In our February/March issue of Our Canada, Valerie Pitman wrote in about her twin boys and their snowboard-cross abilities in “Two Boarding Passes to Stardom.” Tommy made it into the Canada Winter Games in Halifax and Valerie updates us on the family’s adventures.
What could be simpler than to travel one road and have more than 50 world-class wineries along the way? Such ease can be found on Highway 29, the main road through Napa Valley. Check out eight of the region’s most recognized wineries, all just a left or right turn away from the main road
What drink do you fancy? People all over the world enjoy raising a glass and sipping on a beverage as a favourite pastime. It’s what’s in their glass that may cause us to raise an eyebrow. Check out the top 10 list of the oddest alcoholic drinks found around the globe
Darlene Anderson and her husband, Jim Arnup, are crazy about geocaching in Canada and all over the world! Read about their adventure in the jungle, then share your stories and photos of your geocaching exploits with Our Canada.
Also called the “Valley Isle,” the island of Maui is the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Here are seven spectacular ways to explore Maui’s beautiful scenery and culture
Discover the simpler side of Italy by visiting a small and charming town in the Abruzzo region of the country
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There is a cluster of wineries around the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, which makes wine touring in this area very convenient. Discover five of the most popular ones in this charming and historic town
British Columbia’s Fraser Valley is a gorgeous and diverse region where the climate is as good for dairy farming as it is for winemaking. Explore four of the region’s best wineries, which produce some of the country’s best tasting wine varietals
The beautiful state of Colorado is characterized by its vast sand dunes, ancient American native ruins, and the splendour of the Rockies. Here are eight interesting destinations to check out in the “Centennial State”
One of the best ways to learn about wine is to visit wine regions, see the vineyards and speak to the growers and producers. Immerse yourself in the region, walk through the vineyards, enjoy the local country towns and farmers markets and eat the local food. Here are eight tips for planning a memorable wine tour experience
Two moms, Ingrid Bird and Lisa Breure, take their own photography experience and pass it on to their children and other kids in their community in our Showcase feature of the May issue of More of Our Canada. The Langley Fundamental Elementary and Middle School Camera Club in British Columbia is producing many future photographers! Participating in Open and Themed competitions throughout the school year, these kids not only have a lot of fun, but produce very fun photos! See more of their creativity here that we couldn’t fit in the magazine!
There are a number of active volcanoes a traveller can visit — active in the sense of visible activity from steam or magma, not just the technical term applied to those that have erupted in the last 200 years. Here’s a roundup of the best volcano hikes in the world
Coming up in the May issue of More of Our Canada, our My Hometown feature was sent in by Joseph Hollick of Hamilton, Ont. On a mission to document and photograph all of the 142 waterfalls in the city of Hamilton, Joseph was happy to share this more natural side of his city.
Joseph finds visiting the falls a delight at any time of the year as the scenes can change drastically. Since we couldn’t publish all his photos in the magazine, here are some more for you to enjoy.
Hikers often have their wish lists of the most amazing treks on the planet. Have a look at the 10 best hikes from around the world and get ready to book your trail pass
We just published the winners of our 2010 Hockey Contest in the April/May issue of Our Canada. There were so many great stories and we will hopefully be publishing more soon, but in the meantime, here are a few more runners-up!
Heading down under? Make sure to check out some of New Zealand’s coolest birds, like the kiwi, pukeko, tui and blue penguin
The Our Parks feature in the upcoming May issue of More of Our Canada focuses on Kejimkujik National Park in Nova Scotia. Mary Kozac of Hubbard, N.S., wrote a story about how her family has been visiting the park for more than 37 years. Here are a few photos to entice you to read her story in the magazine, and maybe visit the park yourself!
With almost seven billion humans living on Earth, finding pristine places on the planet is becoming increasingly difficult. However, if you’re looking to participate in an unforgettable eco-trek, there are still some relatively untouched spots on the planet worth travelling to.