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Hokkaido's surprising winter adventures

Hokkaido's surprising winter adventures

Photo by Suzanne Morphet The young man from the U.K. is most apologetic. "I wish you were able to see the resort at its best—it's a very special place," he says wistfully.
Hampton Court Palace: Far from the madding crowd

Hampton Court Palace: Far from the madding crowd

Shutterstock.com Lexicographer Samuel Johnson famously mused: "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.
A hike to Portofino

A hike to Portofino

Morning bread and wine are the preferred refreshment on this Italian Riviera excursion
Remote Ranong

Remote Ranong

Thailand's isolated coast
A weekend in the Yukon: Summertime sights in the land of the midnight sun

A weekend in the Yukon: Summertime sights in the land of the midnight sun

PHOTO BY GAIL JOHNSON If life is short, vacations are even shorter. Travelling to the Yukon might seem like one of those trips you need a week or two to even consider, but it's possible to make an epic long weekend of it.
Exploring Transylvania for signs of Dracula

Exploring Transylvania for signs of Dracula

Bran Castle in Brașov, Romania. SHUTTERSTOCK We are driving along narrow, winding roads through dense, dark, ancient forests and over steep mountain passes through the Carpathian Mountains in Transylvania.
Discovering scuba: diving in Oahu —with a little encouragement

Discovering scuba: diving in Oahu —with a little encouragement

"To be 'fearless' means nothing. When you have fears, and you conquer those fears, that's courage." Former U.S. Navy SEAL diver Stephen Kaplan was talking to my teenage son while bobbing in the warm, blue water off Oahu's west coast in Hawaii.
The Tour du Mont Blanc

The Tour du Mont Blanc

Trekking the iconic alpine route of stunning vistas, mountain passes and flower filled meadows
Standing up for the Great Bear Rainforest

Standing up for the Great Bear Rainforest

By Amber Turnau British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest is more than a place—it's a sensory voyage.
Mystery of the Nazca Lines in Peru

Mystery of the Nazca Lines in Peru

Monkey. Photo by Karin Leperi There's a place in southern Peru called the Nazca Plain. Classified as a coastal desert, it is one of the driest places on Earth, getting less than 2.5 centimetres of rain a year.