Vancouver Island

Wickaninnish Inn and more joys of Tofino

Venerable hotel celebrates its 20th year in one of Canada’s thriving tourist destinations.


Aboriginal BC finds for Will and Kate

The Royal couple will discover a wealth of First Nations culture on the west coast.


Tofino storm watching awaits you

Michelle Hopkins dives into the storms of the west coast.


6 Canadian hotels and watery fun

From Saskatchewan to PEI and the west coast, Canada is full of watery fun.


The coolification of Victoria continues

British Columbia's capital is challenging the perception that it’s stodgy and staid. 


Gooseneck barnacles are a lure to Tofino's Adrian Brijbassi gets a tasty introduction to the Wolf in the Fog's most intriguing delicacy.


Paddle among orcas of Johnstone Strait's Mark Sissons kayaks through B.C. waters with west coast icons within reach.

Victoria's Bengal Lounge has been one of the city's most beloved attractions for decades. It has been closed to the public. (Photo courtesy of the Fairmont Empress)

Victoria icon Bengal Lounge closes

Fairmont Empress hotel restaurant will be replaced by modern establishments.


Splendid food, lodging finds in Victoria

Inn at Laurel Point is among the highlights of a recent visit to the BC capital.

2016-20 best places to travel in canada

20 Best Places to Visit in Canada for 2016

The Canadian dollar is low, gas is cheap, car travel is in again. That means road trips are back.

Top 50 Restaurants in Canada
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Wickaninnish Inn and more joys of Tofino