Canada

Written By: jeff

Posted On: January 10th, 2014

All around the Vancouver Boat Harbor,  are several flower beds with all sorts of colorful varieties. I was there jsut as fall was hitting and many, like these sunflowers, were on their last leg. Even though they were slowly wilting away, I couldn’t help but see a bit of beauty hanging on. And, now that [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: October 11th, 2013

Fancy a stroll along the harbor in Vancouver, Canada? Yeah, it really is this nice. No story today. It’s all about the view in this Suh-Weet Shot. If you like this post, sign up for our newsletter or subscribe to our RSS feed to keep up with Career Break Secrets’ career break and travel advice.

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: November 16th, 2011

Back in September, I had the chance to travel around Canada with G Adventures on a media tour to talk about career breaks. One of the highlights for me was having the chance to visit Vancouver for the first time. I have yet to meet anyone who had a bad thing to say about it. [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: November 4th, 2011

I learned pretty quickly that wine and Canada DO go together while traveling in Canada. And after a great Saturday morning touring wineries with my friend Janice, we sat down at Treadwell’s Vineyard Bistro located at the Southbrook winery. Just as all the wine was organic, so too were all the ingredients on this delicious [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: November 2nd, 2011

So, you don’t have to be on a career break to go wine tasting, but all that world travel does give you a good excuse to explore and discover new and unexpected wine regions. It’s a personal favorite activity of mine. I went biking while wine tasting in Mendoza, Argentina. In Spain, while filming our [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: October 20th, 2011

I love a good street festival. And, I usually come across them by chance, not by design or good planning. In 2008, I went to the Festa Major de Gracia in Barcelona and last year, I got lucky that the Caminata de la Solidaridad parade in Bogota passed by my apartment. In Toronto in August, [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: September 27th, 2011

On my recent trip to Canada, I couldn’t help but stop off (um, a few times) at Tim Horton’s, THE Canadian doughnut joint. The have the location-pervasiveness of Starbucks in the US with the nutritional goodness of your neighborhood doughnut shop. To make sure I got the story, I was forced to try several types [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: September 26th, 2011

Before I headed up to Canada a few weeks ago, I did a quick search to find out what typified Canadian cuisine. Almost immediately, I found lots of references to ¨Poutine.¨ I wasn’t even sure how to pronounce it. Was it poh-tyn, poo-tyn, poh-tyn-ee??? Turns out, I was completely wrong. It’s pronounced, poo-teen. Hmmm. Didn’t [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: August 29th, 2011

Gap Adventures just released a survey of Canadian attitudes towards work-life balance and their interest in taking a career break. And it looks like Canadians would love to take a break to travel. Background of the Gap Adventures 2011 Labour Day Poll I provided input to Gap Adventures during the creation of the survey. There [...]

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Written By: Cheryl Habbe

Posted On: August 29th, 2011

Jeff Jung, the Career Break Guy and the host of the Career Break Secrets travel show, has been named the career break travel media spokesman for Gap Adventures Canada as they launch campaign promoting career break travel called Ditch The Cubicle. Campaign includes a media tour across Canada and a 10-part video series on career break travel advice hosted by Jeff.

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