Your Top Vacation Spot? Canada, Apparently Close your eyes and imagine a perfect vacation. Where you would choose to go if money, distance and time were no limitation? Paris and/or Provence? Rio or Hong Kong? The peaks of New Zealand? Or the pastas, porcinis and vinos of Tuscany? A recent poll says you'd go to Canada.
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Your Top Vacation Spot? Canada, Apparently

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Your Top Vacation Spot? Canada, Apparently

Your Top Vacation Spot? Canada, Apparently

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: Michael, so nice to talk to you again.

(SOUNDBITE OF LAUGHTER)

MICHAEL ENRIGHT: Good morning. How are you, Scott?

: I'm just fine...

ENRIGHT: Good.

: ...and itching to get back to Canada.

ENRIGHT: Wonderful.

: I'm not surprised by this survey, but what's your analysis?

ENRIGHT: We'll, my first reaction, being a Canadian, of course, is I have to apologize to all the other countries.

(SOUNDBITE OF LAUGHTER)

ENRIGHT: You see, that's part of our national character. So I'm really sorry to those folks.

: Could you help people who might be listening to this, plot the perfect week in Canada?

ENRIGHT: I would start - I would start in the Maritimes, in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island. These are wonderful places. PEI is a small island. It's almost like a theme park. It's everyone's ideal island. I think the residents should be tagged somehow...

(SOUNDBITE OF LAUGHTER)

ENRIGHT: ...you know, with an ear tag, that such a pristine sort of place, you know. You know Quebec very well...

: Yes.

ENRIGHT: ...and the French. Montreal in the summer, there's nothing like it.

: Absolutely.

ENRIGHT: And as you know, it rains all the time. But for me, every summer, every August, my family and I go to a little tiny out-port village in Newfoundland.

: Well, you've got to set your clock half an hour ahead though, don't you?

ENRIGHT: That's right. And somebody once said you set the clock a half an hour ahead, 1956.

(SOUNDBITE OF LAUGHTER)

ENRIGHT: That's not true. That's a canard now because Newfoundland is a vibrant, exciting place, and the literature, and the music is just, it's fabulous. So I'd pick Newfoundland.

: Thank you, Michael.

ENRIGHT: Take care, my friend.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "ALBERTA BOUND")

ENRIGHT: (Singing) Alberta bound. Alberta bound. It's good to be Alberta bound.

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