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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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chateau de saumur and the town of saumur

Travel

Cycling the Loire Valley, home to châteaux and chenin blanc

Discover the highlights of this UNESCO-protected gem known as the cradle of French wine and cuisine

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Paddling on the lower salt river, mesa arizona

Travel

Five things to do in Mesa, Arizona

Can Geo's travel editor-at-large rounds up five activities that are a must-do for visitors to this picturesque Phoenix suburb

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La Paz colourful sign La Paz Mexico

Travel

Three reasons to visit La Paz, Mexico

From snorkelling with whale sharks to savouring fully-loaded Mexican hot dogs, here's why La Paz should be on your list of places to travel next

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Paddleboarders on the Sea of Cortez, Los Cabos, Mexico

Travel

Five ways to get your adrenaline and culture fix in Los Cabos

Adrenaline rush or art crush? In Los Cabos, you don't have to choose. 

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Mapping

Mapping

Plotting an Arctic journey

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History

People & Culture

Travel

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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Travel

Exclusive Q&A with Long Way Up’s Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, stars of Apple TV+’s new series Long Way Up, on electric travel, sustainability and where they’re headed after the pandemic

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Travel

Canadian Tourism Week underway!

The tourism industry is calling on Canadians to pledge to travel in Canada once restrictions are lifted

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Photo of the Alps in Chamonix, France

Travel

This mirrorless camera is perfect for minimalist travel

The Nikon 1J5 camera is compact, lightweight and takes great photos

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Travel

Fig travel dresses: All dressed up with someplace to see

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Travel

Travel tips: Saint-Pierre and Miquelon

Here’s what to know before you go

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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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Researchers studying the impact of ship traffic and noise on whales in the eastern Beaufort Sea cruise the Prince of Wales Strait in a  Zodiac

People & Culture

Protecting whales in an ice-free Arctic

As Arctic sea ice vanishes, new measures are needed to protect marine wildlife from increased ship traffic 

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The St. Regis Bal Harbour oceanfront day villa

Travel

Exploring Bal Harbour, South Florida’s luxurious oceanfront playground

Miami is always in season, and Bal Harbour has something for everyone

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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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Wildlife

How citizen scientists solved a migration mystery

No one knew golden eagles in the Yukon and Alaska migrated along the Rockies’ front ranges, until an avid birder noticed something strange

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aurora borealis

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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Travel

Four Montreal moments to experience with kids

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

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A cougar sits in a tree

Wildlife

The cat came back: Canada’s cougar comeback

Why Canada’s cougars are on the rise — and what that means for us

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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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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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Ten years after the release of her seminal book Sea Sick, Alanna Mitchell again plumbs the depths of the latest research on the health of the world’s oceans — and comes up gasping

Environment

“There’s no coming back from this:” Why the global ocean crisis threatens us all

Ten years after the release of her seminal book Sea Sick, Alanna Mitchell again plumbs the depths of the latest research on the health of the world’s oceans — and comes up gasping

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Parks Canada archeologists stand behind burnt remains of bison skull and bones after the Kenow wildfire, Waterton Lakes National Park. (Parks Canada)

Places

Archeologists uncover new history in Waterton Lakes National Park after 2017 wildfire

Lead archeologist Bill Perry discusses the latest findings and what they reveal about the region

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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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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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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

Map: The A to Z of Arizona travel

Travel through the alphabet in the Grand Canyon state

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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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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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the exterior of the Diplomat Beach Resort

Travel

The Diplomat Beach Resort: Inside the reinvention of a beloved South Florida retreat

Fresh from a five-year, $100-million renovation, "The Dip" retains all the elegance that has made it a favourite haunt of celebrities and Presidents 

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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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History

Operation Husky: Reflections on a forgotten story

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Science & Tech

Labrador project combines local knowledge with new technology to make ice travel safer

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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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Pushing limits across Lake Ontario: Mario Rigby on his next adventure

Mario Rigby is embarking on a 20 day kayaking expedition to promote domestic and sustainable travel

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Travel

Five unique travel apps

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

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Travel

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

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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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Travel

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

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Travel

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

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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

Dispatches from Antarctica: Ushuaia, Argentina

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Travel

Travelling in Canada’s Northwest Passage

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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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Travel

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

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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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People & Culture

Hiker travels 16,000 km across Canada

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Travel

New technology means changes to liquids restrictions on flights

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Travel

Mission impossible: organizing the unorganizable woman

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People & Culture

New Land Expedition: Over timeless lands

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Travel

Scientists discover jet lag gene in mice

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People & Culture

Expedition on Baffin Island explores historic traditions

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People & Culture

Royal Canadian Geographical Society Awards 2020

Award recipients honoured in the first virtual Annual General Meeting and Fellows Show.

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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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Travel

Gear Blog Anniversary: Standout gear for women

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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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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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People & Culture

Jill Heinerth named first Explorer-in-Residence

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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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Travel

Dispatches from Antarctica: Falkland Islands

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People & Culture

The truth about polar bears

Depending on whom you ask, the North’s sentinel species is either on the edge of extinction or an environmental success story. An in-depth look at the complicated, contradictory and controversial science behind the sound bites

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