Taylor Newlands


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9 National foods you have to try while travelling

Embrace the culture and experience destinations in a new way by trying these delicious national foods straight from where they originated.

W Toronto is the place to immerse yourself in the city's vibe

Outfitted in elaborate light fixtures, vibrant colours and plenty of art, Yorkville's new W Toronto hotel is an alluring spot with an electric energy.

Personalized pampering is next level at Spa MyBlend at The Ritz

A treatment at Spa MyBlend at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto is an incredibly personalized experience, and best of all, it's a full-day affair with access to beautiful spa amenities — and champagne.

The underrated side of California you've never heard about

We take a trip off the beaten path in the Golden State — floating in a hot air balloon, watching seals and sipping wine, but not in Napa.

Saint Martin, a tropical paradise with some of the best food you'll ever eat

From glorious beaches and outdoor markets to decadent French fine dining, Saint Martin is bursting with delights for all the senses. We give you the lowdown on where to eat, play and stay.

Glitz, glamour and the Golden Age of Hollywood at Hotel Indigo, L.A.

Inspired by the Golden Age of Hollywood and outfitted in glitzy gold and glamorous cobalt blue, a stay at Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown will have you feeling like a movie star.

This is the coziest thing I've ever worn in my life — and you need it

A collaboration between romper revolutionaries Smash + Tess and outdoor equipment store MEC, the Fresh Air Fleece Jumpsuit will be your new best friend on any and every outdoor adventure.

I am obsessed with Merrill House in Prince Edward County

The coolest, quirkiest hotel in P.E.C. is full of enthralling art pieces and artifacts. Modern amenities and an impeccable culinary and wine program round out a perfect stay at Merrill House.

Skip the overdone cottage country and escape to the Finger Lakes

Pristine lakes, nature hikes and wineries galore await you in New York's serene Finger Lakes region — just a 3-hour drive from Toronto.

12 Breathtaking Ontario beaches to vacation at this summer

You'll forget all about the tropics when you see these stunning Ontario beaches with soft sand and crystal-clear turquoise waters.

New Hampshire's must-try restaurants and activities

Home of the White Mountains, New Hampshire is an outdoor enthusiast's playground with plenty of nature activities and an excellent food scene to boot.

Review: Bisha Hotel, Toronto

Toronto's Bisha Hotel on Blue Jays Way has marble bathrooms, a moody bar and three plush restaurants: French Made, Akira Back and KŌST. Here's our review.

We hit up the Broadview Hotel Rooftop bar and stay for the weekend

There's more to this historic east end spot than just the Broadview Hotel's Rooftop bar. Instead of going home after all that al fresco drinking and dining, we check-in to the recently reopened hotel and stay for the weekend.

The fast and the curious: We find out about Turo car sharing

Want a rental car without the counter? We look under the hood at Turo, the app-based, car sharing service in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal and other major cities.

An Avicii tribute museum is opening in Stockholm next year

Fans of the Swedish DJ will be able to celebrate his life and legacy at the Avicii Experience, an interactive, immersive and deeply emotional exhibition set to open in 2021.

The best seafood, sights and stays in Prince Edward Island

We explore how P.E.I. earns its reputation as a tourist magnet with sweeping landscapes, fresher-than-fresh seafood and the quaintest boutique hotels.

Winging It: Niagara Falls, Ontario

From wondrous views and outdoor activities to seasonal cuisine and some of Ontario's best wineries and breweries, we plan a weekend getaway to Niagara.

The Wanderlist: Eerily enchanting abandoned places around the world

Abandoned for decades, these spooky yet stunning sites around the world have been left to weather the elements – engulfed by trees, submerged underwater or dried out in the dessert.

You can now watch the sunrise from the top of the CN Tower

You don't have to be Drake to get to see the city from the top of the CN Tower. Live earth cams and a nightly light show have got your views covered.

Just Landed: The Easter Bunny brings tourists home (with the help of Lufthansa)

After being declared an essential worker last week, the Easter Bunny hopped aboard a Lufthansa flight to help repatriate German tourists who were stranded abroad.