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7 of the Best Trips for Introverts

Introverts are often thought to be shy and timid, though recent studies have shown that this isn’t always the case. Sure, introverts may relish their alone time, but some just function better in smaller groups or in shorter social periods. Introverts will likely want to skip places where public interaction is inescapable and it’s hard…

Incredible Hot Springs in Canada and Where to Stay Nearby

Courtesy of Flickr/pentaboxes Welcome to Oyster! Your online authority on all things hot springs. And Canada. Just kidding — as you know, we’re hotel experts, but perhaps you’ve noticed our obsession of late with geothermal hot springs and Canadian travel destinations. Of course, outdoor hot springs in Canada are a mind-blowingly magical combo of the…

8 Scenic Winter Road Trips Around the World

The phrase road trip might produce images of a convertible whizzing past a sun-backed horizon and possibly a sunglasses-wearing dog in the back seat. Add the word winter to that phrase, however, and the journey might seem more like the result of a missed flight or bad break-up. But winter road trips come with their…

Hit the Slopes: Where to Ski in Canada

Just what makes a ski and snowboarding destination popular? Towering mountains, fresh powder, and a vibrant apres-ski scene, to name a few. Canada, which has already earned a reputation for its diehard hockey fans, breathtaking coast-to-coast scenery, and delicious maple syrup, delivers on all three points — and offers much more. Ahead, we rounded up…

Coast to Coast: Our Favorite Summer Destinations in Canada

If you think Canada is a frozen, snow-covered, ice hockey-obsessed country year-round, think again. From Victoria Day in late May through the end of September, Canadians spend their precious out-of-office hours frolicking in the summer sun, whether that means unwinding at a cottage, swimming in the ocean, camping in one of the numerous national parks,…