Category | Canada

Québec City’s New France Festival

Posted on 23 April 2014

Story & Photos by Dave Houser Québec City, the cradle of French civilization in North America, celebrates its 17th century heritage each August with five exiting days of parading, dancing,… Continue reading »

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Sea Kayaking in Vancouver

Posted on 31 July 2012

By Everett Potter What the bicycle is to Amsterdam, the kayak is to Vancouver. People kayak before work and after work, and I have no doubt that some kayak to… Continue reading »

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Polar Bear Express: On the Tundra with Natural Habitat Adventures

Posted on 15 November 2010

By Karen Glenn We saw the first polar bear even before we reached the Tundra Lodge. Devon, our driver, stopped the Polar Rover as Leah, one of our guides, pointed… Continue reading »

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Smart Deals: Kids Ride for $10 on Via Rail Canada

Posted on 03 June 2010

Via Rail Canada’s slogan is a “A More Human Way to Travel.” That’s not the only thing that sets it apart from Amtrak, its US counterpart. This summer, Via Rail… Continue reading »

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Toronto: Deals, Neighborhoods and Markets

Posted on 25 May 2010

Pasta man at St. Lawrence Pizza and Pasta in Toronto. Photo by Ed Wetschler. By Ed Wetschler Like most great cities, Toronto is a quilt of neighborhoods, each offering local… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Rafting the Chilko River, British Columbia

Posted on 03 May 2010

It was 1997 when I first met Brian McCutcheon, owner of Rivers, Oceans, and Mountains, or simply ROAM. I had been hired by Men’s Journal magazine to write about the… Continue reading »

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9 Tips if You’re Heading to the Olympics in Whistler

Posted on 10 February 2010

Heading to Whistler for the Olympics? Contributor Steve Jermanok gives you the rundown 1. Don't Rush The two-hour drive from Vancouver to Whistler is on Highway 99, otherwise known as… Continue reading »

Smart Deals: Montreal at Half Price

Posted on 03 February 2010

The Deal: The world is divided between those who love Montreal in winter and those who, well, you get the point. For those of us who can't get enough of… Continue reading »

In Search of Value: The Drake Hotel, Toronto

Posted on 15 December 2009

Dining at The Drake. Reviewed by Ed Wetschler THE BACKSTORY:  By the 1980s Queen Street West was the pits. Between suburbanization and a mental health facility whose overflow filled the… Continue reading »

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My Family Does the Falls

Posted on 09 September 2009

Maid of the Mist By Shari Hartford A multi-generational vacation is usually difficult to plan. Someone wants the beach, someone else craves culture and there's one in every crowd who… Continue reading »

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