Canada

Tips and Articles in Canada

See our slideshow of Shoulder Season Travel Secrets. After the vacation crowds head home, you’ll find the smart traveler basking in good deals and wide open spaces. Quick: What’s the best time of year to visit Thailand?If you’re looking for grea...
. . . from TorontoMatthew Modine, actor "I was shooting a film--Tom DiCillo's The Real Blond, with Daryl Hannah and Marlo Thomas. We did one scene at the Art Gallery of Ontario, and I was impressed by the Henry Moore sculptures. Our hotel, the S...
The first time I went away to summer camp, I missed my family so much that I joined the Homesick Club. A bunch of weepy girls sitting by the side of a lake eating Mallomars, we were encouraged by a sympathetic counselor to "let it all ...
In December, we asked for your opinions on romance and travel. Here's what turns you on: What's the most romantic place you've ever visited?1. Paris 2. Venice 3. Hawaii 4. Bora-Bora 5. Bermuda The most romantic hotel you've ever stayed at? 1...
Montreal's reputation as a city of style is getting another boost with the newly minted W Montreal. Housed in a formerly lackluster bank building on the border of historic Old Montreal, the hotel is a haven of singular design. The 152 rooms are ki...
I am a veteran of what was once known as the intensive workshop. I suppose you could even say I was a workshop junkie and not be inaccurate. It was the era of est, and Actualizations and Lifespring. It was the moment in time for Brugh Joy's two-we...
If recent politics have you wanting to travel under the radar, log on to www.t-shirtking.com. The Going Canadian package ($25) comes with a flag-embossed T-shirt, pin, and a maple-leaf luggage patch, as well as a quickie reference guide to help yo...
The word tour often conjures images of buses crammed with tourists and drone-like guides rattling off perfunctory details about sights seen through a window. But a walking tour is something completely different. Walking slows us down and heightens...
The Gulf Islands of British Columbia may be the undiscovered version of the San Juans, but they're not everyone's idea of paradise. There are hardly any beaches, and the water's too cold for swimming anyway. They're not even in a gulf: they were g...
See our slideshow of The World’s Most Pristine Forests. Forests face an age-old problem: they’re worth more dead than alive. For thousands of years humans have slashed and burned their way through millions of acres of wilderness, turning it into ...
When you tell people you're going to the islands of St.-Pierre and Miquelon, your destination will require some explanation. You can't say "France," even though the islands are officially French — that's evading the truth. And you must not say "Ca...
Rediscovering India Christopher Petkanas’s article on Mahua Kothi ["Indian Safari," March] had me nodding in agreement—he is absolutely accurate about the food, the people, and the experience there. Harpreet Singh Gill, the general manager, was...
And the sprawling beaches, thriving wildlife, and dazzling sea creatures. Two years ago, after a 20-year clash between environmentalists and loggers, the 650,000-acre rain forest on Clayoquot Sound was named a unesco Biosphere Reserve. What has em...
Inside: Life underground, hidden tables, and more of Montreal's hidden corners. In a restored 19th-century bank in Old Montreal, designers are delivering the last Louis XVI chests to Hôtel Le St.-James, the most exclusive of nine new boutique h...
My college roommates and I want to take an all-women adventure trip (hiking, rafting, skiing, snowboarding). Can you recommend a good tour outfitter? —M.G., Lake Forest, Ill. Equinox Wilderness Expeditions (877/615-9087 or 907/274-9087; www.equin...