Canada

Reasons to Travel to the Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Canada

Kate stands in front of a field of wildflowers and faces cliffs and a rocky beach in the distance.

The Îles-de-la-Madeleine are a mysterious archipelago just north of Prince Edward Island in Canada. They’re isolated, hard to reach, and precariously perched in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, where the wind whips like mad and erosion threatens their existence. But these are islands of great beauty — of bright red cliffs and lighthouses, of purple …

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Driving the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia: The Ultimate Road Trip Itinerary

Kate standing in front of the mountains wearing a "Canada 2019" tank top in Cape Breton Highlands National Park.

Looking for one of the most beautiful road trips in the world? Consider driving the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. While this is one of the best known road trips in Canada, I hadn’t heard of it until recently — and I was stunned at just how special it was. This summer I’ve …

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