Canada

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“I’ve made a lot of films in Vancouver. The people there are terrific—friendly, hardworking, and good-looking, too. The architecture of the city is beautiful, and it’s changing because of the upcoming Olympics. For many years, the downtown area al...
See our slideshow of the World’s Top Late-Night Restaurants How do you coax Anthony Bourdain, Daniel Boulud, and four other celebrated, eternally busy Manhattan chefs to sit down for three hours? Put them in the company of friends and culinary ...
In the brief months since President Obama was elected, his daughters, Malia and Sasha, have visited the Eiffel Tower and the Kremlin, strolled the beaches of Hawaii with their dad, curtseyed to Queen Elizabeth, and had an audience with the Pope. W...
Les Touilleurs, Montreal This sleek white shop in Mile End sells a global range of gear for making the soufflés and terrines of the classic Gallic repertoire. Don’t Miss: Local craftwork, such as Mapleware scoop-shaped paddles by Québécois arti...
Question: What do Robert Rauschenberg, Cindy Sherman, and John Waters have to do with cruise ships? Answer: Absolutely nothing. Until now, that is—works by these artists and many more have found a home aboard the new M.V. Mercury, where art and d...
"Let's go to Newfoundland," I said, but I was thinking of Nova Scotia. Before I knew it, our flights were booked and I was heading to the vast wilderness of Newfoundland and Labrador, a province of fog and isolation that was the setting for The Sh...
Tipping conundrums are everywhere. Should you tip the valet when you drop off your car and when you pick it up?If the service is atrocious, is it okay to stiff the waiter?In which countries is a gratuity automatically included in a restaurant bill...
A short drive from Quebec City, a growing network of artisanal producers (600 and counting) has banded together to form the Gourmet Route (www.gourmetroute.com), along the banks of the St. Lawrence River. Go on a bee safari and taste wild honey at...
“I moved from New York to Montreal when I was three and didn’t return to the U.S. until I was twenty-three, so I lived in Quebec for most of my formative years. Montreal has always had a tremendous bohemian culture, but when I was a kid the city w...
Only on the web: More Responses to Our Parents' Poll Question Tony Hawk CHAMPION SKATEBOARDER My three boys [Riley, 12, Spencer, 5, and Keegan, 2] and I love the Grand Wailea Resort in Maui—an amazing family place with a labyrinth of waterslide...
Only on the web: More Guided Tours for Families This Summer OUTFITTERS No, it's not too late to sign on for one of this summer's best adventure tours for families. Or plan your own: these companies will customize itineraries, even at the eleven...
For most of the past 20 years, Vancouver Island's west coast has been a magnet for environmentalists. Their clashes with the timber industry made headlines in 1993 when more than 800 protesters were arrested at Clayoquot Sound for blocking logging...
Fusion describes more than just the food in Vancouver. Japanese, Vietnamese, and Chinese influences bring global culture as well as cuisine to Canada's third-largest city. It's where urban sophistication (stunningly modern buildings, stylish bouti...
My mother is a hooker, by which I mean she hooks rugs. At the high point of her career, some of Mom's rugs were included in a slide show at New York City's American Folk Art Museum; her pre-show excitement came out in her statement, "Hookers are ...
QUEBEC CITY WHY Old Quebec, with its cobblestoned streets and 17th-century slate-roofed buildings, looks like a fairy-tale village, one with a French accent. No need for a car; this town is made for walking—and skating, skiing, and sledding. WHE...