Partnerships

The Trip of a Lifetime

Once the unique preserve of scientists and explorers, Antarctica now receives tourists from around the world. Climate change has made the south polar continent more accessible, but to avoid disturbing this fragile ecosystem, adventure-seekers must choose their guides carefully.

BESIDE X NOKIAN TYRES

The Finnish Lifestyle​

How Finnish entrepreneurs are reimagining the Nordic way of living.

dossier / BESIDE + RADIO-CANADA

Spoils of #nature on Instagram

Natural sites are being overrun by a new wave of tourists just "doin' it for the 'Gram." And the consequences are far from harmless.

BESIDE X MENAUD

Charlevoix in a Bottle

The Menaud distillery pays tribute to Charlevoix’s rich natural resources and talented artisans. Portrait of a daring company reinventing traditional vodka in Québec.

BESIDE x TOURISME LANAUDIÈRE

Lanaudière: So Near the Open Air

Portrait of a region that grabs hold of you and won’t let go.

BESIDE x DUVETNOR

A Rare Bird

Jean Bédard, founder of Duvetnor, turned an age-old tradition—the harvesting of eiderdown—into the driving force behind the conservation of a natural habitat. Portrait of a man with his eyes out to sea.

BESIDE X LULULEMON

Running by Nature

More and more runners prefer braving wilderness trails rather than roads. A mere whim? No. It’s an impulse written into our DNA, according to scientists.

A gift from on high

Charlevoix is said to be one of the most beautiful regions in the world for nature and adventure buffs. Kitted out with hiking boots and camera in tow, I drive northeast along Highway 138, impatient to sink my teeth into this massive playground.