Archive for the category "travel"

Guided Tours on Salt Spring Island

June 23rd, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Salt Spring Island is a lush, bucolic gem that blends forests and mountain lookouts with valley vineyards and the very best of seaside living. Over the years John and I have come to appreciate many aspects of the Salt Spring, from piling wood onto our fireplace at Hastings House in winter, to cycling around the […]

Travel Nevada: Death Valley and Sandrails

June 17th, 2014 @ 8:44am by John Biehler

One of the things I love about Las Vegas is the wide variety of things to do there, aside from the casino floor (which can also definitely be fun). This series will share my recent trip with Travel Nevada, covering some of the fun activities that you can do in Nevada, all within a few […]

Travel Nevada: Ziplines and Roller Coasters

June 10th, 2014 @ 8:44am by John Biehler

One of the things I love about Las Vegas is the wide variety of things to do there, aside from the casino floor (which can also definitely be fun). This series will share my recent trip with Travel Nevada, covering some of the fun activities that you can do in Nevada, all within a few […]

Travel Nevada: Kayaking on Lake Mead

June 3rd, 2014 @ 8:14am by John Biehler

One of the things I love about Las Vegas is the wide variety of things to do there, aside from the casino floor (which can also definitely be fun). This series will share my recent trip with Travel Nevada, covering some of the fun activities that you can do in Nevada, all within a few […]

Travel Nevada: Red Rock Canyon and The Valley of Fire

May 28th, 2014 @ 9:29am by John Biehler

One of the things I love about Las Vegas is the wide variety of things to do there, aside from the casino floor (which can also definitely be fun). This series will share my recent trip with Travel Nevada, covering some of the fun activities that you can do in Nevada, all within a few […]

Sea to Sky Gondola

May 12th, 2014 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The official grand opening of the Sea to Sky Gondola will take place May 16th but this spectacular attraction, that makes the wild of the sea to sky corridor accessible, is up and running right now as a preview. I attended a media tour last week where we met with locals and got a tour […]

Neon Museum Las Vegas

May 6th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

“If you wanna get rich, make little people feel like big people… good food cheap, good whiskey cheap, and a good gamble. That’s all there is to it, son.” Our guide repeated part of this Benny Binion quote as we stood on a dirt path in front of precarious light bulbs clinging to a Binion’s […]

The Cottages on Osoyoos Lake Getaway

May 5th, 2014 @ 7:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

You can’t miss the giant Muskoka chairs along Highway 1 and Highway 3 if you’ve driven throughout Southern BC over the last few years. Big, white, perked on the side of major thoroughfares these symbols of lakeside relaxation all advertise The Cottages on Osoyoos Lake. With over 30 residents moved into their customized cottages already, […]