Lifestyle

Spring Obsessions

Curated by Michele Peterson This season’s fresh finds, luxury experiences and must-haves are key ingredients to a stylish spring whether you’re at home or on the go. World’s most unforgettable umbrella  Wind, hail...

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Nature is the New Luxury

A journey to remote Clayoquot Wilderness Resort on Vancouver Island is the ultimate luxury experience  By Michele Peterson Some of the planet’s best outdoor adventures happen on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the UNESCO Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve. Here, where the mountains meet...

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Opulence in Jamaica

Escape the ordinary at these elite luxury villa resorts. By Michele Peterson Luxury travellers looking for seclusion, personalized service and the finest amenities need look no further than Jamaica’s prestigious villa resorts. These elite hideaways ooze luxury, allowing guests to enjoy the...

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Much to Love in Morocco

Mind-boggling choice of pretty places to stay, savour and explore Story and photos by Hattie Klotz Morocco, it seems, is having a moment. Since visiting in late February, I receive at least one email, occasionally two, weekly from friends and acquaintances who are shortly headed east. They’re all...

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Five Diamond Experience In The Caribbean

Grand Velas Riviera Maya By George Coyle When it’s time for sun and sand, I want a luxurious tropical vacation with amenities and services that are second to none. After all, time away is at a premium so the experience should be spectacular. As I discovered earlier this year, Grand Velas Riviera...

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Beauty From Behind The Lens Escape Into Wonderment

Photographer’s National Geographic book captures Quebec’s glorious, lesser-known spaces. By Paul Gessell Timing was crucial. Mathieu Dupuis had only minutes to capture the perfect shot. He was standing on a bridge not far from where the 322-kilometre-long Lièvre River flows into the Ottawa just...

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Off Road, by Nature

When Ottawa photographer Miv Fournier set off on an overlanding adventure in Utah and Arizona, he was well prepared. He had done his research.

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Unforgettable French Polynesia

The islands of Tahiti offer an enchanting mix of adventure and high-style luxury. Wild, raw and untouched, these far-flung islands in the South Pacific have long been a lure for adventurous travelers.

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Cleanse your life of excess at Rancho La Puerta

Better health is the root of the philosophy at this world-renowned spa By Hattie Klotz Photographs by Rancho La Puerta Five years ago, a friend of mine disappeared to a ‘spa’ in northern Mexico. No big news there. However, when she returned she couldn’t say enough good things about the place. I...

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Into the wild

Yukon offers everything you need for a sense of adventure Photo essay by Miv Fournier For many people, Yukon represents the end of the world, with its pure, natural, untouched wilderness stretching all the way to the Arctic Circle. And they’re right. Natural, mysterious and unforgettable. Decades...

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Jordan’s riches

Who would have thought I would be wandering on the same grains of sand as past kings that once ruled over an Arabian oasis. There I was, on camelback, slowly passing majestic canyons in the Jordan desert all the while making my way towards an epic sunrise. A tapestry of jewel gold, fall-like...

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Mountain high

Operating ski resorts isn’t glamorous work, but for brothers Bob and Peter Sudermann, who are reshaping local hills around Ottawa, it’s a labour of love By Patrick Langston Sounds like the dream job, doesn’t it? Ski resort owner. Out on the slopes all day; lounging by the lodge’s crackling...

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