Animals of the north capture our imagination just as surely as animals of the southern hemisphere. We may not have lions and elephants, but we have bison and bears, both of which are far more accessible, and play a bigger part in our lives far than their African counterparts. I’ve enjoyed some spectacular animal encounters across the country. With some tips below, here’s hoping you do the same.
Simon Fraser University's Continuing Studies Program is offering a one-day Adventure Travel Journalism Bootcamp for anyone interested in a career, or hobby, in travel writing. Together with two established travel writer-photographers, we'll answer all the questions, and provide all the real world advice, to send you on your way.
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Winter isn't coming. It's damn well here. The Canadian Snowbird (escapus wintersnowus) is well known for its annual migration to warmer climes. As the bitter cold sets in, the snowbird pack its bag, buys flights, and relocates to another life, typically where a beach is never far away. Here are ten choices for any budding snowbird: