Archive for the category "travel"

ART Restaurant at Four Seasons Seattle

April 21st, 2011 @ 12:13pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

John and I recently treated ourselves to a quick trip South of the border to enjoy a little retail therapy, the tulip festival, and a Mariners game. Thanks to recommendations from my Twitter followers, we ended up staying at the Four Seasons Seattle. The hotel invited us down to ART Restaurant for dinner and three […]

Cadbury Likes for Bikes

April 13th, 2011 @ 2:05pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was two months ago to the day that I flew 15 hours from Vancouver, to London, then Accra, Ghana in order to take part in the delivery of over 4,000 bicycles with Cadbury. Following a successful virtual campaign called “The Bicycle Factory“, these real bikes were delivered to rural villages in Ghana thanks to […]

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2011

April 11th, 2011 @ 1:40pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few years ago I visited the colourful Tulips of the Valley Festival in Agassiz with rows upon rows of budding varieties of the springtime flowers. This past weekend, we had the chance to visit the festival’s American counterpart just North of La Conner in Washington State. The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is just taking […]

Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham

April 11th, 2011 @ 11:43am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The beauty of living in Vancouver is that we have seemingly endless options for weekend activities. Whether it’s heading for a walk in the woods, cycling a sea side route, or even leaving town to explore more of the Pacific Northwest. When some retail therapy is in order, especially with a strong Canadian dollar in […]

Toronto Photowalk: Distillery, Kensington, Spadina, Queen Street West

April 5th, 2011 @ 10:06am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Following my speaking engagement this past weekend in Toronto I had some spare time before my flight back to Vancouver. It was warm and sunny, showing signs that winter was a thing of the city’s past, so I decided that a photowalk was in order. The best (and most friendly) photographer I could think of […]

Be a Tourist in Your Own Town 2011

March 31st, 2011 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s not often that we get out to explore popular sites around Vancouver that are enjoyed by so many visitors each year. It wasn’t until the past year or so that I walked around Minter Gardens, went up to the Vancouver Lookout, or stopped by Maplewood Farm. It’s for this reason that Tourism Vancouver has […]