Author Archives: Kathy Stewart

Kathy Stewart

About Kathy Stewart

As one of our intrepid Trip Designers, Kathy Stewart crafts immersive experiences all over the globe while she and her husband raise their three boys at home in Toronto. Her headshot is in black and white because she’s classy like that.

Top 5 Spring Break Destinations For Your Family

Since the beaches of Fort Lauderdale tend to offer a different variety of transcendence than the kind we’re after, we thought we’d provide a few suggestions for spring break trips where you and your family can wind down the winter in style. more…

Explorer’s Index: Top Five Hottest Family Trips

A quick glance at the B&R Dictionary describes adventure in part as, “daring to travel to some of the world’s greatest playgrounds with your kids in tow.” more…

Vines 101: A HIstory of Napa Valley Wine

Today, the Napa Valley thrives on being on the cutting edge in both wine making and production, with a fruitful future ahead. more…

In London, Tons
to Do with Tots

The great thing about bringing your brood to London is that, while it can be expensive, a lot of the best things to do with kids in London are free! more…

Five Reasons to Visit Loire Valley with Your Family

Before you check out the slideshow and find out just what makes the Loire Valley such a perfect destination for families, a brief note of caution. more…

Italy and Croatia
With the Kids

We had travelled to Italy and Croatia with the kids before, but my husband, who is Croatian-Canadian, never gets tired of either country. more…

The Patrimonial Passion
of A. Rafanelli

An Italian immigrant, Alberto Rafanelli first founded A. Rafanelli Winery in the early 1900s. more…

Bicycling Magazine: Insider Morocco

Planning your vacation over a family meal? BICYCLING magazine has some ideas in their “Spin the Globe” story, including B&R’s Morocco Bistro Trip! more…

Apricot Hill: Butterfield & Robinson

Apricot Hill profiles Butterfield & Robinson. more…

Travel Market Report: Tour Ops Cultivate Brand Loyalty

“Tour operators are diversifying with new product lines priced both lower and higher than their traditional tours. The strategy is aimed at reaching new markets as well as building brand loyalty among travelers – and travel agents.” more…

Departures: World’s Most Bikeable Wine Regions

“Cycling and wine have long captured the imaginations of American travelers with dreams of gliding through verdant, more…

Travel + Leisure: 2012 World’s Best Awards

Once again Butterfield & Robinson has been included in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards. This year we are thrilled to have placed fourth in the Tour Operator category. more…

Luxury Latin America: Walking Peru

Luxury Latin America profiles B&R. more…

Financial Times: Canyoning in Utah

The Financial Times profiles B&R. more…

The Globe and Mail: Margaret Wente’s great big bike adventure

My idea of bliss is cycling through the Tuscan countryside. The landscape takes your breath away. The vineyards march in tidy rows down the undulating hillsides. more…

MSNBC.com: Itineraries

“Walking fever,” as Dowhan calls it, is catching on and transcends all age groups. But it’s especially popular with a younger generation that’s always had access to the latest transportation technology (and perhaps wants a time-out from it). more…

Globe and Mail: Castles in the Loire Valley

There’s a castle in my bike’s side-view mirror. But it’s not just any castle. It’s the castle said to have inspired the tale of Sleeping Beauty. more…

Wine Access: Passport to Wine Country

With every sip of wine, you’ll drink in centuries of tradition and history. You’ll encounter wines you’d never find at home and meet people whose families have been making wine for generations. more…

360 West Magazine: Pedaling Through Provence

We set out just after dawn to get a head start on the day’s heat, pedaling fast under a tattered blanket of fog. The night before, a strong, cold mistral wind had swept away the last of a long and languorous summer. more…

The New York Times – T Magazine: Tours de Force

Butterfield & Robinson takes the luxe route through North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia, with standout trips along the Silk Road and through Myanmar. more…


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