Andrea Yu

Andrea Yu

Contributing Writer

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A millennial's first-hand experience on a stately cruise to Alaska

A lifelong cruise skeptic, Andrea Yu ventures aboard her first voyage at sea, travelling on Cunard Cruises’ Queen Elizabeth from Vancouver to southern Alaska.

The legends and the history behind Montreal bagels

We discover the heritage and the history behind Montreal bagels, and find out where to get the best bagels, from St-Viateur to Fairmount.

Cast your cares away and Tobago

We venture to the island of Tobago and find respite from the usual tourist crowds.

Winter river hiking in Utah: trekking The Narrows in Zion National Park

We find ourselves between a rock and a rock face while trekking through Utah’s national parks in the winter.

In Transit: Avalon Waterways

We cruise Europe’s rivers with Avalon Waterways while discovering activities and historic sites at each stop.

Winging it: Big Island, Hawaii

We discover how Hawaii’s Big Island combines tropical luxury with remote, rugged landscapes and stunning vistas.

This Christmas market will knock your festive socks off

We get into the festive spirit by exploring one of Germany’s largest and oldest Christmas markets – the Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt.

Just Landed: Hanukkah packages light up the Watergate Hotel in D.C.

Say Happy Challadays with family-centric packages at this luxury hotel.

Pack This: Cocoon Apothecary's Nordic Boost Hydrating Serum

A must for ski trips and long flights, this plant-based serum keeps dry skin feeling soft and supple.

Just Landed: You can now celebrate the holidays just like the Griswolds

Chicago’s Ivy Hotel has just launched a National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation-inspired holiday package.

Women in Wine: Meet the females transforming Okanagan Valley's wine scene

We discover why the Oliver-Osoyoos wine region in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley is a forward-thinking locale for women in winemaking.

Just Landed: Airbnb introduces Animal Experiences

The latest addition to Airbnb Experiences offers travellers close encounters with delightful creatures and their caregivers.

The Wanderlist: Best modern all-inclusives

These days, all-inclusive vacations aren’t just about unlimited food and drink. These modern package experiences offer activities and add-ons that go beyond the ordinary.

Room Service: Cable Mountain Lodge

Set at the south entrance to Zion National Park, Cable Mountain Lodge is a great home base for those exploring one of Utah’s best hiking spots.

Pack This: Niyama Yoga Wellness's Sleep Like Buddha

This all-natural sleep and relaxation supplement can help to ease you out of jet lag and into a restful night’s sleep.

Just Landed: Pearson International Airport ranks 14 out of 19 in customer satisfaction survey

The JD Power survey puts Toronto's Pearson airport near the bottom of North America’s ‘mega’ airports category.

Cabana in the woods: A five-day kayaking trip into B.C.'s wilderness

We slip into a kayak and paddle off the grid for five days in British Columbia’s Desolation Sound, a marine park on the Sunshine Coast.

Hotel Review: The Lund Resort at Klah Ah Men

This historic, Indigenous-owned property on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast combines small-town seaside charm with local touches and great eats.

Pack This: Victorinox Camper Knife

Not only for camping trips, this compact multi-tool is a handy item to keep in your pocket for last-minute fixes.

Just Landed: Air Canada Café opens in Pearson’s domestic departures

The latest addition to Pearson’s Maple Leaf Lounges includes bistro-style offerings such as Greenhouse Juices and Lavazza cold brew coffee.