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With resort sailing schools from Virginia to Vancouver, a novice can learn to work the ropes in a single afternoon. ... Read More

1. Take tea (one of 108 varieties) at Alice's Tea Cup (102 W. 73rd St.; 212/799-3006). ... Read More

The howling starts at nightfall. "Ha-ha-ha-aya-ya-ya-ya-eeeee!" screeches a guy at the table by the fireplace. His friends, a bunch of self-made... Read More

The outer coast of British Columbia's Vancouver Island is wild, rugged country, split by fjords and forested in pine and fir. Winter storms whip in from... Read More

Converting pagans. Raising the dead. Chasing every last snake out of Ireland. Saint Patrick is known, by history and by legend, for many things, but to... Read More

Northstar-at-Tahoe, California; 800/466-6784 or 530/562-1010; www.skinorthstar.com. This compact resort has a special snow-sports learning area and a... Read More

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 have made a career out of not enjoying Canada. It is one of the few things I do well. My radical malaise, Canada-wise, is associated mainly with... Read More

The romantic escapades of the man who turned Gregor Samsa into a giant bug?Yes, they're all here in Kafka in Love. Canadian director Thom Sokoloski... Read More

Imagine a city in France where the buildings are old and graceful, the food is sublime, and the antiquing could drive you to the poorhouse. Not much of... 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

There are pockets of transplanted old-world culture in North America that remain more or less pristine. The best known of these is in northern New... 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

I didn't want to go anywhere. I had been away from home for almost three weeks, teaching and writing, trying to think big thoughts. I wanted to unpack,... Read More

Toronto the good is no longer Toronto the boring. One of the fastest-growing cities in North America is transforming itself into a genuinely hot... Read More

Openings listed by launch date: ... 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

The SARS scare may have temporarily kept tourists away from Toronto, but now the comeback of the Canadian city known as Hollywood North is in full swing... 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

I'm up to my waist in the Cascapedia, a river on Quebec's Gaspé Peninsula, casting a loop of line 100 feet out over the amber-green water. It uncurls in... 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. ... Read More

Family vacations should be fun, of course, but we always hope they’ll do more—kindle an interest, inspire a career, or at least pry them away from... 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

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