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Jan/Feb 2018

We're ringing in the new year with our annual travel issue.

Learn everything you need to know before taking a trip to the North—from those who live here. From an insider's guide to pan-territorial travel, to an upclose look at the North's newest roadtrip—Dawson City, Yukon to Tuktoyaktuk, NWT—this is the authentic Northern travel guide.

Also in this issue, we land on a remote island in the Arctic Archipelago to learn how the story of the Franklin Expedition is being unravelled by Inuit historians and underwater archaeologists. And we get a first-hand account of paddling from Yellowknife to Baker Lake, Nunavut, and find out that misadventure isn't the only way to get a good story out of a trip.

Happy New Year, and happy reading!

In This Issue

Photo by Angela Gzowski

Welcome To The Top Of The World

Tuktoyaktuk nears the end of a long road back to prosperity

By Herb Mathisen
Feb 28
2018
Photo courtesy of Heike Graf

Rocking The House

Up close and personal with Yukon’s top musicians

By Katharine Sandiford
Feb 28
2018
Get your fix and kick up your feet. Photo courtesy of Heike Graf

Epicurean Tour Of The Southern Lakes

Our guide to good eats in the Yukon

By Katharine Sandiford
Feb 26
2018
A Yukon River pleasure cruise. Photo courtesy Ayra Fox/Klondike Visitors Association

Underground Fun In The Klondike

Things to do in Dawson City that you won’t find in your guidebook

By Katharine Sandiford
Feb 23
2018
Take the scenic drive up Haeckel Hill. Photo courtesy of Cathie Archbould/Yukon Energy

My Other Car Is A Pair Of Hiking Boots

Motor up the three drivable peaks of the Yukon

By Katharine Sandiford
Feb 21
2018
Bingo in Pang: Pack your dauber and tune in to radio bingo. Photo courtesy of Sarah on the Road.

Play Along In Pang

So, you’ve finished hiking the Akshayuk Pass and your adrenaline’s still pumping

By Up Here
Feb 19
2018
Iqaluit: A night at the Storehouse. Photo courtesy of Toronto Star Rene Johnston.

Where To Get A Beer?

Booze isn't widely available in Nunavut, but you can crack a cold one in a few places

By Up Here
Feb 19
2018
Quest's Best: You can help hoist the winner of the Nunavut Quest into the air in Pond Inlet in late-April. Photo by Clare Kines.

After The Hoodoos

Pond Inlet has more going on than jaw-dropping natural landscapes

By Up Here
Feb 16
2018
Photo by Adobe Stock.

Dining Out In The Wells

You don’t have much to choose from in the Sahtu’s largest community. but A lack of options in Norman Wells isn’t a lack of quality

By Up Here
Feb 14
2018
Stay Warm: Tourists view the aurora from a heated pod. Photo courtesy of Aurora Village.

The Banana-Hammer

Guests at Aurora Village, the resort just outside Yellowknife, make the most of the cold

By Up Here
Feb 14
2018