Archive for January, 2015

Experiences

This wild downhill ride requires no lessons nor special gear aside from bouncy inflated tubes, which are supplied. Paul Zizka, courtesy Mount Norquay

Tubing in the Canadian Rockies

Hurtle downhill at Mount Norquay sans skis Not every visitor to Canada’s Rocky Mountain ski resorts is confident enough to strap on a pair of […]

January 27, 2015 ×

Destinations, Experiences

“I was alive for the first time in my life!” Ice Lake Rebels star Stephan Hervieux on risking a ship-to-shore commute during spring breakup. Photo: David Johnson/DCL, courtesy Animal Planet

Ice Lake Rebels of Yellowknife Bay

Floating houseboat residents live on the fringe of society, but barely With its sparse population and extensive wilderness, Canada’s north attracts people who want to […]

January 21, 2015 ×

Food, International

Vodka shots and Polish pickles are the specialty at Pijalnia Wódki i Piwa

The Polish vodka and pickle bar renaissance

Communist-era lounges are cool once more On an otherwise sleepy Wednesday evening, the Poznan location of Pijalnia Wódki i Piwa (literal translation: Drinking Room for […]

January 13, 2015 ×

Destinations, Experiences

Enviro Foto, courtesy Northwest Territories Tourism

Looking for the Northern Lights in Yellowknife

Tips to maximize your viewing experience A night sky full of green and blue swirling light breaks into crystalline fractal patterns and shimmering diamonds. They […]

January 9, 2015 ×