terrilyn kunopaski on the Marilyn Denis show televeision appearance
Credit: Marilyn Denis Show

We have an exciting announcement!

In-between penning travel tips for Canadian Traveller magazine and interviewing travel industry insiders on Facebook Live, you can now find Editor-in-Chief Terrilyn Kunopaski chatting travel on television with Marilyn Denis. 

Terrilyn dropped by the Marilyn Denis Show in early June to share recommendations for Canadian stay-cations. In the segment, she reveals where to get the best bang for your buck and a handy app that'll help you tour Canadian cities. 

Keep your eyes peeled for Terrilyn's next appearance on the Marilyn Denis Show in July on CTV Toronto. Of course, we'll continue to share clips on CanadianTraveller.com so you won't miss a segment. 

 

Originally aired June 5, 2017:

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Here's what Terrilyn covered:

As we all know, Canada is celebrating 150 years since Confederation and although July 1 marks the official date, special activities are being hosted across the country, all year long. Even the Royals are making their way across the Atlantic to join in on the celebrations.  

Parallel to the milestone (or perhaps, due in part), Canada is being flaunted on the world stage as a choice tourism destination. The New York Times named Toronto the number one place to travel in 2017. (Humble brag!)

 

Montreal

Montreal is celebrating its own major milestone this year: its 375th anniversary.

There are a ton of festive events taking place throughout the summer and beyond, not to mention the city's flourishing food scene, fantastic shopping, and lively nightlife. It's relatively affordable to boot, especially when compared to Canada’s other major cities.

2017 also marks 50 years since Expo 67, and Montreal is offering a “Passport”, which grants visitors access to various interactive exhibits at different locations. There is also the opportunity for visitors to Parc Jean-Drapeau to experience Expo 67 through visuals and augmented reality, from June 21 to Sept. 4, and then weekends only from Sept. 9 to Oct. 29.

Winnipeg

It’s often overlooked when we talk about Canadian cities (undeservedly so), but there’s a cultural renaissance happening in Winnipeg and Canadians should take notice. A Picasso exhibit is currently on at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, showcasing 35 of his pieces, until Aug. 13. WAG is also known to boast the biggest collection of contemporary Inuit art in the world. The Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Canada’s oldest dance company, has incredible performances scheduled all summer long.

The Yukon

Canada’s north is so rugged, that it might be considered an “exotic destination.” For that reason, it appeals to the same type of traveller who might also consider visiting countries like Peru and Patagonia. Yukon is great as a standalone holiday, or as a trip extension for those touring the Rockies or B.C.

Temperatures in the Yukon during summer are warm and it is not unusual to have days reach 25 degrees Celsius. With little wind and low rainfall, blue skies are the norm.

Outdoor adventurers will not want for choice. Hike, bike, paddle and kayak your way through jaw-dropping terrain. 

Golfers will also find it to be a novel experience: The midnight sun means tee times as late as 10 p.m.

 

Helpful links:

What's going on in your community? Find out here: canada.pch.gc.ca

Download the Passport 2017 app to search specific events and celebrations by city. Bonus, you can peruse by interest: sports, family-friendly, dining, culture, arts, etc.  

 

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