The American Town That’s Secretly Canadian

By Ken Jennings, Condé Nast Traveler In 1814, during the War of 1812, two thousand British soldiers under Major General Robert Ross occupied and burned much of Washington, D.C. Because the invasion was a response to American incursions into British Canada, Canadian schoolchildren — with the clarity of patriotism if not historical accuracy — still […]

Exploration of Alaska’s Wild and Scenic Rivers: Gates of the Arctic National Park

Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve as seen from from the air on our way into the Noatak Wilderness Preserve. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish Have you ever felt that you just wanted to be somewhere completely wild? Away from services, from roads, from people, from all signs of humanity? If that sounds enchanting, […]