Hunter Gutman

Hunter Gutman

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This sprawling, affordable Nordic spa is walking distance from Old Québec

Strøm Nordic Spa — Old Québec is a sprawling wellness campus on the bank of the Saint Lawrence River. I spent a day at the Québec Nordic spa pampering myself and challenging my cold plunge endurance.

Everything to see, do and eat in Scottsdale, Arizona

We plan a 72-hour itinerary of Scottsdale, Arizona that spans its thriving food scene, local wine, art, world-famous architecture and sky-high adventures.

Columbia's Landroamer Collection lets you enjoy the outdoors longer

On a chilly winter trip through Montréal, Columbia's Landroamer line is my best friend. It keeps me warm, cool and comfortable both indoors and outdoors.

How to plan a weekend trip around these essential Montréal vegan restaurants

Montréal in winter is the perfect weekend getaway. Here's what you need to do, where to stay and the Montréal vegan restaurants you can't miss.

Embrace sweat and shivers at Alter sauna & ice bath studio

At Toronto's Alter, knowledgeable instructors walk you through hot and cold therapy and encourage you to challenge yourself. It's equally as rewarding to pop in on your lunch break, or lounge and linger.

Work, play and relax in downtown Ottawa at The Metcalfe Hotel

A detour from the capital's iconic grandiose hotels, newly renovated boutique property The Metcalfe Hotel opts for excellent creature comforts; an airy, open space; and a buzzy atmosphere.

The Kimpton Saint George has teamed up with Toronto's top food tour

I stay overnight to experience the new Kimpton x Culinary Adventure Tours Co. package, and rediscover delicious delights on a Toronto food tour of Kensington Market and Chinatown.

Bone-chilling fun awaits at Legends of Horror and Zombie Apocalypse

Until Halloween, Legends of Horror returns to Casa Loma for its eighth year to spook all those who dare to walk the castle’s grounds.

Friday 29 September 2023 - Tuesday 31 October 2023

Travel to Newfoundland for one of the best adventures in Canada

On a week-long road trip around the east coast island, I peruse St. John's, discover vast vistas, uncover ancient life and gawk at kooky puffins.

The most essential experiences in Interlaken, Switzerland

Flanked by mountains and two beautiful lakes on either end, Interlaken is the place to experience the best of Switzerland. Here are the activities and experiences you don't want to miss.

I nearly froze in Quebec, and I loved every second of it

Hunter Gutman experiences just how fun — and freezing — winter in Quebec can be. After he defrosts, he’s left with something he didn’t expect: newfound inner strength.

How "Michigan's Crown Jewel," Mackinac Island stole my heart

The small car-free island in northern Michigan is an under-the-radar gem rich with history, fun outdoor experiences and fresh farm-to-ferry meals.

Columbia's stylish new hiking shoes are great for beginners

In an effort to make hiking my hobby this summer, I tested out Columbia's new Facet 75 hiking shoes. They're accessible, lightweight and have impressive grip, even on slippery slopes.

I'd travel all the way to North Carolina just to stay at The Henderson again

The Henderson is century-old inn that became our home away from home during a road trip through the state. Built in the 1920's, it's lovingly cared for today by a husband-and-wife duo.

Recharge your batteries and reset your life at Ontario wellness retreats

From plant-based lakeside sanctuaries to glamping getaways, these retreats offer an escape from everyday life and nourishment for the mind, body and soul.

Visit western North Carolina for a once-in-a-lifetime road trip

All you need are four wheels and a sprinkle of wanderlust to tap North Carolina's natural beauty, small-town charm and vibrant culture. Fly in to Charlotte, rent a car and let's hit the road.

The Swiss Travel Pass is the key to Switzerland travel

A breathtaking country with most areas accessible by train, Switzerland is best explored with the Swiss Travel Pass.

The Hazelton hotel: Luxury, privacy and heart

Chic rooms, lux spa, superb dining: The Hazelton has everything you would expect from a five-star hotel, but the staff are what make it extraordinary.

A peek past the veil of celebrity at The Pendry West Hollywood

Our short stay at the dazzling Pendry West Hollywood slips us into a celebrity's shoes for a whirlwind weekend of excess and extravagance. We find world-class amenities, Michelin-starred restaurants and jaw-dropping modern design at The Pendry West Hollywood.

Take a trip to the sun-glazed centre of the world: West Hollywood

West Hollywood is a city packed with world-class restaurants, gaudy nightlife destinations and dazzlingly maximalist boutique hotels.