From the Editor: Welcome to Travel+Escape online!
Canada’s #1 content-based travel site Travel+Escape.ca will be taking you to corners of the world you may never have known existed, through new experiences that will inspire and excite the heck out of you!
Welcome to Travel+Escape online! Your Adventure continues Here.
Travel is about passion. It’s about feeding a deep-seated human interest to connect with the world around us. As Canadians, understanding different cultures, being on the inside of local ways of life, and experiencing the flavours, customs and worldviews that make up the myriad of our existence, is the pulse that drives this great nation.
So as Canada’s #1 content-based travel site, Travel+Escape.ca will be taking you to corners of the world you may never have known existed, through new experiences that will inspire and excite the heck out of you.
Until you book that next adventure, we invite you to live vicariously through us, whether it’s through our rich roster of top-rated travel shows, or by engaging more deeply with your favourite TV hosts and connecting with some of the Web community’s top travel bloggers, like ThePlanetD.com‘s Dave and Deb.
As you’ll see over coming weeks, this is a unique online space unlike any other, blending the crème de la crème in travel content. It’s where some of the world’s top travel photographers, bloggers and, of course, our very own TV show hosts personally come together to engage, connect and co-create the ultimate in online travel experience.
Missed an episode of your favourite T+E program? We’ve got full eps you can watch, post-show, right here. Not sure where in the world to go next? Check out our interactive map to explore some of the world’s hottest destinations.
Want to engage with our TV hosts after the show? Regular T+E bloggers include Chefs Run Wild’s three young Canadian-born chefs, Chad, Clayton and Lyndon who will be blogging here regularly between shows, taking you behind the scenes as they they blaze through the crevices of lost societies in Southeast Asia.
We’ve also got world famous travel photographer, Joey Lawrence (Twilight, 50 Cent, Jonas Brothers), who’s stunning travel photo series featuring Ethiopia’s most ancient tribes in Omo Valley will grace our digital pages in coming weeks.
When it comes to adventure travel, we’ve got the king of Adventure kings, Alan Bishop (Survivor, Amazing Race) here to guide you through a new way to experience personal transformation when traveling.
And there’s no better way to experience the heart of all travel – culture – than through food, so of course we’ve got Canadian celebrity chef Massimo Capra, whose original T+E series Gourmet Escapes, launched this week, bringing us closer to some of the world’s most interesting culinary destinations, local personalities and dishes.
Whether it’s living the dream we all dream of sailing by away to Distant Shores with Paul and Sheryl Shard, or busting myths about cruise lines with Ship2Shore’s Lynn Elmhirst, or even getting the most out of your precious vacation time with adventure-packed motor adventure tips from Kevin Cullen of Motorhead Traveler, we hope you’ll engage with our vibrant community of personalities, and share voices, views and communities to help take you deeper into the world of travel.
So check back regularly to find out where travel can take you! It’s all right here at TravelandEscape.ca.
Senior Editor, Travel + Escape