Canada & The Caribbean

Hiking the Boiling Lake Trail

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Hiking the Boiling Lake TrailAfter fifteen minutes of walking past large-buttressed chatannyes and all the ingredients that would make for a creole feast, in raw form, the Bushman made his announcement: “Tarzan in the jungle, ah woo.” Out from the spiky bromeliads and endless fern swung my guide, Peter Green, the Bushman. We were hiking together to Dominica’s Boiling Lake. Read more

Dog Sledding in Mont Tremblant, Quebec

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Dog Sledding in Mont TremblantWhen I pictured dog sledding, I wondered how the sleigh rider was considered an athlete. Beyond withstanding the extreme cold, what was the skill? Holding on tight? Read more

The Ice Hotel Quebec City

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Ice Hotel Quebec CityJust fifteen minutes outside of downtown Quebec is four million dollars worth of ephemeral architecture. And it has the lifespan only twice that of a lightning bug. After only about four months, the Hotel de Glace, which translates to the Ice Hotel, is opened and then melted. Read more

The Six Best Things to do in Quebec City in the Winter

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Best Things to do in Quebec CityWhen most people describe Quebec City, they grant it the label North America’s piece of Europe. With cobblestone walks, fortifications, and quality spins on French food, Canada’s lovely little city could certainly feel like some gateway to the Champagne region. However, in the winter, when the cobblestones are blanketed by slush and it’s too cold to take much note of your surroundings, this excommunicated European city still offers plenty of reasons to visit. Here are the best things to do in Quebec City in the winter. Read more

The Best Hotels in Dominica for the Concerned Traveler

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The Best Hotels in Dominica

Travel is about two things: escape and immersion. And escape has its many components: indulgence and comfort, indifference and delight. Most of these elements start and end with the accommodation. And the more one focuses on escape, the less likely one is to actually embrace the second aspect: cultural immersion. What if, however, there were ways to experience both? It all begins with the right hotel, where escape and immersion are not competing ideas, but shared values. Read more