The women's snowboarding scene is taking centre-stage in the Bow Valley, and it’s all thanks to Abby Furrer. The manager and buyer at Banff's Rude Girls shop has built – and is still building – an all-female, intimidation-free snowboarding community that is starting to turn heads. Here's why... (📷: David Wren Photography)⠀
Chile. Shaped like a volcano and complete with water that spews down instead of lava, the Montaña Mágica Lodge is tucked within the Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve in Chile. The hotel is built from local wood and stone, and includes nine rooms and hot tubs made out of tree trunks that overlook the forest.