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FREE Canada National Parks Pass for 2017

Get a FREE Canada National Parks Discovery Pass for 2017! (click here) For all of 2017 this pass gives you unlimited opportunities to enjoy National Parks, National Marine Conservation Areas and National Historic Sites across the country!

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You only need to order one pass for your group or family if you are all travelling together. A 2017 Discovery Pass is valid for everyone arriving in the same vehicle at a national park, or arriving together at a marine conservation area or historic site.The Discovery Pass is only accepted at national historic sites which are operated by Parks Canada.Activities such as tours or parking that normally carry a separate fee may not be covered by the Discovery Pass.Camping fees are not included with the Discovery PassValidity Period: January 1st 2017 to December 31st 2017.Display: The 2017 Discovery Pass must be hung from the rear view mirror of the vehicle facing forward or it can be placed on the front driver side dashboard facing up.

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Best Gifts for Photographers

Here's a collection of gift ideas for the photographer. It seems like everyone is a photographer these days - from those that shoot with their smart phone cameras to those that shoot with their full frame mirrorless cameras. I won't lie, photography equipment can be expensive, but I've included a few items for under $100. Click on the image or links for a full product description.

Vivian Maier Street Photographer $27 A photography book about enigmatic street photographer Vivian Maier.

DJI Mavic Pro $999 Drones with cameras are now mainstream. The development of the hardware and software have made them easier to purchase and fly. And the imagery that can be produced as stills or video is simply amazing. Not every photographer will admit that they want a drone for photography, but they do.

DJI Osmo Phone Camera Gimble $299 This stabilizer is designed to be used with one's mobile phone  to create smooth dramatic video images. While nobody really needs this tool, they secretl…

Best Gifts for Travelers

Here's a collection of gift ideas for the world traveler. After traveling through 60+ countries, I've come to the realization that none of these items are necessary for a great adventure, however I have found that having the right gear for traveling can make the experience more enjoyable. Most of these items cost under $50. Click on the image or link for a full product description.
A Map of the World $15 Travel is for dreamers. And nothing is better to kickstart those dreams than a decorative map of the world hanging on a wall. A map makes destinations and distances become real. I prefer a map with a little character like this antique style map by National Geographic.

1000 Places To See Before You Die Book $15 Need ideas to add to that bucket list? This book has a thousand. Use it as a reference guide or checklist.

Carry-on Hardside Spinner Luggage $50 If the traveler enjoys traveling mostly to cities, nothing is more necessary than a good piece of luggage. It doesn't have to…