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Hold the nuggets—and the fries. A new version of the family getaway has emerged, and it's all about being health conscious. Pritikin runs one- and two... Read More

I'll never forget my first impression of Vancouver Island. As my husband and I flew over Puget Sound one fall day nearly five years ago, it was storming... Read More

When one of the most fertile female grizzlies to inhabit Canada's Banff National Park, Bear 30, gave birth to three female cubs in 1994, it was hoped... Read More

In an attempt to attract some of the $54 billion spent yearly by traveling same-sex couples, cities such as Philadelphia and Bloomington, Indiana, are... Read More

OCCUPATION Jazz singer HOME BASE New York City FROM THE HEART Along with her husband, Elvis Costello, Krall recently traveled to Vancouver, the city she... Read More

Edited by Amy FarleyWe partnered with Conservation International to develop a comprehensive green-hotel assessment test to learn what properties around... Read More

There are times when we all find ourselves smarting with disappointment, and I'll admit that my trip to the Newton Observatory B&B—a place that has... Read More

See our slideshow of 10 Do-It-Yourself Digs.Hands dirty, his shovel blade in the soft earth of Chile’s Atacama Desert, Carl Schweser dug in, brushed... Read More

If upscale Indian food becomes the latest obsession on our shores, it will be thanks to chefs like Suvir Saran. At his New York restaurant Dévi (8 E.... Read More

The first time I visited Victoria—the capital of British Columbia and the civilized heart of big, wild Vancouver Island (it’s nearly as long, top to... Read More

See our slideshow of 2009 Travel Horoscopes.Matt Murphy, 38, a Capricorn from New York City, is planning a big trip in 2009 but agonizing between a... Read More

New DeparturesAmerican Airlines recently inaugurated its first nonstop flight to China, into Shanghai, from Chicago's O'Hare airport. Not to be left... Read More

Mexico$145 • VeracruzAs coastal Mexico slowly gives way to a glut of high-rises and libidinous throngs of tourists, a few tucked-away treasures hold... Read More

DESTINATION Okanagan Valley, British Columbia WHEN TO GO Fall, when farmers' markets brim with local produce and summer crowds have dispersed GETTING... Read More

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express—a reconstruction of the train that inspired Agatha Christie's famous mystery—glides from Paris to Istanbul in six days... Read More

The wild ranges of ice-mantled peaks along Canada's Continental Divide have lured fair-weather travelers for more than a century. But it's only in the... Read More

The Friday-night crowd jockeying for cocktails and microbrews at the illuminated marble bar of Lift, a swank Vancouver waterfront grill, looks like any... Read More

The more they build here, the less it seems to snow," Jason, my massage therapistat the Four Seasons Resort Whistler, observed as he wrapped warm,... Read More

Long the go-to notebook maker for travelers, Milan-based Moleskine (moleskines.com; $17.95) is introducing six new city guides covering Miami, Tokyo,... Read More

See our slideshow of Olympic Venues Open to the Public.Mark Hobson, a 61-year-old creative director and wilderness guide, pushes his sled into the luge... Read More

Halfway through a 1,300-mile road trip in remote northern British Columbia, I began to suspect that an encounter with a grizzly bear was, on the whole,... Read More

Who hasn’t fantasized about jetting off to an ultraluxe private isle, like Turtle Island in Fiji, where a staff of 100 caters to the whims of just 28... Read More

Napa Valley, CaliforniaThe newest incarnation of the pioneering 30-year-old restaurant at Domaine Chandon is Étoile. Executive chef Christopher Manning... Read More

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