How to move to Canada. Surely one of the world’s most Googled phrases today, as the era of President Trump becomes reality. Reports even have it the Canadian immigration website has crashed from the sheer number of hopefuls desperate to escape the Trumpocalypse.
But while the Trump presidency might make the US seem a less appealing destination today, it does, however, appear to cement Canada’s position as the leading light of liberal North America. So, even if you can’t move there, it’s definitely worth visiting the mighty States’ overlooked next door neighbour, which now emerges into the spotlight as the US is cast in a Trump-shaped shadow. Not that we’re being melodramatic or anything.
1. It offers even more epic road trips than the US
Route 66? Pfft. Canada’s vast, epic landscapes easily rival those of its friend to the south, and some even carry nifty little bonuses like being able to see the Northern Lights. You can even translate the ultimate yee-hah experience oftouring in an RV to the Canadian tarmac. Read our guide to road-tripping around Canadahere.
2. It’s got friendly big cities
Big cities, however exciting, can be daunting, offputtingly busy and unfriendly – and we’re the first to admit London falls into all these categories. But in Canada, even its biggest, hippest urban centres – Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver – are pleasant, easily navigated and populated with people who don’t balk at giving strangers directions. We’ve got comprehensive guides to all threehere, here and here.
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