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Here's when Amtrak trains between Vancouver and Seattle will return

Here's when Amtrak trains between Vancouver and Seattle will return

A date for the service's return has been set
Cruise ship sails for Alaska after overnight delay in Vancouver due to tugboat strike

Cruise ship sails for Alaska after overnight delay in Vancouver due to tugboat strike

Celebrity Cruises said the ship became stuck in the Port of Vancouver because it was attached to a barge whose crew was refusing to remove it.
David Sovka: Bottoms up in the hustle bustle of Hanoi

David Sovka: Bottoms up in the hustle bustle of Hanoi

In part one of a series, David Sovka is in Hanoi, Vietnam, about to embark on the first of two two-week cycle trips.
Rick Steves: Revelling in the thin air of Switzerland

Rick Steves: Revelling in the thin air of Switzerland

Traditional culture survives most heartily in this alpine country's most remote corners
Kim Pemberton: A dazzling maritime road trip in la belle province

Kim Pemberton: A dazzling maritime road trip in la belle province

This six-day itinerary takes in the the Bas-Saint-Laurent region of Quebec, with a slight dip into the Gaspesie before crossing the St. Lawrence River by ferry into the Cote-Nord region and continuing onto the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region.
Rick Steves: Europe tears down walls — and builds bridges

Rick Steves: Europe tears down walls — and builds bridges

As travellers learn, the true success of a society lies in finding a way beyond walls
Rick Steves: A close-up look at Milan’s masterpieces

Rick Steves: A close-up look at Milan’s masterpieces

Italy’s second city hosts two noteworthy masterpieces: Michelangelo’s last pietà sculpture and Leonardo’s Last Supper.
Cruise lines start dropping COVID-19 vaccine requirements

Cruise lines start dropping COVID-19 vaccine requirements

Canada to require proof of vaccination on cruises, unlike Europe, U.S.
Four Island hotels make Tripadvisor's list of top spots in Canada

Four Island hotels make Tripadvisor's list of top spots in Canada

The No. 1 spot went to the Hazelton in Toronto, with Vancouver’s Loden Hotel, the Ritz-Carlton in Montreal and Bisha Hotel Toronto rounding out the top five.
Rick Steves: Berlin’s Reichstag: Teary-Eyed Germans and a Big Glass Dome

Rick Steves: Berlin’s Reichstag: Teary-Eyed Germans and a Big Glass Dome

Years ago, when I got my history degree, I said to myself: “I’d better get a business degree, too, so I have some useful knowledge.” But of course, since then, I’ve come to appreciate the value of historical insight.