Lifestyle

Enthralling Escapes from Grenada

By Michele Peterson Soak up the rhythm of this lush Caribbean island at one of these refined resorts filled with character, style and sense of place. This is a destination where your adventure begins with your first breath of spice-scented air. With the soft white sand beneath your feet, sea stars...

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Treasured Island

By Marg Russett Far from the madding crowd, St. Lucia is about as close to tropical bliss as you can get. Nestled amongst the 7000 Caribbean islands, St. Lucia is a rare gem. When you think of the Caribbean, St. Lucia does not spring instantly to mind. That’s part of what makes a getaway to this...

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Homegrown Success

Countryside has yielded a national culinary champ: Yannick LaSalle When Yannick LaSalle was growing up in Bryson, a village (population 647) on the shore of the Ottawa River, there was a garden in the yard, but the food at the supper table was family fare. Nothing fancy. In those days the kid from...

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One Little Thing

ULTIMATE RIDE Looking for the ultimate driving experience? The BMW M8 Gran Coupé combines the engineering skills of BMW M with the exclusivity of the BMW Luxury Class to deliver exceptional driving with luxurious flair. The progressive design impresses with its radically dynamic, yet elegant...

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Om and Ah: Me Time is Now

As the days grow shorter and the time it takes to warm up the car grows longer, self-care can sputter to a halt. Don’t let it happen. Sure there are seasonal realities, from icy sidewalks to frostbite warnings, but they shouldn’t preclude opportunities to nurture your body and mind. These enticing...

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Embracing Imperfection

By Paul Gessell Photographer Christine Fitzgerald wants you to shudder when viewing her beautiful, though-provoking works. That’s easy. Christine Fitzgerald’s self-described “obsession” began in 2012. She had just retired as executive vice-president of the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, a...

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Sharing Menu

By Caroline Wissing A gourmet group puts the fun and ease back into hosting dinner parties.  Inviting guests for dinner is an ideal opportunity to create an unforgettable evening. From finding the perfect place setting and stunning centerpiece to mixing an elegant pre-dinner cocktail. But the...

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Falling in love with the Windy City

By Loukia Zigoumis Chicago—one of the largest cities in America and a short flight from Ottawa—offers something special for every traveller. Whether you’re a theatre lover, a fan of incredible architecture, a historian, a shopaholic, or a foodie, (hello, deep dish pizza!) the Windy City on Lake...

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Carley Schelck

“We set out to be a cooking school and to bring people around the table to share food and conversation. If people left with two or three things that could change and inspire how they looked at food, what they purchased and what they ate, then we felt we were doing a good job.” By Beka Shane Denter...

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Spectacular Adirondacks

You don’t have to rough it in the bush to enjoy the natural beauty of New York’s legendary mountains, thanks to uniquely beautiful, deluxe resorts in Lake Placid and Lake George By Barb Duncan Head southeast on an easy, scenic drive from Ottawa and you’ll arrive in an idyllic spot to...

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Grand Velas Los Cabos

Five-star family fun in the sun By George Coyle Tell people you’ve been on a luxurious, relaxing holiday in the sun, and they tend to assume you left the kids at home. We didn’t. At Grand Velas Los Cabos, a AAA Five Diamond resort on Mexico’s Baja Peninsula, our children, Austin, six, and...

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Vision for Exceptional Hospitality

Fogo Island offers the luxury traveller some of the best reasons to visit Canada’s windiest corner. By Hattie Klotz When the Fogo Island Inn opened in 2013, it immediately garnered glowing reviews from travel magazines worldwide, and shot to the top of my bucket list. Here was a wild and...

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