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  • Top Hotels for Digital Detox

    Sometimes it takes an intervention program to sever the smartphone tether, so here are our favorite retreats that require forfeiting your little handheld addiction and making the conscious decision to purge.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on October 14, 2011 at 5:52:24 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • White Hot Winter Ski Deals

    Even though the formal start of winter is two full months away, now is the time to grab incredible early-season ski deals. Resorts across North America are rolling out tons of packages, and we've gathered the best so you can plan to hit the powder fast.

    Posted by Matt Villano on October 14, 2011 at 10:38:02 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Storm Watching in British Columbia

    Though long considered one of B.C.’s most sublime summer environments, Tofino has managed to transform the hostile winter of Vancouver Island’s west coast into both a surfing and storm-watching destination between November and March. No one's really sure when the concept of "bad weather" morphed into "good weather," but on the tourism-friendly Pacific Rim, nasty storms are usually considered quite fine indeed.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on November 15, 2010 at 4:52:11 PM EST in Trip Ideas Tagged: Canada, asia
  • Vancouver: Dust off your hiking boots and kayak paddle

    British Columbia is an outdoorsy person’s paradise; there are activities galore, from walking in Stanley Park in downtown Vancouver to kayaking, skiing, snowboarding, zip-lining, you name it. Make sure to bring good shoes, maybe even an extra pair—it definitely gets damp on the West Coast.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on June 19, 2010 at 2:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips, Travel Tips Tagged: vienna, Asia
  • 9 Best Reasons to Visit Post-Olympics Vancouver

    If you've caught any of the 2010 Winter Olympics television footage, you've seen the gorgeous Whistler mountain vistas and the vibrant Vancouver cityscapes, and heard about the now infamously temperate climate. Once the torch moves on, Vancouver should be extremely high on your list. Here are nine more reasons to visit Vancouver and Whistler in the coming months.

    Posted by Caroline Trefler on February 17, 2010 at 9:15:02 AM EST in Trip Ideas Tagged: Vienna, seychelles
  • Top 10 Family Destinations for 2010

    A sluggish-but-slowly-showing-signs-of-recovering economy won't stop families from traveling in 2010—but we're definitely looking for value in the trips we plan. That means we're shopping for great deals and seeking locales that appeal to toddlers through teens all at once—and in some instances, they might be trendy destinations we see on TV or the big screen.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on December 16, 2009 at 2:20:27 PM EST in Trip Ideas Tagged: Comedy, theater, Theater, harlem, Harlem, jazz, Jazz, galleries, Galleries, aquarium