Lifestyle

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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A Taste of the High Life

By George Coyle Deep beneath the earth in Épernay, France, ancient walls house millions of bottles of Moët & Chandon Champagne. If these magnificent chalk walls could talk they would undoubtedly say, “Cheers! Life is for toasting.” For centuries, this champagne has been synonymous with the best...

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Natural wonder

Michelle Valberg dishes on getting that once-in-a-lifetime shot and her love for the North By Janet Wilson Michelle Valberg has taken breathtaking photographs of wild animals on the move, massive icebergs, rugged landscapes and the sweet-smiling faces of Canada’s Inuit, but the one image she sought...

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Gold standard

Miami Beach’s affluent enclave of Bal Harbour offers a prime location with unrivalled amenities By Janet Wilson Stretching out on a yoga mat at Exhale Spa inside the Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, I feel my shoulders relax and tension slowly subside. Our instructor welcomes the hearty band of early...

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Proudly Canadian

Koyman Gallery, celebrating its 50th anniversary,  is the largest art emporium in the country By Paul Gessell Photography by Bruno Schlumberger Terry Koyman’s face lights up like a kid at Christmas as he describes the “joy” in the room when a customer falls in love with a painting and buys it...

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The Great Escape

Hurst Marina is a one-stop destination for all your boating needs By Patrick Langston Do you know what “coving” means? If so, you’re likely a veteran boater. If not, it’s the trending practice of boats tying up closely together in a cove so that everyone can swim, socialize and carry on in the...

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