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Fewer than 100 people live in the tiny prairie village of Love, Saskatchewan, but come Valentine’s Day, the community is one of the most popular places on the planet. Every February, letters from around the world arrive at Love’s post office in the hopes of receiving the village’s famous stamp cancellation—a teddy bear holding a heart. With the postmark in place, the Valentine’s cards and letters continue on their journey to their intended recipients around the globe. Requests have flown in from China, France, Germany, Hungary, Turkey, Australia, Russia and many other countries.
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Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg
Elegance and romance go hand-in-hand at Winnipeg’s historic Fort Garry Hotel. Opulent yet welcoming, the Fort Garry—named one of Canada’s greatest hotels by Reader’s Digest—provides the best in hospitality, comfort and cuisine. Enjoy cocktails and live jazz in the Palm Lounge, tuck into the famous brunch buffet, and don’t forget to explore one of the nation’s most lavish spas on the hotel’s top floor. The Ten Spa will leave you feeling pampered, relaxed and ready for an evening of romance with that special someone. Here are 50 more reasons you’ve got Winnipeg all wrong.
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St. Andrews-by-the-Sea, New Brunswick
Nestled in the picturesque resort town of St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick, the Kingsbrae Arms is the only Maritime hotel to be awarded the prestigious Relais & Chateaux shield for excellence. Guests seeking a calm, romantic hideaway will fall in love with this perfectly appointed country house. Built in 1897, Kingsbrae Arms prides itself on its luxurious comfort, scrumptious dining and fine wines. Relax, recharge and rekindle your relationship in this beautiful setting where seaside golf courses, whale watching excursions, and art galleries await on your doorstep.
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