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BC Travel Tuesday: Week 8 Hotel Grand Pacific Victoria

May 31st, 2011 @ 4:25pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

A bit late on the BC Travel Tuesday entry today but it’s another great getaway, to a familiar location. In case you’re just tuning into the series, we’re now 8 weeks into the 12 week series that is showcasing some of BC’s best accommodations and destinations. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 7 Painter’s Lodge Campbell River

May 24th, 2011 @ 3:05pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Welcome to Week 7 of the BC Travel Tuesday series. It’s been really fun to highlight regions of the province while putting smiles on the faces of our contest winners so far – and we’re not done yet. We still have a handful of great giveaways over the remaining weeks. backyardbc is a new travel […]

Our Weekend at Hastings House on Salt Spring Island

May 23rd, 2011 @ 4:16pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Following a quick pit-stop at home to sleep and re-pack after a trip to the Cariboo, John and I were off to Salt Spring Island for the weekend. This member of the Gulf Island chain in the Georgia Strait, between Vancouver Island and the mainland of BC, is a favourite destination of ours (that we […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 6 Accent Inns Okanagan

May 17th, 2011 @ 1:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Heading into Week 6 of the BC Travel Tuesday series, we’re about half-way through the giveaways and getaways that have been lined up by backyardbc.com. In case you haven’t been following along already, we’re highlighting travel and hotel stays for locals. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for residents of British Columbia. Essentially […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 5 Watermark Beach Resort, Osoyoos

May 10th, 2011 @ 2:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I am pleased to announce that the BC Travel Tuesday series, that was originally set to be 10 weeks long, has been extended to 12 weeks thanks to the support of my readers and the partner properties listed on backyardbc.com. We’re now onto our fifth week and so far we’ve given away $2,188 worth of […]

Rosewood Hotel Georgia Preview

May 10th, 2011 @ 9:02am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The historic Rosewood Hotel Georgia is slated to re-open with the next few weeks with renovated rooms, restored opulence in the ballrooms, and a high-tech flare. Rosewood Hotel Georgia with residential tower in the background. The hotel had been a focal point of downtown Vancouver since 1927, hosting world-famous guests, until it closed to undergo […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 4 Inn at Laurel Point

May 3rd, 2011 @ 3:58pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The BC Travel Tuesday series is gaining momentum with over 1,200 entries over the last few weeks through comments and Twitter. I hope that this means locals love to travel locally, and if you’re like me – there’s so much more of BC yet to discover and experience. In case you’re just finding out about […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 3 Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort

April 26th, 2011 @ 4:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

We are now onto the third installment of the 10-week BC Travel Tuesday contest I am running with backyardbc.com where we’re celebrating the best in local travel while offering up weekly giveaways for BC residents. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for residents of British Columbia. Essentially a “be a tourist in your […]