It's the trip to Canada that just might beat Banff or the Northern Lights.
Jennifer Bain is a Canadian journalist and the author of two cookbooks — one on multicultural Toronto and the other on bison (aka buffalo). Her next book, 111 Places in Calgary That You Must Not Miss, comes out soon. She's the former travel editor and food editor of the Toronto Star and her freelance work has appeared in Canada.com (Postmedia), Canadian Traveller, the Globe & Mail, CAA magazine and Atlas Obscura. Her site is jenniferbain.co and you can follow her on Instagram or Twitter at @thesaucylady.
So long as you can get them to show up!
This annual spring orgy in rural Manitoba is the largest gathering of snakes anywhere on the planet, and their mating rituals often create writhing balls of a hundred snakes.
European islands that kept Americans in booze during Prohibition are just a one-hour ferry ride from Canada.
It was Canada’s most famous prison, holding those who committed unspeakable crimes. Dickens was a fan, Hemingway broke news there, and it inspired Atwood. Now it’s open for tours.
For people who crave water travel but abhor mainstream cruises, this mixed cargo/passenger ship delivers an adventure that can safely be praised as unique.
Getting to a baseball game is a sport in itself, one that requires determination and a willingness for dogged pursuit.
Two unexplained UFO sightings in Canada in the ’60s still draw tourists to the wilds of Manitoba and the Nova Scotia coast to puzzle over the incidents—and yes, enjoy the scenery.
Tourists may head to Dildo, Canada thanks to its name, but they discover one of Canada's most charming seaside towns.
The legendary ape-like creature that it said to roam the forest in British Columbia finally gets a museum to go with a festival and backcountry tour.