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10 travel scams to watch out for

Travellers have been scammed by con artists for centuries. With modern conveniences such as smart phones and ATM’s, it’s even more important to be aware when you travel. Here are 10 scams to watch out for.

Fright Night is a popular event held every fall at the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver. PHOTO COURTESY TOURISM VANCOUVER

Top fall events across Canada

Sure, the leaves are falling and the thermometer is dipping dangerously low at night, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t tons of great things to do across the country.

Airbnb vs VRBO

Looking for a great place to stay for Thanksgiving, but want to avoid expensive hotels?

Airline announces child-free zones

We all feel for parents who travel long distances with children, the vast majority of whom are well-behaved. But passengers without kids or who have already gone through that stage in their lives can be a bit impatient when it comes to small kids on a plane.

La Plaza Mayor de Lima en La Centro Historica, a characteristic jaunty-coloured, colonial style plaza featuring la Cathédrale de Lima. (Leah Simonot)

From Lima to Lambayeque: part 1

As part of the Lions Youth Exchange Program, I got to spend one month this summer discovering the expanse of coastal desert extending between the Lima and the Lambayeque regions of Peru. Welcomed into the homes of generous host families and taken under the wing of some delightful locals/impromptu tour guides, I found myself in an excellent position

End is nigh for Rogers Pass lodge

The well-known Glacier Park Lodge in Rogers Pass will likely be torn down in coming months.Parks Canada says the 53-year-old hotel and service station has badly deteriorated since it closed four years ago and the safety of motorists at the rest area is paramount."We don't have an easy answer as to demolition. The buildings have not been heated or s

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