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Zipping around in the Ford Focus RS

Dashing through the snow in the Ford Focus RS. (Photo: Francis Vachon)

Photo: Francis Vachon
On an excursion in Quebec with Ford, our writer discovers winter driving can be a pleasure — in the right vehicle
Momo the border collie hides on a lifeguard stand in Deep Cove, B.C.

Momo the border collie hides on a lifeguard stand in Deep Cove, B.C. (Photo: Andrew Knapp, @andrewknapp)

Photo: Andrew Knapp
Cats, dogs, hogs: These globetrotting pets may just inspire you to bring your furry friend along on your next adventure
Architect’s rendering of the exterior of the Pangea Pod Hotel in Whistler

A rendering of the exterior of the Pangea Pod Hotel, opening in Whistler later this year. (Image courtesy Pangea Pod Hotel)

Image courtesy Pangea Pod Hotel
The Pangea Pod Hotel is part boutique hotel, part hostel, and entirely unique
Musicians at the top of Loma de la Cruz in Holguin, Cuba, with a view of the city beyond

Climb up the 460 steps of the Loma de la Cruz (Hill of the Cross) in Holguin, Cuba, and you'll be rewarded with a breathtaking view of the city. If you're lucky, you'll encounter live musicians (pictured) whose songs add to the atmosphere. (Photo: Bonnie Munday)

Photo: Bonnie Munday
From enjoying a family-style meal in a "paladar" to retracing the history of the revolution, a visit to eastern Cuba is a must for authentic culture-seekers
These 10 photos from @CanGeoTravel's Instagram community will inspire you to book your next holiday closer to home
Paddleboarders on the Sea of Cortez, Los Cabos, Mexico

From swimming with whale sharks in the Gulf of California to art-crawling (with tequila!) in San José del Cabo's Gallery District, Los Cabos have something to satisfy every type of traveller. (Photo: Ben Horton)

Photo: Ben Horton
Adrenaline rush or art crush? In Los Cabos, you don't have to choose. 
The air up here might hurt your face, but the views are worth it 
Inuit on ATVs on the Itijjagiaq Trail on Baffin Island

Although it only recently became part of The Great Trail network, the Itijjagiaq Trail has a long history among the Inuit of southern Baffin Island as a convenient overland route between Iqaluit and Kimmirut. (Photo: Ossie Michelin/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Ossie Michelin/Canadian Geographic
360-degree views of the Itijjagiaq Trail, a traditional route across southern Baffin Island that is now part of The Great Trail's national trail network
RIU Palace Paradise Island Nassau, Bahamas

The recently-renovated RIU Palace Paradise Island offers five-star amenities including a spa, multiple onsite restaurants, two pools, and of course, white sand and warm ocean water. (Photo courtesy RIU Palace Paradise Island)

Photo courtesy RIU Palace Paradise Island
This five-star Bahamas resort boasts a fresh look and adults-only concept on Nassau's famous Cabbage Beach
Basilique Sainte-Anne, Saint Anne Basilica in Quebec

The Basilica of Saint Anne de Beaupre towers above the countryside 30 kilometres from Quebec City. It's one of many beautiful and historic landmarks that can be accessed via the Véloroute Marie-Hélène Prémont, a scenic cycling trail along the St. Lawrence. (Photo: Denis McKay)

Photo: Denis McKay
Discover the New France of Samuel de Champlain on this scenic cycling route along the St. Lawrence River
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