Bawah Reserve, in the remote Anambas Islands in Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago, is reopening to guests September 1, 2022. During the 2.5-year closure for the pandemic, they’ve been busy expanding to a sixth island, renovating and adding new accommodation categories, and even installed a new floating solar farm.
Almost every restaurant will happily serve up drinks—alcoholic or booze-free—regardless of whether there’s a food order. But there are times when something extra special is necessary when it comes to what’s in the glass and the atmosphere. Raise a glass to these dozen Vancouver spots that all offer something standout in the drinks department, from the city’s most innovative cocktails to more casual haunts for game day.
Using interviews with Elders from three First Nations in BC, I wrote this piece about the importance of connection with nature.
Taking a long weekend from Seattle to get “oot” and “aboot” in Canada is as easy as pie. But why stick to the well-trodden paths of Vancouver and Victoria when you can give some Canadian small towns a try, eh?
Beginning May 1, 2022, just show your passport and vaccination certificate and you're ready to visit the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Do you like to see unusual places when you travel? Well, add Chile’s Atacama Desert to your must-visit list to check out its otherworldly sites.
Coral restoration projects are blooming around the world, as coastal destinations are increasing efforts to protect their coral reefs from climate change and climbing ocean temperatures. The tiny Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has a new initiative that will help restore more of their already protected coral reefs.
There are plenty of stunning beaches in the world, but Turks and Caicos’ Grace Bay Beach consistently tops the awards.
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s time to think about honoring the mom in your life. Decide how you’ll shower her with gratitude—by taking the classic route, choosing a more casual setting, or skipping brunch in favour of afternoon tea, tipsy or otherwise. Mother’s Day is one of the most popular days of the year for a restaurant meal, so be sure to reserve one of these five OpenTable Vancouver Mother’s Day Experiences in advance.