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Revisiting Humboldt House Bed & Breakfast in Victoria


Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 — 2:39pm PDT
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Two years ago John and I had our first Bed & Breakfast experience at Humboldt House in Victoria. The historic 1893 inn exceeded any expectations we had and we have yet to experience another bed and breakfast quite like it. We returned this past weekend as WordCamp Victoria put me up at Humboldt House for […]

Vancouver’s Waldorf Hotel is Closing


Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 — 2:33pm PDT
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Racing across my Twitter streams this afternoon was the news that the Waldorf Hotel in East Vancouver was closing its doors and soon a link to the official press release appeared: Rest In Peace @waldorfhotel. Thank you for an amazing 3 years as an arts and culture hub in our city ow.ly/gGdZU — Vancouver Is […]

OPUS Hotel Celebrates New Year’s Eve


Thursday, December 20th, 2012 — 2:43pm PDT
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The OPUS is Vancouver’s premiere boutique hotel and is a pillar of the Yaletown community. From its nightlife and cuisine, to perks for guests like discounts at local shops and in-room iPhones. Once again OPUS Bar is hosting one of the hottest New Year’s Eve celebrations in the city sponsored by Veuve Clicquot luxury champagnes. […]

Chefs Across the Water with Lee Parsons of the Wedgewood Hotel


Thursday, September 20th, 2012 — 10:24am PDT
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Earlier this week locals along with ferry and floatplane travellers gathered at Hastings House on the beautiful gulf island known as Salt Spring. The second event in the Chefs Across the Water dining series featured the culinary creations of Chef Lee Parsons of Vancouver’s Wedgewood Hotel and Spa. Chef Parsons along with Sous Chef Nathan […]

Marriott Residence Inn Vancouver Gets a Makeover


Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 — 3:56pm PDT
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The Marriott Residence Inn in downtown Vancouver recently underwent a major design overhaul that lasted about 8 months. I’m asked often about hotel recommendations for downtown Vancouver so I was pleased to receive a tour of the remodeled property last month to preview the upgrades. Suited for extended stays (featuring full kitchens, laundry and grocery […]

BC Travel Tuesday Week 6: Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort


Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 — 2:37pm PDT
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The BC Travel Tuesday series concludes for another season as we’ve given away over $3500 worth of hotel stays and experiences for properties around BC. Thanks to everyone who entered and to my contest partner, Backyard BC. Featuring a variety of hotels and resorts located throughout the province, Backyard BC provides residents of British Columbia […]