On Vancouver Island, you needn’t go far to be immersed in untouched wilderness. The island’s crown jewel is Tofino, with its wide sweeps of sea, unblemished stretches of sand and endless sky, all fringed by an emerald forest. To…

Fernie Alpine Resort

If you’ve been finding yourself daydreaming about your next ski vacation, I have the perfect itinerary to cure your powder fever. Fernie B.C. is the perfect Canadian winter escape, balancing history with modern comforts and ruggedness with charm. I…

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in October 2016 before the trail was complete and revised for publication with up-to-date information on September 11th, 2017. 24,000km. That’s the length of the now fully connected Great Trail , which connects…

Hike Victoria

At the southern tip of Vancouver Island sits Victoria, a small city majestically surrounded by Pacific Ocean, misty mountains and seemingly endless sky. Its beauty, temperate climate and wealth of easily available adventures on both land and sea make…

One of the ironies of experiencing the wide-open spaces that North American National Parks offer is the lack of public transportation available to reach or explore these pristine places. Personal vehicles are a major cause of pollutants that are…

nova scotia golfing

The charms of Nova Scotia are endless and hold an understated elegance and simplicity that is the perfect remedy for a New Yorker’s urban hangover. With a flight from JFK clocking in just over two hours and the convenience…