Archive by author: Marc AtchisonReturn
Marc Atchison is a veteran journalist and a seasoned traveller with more than 20 years of travel writing experience. As the former Travel Editor of the Toronto Star, Canada's largest newspaper, and now Editor-in-Chief and Senior Writer for TraveLife magazine (Canada) and travelife.ca, Marc has been to over 100 countries in the world. Japan is one of his favorite destinations and he's been there on numerous occasions.
RSS
Le Château Frontenac a living history

Le Château Frontenac a living history

QUÉBEC CITY — Every time I push open the polished bronzed doors of one of Fairmont’s legendary heritage hotels, like this city’s fabulous Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, I’m imbued with a sense of history.
Read More
Travellers re-Joyce Nova Scotia's Fox Harb'r Resort

Travellers re-Joyce Nova Scotia's Fox Harb'r Resort

WALLACE, NS — I gaze in wonderment as the setting sun silhouettes a small lighthouse standing on the jagged coastline where the mind-blowing Fox Harb’r Resort drifts off into the Northumberland Strait. It’s a Maritime scene worthy of a frame.
Read More
Rocky Mountaineer train a rolling pleasure palace

Rocky Mountaineer train a rolling pleasure palace

VANCOUVER - Coach No. 5 is abuzz with excitement. The occupants have spotted a bald eagle soaring majestically above the bi-level car’s glass dome ceiling and cameras are clicking at a rapid pace. The graceful creature with the piercing eyes and trademark white head and tail seems to be enjoying all the attention and follows our Rocky Mountaineer train until suddenly, and without warning, it drops from the sky like a missile and plucks a large fish out of an emerald green lake with its lethal t...
Read More
Viamede Resort a Diamond in the Rough

Viamede Resort a Diamond in the Rough

WOODVIEW, ON - Sometimes, the best vacation destinations are the ones closest to home. Take this sleepy little hamlet, located just two hours north of Toronto in Ontario’s pristine Kawartha Lakes District, for example.
Read More
Cobble Beach makes the Loonie Stronger

Cobble Beach makes the Loonie Stronger

KEMBLE, ON - The road that winds along lovely Georgian Bay and past the rolling countryside known as Georgian Bluffs, reminds me of the seaside Massachusetts highways I normally travel on vacation -— before the Canadian dollar became a Third World currency, that is.
Read More
Tremblant Rentals Perfect for Spring Break

Tremblant Rentals Perfect for Spring Break

MONT-TREMBLANT, QC - With the snow still swirling outside my window and the town nestled in a valley below, it’s like I’m looking into one of those snow globes from my youth.
Read More
Golf on the Rocks with a twist of Alberta

Golf on the Rocks with a twist of Alberta

JASPER, AB - Cleopatra never looked more radiant. Spread out in front of her “Pyramid,” with the mid-day sun highlighting her curvaceous shape, the men standing before this natural beauty quiver with excitement as they get set to approach her.
Read More
Canmore gives visitors a reason to smile

Canmore gives visitors a reason to smile

CANMORE, AB - We reach a point where the nature trail we’ve been following intersects with the frigid glacial waters of the Bow River and the man leading us on this Tour de Canmore suggests we stop and admire the stunning Canadian Rockies view.
Read More
Whistler centre showcases First Nations' culture

Whistler centre showcases First Nations' culture

WHISTLER, B.C. - The large wooden doors of the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre open slightly and a small boy pokes his head through the narrow crack.
Read More
New Brunswick hotel really a small chateaux

New Brunswick hotel really a small chateaux

ST. ANDREWS BY THE SEA, N.B. - Calling the Kingsbrae Arms a hotel is a bit of an understatement, maybe even an insult to the two charming individuals - David Oxford and Harry Chancey Jr. - who have worked so hard to create a home away from home for weary travellers.
Read More
Page 1 of 2 FirstPrevious [1]2 Last
  • Recent
  • Popular
  • Tag