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Unalaska Islands, in the Aleutian Islands chain, Alaska
Travel

Unalaska: The US Island Once Ruled By Russia

Unalaska Island is situated in the Aleutian archipelago where the North Pacific Ocean meets the Bearing Sea. It is home to the largest seafood and fishing port in the United States and is the shooting location for Discovery Channel’s hit reality…

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The Valais Swiss Wine Trail, on the edge of the southern Alps in Switzerland
Travel

The Swiss Wine Trail

Mention Switzerland and a medley of associations come to mind: Gruyère cheese, Rolex watches, fine chocolate. What almost never factors into a conversation about this landlocked bulwark of neutrality is its wines: arguably Switzerland’s deepest secret. Surprisingly, the country produces…

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Fishermen on a motorboat on the Lower North Shore of Quebec
Features, Travel

Quebec’s Lost Coast

WHAT BEGINS as a nearly imperceptible feeling of movement turns, surreptitiously, into a heavy seesawing that wobbles my beer in its glass. The dining room servers, going from smiles to poker faces, move to-and-fro like tightrope walkers in peril. Outside,…

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