Archive for July, 2015


Many a West Coast Trail hiker applies whittled graffiti to the tangles of stray fishing floats that adorn each campsite. Photo: Ian Doig

Tips for travelling Vancouver Island’s West Coast Trail

Sensible safety to proper pooping on Canada’s legendary rainforest hike The usual common sense advice applies when hiking the West Coast Trail: pack as lightly […]

July 29, 2015 ×


The West Coast Trail follows the spectacular shoreline of Vancouver Island’s Pacific Rim National Park. Photo by Ian Doig

In a West Coast Trail state of mind

One of the world’s great nature hikes, this Vancouver Island trek is physically and mentally challenging “I realized a long time ago, it’s better to […]

July 21, 2015 ×

Destinations, Experiences

Albo’s research suggests the building’s impressive architecture follows Masonic lineage all the way back to ancient Egypt. Photo by Bob Keelaghan

Manitoba Legislative Building’s Hermetic Code Tour and the riddle of the sphinx

A historical tour guide uncovers the mysterious Masonic codes of the Legislative Building in Winnipeg “You will become a more intelligent, better balanced and altogether […]

July 15, 2015 ×

Experiences, Food

Duncan Ly's artistic scallop plating is something diners may never see again. Photo by Elizabeth Chorney-Booth

Collaborative dinners at River Cafe in Calgary are one of a kind

Diners and local chefs enjoy a special evening of food, cocktails and wine in Prince’s Island Park The mountain rustic yet warmly luxurious dining room […]

July 10, 2015 ×