For all its shiny Silicon Valley gloss, the Californian powerhouse of San Francisco is still pioneer country — an undulating urban frontier ruled by extremes
Ottawa’s Rideau waterway is a hallowed holiday playground for Canadians but with the recent arrival of European operator Le Boat, its canals and vast lakes offer a new frontier for British families seeking an adventurous holiday afloat
The shiniest black shuttle glided into the station, gold livery gleaming. It looked as if it should come with a caped bellhop and a rack for hat boxes. “It’s a bling train!” said Ella, barely containing her delight.
Although geriatric by North American standards, Leonard Cohen’s home city is driven by a youthful, creative spirit that’s coming to the fore as Montreal kicks off its 375th anniversary celebrations
National Geographic Traveller
Churchill, the ice bear capital of the world, offers an easy way to observe these magnificent creatures — even from your bed
With river rapids, fine wines, fresh seafood and a fascinating history to explore, you can pack a lot in to a trip, says Sarah Barrell
National Geographic Traveller: Life on Canada’s Arctic frontier, the Yukon, is deeply entwined with its timeless landscape of glaciers, mighty rivers and dominating mountains. Once the target of a gold-rush stampede, this little-known region of myth and legend will inspire and mesmerise.
National Geographic Traveller: In Leticia, the capital of Colombia’s Amazon region, an encounter with the indigenous communities reveals the secrets of the jungle and intriguing tribal traditions.
Independent on Sunday 30 October 2011
With its Acadian history and rather Scottish setting, this luxury lodge could only be found in Nova Scotia, says Sarah Barrell
Trout Point Lodge sits pretty on the edge of a wilderness preserve that goes by a characteristically unpronounceable First Nations name: “Kejimkujik” – or “keji” as it’s locally known.
Independent on Sunday, 10 July
The 1897 Klondike gold rush brought thousands to the Yukon. Sarah Barrell follows the trail and discovers the precious metal is coming back