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Google sets its site on Grand Canyon

Google sets its site on Grand Canyon

Internet search giant maps Arizona landmark to give users a closeup, 360-degree view of hiking trails

Carved eagle graces Comox air terminal

A three-metre-wide carved wooden eagle hangs from the ceiling of Comox Valley Airport's terminal building, part of a new display of artworks intended to create a positive first impression for visitors arriving on Vancouver Island.

Condé Nast readers vote for favourite ships

October brings a lot of change to the cruise line business. The seasonal shift of cruise ships transiting the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans is underway. Major U.S.

Ontario parks rent winter yurts with heat, power

Roughing it in the backcountry is typically a warm-weather activity, but heated yurts can add a measure of comfort in winter. Seven Ontario provincial parks are now taking reservations for winter yurt rentals.

Derry's events run range from punk to painting

The Northern Ireland city of Londonderry has announced a program of arts events ranging from punk to painting, in celebration of its role as the U.K.'s "city of culture" for 2013. The program announced this week includes a new play by U.S.

Airline ends world's longest flights

The world's longest commercial flight - Singapore to Newark, New Jersey - is being cancelled. Singapore Airlines announced this week that it will end its nonstop flight between Singapore and Newark, a distance of about 15,000 kilometres.

Beach bars offer break from world's turmoil

With all the intensity in our domestic and political worlds lately, it's a fine time for an escape - sunset glinting through the drink in your hand. Let's fantasize about the 10 best seaside bars in Europe.

Virgin's space project stalled

British billionaire Richard Branson says his space tourism project keeps being pushed back and isn't sure of an exact date for the first launch.

Refreshed, refurbished symbol of Prince George smiles anew

Mr. P.G. has had his makeover and is back to watch over Prince George after some citizens feared he'd gone for good.
Pilfered pieces bring fascinating stories

Pilfered pieces bring fascinating stories

Waldorf Astoria Hotel's amnesty program prompts return of dozens of small items