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Canada

Travel to Canada

Known as one of the most liveable countries in the world, Canada is a vast country that caters to everyone and all interests. Whether cultural city excursions are your thing or hiking in the great outdoors, this country will never disappoint.

 

The natural beauty of Canada offers jaw-dropping landscapes, wandering wildlife from moose to bears, and pristine lakes so the instagram photos and outdoor activities are endless! In the winter, you can ski down the powdery peaks of the Canadian Rockies or in Whistler to enjoy a true après ski vibe.

 

The summer here consists of long sunny days swimming in placid turquoise waters and camping under the stars and mountains. And to make things even better, Canadians are some of the friendliest people you may come across!

 

There are two official languages in Canada, which adds to the excitement as it can feel like you’re experiencing two countries in one. But don’t forget there’s more to North America too if you’ve always wanted to visit the States or Mexico as they are easily accessible.

 

Some highlights of this diverse country include Toronto’s CN Tower, Niagara Falls, Banff National Park, Vancouver Island, and the charming Quebec City.

 

No one leaves Canada unmoved, its sheer vastness, staggering natural beauty and multicultural metropolises are simply unforgettable.

Key facts

  • Currency: Canadian Dollar (CAD)
  • Population: 38.2 million
  • National dish: Poutine
  • Bottle of beer: 7 CAD
  • Official language: English, French
  • Hello: Hello / Bonjour
  • Capital city: Ottawa
  • Minimum wage: $13.70 - $16.50 CAD/hour
  • Annual temperatures: -14°C - 28°C

Culture

Canada is officially bilingual in English and French. You’ll find most French Canadians predominantly in the east of the country, whereas English Canadians mainly reside in the central and western parts.

 

Canadians are accepting and welcoming of other cultures, and they highly value the traits of fairness and equality. Canadians are considered laidback and casual and are fiercely proud of their country.


Best time to visit

Canada is one of those rare nations that is beautiful year-round. Visit between the winter months of December to February to experience the magic of a white Christmas and plenty of perfect skiing snow.

 

The snow begins to melt in spring (March - May), which means nature awakens from its long slumber and the hiking trails open again.

 

While Canada is known for its snow, June - August (summer) is one of the prettiest times to visit. The lakes gleam bright blue, the sun is shining and the festivals sell out.


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