Crews work on maintaining snow grooming machinery. (Photograph by Jimmy Jeong)

Welcoming the (vaccinated) world back to Whistler

After a long wait during the pandemic, the largest destination ski resort in North America is preparing to welcome vaccinated skiers back to the slopes
A paddler heads out in Algonquin Park on June 11, 2021 (Fred Thornhill/CP)

The best summer ever

Scott Gilmore: The upside to the ongoing border lockdown is that for the first summer in ages Canadians have the country to themselves. Get out and enjoy it.
The Triforium, Westminster Abbey

At Westminster Abbey, a historic tower addition unlocks royal treasures

The London landmark may not be hosting a royal wedding, but history is still being made: the first new structural addition in centuries will reveal ’the best view in Europe’

What is Venice without Venetians?

On any given day, tourists outnumber actual Venetians by 140 to 1
The Pipe Mountain Coaster. (Ian Houghton/Revelstoke Mountain Resort)

How snowless ski resorts are adapting to climate change

Resorts are scrambling to adapt to climate change by offering ‘weather independent’ attractions, like wave pools and ‘mountain coasters’
Leicester Sees The Reinterment Of The Remains Of King Richard III

Can a dead king put Leicester on the tourist map?

Civic leaders are betting that King Richard III is just what Leicester needs

Dinner in a Paris apartment

A new AirBnB-style service connects tourists with a local for a home-cooked meal
Out of bounds

A dream skiing vacation in...Afghanistan?

Will the country one day be better known for tourism than terrorism?
38-year-old homeless tour guide Karim stands at the Prague’s main railway station during his tour in Prague

Poorism, the new tourism

Travellers help the homeless by signing up for tours of the rougher side of town