Michael Kaminer lives and works in Manhattan and loves airports.
Exploring the Canadian Rockies, from Lake Louise to Jasper
Start planning an adventure packed with hiking, hot springs, culinary experiences, and more.
8 Under-the-Radar Hotels in Canada We Love
Canada is the world’s second-largest country, geographically speaking. Maybe that’s why its smallest hotels seem like such discoveries—think jewel-like properties embedded in spectacular natural settings, or luxe lodgings slipped in urban pockets so discreet even locals might miss them. As our vast northern neighbor parties on for its 150th anniversary, it’s a great time for a little exploring. Below, our picks for Canada’s most beautiful small hotels.
The 'Muji of Marijuana' Opens Its Doors in Toronto
A new store in Toronto hopes to bring stylish accessories for weed smokers to the masses.
What to Do in Canada This Summer
Canada’s looking pretty good for 150 years old. And as our vast northern neighbor celebrates its sesquicentennial this summer, it’s a great time to explore unfamiliar territory—or dig up new jewels in cities you think you know. Since the Loonie—the Canadian dollar—is still hovering at around 75 cents, your greenback also goes far across the border. Here are 15 of our favorite ways to fête Canada this summer.
European Travel Commission: Why You Should Still Travel to Europe
As visitor numbers to Europe dip, here's what you should know about travel to the continent.
The Most Beautiful National Parks in Canada
Choosing Canada’s most beautiful national parks feels a bit like deciding between the best chocolate or cashmere—the world’s second-biggest country in terms of land mass has almost too much spectacular scenery to single out favorites. But someone has to do the hard work, and so, we’ve narrowed down the roster of 44 national parks to spotlight eleven whose flora, fauna, terrain, and topography astonish, from Alberta’s serene Banff to Yukon’s extreme Kluane.
Maine Wants to Pay For Your Vacation
There's a catch, of course, but it's an interesting one.
Take a Shower, Cook a Meal at This New York City Store
Not sure which shower head to buy? At Pirch, you can lather up in store and make an informed decision.
The World's Most Luxurious Hotel Bathrooms
Rain shower heads and double sinks? So 20 years ago. Now, it’s all about the ocean vistas, onyx tiles, and suspended tubs. Here are some of our favorite hotel bathrooms from around the world.
The World's Most Amazing Hotel Penthouses
It’s not enough for penthouses to be luxurious anymore. These days, travelers crave personality. They also want bragging rights that their suite was the biggest/tallest/weirdest possible. And since the definition of luxury is changing too, penthouses don’t always need glitz to impress. Here are some of our favorite top-floor suites around the globe.
Now on Sale? All of Canada
Wouldn’t it be great if an entire country went on sale? For U.S. visitors to Canada, that’s pretty much what’s happening.
Prada Has a Pastry Shop. Burberry Has a Cafe. We Love These Fashion-and-Food Mashups
Fashion labels are branching out into food more than ever, with even indie brands cooking up ways to fill stomachs and closets. They’re following on the heels of giants like Armani and Versace, who have been feeding shoppers for years. For brands, dining venues and pop-ups offer an inventive new way to click with customers. For label-hounds, they're a way of getting closer to a favorite designer. (And it’s no secret you’re more likely to buy something once you’ve lingered over an espresso, martini, or even a bowl of cereal.) These are the top spots currently fusing fashion and food.
Print Isn't Dead at These Bookstores for Obsessives
Obsessed with water, conspiracy theories, or out-of-print science fiction? There's a store out there for you.
The World's Best Transit Options to and From the Airport
Some airport trains are as cheap as a subway ride; others let you check your luggage a day ahead.
Inside the Fort Knox of Caviar
The Petrossian brand decides the fate of high-end ova from around the world, and they gave Condé Nast Traveler an exclusive peek inside their unassuming Queens headquarters.
16 Reasons to Visit Canada in the Middle of Winter
It's actually not crazy to head north when the temperature drops—here's why.
We Unlock 9 of the Best Hotel Keys in the World
In the not-too-distant future, hotel-room keys may become a memory. Until then, hotels are still using keys as statements, with subversive messages, cool art, and sly branding. Here are nine of our favorites from around the world.
Beyond Bubbe's Kitchen: The Best Spots for Traditional Jewish Food
Pastrami in Buenos Aires, blintzes in Philadelphia—these restaurants are combining chutzpah with cool to create some of the best Jewish cuisine in the world.