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Kayaking with Salmon on the Columbia River

October 31st, 2011 @ 11:05am by John Biehler

During my recent trip the Fairmont Hot Springs, BC, I had the chance to kayak on the Columbia River during the annual chinook salmon run in early October. Instead of taking a lot of photos above the water…I dipped my camera under the kayak to give you a unique view of the activity happening underwater […]

Visiting Fairmont Hot Springs, BC

October 21st, 2011 @ 11:45am by John Biehler

When I was a kid, growing up in Kelowna and Northern BC, my parents took our family on a lot of road trips. We went all over the place in the car camping, hoteling, etc. back in the days before iPads, Nintendo DS and seatback dvd players made road trips easier for us kids in […]

Marco Polo Tours: Tulalip, Seattle, Cruise to Vancouver

September 27th, 2011 @ 10:00am by Jennifer Miles

A few weeks ago when my close friend Christina called me up to tell me about a deal she had found on on the Travel Best Bets website for a trip to Seattle and back, I was quick to jump on board. This past weekend we made our way bright and early to Richmond Centre […]

Terry Fox Memorial Unveiling

September 16th, 2011 @ 4:01pm by John Biehler

If you were around BC Place this morning, you may have seen and heard hundreds of kids running down the street and to the foot of Robson Street as part of the ceremony to unveil the new Terry Fox memorial. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr With a large crowd of onlookers, BC Premier Christy […]

Vancouver Fringe Festival 2011

September 8th, 2011 @ 10:00am by Michelle Kim

It’s Vancouver International Fringe Festival time again, now in it’s 27th year, which runs from September 8 – 18. This year’s Fringe Festival will feature over 600 performances by more than 80 groups over the course of the 11 days, and is expected to attract over 30,000 attendees. Photo credit: dooq on Flickr This year […]

Surrey City Centre Library Now Open

September 6th, 2011 @ 10:15am by Guest Author

Built in the heart of Surrey’s emerging downtown core, the new City Centre Library is set to open its doors to the public this Tuesday. The first major public investment in the area since the redevelopment of Holland Park in 2006, the new library is both an architectural wonder and a civic anchor for the […]