 PM
    • Cheap Nova Scotia Travel

      by AKalel Online Now May 8, 2012 at 1:40 PM

      I live in Toronto and on a fixed income. I am thinking of visiting relatives that live in and around Yarmouth this summer from sometime in late July/early August for between a week and a half to 2 weeks. I do not drive and would be looking to arrive in Halifax late morning/early afternoon hoping to be in Yarmouth no late then 6pm and when I come back to leave Yarmouth mid/late morning and hoping to arrive in Halifax mid afternoon. Since I am on a fixed income I am looking for hopefully for no more then 100. Is this possible and if so can anyone post any info I should know, etc. Thanxs in advance.

      2 Answers May 18, 2012 at 4:22 AM
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      Anyone for a meet at Halifax NS this week?

      by pieter_jan_v Online Now May 5, 2012 at 8:03 PM

      I'll be a week at Halifax from May 8.

      Anybody interested in a joined dinner meet or a tour to Peggy's Cove/Lunenborg in the weekend (May 12 or 23)?

      Also open to other suggestions,


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      One day in Halifax with kids

      by worldtrekker Online Now Apr 17, 2012 at 5:04 PM

      My chiropractor and his family are going on the Disney to Canada cruise (5 days from NY) in July. Since I spent over a month in Nova Scotia in the fall of 2010, he asked me for advice on where he could go in Halifax, when they are in port. He wasn't sure how many hours they have. Has anyone done this cruise? He has 5 children ranging in age from 10-18. I only spent 1 day in Halifax, as I spent the majority of my trip in Cape Breton. I suggested the Citadel as a good option that the parents, as well as the kids would enjoy. He mentioned they may also do some kayaking. Does anyone have other suggestions? Thanks!

      6 Answers May 21, 2012 at 7:11 AM
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      Japanese/Seafood Stores in Halifax

      by kyewink Online Now Feb 8, 2012 at 12:03 PM

      Hi there,

      My Husband is heading into Halifax for a few days next month and I am on a mission for him to pick up some sashimi grade tuna and salmon for homemade sushi, as well as a few other japanese restos here in Central Nfld :(
      I found a website for the Fisherman's Market, and was wondering if that would be the place to go?

      2 Answers Feb 29, 2012 at 10:33 PM
    • Wests

      by Wests Online Now Feb 3, 2012 at 10:20 PM

      Hello again...
      Could someone let us know a nice place to stay in the Anapolis Valley (April 2012)? Is there anything happening during mid April?
      Appreciate your assistance.

      6 Answers Mar 17, 2012 at 2:04 PM
    • Easts

      by Wests Online Now Feb 3, 2012 at 9:52 PM

      We will be landing in Halifax at midnight(April 2012). Leaving for PEI next morning. Could someone tell us the name of a hotel close by going in that direction. Thank you so much:)

      11 Answers Feb 29, 2012 at 10:46 PM
    • transportation

      by t.whitig Online Now Jan 15, 2012 at 6:27 AM

      I need to get from airport to IWK hospital, what is the best transportation to take?

      3 Answers Jan 20, 2012 at 5:04 AM
    • Peggy's Cove

      by joe_78 Online Now Aug 24, 2011 at 1:50 AM

      What are the options of getting to Peggy's Cove from Halifax, other than renting a car? Is there any form of public transportation/tourist buses that go there from Halifax?


      5 Answers Feb 29, 2012 at 10:50 PM
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      Landing in Halifax, spending the night then on to Antigonish

      by Sigracey Online Now Jul 20, 2011 at 7:25 PM

      Flying into Halifax & staying the night on Sept 15. Want to visit the Maritime Museum, Alexander Keiths tour, Maxwell Plum, HMS Sackville, Sport Hall of Fame & the Citadel, if I can.
      Need somewhere cheapish to spend the night & a few ideas of what I can fit in.
      Any help much appreciated (might be a pint in it for you too! LOL)

      7 Answers Aug 14, 2011 at 1:43 PM
    • camping

      by amaste Online Now Jul 4, 2011 at 9:00 PM

      What is the closest campground to Citadel Hill. trying to go to metallica and need someplace cheap to stay.

      3 Answers Jul 6, 2011 at 4:23 AM