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Please vote for us in the AFAR Travelers’ Choice Awards! If you’ve got an opinion about your favourite places to travel, or your favourite operators to travel with, then please vote in the AFAR Travelers’ Choice Awards. If you’d be willing to vote for our Patagonia Hiking Adventure ‘Condor’ trip, […]

We’ve Been Nominated for an AFAR Award!



Hello and Happy New Year! There are certain things that you come to depend on, events that happen consistently and predictably. We like to think our annual photography competition is one of these events! Every year the team here at Active HQ gather around a big screen in the staff lunch […]

Top 10 Guest Photos 2017



The Powder Highway (Part 1 & 2): Written by Courtney Bowen at TravelCuts Where and What Is The Powder Highway? Also known as Route 95A, in British Columbia, Canada, the Powder Highway loops between seven ski resorts that are guaranteed to deliver wintery adventures. In Part 1 we mentioned Revelstoke, […]

The Powder Highway (Part 2)


The Powder Highway (Part 1 & 2): Written by Courtney Bowen at TravelCuts Where and What Is The Powder Highway? Also known as Route 95A, in British Columbia, Canada, the Powder Highway loops between seven ski resorts that are guaranteed to deliver wintery adventures. The loop is renowned for great […]

The Powder Highway (Part 1)






Oh, Quebec. Je t’aime. Both the province of Quebec — and Quebec City, in particular — will always have a special place in my heart. It was the site of my first-ever international trip in high school, and where my paternal grandmother grew up on a rural farm without electricity […]

3 Best Adventures in and Around Quebec City