Coming nose to nose with North America's largest carnivore is not something I anticipated when I signed up for an "authentic Arctic experience" with Frontiers North Adventures last fall.
Diane Slawych, Special to QMI Agency
This year Pride and Prejudice takes the spotlight in Bath, which is celebrating the 200th anniversary of its publication.
New hotels, attractions and flights were announced when several members of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) gathered in Toronto recently for Caribbean Week.
When you live in a country as big as Canada, it’s bound to be diverse.
Most restaurants would be horrified with a bad review. Not the Heart Attack Grill in downtown Las Vegas.
Who says small towns are boring? In Maritime Quebec, even the tiniest villages have attractions to pique your curiosity.
The largest concentration of hummingbirds in the Caribbean can be found in a nondescript neighbourhood in the lush Maracas Valley town of St. Joseph.
You could call them playgrounds for the mind. At their best, children's museums are both educational and fun.
Ever wonder why your hotel key card stops working?
Of Cuba's nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites, five are in colonial cities, which are rich in history and culture, and ideal places to explore.
You won't find any of that on the two-dozen or so smaller Caribbean islands, where a slower pace is the main attraction.
It's a perfect day to swim in the "bowl of gold," aka Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park -- an archipelago of 42 islands 30 km northwest of Koh Samui in the Gulf of Thailand.
It's one of the most beautiful views of a city from the deck of a cruise ship.
Looking to do something a little different this holiday season? Options cover the gamut.
For many Ontarians, Buffalo is a popular gateway for cross-border shopping, but tourism officials there are keen to entice visitors to explore the city's many other attractions.
A few decades ago, you couldn't go anywhere on this island without hearing about the St. Lucia Parrot.
Wide-ranging in scope, Screen Worlds is enlightening, entertaining and has something for visitors of all ages -- plus it's free!
If you want to walk in the footsteps of some of the world's greatest figures, in almost every field, hop on a train in London, then head northwest for 87 km and get off at Oxford.
Wide sandy beaches, fascinating islands, and plentiful seafood, may not immediately come to mind when you think of Germany.
There are some seriously oddball sporting events in the world and, last year around this time, I took part in one when I entered the World Bog Snorkelling Championship.