Archive for the category "travel"

5 Ways to Enjoy a Vancouver Island Getaway in Parksville

August 27th, 2015 @ 3:50pm by Guest Author

Looking for a simple, refreshing vacation to wrap up summer or kick off fall? Parksville and Qualicum Beach are just a three-hour car trip from Vancouver, including the scenic ferry crossing from West Vancouver’s Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay in Nanaimo. Whether you prefer nature, dining, exciting rides, shopping or culture, there’s more to do […]

5 Ways to Make the Best of a Girls Getaway in Whistler

August 19th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Here in Sea to Sky country, where we can literally climb a mountain and kayak in the same day, having a getaway resort that supports adventurous activities (and the relaxing spa and cocktail time that follows) is what makes Nita Lake Lodge in Whistler such a fun destination. I recently booked an action-packed 2 day […]

Win a Trip to the Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo

August 14th, 2015 @ 11:10am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Extend your summer with FestivalSeekers.com by entering to win a trip to Cranbrook, BC and the Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo this September. Hosting three signature cycling events, and one unique warm up event at YXC airport, the world class Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo is a biker’s dream. Photo credit: Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo About the […]

2 New Wine Areas To Explore in BC

August 13th, 2015 @ 10:02am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Many wine lovers have thoroughly explored the popular, grape-filled and sun-soaked vineyard benches of Kelowna, Penticton, Oliver, and Osoyoos and enjoyed with their delicious wines that also fill local liquor store shelves and glasses. However, there are two BC wine areas — very close by — that are worth exploring if you’re looking for tasting […]

Staying Connected with Roam Mobility in the USA

June 24th, 2015 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vacations are for relaxing and engaging with a new place or a favourite, familiar destination. We try to disconnect from work by leaving daily duties behind as wheels start to turn on the highway or wheels go up on the landing gear. However, staying connected actually really helps us enjoy our time away. John and […]

Artisan Bistro in Boston

May 26th, 2015 @ 1:41pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Arriving in Boston after a red-eye flight and a train from New York we were so hungry and tired by the time we checked-in at the Nine Zero Hotel that I gobbled up a Boston Bruins cupcake that was laid out as a part of our welcome amenity. Luckily, the hockey-themed pastry didn’t spoil my […]