Marival Residences Luxury Resort in Nuevo Vallarta

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Planning a visit to Nuevo Vallarta? Read a review of the Marival Residences Luxury Resort in the March issue of WestJet Magazine.

Watching the sunset over the Bay of Banderas is spectacular.  Watching it from your personal infinity pool takes things to a whole new level. This tranquil, luxurious, all-inclusive resort is a superlative value.  Choose from 162 spacious Residences, 7 private Villas, and 11 Penthouses with terrace pools. Each one holds a gourmet kitchen, stylishly decorated living and dining areas and marble bathrooms stocked with L’Occitane products.

Four international calibre restaurants and the VIP Beach Club offer delicious dining options. After a night at the romantic rooftop Insú Sky Lounge, couples might be tempted to take advantage of the free wedding package or maybe just the unlimited golf. The whole family can enjoy a bike ride to nearby Bucerias, a small fishing village, or one of several complimentary …

Driving the Irish Loop in Newfoundland

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The Irish Loop is one of the 20 Best Places to Visit in Canada in 2015, according to  Read about our one-day whirlwind tour of the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland.

The Irish Loop draws a lazy circle around the Avalon Peninsula of southeastern Newfoundland. The narrow highway skirts the shore of the cold Atlantic on its way south; then pulls back into the safety of pines, black spruce, balsam fir and birch as it rounds Trepassey Bay and heads north. The drive can hold some challenges; fog, potholes and the more than occasional moose, but the rugged beauty of the land lures you on to memorable vistas, cozy coves and tiny enchantments.  It’s a round trip of about 300 kilometres from the provincial capital of St. John’s.  We set out to drive it in one day.

We started off early from St. John’s under a slate colored sky …