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  • DiCaprio visits Canadian Arctic, Alberta oilsands in environmental documentary

    DiCaprio visits Canadian Arctic, Alberta oilsands in environmental documentary

    Brutally cold temperatures are not the sort of thing one usually pines for. But Jake Awa sounds downright nostalgic when asked how the Arctic has changed in the past half-century. “I can tell you one thing,” says the longtime Arctic guide on the phone from Pond Inlet. “We used to have -50s and -60s in the coldest […]
  • U.K. TV shows winning over North American audiences

    U.K. TV shows winning over North American audiences

    When The Office’s David Brent made the jump across the pond, Ricky Gervais’s much-loved character from Slough was transformed for its North American audience into a small-time Pennsylvanian office supplies manager, played by Steve Carell. The Westminster drama The Thick of It, meanwhile, was teleported to Washington, D.C.
  • Lose the 'bah humbug' attitude with a walk through the winter wonderlands of Europe's Christmas markets

    Lose the 'bah humbug' attitude with a walk through the winter wonderlands of Europe's Christmas markets

    An evening spent mingling with the pink-cheeked crowds at festive fairs across the pond could transform the most curmudgeonly Scrooge and the greenest of Grinches into stocking-stuffing, carol-crooning converts. I
  • Caribbean waters about to get very busy with cruise ships

    Caribbean waters about to get very busy with cruise ships

    A portion of the world's cruise ship fleet is on its way to Florida and things are about to get crowded. The imports from across the pond will be joining ships that spent the summer serving the Caribbean and Mexico. At one port, Fort Lauderdale's Port Everglades, 15 ships will depart mostly for the Caribbean and Mexico in just one week in January.
  • No offence, Canada, but Reb is in love with Britain

    No offence, Canada, but Reb is in love with Britain

    Canada.com blogger Reb Stevenson is obsessed with Britain. Read about her latest adventures across the pond.

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