Moon Spotlight Newfoundland & Labrador

This full-color guide includes vibrant photos and easy-to-use maps. Moon Spotlight Newfoundland & Labrador is an 80-page compact guide covering the best of Newfoundland and Labrador, including the Avalon Peninsula, Labrador Straits, Gros Morne National Park, and the Northern Peninsula. Travel writer and Canada resident Andrew Hempstead offers seasoned advice on must-see attractions, and includes […]

Moon Spotlight Prince Edward Island

Moon Spotlight Prince Edward Island is a 60-page compact guide covering the best of “the birthplace of Canada,” including Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince County, and Cavendish. Travel writer and photographer Andrew Hempstead offers his firsthand advice on must-see attractions, as well as maps with sightseeing highlights, so you can make the most of your time. […]

Moon Nova Scotia

Outdoorsman Andrew Hempstead offers an inside glimpse of the best of Nova Scotia, from taking a tour of Alexander Keith’s Brewery to witnessing the world’s highest tides at the funnel-shaped Bay of Fundy. In addition to tips on where to stay, eat, and recreate, Hempstead also suggests itineraries—such as Coastal Cruising, Artists and Artisans, and […]

Moon Atlantic Canada

Travel writer and Canada expert Andrew Hempstead offers unique insight into this historic corner of the North American coast, from swimming in the warm waters of Northumberland Strait to exploring bustling downtown Moncton and its lively nightclubs. Hempstead includes unique trip strategies that connect with travelers’ specific interests, such as Rugged Atlantic Canada—an outdoors-oriented itinerary—and […]

Evidence of clear-cutting where swaths of trees are gone.

Environmental Issues in British Columbia

Humans have been exploiting British Columbia’s abundant natural resources for 10,000 years. Indigenous people hunting and fishing obviously had little effect on ecological integrity, but over time, the clearing of land for agriculture and development did.

Panoramic view of an alpine lake surrounded by mountain peaks.

Getting to Lake O’Hara in Yoho National Park

Nestled in a high bowl of lush alpine meadows, Lake O’Hara is an especially fine hub for day hiking. What makes this destination all the more special is that a quota system limits the number of visitors. If you hope to take the shuttle, here’s what you need to know.

Up angle shot of a mountain biker getting air from a jump.

Plan a Trip to Whistler, BC

Magnificent snowcapped peaks, dense green forests, transparent lakes, sparkling rivers, and an upmarket, cosmopolitan village right in the middle of it all: Welcome to Whistler, one of the world’s great resort towns.