Journey to North America

Canada

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Bears and belugas

Mike Unwin gets up close and personal with the wildlife along the remote shores of Hudson Bay. We've got company," says Mike. "Better grab your buckets." I straighten up, wiping MORE…

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Natural high

With the Pacific on one side and snow-capped mountains on the other, Vancouver combines the most wholesome of lifestyles with fine food and a thriving arts scene. By Amy Watkins MORE…

ISSUE 5
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Gold Rush

Canada's Yukon Territory is almost unimaginably remote but as Amy Watkins discovers, packed with treasure, summer and winter. By Amy Watkins. My breath froze with a snap as I exhaled MORE…

ISSUE 6
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New World, French chic

Kathy Arnold maps the perfect drive through Québec, La Belle Province.Put simply, there is nowhere else like it. Canada's largest province, it's seven times the size of the UK MORE…

ISSUE 7
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Close to nature

Canada's Atlantic provinces offer miles of unspoiled shoreline and countryside as well as a rich cultural heritage, says local resident David Orkin. MORE…

ISSUE 8
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Great explorations

There are no guarantees on an ocean expedition through the icy Northwest Passage, as Karen Bowerman finds out. "This," our expedition leader Boris Wise warns, pointing to the MORE…

Costa Rica

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Monkey Business

Mike Unwin and family go thrill-seeking in the tropical forests of Costa Rica. If there's one thing you learn from a family adventure in Costa Rica, it's that some animals are better adapted than others MORE…

Cuba

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Basic Steps

Music and dance have been Cuba's strongest links to the outside world during 50 years of isolation. Aided by a mojito or two, Donna Dailey succumbs to the rhythm. MORE…

Dominica

ISSUE 7
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Lost world

Tamara Hinson discovers a wilder, greener side to the Caribbean on the island of Dominica. I'm sitting in a hot, noisy stadium in Dominica watching one of the most bizarre beauty pageants I've ever MORE…

Mexico

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A whale of a time

Sue Bryant joins an expedition to Mexico's remote Sea of Cortez, dubbed the 'Galapagos of the Americas'. Bottlenosed dolphins were riding our bow wave at dawn. MORE…

North America - General

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Rainbow Routes

Donna Dailey uncovers dramatic drives and tantalising tours that reveal autumn's glorious colours in North America and beyond. We heard them before we saw them. MORE…

Trinidad & Tobago

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The greatest party on Earth

Break out the feathers and sequins for the madness of Trinidad's annual Carnival. Geoffrey Dean joins the celebrations With so many former British colonies having gained their MORE…

USA

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Where beauty meets Bacchus

A detour from a Californian road trip is the beginning of a love affair with the little known Paso Robles Wine Country. By Mike Gerrard. The 101 Cafe in Oceanside, southern California, is a shrine to the MORE…

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Keep on truckin'

New Yorkers are going crazy for gourmet grub on-the-go from the city's 3,000 food trucks. What's all the fuss about? By Sue Bryant. They started as humble hot dog and burger vans MORE…

ISSUE 5
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Spirits of the past

Melissa Shales is haunted and captivated by the Gullah storytellers of South Carolina. I wouldn't say I'm overly superstitious and I don't believe in ghosts – certainly not the lost souls wandering the MORE…

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My kind of town

Chicago, the USA's third-largest city, is where skyscrapers were born. It's home to deep-dish pizza, Barack Obama, jazz, the blues, the finest Impressionist collection outside Paris and 24 public beaches MORE…

ISSUE 8
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A star-spangled summer

John Lewisohn and family take a road trip through New England. A straight arrow indicated the direction to Portsmouth, Dover and Rochester. If we chose to turn off the freeway shortly MORE…

ISSUE 8
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Party town

Donna Dailey celebrates Fiesta San Antonio, the Texan answer to Mardi Gras. As crowds gather along San Antonio's famous River Walk, I smugly guard my place on an iron bridge above the MORE…