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The Hotel Max Seattle

March 25th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The highly-recommended Hotel Max in Seattle was my home for one night last week when I went down to cover We Day with my niece. This landmark hotel, originally opened in 1926, has been transformed into a rockin’ boutique hotel. The building is a classic example of Beaux Arts Classical Eclecticism, with the distinctive characteristics […]

Top 5 Reasons to Love Victoria

March 5th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Most Romantic City in Canada just happens to be our Province’s capital, with harbour views, history, and classic British charm mixed with the latest art and culinary trends. John and I visit Victoria at least once a year and our most recent trip across the Salish Sea on the ferry was in honour of […]

The Magnolia Hotel: Spring Break for Grownups Package

March 3rd, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Our wedding anniversary is fairly close to Valentine’s Day but John and I have decided that each year we’ll celebrate our holiday instead of the other. With the date drawing near we wanted to find a special getaway destination and it wasn’t long before we decided on Victoria, recently named “Most Romantic City in Canada“. […]

Winter Getaway to Hastings House

January 12th, 2014 @ 2:17pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are the vacations you take to get away, to explore, or to experience something new, and then there are those that make you feel right at home even though you’re rather far from your front step. When John and I settled in for an (extra) long weekend at Hastings House Country House Hotel on […]

2013 Travel Highlights

December 30th, 2013 @ 9:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the best parts about my job as an author, freelance writer, WordPress theme developer and founder of this blog is that I can work from just about anywhere in the world. Over the last three years alone I have taken my trusty laptop to three continents and have continued to write about life, […]

Girls Winter Getaway in Whistler

December 12th, 2013 @ 11:16am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The advantage of living in Vancouver, a beautifully vibrant city on its own, is that it’s so close to so many fantastic getaway options. A weekend in the Fraser Valley, on Vancouver Island, across the border, or up the Sea to Sky is rarely out of the question in any season. For that reason, I […]

A Different Kind of Tigh-Na-Mara Getaway

October 30th, 2013 @ 1:29pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

“We should do this when your parents visit,” is a phrase that I’ve said to John for the last six years, which is the amount of time it’s been since his mother and father traveled to Vancouver from Iowa. My in-laws are incredible people who just happened to be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this […]

Vancouver to Disneyland: A Guide

September 9th, 2013 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This August my niece Alexis and I had so much fun exploring Disneyland and Disney California Adventure over the course of three days in Southern California. We were with a group of media from across Canada (Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, and Toronto) as we assembled in San Francisco for a few days, made a quick trip […]