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Jasper Dark Sky Festival


Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 — 9:48am PDT
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It’s a community celebration that has you contemplating the universe, in one of the most beautiful places on the planet. The Jasper Dark Sky Festival is coming up October 14-23 and you can start plan your experience there today. Last year’s keynote, Commander Hadfield Jasper Dark Sky Festival Get lost in the wonder of one […]

Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise


Monday, September 19th, 2016 — 10:19am PDT
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Whenever we have family or friends visiting us in Vancouver I always try to do two things: Get them up a mountain and then get them out on the water. From both vantage points they can immediately scope out the landscape, get their bearings, and get a unique introduction to the city. These were the […]

Veranda Beach Resort on Lake Osoyoos


Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 — 11:13am PDT
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I tip toed across the sun room to the screen door, where I smacked my flip flops down onto the entrance’s paver stones. Unlatching the gate on the white picket fence that surrounded the cottage, I made my way up Veranda Drive to pick up our vehicle from its parking spot. The sun was rising […]

Harvest Time in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country


Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 — 8:41am PDT
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I’ve been to the tasting rooms where I have swirled, swished, and sipped the delicious bounty of the Okanagan before. I have dined at winery restaurants, toured barrel cellars, discovered two new-to-me wine regions, and taken a workshop on BC bubbles. However, it wasn’t until last season that I experienced harvest time in wine country […]

5 Things to do on Bowen Island Before Summer Ends


Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 — 2:26pm PDT
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Bowen Island is Vancouver’s Original Summer Getaway, being home to picnics, camping, hikes, paddles, and recreation for the better part of the last century. Earlier this summer, John and I got to experience a quick escape to Bowen, packing two days full of adventures by sea and land. 5 Things to do on Bowen Island […]

Kimpton Hotel Wilshire in LA


Monday, August 22nd, 2016 — 10:43am PDT
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I haven’t spent much time in LA. Before this summer, a decadent BBQ dinner in Koreatown summed up my LA experience, followed by a Whitecaps away match in Carson, and a media trip to Disneyland in Anaheim. When Keira and I decided to book a getaway to Southern California, with half of our week being […]