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Travelling is a passion for many Canadians and planes are boarded every day with vacationers hoping to embark on a “trip of a lifetime.” In fact, Canadians made 32.3 million overnight trips outside the country in 2015, of which 82% were for leisure. For the majority of those travellers, they return home without experiencing a serious incident. However, the news headlines continue to remind us all that dangerous situations exist for tourists both at home and abroad. In this post,

Feeling overwhelmed in the world of travel? Don’t worry you’re not alone. We used to get stuck in analysis paralysis too, which is why FarCloser Travel was developed in the first place! Our leadership team has years of experience helping travellers choose their next tour or cruise with confidence, and our website makes choosing the right trip easier than ever. To help bring back the enjoyment factor and eliminate the travel research headaches, we’ve gathered our top pro tips and tricks

The world is a big place, and it can sometimes feel impossible to decide where to go on your next trip. With so many fantastic destinations to consider, how can you possibly pick just one? We’re here to help with some tips for choosing your next travel destination. Ask yourself these questions, and you’ll be on your way to making a decision: What are my goals? If you’re looking for a vacation that’s relaxing and low-key, you can easily rule out some

One of your friends casually mentions they’re planning a winter holiday. Perhaps your initial reaction is: What, it isn’t even really summer yet! But then you start to consider it may actually be a good idea to plan that far ahead. Today, we’ll tackle the tricky travel question: How far in advance you should plan a trip? Factors to Consider When it comes to planning a vacation, many factors come into play that may help you determine how far ahead you need

Perhaps it’s been a dream of yours to take your teenager(s) with you on a European adventure, or you’re sending them abroad for the first time on a trip organized by their school or sports team. In any event, when you prepare to send your child abroad for the first time, it can lead to feelings of both excitement and nervousness, and of course, many questions. To prepare you and your teen for that first trip abroad, we’ve highlighted some