The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) recently launched the Explore Canada Like A Local (ECLAL) website and mobile device app to facilitate travel research for people traveling in or planning a trip to Canada. I’ve spent the past couple of days playing around with the app (installed on my iPod Touch) — the content is still being populated, but that’s to be expected with it being relatively new.
It has some great features for trip planning, whether you know where you want to go or just what you want to do. The information is crowd sourced, from both local experts and other travelers.
If you want to get started using it, or help share local knowledge, your first step is to install the app. Then, follow along to get the most out of it: