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Meredith Hardie

Meredith Hardie

Staff Writer

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The long, winding road back to travel

After two years of punishing COVID restrictions and shut downs, leisure travel is finally poised to make a comeback ­— in a big way.

Put these best food cities in the US on your bucket list

If you're hungry for inventive culinary delights and time-honoured delicacies, make a pit stop at the best food cities in the US.

What it's like to stay at the Frontenac Club in Kingston, Ontario

The Frontenac Club in Kingston has been renovated into one of Ontario's best boutique hotels. We've got all the details.

The ultimate guide to Kingston, Ontario

From haunted walks to farm-to-table dining and local craft beer, we've got the best things to eat, see and do in Kingston, Ontario.

The must-try places to eat and experience in Montreal

In lieu of a Euro vacation, we embark on the next best thing — a trip to Canada's foodie city. Here is everything you must see, do and fill your face with in Montreal.

Review: The June Motel, Sauble Beach

The June Motel has a heated pool, an indoor-outdoor restaurant and all the frosé you could ever need. Here's our review of Sauble Beach's latest arrival.

What to expect at Wander the Resort

Book in advance and bring your pack to Prince Edward County for a special staycation at Wander the Resort, a new lakeside, luxury cabin retreat with a private beach.

Prince Edward County: a food lover's guide to where to eat, drink and stay

When we can travel again, here are the wineries, breweries and farm-to-table restaurants you need to visit in Prince Edward County.

Hotel Review: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Toronto

We packed our fanciest pjs and checked out Toronto's Ritz-Carlton Hotel where luxe amenities meet five-star hospitality for an unforgettable staycation.

Hotel Review: the Drake Hotel

From the superlative suites to the in-house restaurant and the rooftop Sky Yard, the Drake Hotel on Queen West is the ideal spot for a Toronto staycation.

The 18 hiking essentials you need this fall

From Columbia's latest boot to a Garmin GPS smart watch, we've go the all-singing, all-dancing hiking gear you need this fall. Don't leave home without it.

San Lucas prison island turns into Costa Rica's newest national park

From prison to... National park? Costa Rica has transformed its renowned San Lucas Island prison into a park packed with hiking trails and top-notch facilities.

Trouble in Paradise? These Brazilian islands have some unusual COVID guidelines

Brazil's Fernando de Noronha islands are known for world class beaches, turquoise waters and now for only welcoming travellers who've had COVID-19. Here's what you need to know.

Review: The Anndore House, Toronto

The Anndore House has better style than most people with its contemporary rooms, vintage vibes and inviting Mediterranean restaurant. Here's our review of Toronto's hippest boutique hotel for your next staycation.

8 of the best wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake

From the Sparkling House at Trius Winery to the rows of vines at Peller Estates Winery, there's something for everyone in Ontario's wine country. Here's our list of the best wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake for your next grape adventure.

Japan's latest tourist attraction: Tokyo's transparent public toilets

Pull out your iPhone, Tokyo's new transparent toilets are lighting up social media and breaking down barriers in Japan – plus they look really cool...

You can go on Indigenous travel experiences across Canada through Airbnb

Airbnb has partnered with the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada to launch unique Indigenous travel experiences from Ontario to Kamloops.

Caribbean, Mexico and Central America borders reopen: what you need to know right now

As COVID-19 restrictions loosen in some countries, international borders begin to reopen and tourism gets a fresh, sanitized start.

5 of the best road-trip-worthy restaurants near Toronto

Fill up the gas tank and your belly at some of the best road trip worthy restaurants just a short drive from Toronto.

The Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit is now open in Toronto

Gogh beyond the four corners of your apartment and check out Toronto's Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit.