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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 […]

Via Ferrata at Kicking Horse Mountain


Thursday, July 21st, 2016 — 12:40pm PDT
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“I… I just need a minute,” I told the guide who was leading me around the corner of a rock face. I was 8,000ft up as I held onto my support harness with every ounce of energy I could muster. My foot kicked a rock loose and it tumbled. I counted the seconds until I […]

2 Days in Nanaimo: Plan a Festival Getaway


Thursday, July 21st, 2016 — 11:39am PDT
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2 Days in Nanaimo: Plan a Festival Getaway! Suggestions for a few things you can experience while you’re in town for a festival this summer. Eat, drink, play!

A Ride in the Goodyear Blimp


Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 — 4:57pm PDT
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If last year was my year of kayaks and helicopters, this year is canoes and blimps — well just one blimp in particular. The Goodyear Blimp is a cultural icon, a legendary airship with over nine decades of history. From a massive fleet in WWII to hosting Presidents and celebrities, to making appearances in the […]

Stay in Whistler and Take the Shuttle to Pemberton Festival


Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 — 11:40am PDT
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There’s going to be a whole lot of music and fun pumping through the bucolic Pemberton valley, in the shadow of majestic Mount Currie this summer. The four-day Pemberton Music Festival is set to return Thursday, July 14 to Sunday, July 17 with headliners like Pearl Jam, The Killers, J. Cole, Kaskade, Snoop Dogg, Wiz […]

Southern Alberta Craft Beer, Mead, and Spirits


Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 — 1:44pm PDT
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There are some pretty silly laws in Canada, like how you can decide an election in Alberta by drawing a name from a hat, snowmen taller than 30 inches are illegal in Souris, PEI, and it’s illegal to waterski after sunset anywhere in the nation. Some of our oldest and kookiest laws are all about […]