16 Things No One Will Tell You Before You Move to Canada

Moving to Canada is an easy decision: Free healthcare, tolerant and open-minded people (for the most part), and hockey almost all year round. What’s not to love? However, there are a few things that people might not tell you before you get there. Things like…

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There’s a Tim Hortons on Every Corner

As of 2014, there were 3,665 Tim Hortons restaurants in Canada. Although everyone in Canada knows it’s a gigantic franchise, the fact that it started out in Ontario makes people nostalgic for a cup of Tim Hortons coffee — always double-double, of course.

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The Stereotype of Knowing “Dave from Canada” Isn’t True

Although Canada doesn’t have the biggest population, it is the second-largest country in the world. This makes it really tough to know who you’re talking about when you ask if we know Joe from Vancouver or Jenny from Toronto.

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You Really Need an Idiot String

Losing one mitten to the snow and slush while its mate remains securely in your pocket is a terrible hazard of Canadian winters. Smart Canadian parents avoid this by tying a string to both mittens, then passing the string through the arms of their child’s jacket. This usually keeps both mittens safe. While this is humorously referred to as an “idiot string,” it can come in handy for Canadians of all ages.

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How to Make the Most of Your All-Inclusive Resort

For quite some time now it seems that all-inclusive resorts are all the rage. What’s not to like about them? You have pretty much everything sorted for you, from the kids’ activities to the quality fine-dining restaurants, and varied entertainment. It’s really focused on customers who don’t want to worry about any travel planning.

The 11 Best Episodes of Bourdain’s Parts Unknown

Since the untimely passing of Anthony Bourdain in June 2018, people in the food industry, as well as those who watch from the sidelines and appreciate his cooking, have been involved in a discussion about his legacy. His show Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, which ran on CNN for five years, is a treasure trove of his best and most adventurous eating moments. Here are some of the best episodes that are definitely worth a re-watch.

Martial Arts Around the World

Human beings knew how to defend themselves long before guns, tanks, or military helicopters were created and used in wars. Every civilization developed some sort of martial art in the past and they’re now part of their culture.