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How to Vacation Like a Celebrity

by Karen Kwan

Want to know what vacationing like a celeb is like? It’s all that and then some—but you may be surprised by the biggest perk—privacy.

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5 Tips for Travelling on a Budget

by Karen Kwan

No, travel doesn’t have to be expensive. Here’s how you can trim costs so you can travel for less.

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5 Unusual Sights You Should See

by Karen Kwan

Take a break from the guidebook clichés and add these oddball sites to your itineraries for Canada, Spain, France and the U.S.A.

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The Craziest Foods, Rides and Other Finds at the 2013 CNE

by Karen Kwan

It’s that time of year again, when crazy carnival rides and even crazier food combinations come to Toronto. Here’s a sneak peek of what wild finds are on tap at this year’s Canadian National Exhibition.

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Where to Eat in Vancouver

by Karen Kwan

Canada’s west coast city has some of the best dining in the country. Here are five great restos you need to check out in Vancouver.

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Eau du… Fairmont?

by Karen Kwan

The Fairmont hotel chain is getting its own fragrance line, courtesy of niche perfume company Le Labo. Karen Kwan got to chat with Le Labo’s founders about it in France.

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5 Ways to Make Destination Racing Easier

by Karen Kwan

On your mark, get set, and before you go, check out these useful tips to make sure your destination race gets going without a hitch, and you can enjoy the area after you cross the finish line.

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Toronto’s Top Outdoor Pools

by Karen Kwan

To beat the sticky humid heat in Toronto this summer, head to one of these top outdoor pools. From hotel lux to Caribbean-style resort, there’s a pool for everyone on this list just waiting to be discovered.

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48 Hours in Seattle: Where to Eat, Where to Stay and What to Do

by Karen Kwan

Read about what not to pass up on your next weekend jaunt to this beloved West Coast destination; all the classic sites plus some you may not have thought of.

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Trump Toronto Launches Diet Menu

by Karen Kwan

Foodie Karen Kwan checks out the new “Plan” menu at the Trump Hotel and tests whether it’s enough food to fill you up.

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4 Hotel Programs Health Fanatics Will Love

by Karen Kwan

Staying active while travelling is one of the biggest challenges for health-conscious travellers. Check out how these hotels are going the extra mile to ensure your routine doesn’t get broken.

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5 Things that Make a Hotel Great

by Karen Kwan

These perks may be little, but they can make all the difference to your hotel stay.

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5 Favourite Jamaican Dishes

by Karen Kwan

If you’re headed to Jamaica, add these five treats to the top of your must-eat and must-drink list.

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5 Fun Facts About the Trump Hotel Chocolate Lab

by Karen Kwan

Did you know that Toronto’s Trump Hotel has its own chocolate laboratory? Us neither. Karen Kwan discovers a chocoholic’s dream place to stay.

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Top Hotel Toiletries

by Karen Kwan

“My name is Karen and I hoard hotel toiletries.” Karen Kwan shares her top toiletry picks.

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Top 5 Chicago Eats

by Karen Kwan

Here are five reasons you should let your appetite rule your itinerary in Chicago.

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5 Healthy Things To Do in Grenada

by Karen Kwan

What could be healthier than some much-needed rest and relaxation? Karen Kwan heads to Grenada to dine on fresh fish and spices, swim in a waterfall and practice yoga by the ocean.

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How To Be Healthy in Vegas

by Karen Kwan

Yes, you read that headline right. Turns out there are actually healthy to-do’s in Las Vegas. Karen Kwan discovers there is more to Sin City than meets the eye.

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Parma Cheese, Please!

by Karen Kwan

Jiro may dream of sushi, but Karen Kwan’s still dreaming of the cheese she enjoyed in Parma, Italy.