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Meredith Hardie

Meredith Hardie

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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.

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.

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.

Hotel X Toronto by Library Hotel Collection: hotel review

With stunning views and resort-standard amenities, design-led Hotel X Toronto makes for a sleek addition to the city – and if it's good enough for the NHL stars, it's good enough for us.

Airlines ban alcohol to help minimize the spread of COVID-19

In an effort to reduce the interaction between crew members and fellow passengers, the only alcohol heavily encouraged on planes right now is hand sanitizer.

Explore Ontario on a road trip this summer

If you got the travel blues this summer, hit the open road instead on one of these road trips just a short distance from Toronto. After all, Ontario is “yours to discover.”

Travel movies to watch right now

We may be stuck at home, but you can go anywhere with the magic of movies. Let these epic tales and inspiring stories take you on an adventure.

The Wanderlist: Cities with the best coffee culture and cafés

If that morning jolt is an essential element of your day, these cities have the coffee culture to satisfy your cravings.

Get up-close to Toronto while physical distancing

City of Neighbourhoods, the Six, Hogtown – call it what you want, Toronto has lots of names and even more to explore from afar.

Van-lifers to follow on the road less travelled

While we're parked at home, we're living vicariously through these #vanlife wanderers who have built homes on wheels.

How to do the indoors like the Danes

Denmark is one of the happiest countries in the world and the source of their happiness starts in the home. We've got a guide to embracing the great indoors – Danish-style.

 

Just Landed: The water in Venice's canals is clear… but there were never any dolphins

The normally crowded, polluted canals of Venice are clearer, but the truth behind viral, feel-good stories isn't always as transparent