As far as we’re concerned, Canada has always been a must-see destination (it’s the country Kiwi Collection calls home, so we’re a wee bit biased), but this year she’s got the spotlight on her because of her big 150th birthday. In honor of the milestone, we recount a few of our favorite places and the compelling reasons to go there.
Last week, as much of North America shivered under a blanket of snow, thoughts of spring seemed distant and remote. Fortunately, this was likely winter’s last blast and spring will soon make an appearance, bringing with it a pink and white welcome party in select cities.
Cherry blossom trees are native to Japan, but can also be found blooming in some lucky locales over the next few weeks. Blossom season is a clear sign winter is at a close, prompting festivals and celebrations around the world. This week, we’ve picked out eight cities where cherry blossoms form a spectacular backdrop, highlighting some of the events that come with them.