Articles by Destination

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...


Quebec’s Grand Old Dame Has a New Modern Glow

BY : Parm Parmar | 2016

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...


Fresh Salmon, 5-Star Hotels & Panoramic Vistas on The Rocky Mountaineer

BY : Vicki Arkoff | 2016

There’s no better British-Columbian treat than enjoying fresh salmon during peak season. Especially when it’s served in the GoldLeaf dining room aboard the Rocky Mountaineer train as it winds through the majestic Rocky Mountains past cascading...


Vancouver: The Place to Relax, Rejuvenate and Participate

BY : Cynthia Dial | 2016

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.”...


There's More Than Meets the Eye at Canada's Wickaninnish Inn

BY : Cynthia Dial | 2016

Upon learning that the Wickaninnish Inn is known for storm watching, a visit during inclement weather became a goal. Thus, when my small plane departed from the city of Vancouver to Vancouver Island, I learned that poor climate conditions meant...


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

BY : Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss | 2015

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,...


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

BY : Cynthia Dial | 2015

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...


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

BY : Steve Mirsky | 2016

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. This destination is where the present meets the past through...


Fairmont's Canadian Castle on the Cliff

BY : Julie Hatfield | 2016

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...


A Luxury Stay in Vibrant Vancouver: Fairmont Pacific Rim

BY : Cynthia Dial | 2013

Intimate encounters with wilderness is the prime focus at the secluded Sonora Resort in British Columbia, highlighted in Part One of this Canadian adventure. There, guests soak in mineral pools and join expeditions looking for for whales, orcas and...

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