• Canadian Gem: Fairmont Banff Springs

    Canadian Gem: Fairmont Banff Springs0

    Mountains Seem to Frame Every Hole By Alice and Danny Scott Fairmont Banff Springs is known as the Castle of the Rockies, shining like a beacon of towering wealth and prestige, begging to be toured. Wandering the halls, shops, restaurants and galleries is almost an adventure itself. Originally built by railroad barons, its fame catapulted

  • Canadian Sea Adventure: Cabot Cliffs

    Canadian Sea Adventure: Cabot Cliffs0

    Small-Ship Cruise Takes You to the No. 9 Golf Course in the World Michael Cunningham Our crew hoists our golf gear onto the vessel’s starboard deck masterfully avoiding brightly coloured kayaks and paddleboards. Our goods are now resting adjacent to a flotilla of jet-black Zodiacs, which will soon become our means of “ship to shore”

  • Fairmont Chateau  Whistler a Gem

    Fairmont Chateau Whistler a Gem0

    Resort Set in Dramatic Mountainscape By Bruce Vittner In September we had the opportunity to visit the Fairmont Whistler Chateau Whistler at Whistler Mountain in British Columbia, Canada, about an hour and a half northeast of Vancouver. Having never been to this area and remembering the beautiful scenes from the 2010 Winter Olympics, we were

  • Kamloops Golf Will Steal Your Heart0

    By Dave Finn Kamloops, British Columbia, is about a four-hour drive from Banff, Vancouver or Seattle and its semi-arid climate is perfect for golfers.  Talking Rock Resort, Rivershore Golf Links and Tobiano Golf make a ideal golf destinations. More

  • Fairmont Banff: Golf & Wilderness0

    By Katharine Dyson The massive stone Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel , in Jasper National Park, reigns over a wilderness experience and 27  great holes of golf— along with luxuries like the fabulous Solace Spa and Fitness Centre, fireplaces, minibars and tons of shops. More

  • Kelowna, B.C.: A World Apart0

    By Dave Finn Kelowna, British Columbia, has now blossomed into a vibrant hub and the largest community in the Okanagan Valley with a population of over 115,000 — 167,000 if you include the Central Okanagan Regional District.  Newcomers have been lured here by the moderate year-round climate, warm summers with low humidity and little snowfall