Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise a Natural High

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise a Natural High

LAKE LOUISE, AB - I remember tears rolling down my cheeks when I first saw the Eiffle Tower. I gasped with disbelief when I took my first step on the Great Wall of China. But even those amazing moments can’t top what I’m feeling as I look through the floor-to-ceiling Palladian windows in the aptly named Lakeview Lounge of the fairytale-like Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.
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Frequent Flyer makes a Whistle Stop in Whistler

Frequent Flyer makes a Whistle Stop in Whistler

WHISTLER, B.C. - If there were an award for “Worst Canadian,” I’d top the list of nominees. I don’t snowboard, ski or ice skate, and I’m not really interested in things my fellow Canadians love, like hockey, bacon or Tim’s coffee. Oh, and did I mention I hate winter?
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Our Frequent Flyer is Living the Dream

Our Frequent Flyer is Living the Dream

HONG KONG -I can proudly claim that I have quite the talent when it comes to daydreaming. I especially dream about escaping Toronto’s cold winter weather no less than once a week — going from -30C to +30C weather and sitting poolside under the sun with a freshly muddled Mojito is all part of the day dream.
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California Dreamin' on an L.A. Layover

California Dreamin' on an L.A. Layover

LOS ANGELES - As my cab pulls up to the hotel, I suddenly realized that I had nothing planned for my one precious layover day in Los Angeles. I usually spend days in advance of landing in a city researching where I can go, where the best places are to indulge in local cuisine, what time the sun sets — I’ll even go as far as investigating how big the hotel swimming pool is. But there I was with absolutely no clue as to how I should spend my one day in the City of Angels.
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10 Commandments of Healthy Travel

10 Commandments of Healthy Travel

TORONTO - Dr. Jay Keystone is a close friend and my most valued mentor in the field of tropical medicine. When he speaks, I listen — and so should you — especially when it comes to his 10 Commandments for international travel. Dr. Keystone’s 10 travel commandments rival Fulghum’s All that I needed to know I learned in Kindergarten — simple in text; profound in application. Prepare ahead, post these reminders on your fridge, and practice the principles as you travel. By following these healt...
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