This young grizzly walked along the shore before deciding to swim across the estuary.
Grizzly bears eluded me when I stayed at King Pacific Lodge in British Columbia, so I was fascinated when fellow travel journalist Doug Hansen told me…
Farmers markets – like this one in La Jolla, California – are “happenings” that provide visitors a chance to experience the local lifestyle.
Farmers markets are great places to connect with the local lifestyle of a place you’re visiting. …
L’Anse aux Meadows is a UNESCO World Heritage site where the Viking Norseman created the first European settlements in North America.
Best restaurants in Canada…
When I think about dining in Canada, I visualize cozy meals in country settings, beautiful…
King Pacific Lodge is located in Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest.
Since I wrote this, King Pacific Lodge has been moved and is now, primarily, catering to fishermen. For details, go to King Pacific Lodge.
Seeing whales in the wilderness had…
Charming Sooke Harbour House, located on the water, is the best place to stay near Victoria.
It’s the best place to stay near Victoria and one of the first gracious country inns that helped me define Authentic Luxury Travel. In…
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What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road.
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