Escapism TO
Menu Search

Taylor Newlands


Taylor Newlands's articles

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.

Smart serenity: Apps to help you relax on your next trip – or right now

While travelling is exciting and fun, it can also be extremely stressful. Here are three apps to help you relax and de-stress, whether you're on a trip or at home in COVID-19 quarantine.

The Wanderlist: Sky high dining experiences with the best views in the world

Some of the highest restaurants in the world, these places pair delicious fare with incredible views. You'll be on cloud nine – literally.

Hotel Review: Hilton Garden Inn – Manchester, N.H.

Watch the New Hampshire Fisher Cats knock it out of the park from the comfort of your room at this downtown Manchester hotel.

How to eat and drink your way through P.E.I.

We discover sweeping landscapes and fresher-than-fresh seafood in Prince Edward Island.

Winging It: Annapolis, Maryland

We discover the best of Annapolis, a historic and charming city on Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay coast.

Just Landed: The Beatles' Strawberry Field is now a tourist site

You can now visit the site in the U.K. that inspired the famous Beatles' song lyric, "Strawberry Fields Forever" – and it's not actually a strawberry field.

Hotel Review: Adventure Suites – North Conway, New Hampshire

This themed hotel in North Conway, New Hampshire boasts several over-the-top suites, including a three-level haunted house where you can get scared out of your skin with 17 of your closest pals.

The Wanderlist: Cities to see by bike

Want to take your two-wheel habit with you when you hit the road? These cities know how to do cycling right.

Winging It: Miami, FL

Miami might be the sunniest spot you can get to in just over three hours. We find out where to eat, drink and be merry in the Magic City.