Silversea now offers Arctic voyages through both the Northwest and Northeast passages, where cruise-goers can see spectacular scenery and wildlife.
Located just 30 minutes north of Victoria on Vancouver Island, the spectacular 135-acre Butchart Gardens surpassed our expectations.
Southern Vancouver Island's Cowichan Valley, dubbed the "Napa of the North," is increasingly renowned for its wineries. Here are three of our favorites.
Vancouver and Vancouver Island both have thriving culinary scenes. Here are four restaurants we particularly enjoyed on our last visit.
Our stay in the Vancouver area proved that a hotel website is not always an accurate portrayal of a property. Two of the four were worth recommending.
Our writer stayed in four hotels while she was in Vancouver and Vancouver Island, but she came away with two solid recommendations.
For all the beauty and adventure of a luxury stay in a remote location, the greatest payoff can come from above. Here are 12 hotels for serious stargazing.
The Hideaway Report embraces the conservation and sustainability efforts of our recommended properties. Here are 8 where guests can get hands-on experience.
Owned by the indigenous Haida Nation, Ocean House is a new 12-room floating ecolodge in British Columbia.
When a cinema is attached to a luxury hotel, seeing a movie becomes an even more special experience. Here are 9 hotels where film buffs can feel right at home.
The great outdoors means different things to different people. Here are 11 of our favorite hideaways where nature takes center stage.
On a visit to British Columbia's Okanagan Valley, we had hoped to spend time on British Columbia's Kettle Valley Railway Trail.
Canada is beckoning travelers. The U.S. dollar is strong and the country is very safe. Here are 15 other reasons to head north of the border.
Like its European cousins, Montréal has many opulent chocolate shops. This self-guided tour highlights 7 of the most notable chocolate shops in North America.
Each year, we have the pleasure of singling out particularly memorable hotels for our Grand Awards. These are the winners in the United States and Canada.
In addition to its dramatic natural setting and superb selection of restaurants, Vancouver has a handful of world-class museums.
Gastown, Vancouver's oldest quarter, is among the city’s most charming, with a concentration of upscale galleries focusing on top-quality First Nations art.
Vancouver is a cosmopolitan city encircled by water and deep-green mountains. On this trip, it was a priority for me to explore the city's natural surroundings.
Vancouver’s Asian population helps give the city a cosmopolitan atmosphere, and two of my favorite spaces are traditional Chinese and Japanese gardens.
Gin is a particular specialty of Vancouver, British Columbia. Andrew Harper visited four micro-distilleries and sampled some absolutely delicious spirits.
One of Vancouver’s most popular attractions is the Granville Island Public Market, where visitors can experience all manner of food vendors.
Dining in Vancouver is a consistent delight. Restaurants serve cuisine from around the world, but the city excels at Asian and Asian-fusion flavors.
Vancouver is a striking metropolis. Situated on a peninsula, it is a gleaming forest of glass and steel surrounded by water and deep-green mountains.
For the December 2016 issue of the Hideaway Report, Mr. Harper travels to Switzerland and Vancouver, where he discovered eight new luxury hotels.
Mr. Harper constructed a two-week itinerary designed to focus on two of Switzerland's major lakes and its most spectacular mountain scenery.
Four national parks in the Rocky Mountains that every traveler should add to their bucket list: Yellowstone, Glacier, Rocky Mountain and Grand Teton.
The February Hideaway Report follows Andrew Harper's travels to the Canadian Rockies and to Brittany, France, where he evaluates new luxury hotels and resorts.
One might not expect to find much culinary imagination in a place formerly synonymous with campsite meals, but Calgary has developed an innovative food scene.
The easiest connection to Banff is through Calgary, a vibrant city of more than a million, set along the Bow River.
The nearest airport to Jasper National Park is in Edmonton, which rises from the Alberta prairies 140 miles east of the Rockies.