Kayaking in Georgian Bay

Docks are the quintessential Canadian place to hang out in summer. Local teenagers sunbathe and gossip. Older folks sit and drink in the vista. Fishermen will have hung a pail over the edge in order to catch some bait, aware that nocturnal raccoons are clever enough to lift them out of the water paw-over-paw. And there is always a canoe tied up, with a couple of life jackets and paddles in the bottom, itching to be paddled out on to the water.

Grey Owl: Champion of the Canadian Wilderness

In the early 20th century, a mistaken belief was widely accepted in colonial Canada - as in Australia - that the Aboriginal peoples were a dying race. One 17 year old lad from East Sussex did not go along with that view at all.

The 10 best value destinations for 2016

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has had an effect on tourism for the rest of the continent, bringing prices down on travel to Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania 

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