Travel News: Culture Mix, Rail To Cut Commuter Travel Time, Adorable Fall Corn Maze

New travel news from this week (includes tech-related tips, locations and stories from Canada…): Victoria, B.C. just announced its first ever Canada Day Food & Drink Festival. Taking place July 1 – 4th, it…

Travel News: Culture Mix, Rail To Cut Commuter Travel Time, Adorable Fall Corn Maze

New travel news from this week (includes tech-related tips, locations and stories from Canada…):

Victoria, B.C. just announced its first ever Canada Day Food & Drink Festival. Taking place July 1 – 4th, it will have vendors offering food and drinks in Victoria at this inaugural festival.

There has been international buzz on a rail line that runs through Prince George and Princeton – British Columbia’s gateway to China.

It will cut up to 55 minutes off a transit journey from Vancouver to Calgary and Northern Alberta.

A new group from the Toronto area has unveiled a user-friendly travel booking site for winter travel packages. It hopes to help make your winter travel more accessible.

People have been rallying to save Montreal’s Wintry Dome, an outdoor dance club that’s open year-round. It’s featured on stages across Canada.

This year it was turned into a winter wonderland.

It’s been home to grannies, have-nots and sports stars – from the CEO of the Montreal Canadiens, to the wrestling champion for Haiti.

The Wintry Dome stage will remain year-round.

It’s cold right now, in Ottawa. Police are urging anyone travelling on public transit – to bundle up.

It’s the first day of fall, in July! A temperate drop in temperatures with some rain in Toronto. It’s a sign that a colder fall can be on the way.

Overnight temperatures overnight are expected to drop to around -10 and -13, below freezing.

There’s still a long wait-time for a U.S. permit to obtain a non-immigrant visa when visiting Canada.

Canadian officials say the wait time for a Canadian non-immigrant visa is now at two to four weeks.

It’s still a lot quicker than waiting the required eight months.

British Columbia and Alberta are hiking fees for lake-related permits and sports boats at recreational lakes.

It’s a ten to 20 per cent hike at certain popular lakes.

Half a million people visit a North American destination annually. While most find these particular tourism spots to be a bit expensive.

However, there are a number of other travel destinations that are more affordable, but don’t have the same high-end airfares and accommodations to offer.

Eliminating over-size airline flights may help reduce flight delays and congestion, but will also increase wait times and hassle for the flier.

A new study has suggested that flying aboard a large plane is about twice as expensive as a smaller plane of the same size.

In addition, there are two impacts to transport delays caused by large aircraft: the engine and the fuel used during takeoff and landing.

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