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Toronto for foodies

FOOD FOR THOUGHT
TORONTO, CANADA

What exactly is Canadian food? It’s hard to get past the stereotypes of crispy bacon and maple syrup – after that I’m stumped when it comes ...
Martin Perry's Vancouver

AHEAD OF THE COUVE
VANCOUVER, CANADA

As the patchwork of small islands that form the coast surrounding Vancouver slowly dissolve behind the clouds, my heart grows a little heavy...
Rainbow Street Art, Montreal, Canada

TAKING PRIDE
MONTREAL, CANADA

About a decade ago, a friend handed me a DVD of a Canadian gay movie, 'Mambo Italiano', charting the adventures of a young gay Italian man t...

HOTELS & RESORTS

Loden, Vancouver, Canada

THE LODEN, VANCOUVER, CANADA

The Loden offers a high-spec, premium experience, with relatively large rooms for a downtown hotel. The classic, mid-20th century design cre...
Shangri-la Toronto, Canada

SHANGRI-LA, TORONTO, CANADA

Asian luxury is personified in this hospitality powerhouse’s second North American property, attracting the international jet-set. It’s clos...
Four Seasons Toronto

FOUR SEASONS, TORONTO, CANADA

You wouldn’t expect anything less than perfection from the Four Seasons’ flagship property – after all, this haute-hotel brand is headquarte...
Opus Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

OPUS HOTEL, VANCOUVER, CANADA

Genuinely welcoming check-in staff, a convenient location close to transport links, a well-designed, personalised room with considered flour...
Windsor Arms, Toronto, Canada

WINDSOR ARMS, TORONTO, CANADA

It was hard to picture a place called the Windsor Arms in downtown Toronto. We had visions of clashing sabres, armour and bar wenches, but w...