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As the colder weather sets in, many Canadians will be looking for greener pastures to escape to for their holidays. For many of us, these annual getaways are a tradition that provide a much needed dose of sunshine and warmth. When I was a child, my family used to head south every winter to nearby destinations such as California, the Caribbean or Florida. It was those adventures that first introduced to me to travel, and over the years I’ve continued the annual tradition in my own way, trading in the cold dark days of winter or rainy spring days for warmer locales across the globe. If you haven’t already booked your yearly vacation, this edition will surely leave you wanting to pack your bags (and maybe your scuba gear).
As Vacations new editor, it’s a great pleasure to introduce myself with this edition of carefully curated stories that focus on destinations perfect for winter and spring holidays. Every time I read Vacations, my passion for travel is reignited as I am introduced to new places near and far and my bucket list keeps growing. The stories are written by some of Canada’s leading travel writers; globe-trotters that take us along with them while they explore places unknown in Armenia and Georgia, sleep in huts over crystal seas in French Polynesia, or sip the finest tequila in Mexico.
I hope you will enjoy the journey in this magazine as much as I have, and when you are ready to scratch another destination off your bucket list, you can be confident that our travel specialists have the expertise and knowledge to take you there and make the most of your precious vacation time.