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Slowing the Pace at ‘Tween Waters on Captiva Island

Slowing the Pace at ‘Tween Waters on Captiva Island

“Shelling?” I kept asking my landlocked Canadian self, when I was told that this is one of the most popular things to do on Captiva Island, one of Florida’s Gulf Coast barrier islands just north of Fort Myers. I found it hard to believe that in today’s fast-paced world of digital multi-tasking, on-demand everything and short-attention-spans-everywhere that people would actually engage in something this, well, analog. Regardless, I would soon have the chance to find out if shelling on Captiva Island was really a thing or not.

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Phoenix Rising: Fort Myers Returns

Phoenix Rising: Fort Myers Returns

Fort Myers took the brunt of Hurricane Ian’s impact in 2022, but the good news is, Fort Myers beaches, historic attractions, restaurants and communities are all back to business and ready to welcome you back, too.

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Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge: a Bucket List Experience

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge: a Bucket List Experience

Maybe it’s the historic, log-cabin aesthetic that harkens back to a day when the great railway hotels of Canada were truly remote wilderness destinations. Or maybe it’s the neighbourly way that everyone at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge seems to support the small community of which they are a major part. Or maybe it’s something in the Rocky Mountain air and the absolutely stunning location of the property that speaks to your soul. Whatever it is, there’s something special about this particular Fairmont that makes it more than just a stay at a luxury hotel – time spent here is a bucket list experience like no other.

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