Lumberjacks, beavers, hockey fanatics, Mounties and maple syrup spring to mind. While Canada certainly offers all of these traditional associations in abundance, this awe-inspiring country has so much more to offer than a slew of clichés. With its unrivalled outdoor adventure opportunities, unforgettable natural landscapes and exceptionally cosmopolitan and progressive cities, Canada has much to offer those seeking cutting-edge culture as well as adventure junkies looking for a serious adrenaline kick.
Popular destinations in Canada include the magnificent Rocky Mountains around Banff and Lake Louise, high-end luxury ski resorts such as Whistler and Blackcomb, the French-speaking cities of Montreal and Quebec, and the uber-cool and ever-bustling urban centres of Vancouver and Toronto.
There is much more to explore in Canada. Churchill in the north, for example, is polar bear capital of the world. While Vancouver Island is waiting to be discovered. With some special ingredients: wilderness and various Indian tribes. An ideal country to explore on your own.
Whether you want to visit an Inuit hut in Nunavut, take a dogsled ride through the Yukon to see the spectacular Northern Lights light up the night sky, or indulge in a lovely high tea on Vancouver Island, you are sure to find plenty of activities to keep you blissfully engaged in this extraordinarily diverse and incomprehensibly vast nation.