Articles by Destination

Explore Parq Vancouver's the DOUGLAS This Summer

BY : Carin von Berg | 2018

Encompassing 693,000 square feet, the Parq Vancouver is the largest destination resort in British Columbia. With its Gold LEED-certified structure, the Parq Vancouver features 517 hotel rooms, 5 restaurants, 3 bars and lounges, a casino...


Experience Whistler's Cornucopia

BY : Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss | 2018

Whistler is full of surprises. This iconic mountain resort, consistently ranked Number One in North America and home of the 2010 Olympics, actually receive more guests in the Summer. While it is known for its casual, active, outdoors lifestyle, its...


A Train Journey Across Canada Via VIA Rail

BY : Cynthia Dial | 2018

All are aboard as service manager Kevin Williams steps from the platform onto VIA Rail’s passenger car as it leaves Vancouver’s Pacific Central Station. Departing promptly at 8:30 p.m., this commences a cross-Canada Vancouver to Toronto...


Behind the Wine-Lovers Private Paradise with Anthony von Mandl of Martin's Lane Winery

BY : Paige Rosenthal | 2018

Anthony von Mandl is easily one of British Columbia’s most successful in the beverage industry. It all began with a roll-of-the-dice purchase of the Mission Hill Estate, a dilapidated estate with run-down sheds filled to the brim with fruit...

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Play Out Your Cowboy Fantasies at Canada's Calgary Stampede

BY : Cynthia Dial | 2017

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,...


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

BY : Shea Peters | 2017

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. A city that loves the Canadian dish of poutine, but has a healthy respect for...


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

BY : Cynthia Dial | 2017

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. To the...


Vancouver's Most Overlooked Attractions: An Airport Hotel and the Town of Richmond

BY : Cynthia Dial | 2017

Typically one doesn’t seek out airport hotels for a stay, but in the case of Fairmont Airport Vancouver, an exception is advised. No, it’s not opposite day; and yes, you read that correctly....


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

BY : Tiffany Leigh | 2017

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, the area is hugged by the Northumberland Strait and Fox Harbour....

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Tasting Canada’s Wild West: A True Foodie’s Guide to Eating Your Way Through BC

BY : Fairmont Hotels | 2017

There's no place quite like British Columbia. Fairmont has teamed up with local partners to offer a variety of culinary excursions, guided tours of craft distilleries and the opportunity to forage wild ingredients with a chef. From the...

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Around The World Interview Exclusive: Jason Ma

BY : Kimberly Fisher Boone | 2017

In the Around the World Interview series, we interview different personalities from around the world on their travel style, travel tips and insider secrets. For our first interview, we sat down with Jason L. Ma, who has logged more than 2 million...

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

BY : Mila Pantovich | 2017

The first time I spotted the Fairmont Banff Springs it was from a lookout spot miles away on the Tunnel Mountain hiking trail. With fresh snow clinging to my boots, I was dumbstruck by the view: the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the sky-high fir, pine...

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