Quebec by the Sea

Whale watching on the St. Lawrence River. (Janna Graber)
Whale watching on the St. Lawrence River. (Janna Graber)

“Look ahead,” says Captain Julie. “We might be coming up on a small pod of belugas.” We’re in Quebec on a yellow zodiac, zooming across...

  • Kaiserburg Castle and the Sinwellturm tower. (Congress & Tourismus Zentrale Nürnberg/Niklas Uwe)

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  • Colonial accouterments include hand made and engraved power horns, knives and flintlock rifles. (John Christopher Fine. Copyright 2017)

    Where History Meets the Arts

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  • Kayaking on the North Canadian River, which runs between North Oklahoma City and South Oklahoma City. (Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau)

    Exploring America’s Cowboy Heritage in Oklahoma City

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  • Waterfall at the Japanese Gardens in Portland. (Beverly Mann)

    Savoring the Eclectic Neighborhoods of Portland and Beyond

    PORTLAND, Ore.—Revisiting Portland after 25 years, I discovered a diverse city peppered with restaurants, boutiques, and art galleries galore, with the cafés and teahouses being... Read more

  • Aerial view of Baros Maldives. (Courtesy Baros Maldives)

    Eloping to Paradise: Bucket List Wedding in the Maldives

    Halfway through our meeting with the wedding planner, my fiancé and I stopped and looked at each other. We didn’t care about fancy venues, menu... Read more

  • The night skyline of Taipei City. (Sean Pavone/Shutterstock)

    Long Layover in Taiwan? Take a Short Sightseeing Tour

    Every once in a while, airplane travelers run into that seven-hour layover—an awkward time that is too short to get any real sightseeing done, yet... Read more

  • Cherry blossoms bloom near the pavilion in the Gyeongbokgung Palace. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    10 Must-See Places in South Korea During the 2018 Winter Olympics

    As I ambled through the ancient Gyeongbokgung Palace, the scent of jasmine flowers filled the air, the sun shone through the distant mountain peaks, and... Read more

  • At 1,850 feet long, Huntington Beach Pier seems to jut right into the sunset. (Channaly Philipp/The Epoch Times)

    In Huntington Beach, Calif., Surf Culture Reigns

    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.—On a glorious stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway, just south of Los Angeles, lie the beaches of Orange County. Lined with palm... Read more

  • A couple walking the Coast Path overlooking Whitesands Bay on the Pembrokeshire coast in southwest Wales. (VisitBritain/Rod Edwards)

    Wales: Of saints, Dylan Thomas, and the Coast Path

    I must admit I didn’t know a lot about Wales before recently venturing there to trek its stunning series of coastal paths. I was, however,... Read more

  • The Louvre cour Napoléon

    How to visit the Louvre

    Once a medieval fortress, turned into a royal palace, then a museum: with around 38,000 works of art on display, the Louvre takes you on... Read more

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  • Hotel 50 Bowery, Chinatown’s newest boutique hotel. (Chris Sanders)

    Cool Connections in Manhattan’s Chinatown

    Manhattan’s Chinatown is home to the largest enclave of Chinese people in the West and the oldest Chinatown in New York City. Although rich in... Read more

  • Main entrance to Cağaloğlu Hamami in Istanbul. (Barbara Angelakis)

    A unique Turkish bath experience in Istanbul

    Editor’s note: The Canadian and U.S. governments advise exercising a high degree of caution if travelling to Turkey due to crime, the threat of terrorist... Read more

  • Aerial view of Atlantic City. (Bob Krist)

    A Salute to Atlantic City

    Some reading this article may remember and be fans of performers like Diana Ross, Julio Iglesias, the Four Tops, Frankie Valli, Pink Floyd, and Crosby,... Read more

  • Mellieha Parish Church. (Manos Angelakis)

    Malta: Sacred to the Gods

    In the very heart of the Mediterranean Sea lies the tiny archipelago of Malta with its mysterious 7,000-year-old history. The first people to arrive on... Read more

  • Rafters float towards the rapids under the high arched New River Gorge bridge in Victor, W.Va. (Steve Heap/Shutterstock)

    Family Adventuring in Wild, Wonderful West Virginia

    As my family continues our mission to visit all fifty states, we recently turned our attention to “Wild, Wonderful” West Virginia. We left with a... Read more

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