Canada is blessed with some of the best ski and snowboard resorts in the world, but sometimes it’s fun to venture outside of your own backyard. I recently had the chance to spend a few days in Park City, Utah, a quaint town that borders the expansive Wasatch mountain range and features world-renowned ski resorts.
The path to finding the right volunteer vacation can be a thorny one. Without research, what feels like a moral calling can quickly end up an ethical dilemma. With critics pointing to its colonial roots, the act of volunteering abroad can get problematic quickly.
Bianca Bujan is an award-winning travel writer with bylines in various print and online publications, including Lonely Planet, The Globe and Mail, Chatelaine, WestJet Magazine, Montecristo, TripSavvy, BC Living and others. She is also the Editor of WestCoast Families magazine and was a contributing writer for the North Shore Foodie book.
Trips don’t have to be full of booze and decadent foods, though that’s often on the menu! If you’ve considered a wellness trip recently, you’re in good company. Wellness travellers took 830 million vacations, worldwide, in 2017 alone. Every year, that number ticks upwards as retreats get more creative to lure you away from life’s