When it comes to Canadian cities, Winnipeg tends to sit in the shadows of Canada's larger cities like Montreal and Vancouver. However, during a February visit to Winnipeg, I found it a surprisingly hip and happening city to visit, with some unusual winter attractions. Unpretentious, uncrowded and affordable, Canada’s...
Sydney has the Opera House, Paris has the Eiffel Tower, London has Big Ben and New York has the Empire State Building. Canada - known for its iconic natural landmarks like Niagara Falls and the Rocky Mountains - now also has a building of architectural significance with the "wow"...
I look up and stare at a big white furry bum of a polar bear suspended above my head. The polar bear floats gracefully in the water, oblivious to the excited humans below.I'm visiting Assiniboine Park Zoo's Journey to Churchill, a sanctuary for around 200 species. The zoo is...
Canadian cities have a great deal in common with Australian cities. If you’re an Aussie visiting Canada, there's a good chance of picking any city and feeling quite at home. In fact, the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Global Liveability Ranking and Report for 2015 gave Canadian and Australian cities seven...
Who wouldn’t be keen on joining a naturalist-led group of wildlife watchers on a safari to observe, learn about and photograph five of Canada’s top mammals, including polar bears? You can do just that in Riding Mountain National Park and Churchill in Manitoba, Canada.I couldn’t wait to join Frontiers...
Big dark liquid eyes stare at me. It's the adorable furry face of a natural born killer. I would reach out to pat him on the head, if it were not for the reinforced plexiglass and the alert wildlife guides separating us.Our guide tells us not to be fooled...
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