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Travel

Gear review: A foldable daypack perfect for hiking and travelling

Eagle Creek's packable daypack, which folds into a tiny pouch, is ideal for any traveller tight on space. 

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Whistler village by Zoe Ducklow

Travel

The non-skier’s guide to Whistler, B.C.

Whistler is world-renowned for its powder, but the picturesque mountain village has plenty going on off the slopes as well

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Colourful cowboy boots displayed on shelves in Amarillo Texas by Zach Baranowski

Travel

Eight things to see, eat, drink and do in the Texas Panhandle

From the canyonlands to the rodeo culture, the thriving arts scene to the small but distinguished wine region, the Texas Panhandle is full of surprises

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Canadian Geographic editors' favourite travel 2016

Travel

Editors’ choice: Six travel highlights from 2016

Can Geo editors reveal their favourite destinations and travel experiences from the past year

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Momo the border collie hides on a lifeguard stand in Deep Cove, B.C.

People & Culture

20 travelling pets you have to follow on Instagram

Cats, dogs, hogs: These globetrotting pets may just inspire you to bring your furry friend along on your next adventure

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Mapping

Mapping

Plotting an Arctic journey

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History

Travel

Travel

Five unique travel apps

From packing tips to roaming rates to restroom locations, these apps make your trip easier

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The Kii mountains at dusk, as seen on the Kumano Kodo

Travel

Three off-the-beaten-track adventures in rural Japan

From the intriguing streets of Edo-period towns to sun-dappled hiking trails between Oji-Shinto shrines, Japan's rich history is best explored outdoors

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A crowd of tourist swarm on a lakeside beach in Banff National Park

Places

Smother Nature: The struggle to protect Banff National Park

In Banff National Park, Alberta, as in protected areas across the country, managers find it difficult to balance the desire of people to experience wilderness with an imperative to conserve it

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Kids

Meet the 2017 Can Geo Challenge National Finalists

Twenty students from across Canada will also get to meet Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques, who will be hosting the final competition

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Students learn the rules of cricket at Fort Anne, Nova Scotia

Kids

Canada’s Coolest School Trip travels through time in Nova Scotia

Highlights from the first two days of Canada's Coolest School Trip 

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Architect’s rendering of the exterior of the Pangea Pod Hotel in Whistler

Travel

Canada’s first ‘pod hotel’ is coming to Whistler

The Pangea Pod Hotel is part boutique hotel, part hostel, and entirely unique

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People & Culture

Jill Heinerth named first Explorer-in-Residence

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Travel

Travel tips: Saint-Pierre and Miquelon

Here’s what to know before you go

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People & Culture

#CanGeoTravel: Our country in 10 photos

These 10 photos from @CanGeoTravel's Instagram community will inspire you to book your next holiday closer to home

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Nighttime view of Ottawa's ByWard Market from the Andaz Ottawa

Travel

Meet me at the Andaz

The Hyatt brand's first Canadian location, in Ottawa's iconic ByWard Market, is designed to reflect the capital's ethos as a gathering place for all Canadians

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The Tower Bridge

Travel

Following the tracks of royalty, Romans and dinosaurs in the south of England

An insider's guide to the parts of Britain you know — and some you don't

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Travel

Eco-tourism and adventure in the Great Bear Rainforest

Nimmo Bay resort thoughtfully blends luxury with concern for the surrounding wilderness

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Surrounded by snow-capped peaks, the new Kananaskis Nordic Spa is the perfect place to partake of a longstanding mountain tradition

Travel

Alberta finally has a Nordic Spa—and its location is perfect

A Scandinavian tradition gets a Canadian spin at the new Kananaskis Nordic Spa

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Red Couch Tour launch event Ottawa Museum of Nature Ela Kinowska Mona Fortier

People & Culture

Red Couch Tour to collect stories of Canadians

Project aims to create a film archive of Canadians' views about themselves and their country throughout the sesquicentennial

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Travel

Now you can see the northern lights from 36,000 feet in the air

A new flight experience from Tourism Yukon and Air North offers aurora fans a front-row seat to the phenomenon

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Canadian landscape photographer Scott Forsyth at Beechey Island in the Canadian Arctic

Travel

Meet Scott Forsyth, Canadian Geographic’s newest Photographer-in-Residence

The Calgary-based landscape photographer shares memorable moments in the field and his advice for aspiring photographers

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Left: Kate Harris after a day of gritty riding on the Silk Road in 2011. Right: Harris' travel memoir, Lands of Lost Borders, is published today. (Photo: Melissa Yule)

Travel

Cycling the Silk Road

Canadian writer and explorer Kate Harris' debut travel memoir recounts her journey along the historic trade route 

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A Cree artist from Manitoba displays a pair of mukluks she created by hand

Travel

‘Storyboot School’ brings the art of mukluk-making to Toronto

An ancient tradition heads to Canada's largest urban centre this fall 

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Travel

Four Montreal moments to experience with kids

Plan a spring getaway around these activities the whole family will enjoy

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San Francisco's iconic Painted Ladies

Travel

Five essential things to do in San Francisco

If you're short on time but big on fun, make sure to take in one of these must-do activities in the City by the Bay

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Environment

Exploring Nova Scotia through experiential learning

Ocean Bridge’s Learning Journeys looked a little bit different in 2020 due to COVID-19 and travel restrictions

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Astronaut inputs information into onboard computer

People & Culture

Canadian businessperson Mark Pathy blasts into space on private mission

March 30 is the launch date! The Montreal-born investor and philanthropist will complete a 10-day mission that combines bucket-list trip with research and environmental agenda 

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Travel

Trans Canada Trail celebrates 30 years of connecting Canadians

The trail started with a vision to link Canada coast to coast to coast. Now fully connected, it’s charting an ambitious course for the future.

