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Montreal tours

Avoid the Tourist Traps with 5 Unusual Tours

By SANAM ISLAM

Foodlab, a stop on the Local Montreal tour (Photo: Sébastien Roy)

Bored of the CN Tower and Parliament Hill? Already seen Mont-Royale and the Vancouver skyline? If you’ve been to the usual tourist spots and want to explore new sights the next time you travel or you’re simply looking to rediscover your city, check out our list of unique tours across the country that are guaranteed to give you a fresh perspective.

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13 Ostentatious, Decidedly Touristy Attractions Worth Visiting

By SHANNON KELLY

West Edmonton Mall (Photo: courtesy West Edmonton Mall)

You know the ones: they have lines around the block, tacky souvenirs for sale, overpriced everything and/or locals warning you to stay away because they’re tourist traps. We beg to differ. These attractions and events may be big, bold, brassy and firmly marked on every tourist map, but they’re also unique experiences not to be missed. Plus, they’re just plain fun, if you don’t let a too-cool-for-school attitude get in the way. (more…)