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Rick Steves: How sweet it is in Portugal's humble Evora

Rick Steves: How sweet it is in Portugal's humble Evora

While Alentejo, in the interior of Portugal, is humble, there’s a distinct pride here.
Ditch expensive PCR COVID test for travel, B.C. tourism industry tells feds

Ditch expensive PCR COVID test for travel, B.C. tourism industry tells feds

B.C. businesses, tourism agencies and travel groups who say unneeded restrictions are damaging the economy want to see Ottawa lift COVID-19 PCR testing for travellers coming to Canada.
Everything B.C. residents need to know about the reopening of the Canada-U.S. border

Everything B.C. residents need to know about the reopening of the Canada-U.S. border

There are several things to consider before you drive down
Rick Steves: Güzelyurt is Turkey's 'Beautiful Land'

Rick Steves: Güzelyurt is Turkey's 'Beautiful Land'

Fragile traditions of the past are alive and well in the daily life of the small towns of Cappadocia
Everything B.C. residents need to know about Hawaii's new travel rules

Everything B.C. residents need to know about Hawaii's new travel rules

There are a few things Canadians need to keep in mind.
Victoria airport to restart international flights Nov. 30

Victoria airport to restart international flights Nov. 30

Transport Canada gave the approval Tuesday morning for YYJ to restart international flights
Ottawa lifts pandemic ban on cruise ships but not advisory against travelling on them

Ottawa lifts pandemic ban on cruise ships but not advisory against travelling on them

Cruise lines have worked hard to institute COVID-19 safety protocols, says travel agent
Rick Steves: How to communicate in Italy (without speaking Italian)

Rick Steves: How to communicate in Italy (without speaking Italian)

If a local starts chattering at you in Italian, don’t resist, says Rick Steves. You may find you understand more than you’d expect.
Lonely Planet says Island is a top-10 global destination for 2022

Lonely Planet says Island is a top-10 global destination for 2022

Vancouver Island was ranked the ninth-best region in the world by Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2022
Rick Steves: Inside the grand organ of Paris at St. Sulpice

Rick Steves: Inside the grand organ of Paris at St. Sulpice

On Sunday mornings in Paris, I enjoy Mass in St. Sulpice, a church with perhaps Europe’s finest pipe organ. While I’m surrounded by towering vaults, statues of saints, and centuries of tradition, it’s the music that sends me.