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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... Read More

A short drive from Quebec City, a growing network of artisanal producers (600 and counting) has banded together to form the Gourmet Route (www... Read More

“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... Read More

Only on the web: More Responses to Our Parents' Poll Question ... Read More

Only on the web: More Guided Tours for Families This Summer ... Read More

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... Read More

Fusion describes more than just the food in Vancouver. Japanese, Vietnamese, and Chinese influences bring global culture as well as cuisine to Canada's... Read More

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... Read More

I wake to the sound of waves licking the shore. A breeze blows the flaps of our tent open and shut, open and shut. It is dawn. My daughter, snug in a... Read More

On a recent trip back home to the States, we spent New Year's at Lake Tahoe. "The lake in the sky," as the Native Americans named it, is right on the... Read More

If you haven't planned a midwinter getaway, those cold, dreary days can feel as though they stretch to infinity. So send winter (and yourself) packing... Read More

SOMERSET MAUGHAM HAD HIS VILLA MAURESQUE IN Cap Ferrat. Wagner had the Grand Hotel et Des Palmes in Palermo, where he wrote most of Parsifal. Robert... Read More

BEDROCK Ever wanted to sleep in a cave?Yunak Evleri, carved into a white stone cliff in the Cappadocia region of Turkey, will bring your Flintstones... Read More

I had heard the hype, I'd read the reviews: Mont Tremblant, best ski resort in eastern North America for 1995, 1996 . . . ... Read More

Most travelers have a favorite hideaway. An Italian pensione that never makes its way into the guidebooks, a breezy beach resort that stays just under... Read More

Decisions, decisions. "How about daimo for ostrich congee?Or Imperial for expense-account seafood?And there's Landmark for hot pot-- their shrimp is so... Read More

Hard to believe, but just a decade ago a family vacation in the snow usually meant one thing: you and the kids skied, all day, every day. Off-slope time... Read More

No one is more appreciative of the sunny Caribbean than a Canadian in winter. Some of the passengers on the flight from Montreal to Barbados were... Read More

To those oriented south of the Canadian border, Nova Scotia could be described as more Maine than Maine: classic, untouristed seaside villages; dramatic... Read More

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