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Play Out Your Cowboy Fantasies at Canada's Calgary Stampede

Sep 13, 2017  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

Calgary is cowboy cool. You’ll know you’ve arrived by its informal greeting of white hats and wide smiles—everywhere. Though it’s known as the gateway to the Canadian Rockies and host of the XV Olympic Winter Games, Calgary’s most notable association is an annual event that lasts less than two weeks, but is renowned around the globe.

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How One Music Festival in Quebec is Drawing Americans to Colonial Canada

Sep 7, 2017  |   Contributor: Shea Peters

Only a 90 minute flight from NYC, there’s a city in Eastern Canada that is neither Drake’s Toronto or the aristocratic, quintessentially French Montreal.

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The Return of Victoria's Queen—The Fairmont Empress Receives a Royal Reception

Aug 29, 2017  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

Despite being the capital city’s hub of activity with seaplanes, water taxis and assorted boats negotiating its waterway, initial approach into Victoria’s Inner Harbour aboard the V2V reveals a setting that is regally serene.

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Chef Shane Robilliard on Lobster Decadence at a Billionaire's Resort

Aug 1, 2017  |   Contributor: Tiffany Leigh

Fox Harb’r resort offers sanctuary in many forms. The resort is a culinarian’s delight; situated on the eastern tip of Nova Scotia and about 90 minutes from Halifax.

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Tasting Canada’s Wild West: A True Foodie’s Guide to Eating Your Way Through BC | Sponsored Content by Fairmont British Columbia

Jun 8, 2017  |   Contributor: Fairmont Hotels

With more than 16,000 miles of Pacific coastline and approximately 62 million acres of forest, British Columbia is truly Canada’s wild land. As you might expect, all of this open space and access to wildlife makes for some really, really good food. 

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The Romance of the Wintery Canadian Rockies at the Fairmont Banff Springs

Feb 6, 2017  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The first time I spotted the Fairmont Banff Springs it was from a lookout spot miles away on the Tunnel Mountain hiking trail.

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Quebec’s Grand Old Dame Has a New Modern Glow

Dec 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Parm Parmar

Quebec City is renowned for its phenomenal charm, beauty, fine cuisine and its grand hotel, The Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. As the city’s chief landmark and UNESCO World Heritage site, the property is recognized as one of the most-photographed resorts in the world, and its castle-like grandeur has captured the hearts of countless dignitaries, celebrities, and royalty. 

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Vancouver: The Place to Relax, Rejuvenate and Participate

Nov 17, 2016  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

At first glance, things seem different in Vancouver—the sky is bluer, the harbor is livelier and the mountains are closer. Looking beyond these physical attributes is an additional appeal, best described as the “Vancouver vibe.” While the Canadian city is where to go to slow down, draw a deep breath and hit the pause button, it is also a destination for recharging your battery, renewing your interests and reinvigorating your lifestyle. In short, Vancouver represents just about everything to everybody.

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One Visit to Montréal Will Begin Your Lifelong Love Affair With the Canadian City

Jul 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Many people fly into Montréal for business, or they are on a pre/post cruise trip in or near this island metropolis, but they often neglect making the Canadian destination a part of their journey. One of the most inviting, vibrant, diverse and stimulating cities in the world, if Montréal isn't on your travel list, it should  be. If it is, here are suggestions on where to stay, dine and go while there:

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Discovering Québec's Food Scene in Montreal, Lanaudiere and Mauricie

Jan 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

Montrealers have three obsessions, I’m told. The first is the Canadian’s hockey team, the second is food and cycling takes third place. Though I’m an avid sports fan and bicycle rider (albeit back in the day), my trip to Québec involved numéro deux: its food. My mission was twofold: to forge an edible journey beyond Montreal’s traditionally tried-and-true poutine (fries and cheese curds topped with gravy), and to take a physical journey past the metropolis to what locals call authentic Québec.

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Eat, Stay and Play in One of Canada's Most Diverse Cities

Oct 12, 2016  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

Montréal is possibly one of Canada's most diverse cities. It’s a place where summer festivals showcase everything from jazz to French music and local culture, a destination where the present meets the past through architecture and long held traditions and ultimately a city where visitors go to experience gourmet food and a lively nightlife. This year marks Montréal’s 375th birthday, and if you have yet to visit The City of Saints, here’s a quick guide on where to stay, what to do and how to get the best out of your Canadian excursion.

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Fairmont's Canadian Castle on the Cliff

Oct 10, 2016  |   Contributor: Julie Hatfield

The Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, a massive Norman-style, 405-room hotel overlooking the St. Lawrence River is overwhelming when you first approach it. The three-hour drive east of Quebec City over a forested mountain road dotted with small villages does not prepare you for the massive French castle-esque property standing above the water.

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Shangri-La Toronto Shows Off Its Elegance in New Video

Jul 15, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

The beauty of Shangri-La hotels is that no matter which city you’re in, you know that you can always count on a zen-like atmosphere within its doors. Pairing elegantly-modern furnishings and city-specific touches, each property is familiar yet unique. In the latest video for their Toronto hotel, you get that same sense of serenity from the moment it begins.

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Canada's Little Town of 30-Day Nights

Jun 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Fifty days out of the year, the summer sun stays put in Inuvik, Canada. And in the winter (between November and January), the sun remains tucked away for 30 days. The Northwest Territories in Canada cover almost six times the area of the United Kingdom. Among its 33 inhabited communities, Inuvik is its largest, with 3,625 residents calling it home. 

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Banff and Lake Louise: Jewels of the Canadian Rockies

Apr 13, 2016  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

To best appreciate Banff National Park, visits to its most noted landmarks are key. Originally constructed as lures for the jet-set crowd (albeit long before jets), Fairmont Banff Springs and Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise continue to draw those who seek more plush accommodations. Each of these long-time national icons were built along the Canadian Pacific (CP) Railway line in the late 1800s to provide deluxe digs to those traveling the rails in style.

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