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Travel

Wade Davis on the Magdalena, Colombia’s “river of dreams”

Episode 20

The author and anthropologist discusses the five years of travels he undertook along Colombia’s Magdalena River  

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Riu Dunamar Playa Mujeres

Travel

Riu Dunamar: Resort perfection on Mexico’s Caribbean coast

Located close to cosmopolitan Cancún and charming Isla Mujeres, the new Riu Dunamar at Playa Mujeres combines opportunities for cultural discovery with the pleasures of resort life

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Historic downtown intersection of Portage and Main Saturday July 1, 2017 by the Canadian Press John Woods

Travel

At a crossroads

Winnipeg’s iconic Portage and Main intersection has been closed to pedestrians for 40 years. Is it time to reopen the “crossroads of Canada” to foot traffic?

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Travel

How to stop a gold rush

The new movement building flourishing tourism hubs across Canada – one sustainable example at a time

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Nigel Hussey prepares to tag a Greenland shark in Scott Inlet in 2013. (Photo courtesy of Steven Fields)

Science & Tech

Following Greenland Sharks in Canada’s Arctic

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Jeremy Bentham

Science & Tech

Shell’s Jeremy Bentham on the future of cities

The Vice-President of Global Business Environment and head of the Shell Scenarios team discusses the Future Cities project and how Canadian cities can be more sustainable

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History

Frozen in time: The remarkable legacy of Mary Vaux, amateur glaciologist

Mary Vaux’s groundbreaking 19th-century study of B.C.’s Illecillewaet Glacier created an invaluable record of the glacier’s recession

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maskwa nanook expedition paddling

People & Culture

Canoe expedition travelling 1,600 km from Saskatchewan to Nunavut

From boreal forest to the barren lands of the North, the Maskwa Nanook expedition aims to show Canada's remote landscapes to the world

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People & Culture

2013 Camsell Medal Winner: Sir Christopher Ondaatje

For outstanding service to The Royal Canadian Geographical Society

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People & Culture

Hiker travels 16,000 km across Canada

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People & Culture

Expedition on Baffin Island explores historic traditions

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People & Culture

New Land Expedition: Over timeless lands

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People & Culture

RCGS names Jill Heinerth as Explorer-in-Residence

Cave diver Jill Heinerth is one of Canada’s greatest explorers and a world-leading technical diver. She's also the RCGS's very first Explorer-in-Residence.

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People & Culture

Top Canadian cave diver shares the wonders and dangers of the underwater world

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People & Culture

Photos: Together to the Tundra expedition

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Travel

Map: The A to Z of Arizona travel

Travel through the alphabet in the Grand Canyon state

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Travel

Celebrities, scientific revelations and family fun at Ottawa’s Outdoor and Travel Adventure Show

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Travel

Are you packing?: The Chrysalis Cardi helps traveling women pack less and carry more

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Keen Logan Mid WP boot

Travel

Gear review: Two Keen shoe styles for trail to city travel

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Travel

Breaking the ice: making the most of spring with Icebreaker’s Allure Travel dress

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Travel

Travelling in Canada’s Northwest Passage

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Travel

Can Geo’s Hiking Gear Top 10: Every where is walking distance, if you have the time

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Travel

A hitchhiker’s guidance: Do you know where your towel is?

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Travel

Dispatches from Antarctica: Ushuaia, Argentina

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Hamilton Princess Hotel in Bermuda

Travel

Luxury with a Canadian twist at Bermuda’s Hamilton Princess

The Pink Palace, as it's locally known, offers stylish relaxation, a surprisingly impressive modern art collection, and a few connections to Canada

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Travel

New technology means changes to liquids restrictions on flights

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History

Throwback Thursday: Old ads used trophy hunting to promote air travel

While Africa is still only a day away from Montreal, airline technology and society have certainly changed in the 58 years since October 1957.

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Travel

Scientists discover jet lag gene in mice

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Travel

Mission impossible: organizing the unorganizable woman

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History

Throwback thursday: 1951 Royal tour of Canada

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Travel

Dispatches from Antarctica: Falkland Islands

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A full moon shines above boats decked out with holiday lights in Port de Grave, Nfld.

History

15 things that have happened in Canada since the last ‘Christmas Moon’

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Travel

Gear Blog Anniversary: Standout gear for women

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Abbie West and team climb a steep incline on the outskirts of Dawson after leaving the banks of the Yukon River

Travel

The toughest sled dog race in the world

Frigid temperatures. Packs of dogs. Sleds. 1,609 kilometres over rugged hinterland in mid-winter. The Yukon Quest is considered the toughest sled dog race in the world. Tag along for the ride of your life.

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