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Katie Bridges

Staff Writer

Katie Bridges's articles

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.

Room Service: JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort

This idyllic spot in Florida offers miles of pristine private beach, fine dining and plenty of R&R opportunities – or access the Everglades adventures on its doorstep.

Winging It: Rochester, NY

We take you around the lake to eat and drink your way through Rochester, a revived American city.

Room Service: The Crane Resort – Barbados

The Caribbean’s oldest continually operating hotel offers guests enough amenities that they never need to leave their perch on the southeast end of the island.

Room Service: The Shore Club Turks & Caicos

Kite-surfing in turquoise waters on a secluded beach and Peruvian-Japanese fine dining conspire to put this luxury resort at the top of the Turks and Caicos bucket list.

Room Service: River Spring Lodge – Darien Center, NY

This intimate boutique lodge between Buffalo and Rochester is the perfect base for exploring Western New York’s natural wonders.

Room Service: La Seigneurie du Triton – Lac-Édouard, Quebec

La Seigneurie du Triton offers adventurous guests a chance to get back to nature and unplug from the modern world.

Room Service: Kimpton Saint George Hotel – Toronto

Kimpton Saint George, the first boutique hotel opened by the chain in Toronto, brings laid-back, moody design and local touches to Bloor Street.

Room Service: Hotel X Toronto by Library Hotel Collection – Toronto

Hotel X Toronto, from the opulent Library Collection, arrives at Exhibition Place with stunning views and resort-level amenities.