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Katie Bridges

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Time to spill the tea: We take high tea in Victoria, B.C.

From high tea and tea-infused cocktails to the dedicated tea tasting bar at Silk Road Tea, there’s something special brewing in Victoria, B.C.

Our ultimate guide to Windsor restaurants, hotels and more

Home to whisky distilleries, microbreweries and wineries, Windsor, Ontario has become a destination well worth your while. We plan your weekend getaway, including Windsor restaurants and activities.

Dishes from around the world (and where to get them in Toronto)

Your plate is your passport right now, so grab a fork and join us as we travel the gastronomic globe with dishes from these Toronto restaurants.

Off the eaten path: How Tucson became the first UNESCO City of Gastronomy in the U.S.

Despite a culinary accolade bestowed by UNESCO, Tucson’s charms continue to be overlooked for other southwestern cities. Katie Bridges dons her stretchy pants and discovers why the Old Pueblo is the perfect trip for pigging out.

Hot Shots: The Rock restaurant in Zanzibar, Tanzania

During high tide, the only way to get to the Rock restaurant is by boat.

Abbey Road repaints the Beatles' popular crossing while the U.K. is on lockdown

A highway maintenance crew took advantage of the quiet streets of London to give the iconic Abbey Road crossing a fresh coat of paint.

How to eat and drink your way through Tucson, Arizona

Tucson was the first U.S. entry on UNESCO’s City of Gastronomy list. We navigate the interconnected web of artisans to find out why.

Yacht more do you want?: We take a private charter to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

We attempt to gain our sealegs and disconnect from modern life on a truly off-the-grid excursion around the islands of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Winging it: Quebec City

We head to Quebec’s capital city and detail a whirlwind itinerary that combines glimpses of history with cutting-edge gourmet experiences.

Visit this open-air market for food, brews and kangaroos

Covering ten football fields, Melbourne’s sprawling Queen Victoria Market can be daunting. Luckily, we've got you covered.

Cash or Crunch: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Get off the beach and enjoy everything Rio has to offer – from habitable hostels to tasting menus – whether you’re feeling spendy or on a budget.

In Transit: FlyGTA

We discover the perks of travelling to Niagara on one of FlyGTA’s eight-seater planes.

Winging It: Saguenay Lac-Saint-Jean

We find outdoor adventure close to home in Saguenay Lac-Saint-Jean, a rugged, lesser-visited region of central Quebec.

Sandals Montego Bay – Montego Bay, Jamaica

The first-ever Sandals resort has been brought into the modern age with an elevated gourmet program that lets foodies dine at 20 restaurants over two hotels.

Night on the 'Toon: Where to eat and drink in Saskatoon

From all-local bread to up-and-coming breweries, Katie Bridges finds out what makes Saskatoon a prairie gem.

Winging It: Punta Gorda, Florida

Miami and Orlando get the headlines, but we think Punta Gorda deserves special attention for food.

Gator-aid: Getting up close and personal with Florida's alligators

Katie Bridges takes her fear of reptiles in hand – and then cradles an alligator – as she tours Florida’s ecologically important Everglades.

Room Service: Drake Motor Inn – Prince Edward County

The Drake adds to its PEC roster with a nostalgic nod to the golden era of motels.

Room Service: The Wyvern Hotel – Punta Gorda, FL

This laid back boutique property offers harbour views, live music and rooftop cocktails in a charming and undiscovered part of southwest Florida.

Coming out of its shell: Turks and Caicos' changing culinary scene

As the Turks and Caicos takes off as a luxury culinary-travel destination, we meet the chefs working to keep a local element in the country’s dining.