Archive for the category "travel"

Ka’anapali Fresh: Luncheon with Maui Brewing in Hawaii

September 1st, 2012 @ 11:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Aloha! John and I are currently on Maui for the very first annual Ka’anapali Fresh festival, which celebrates cooking with local, island-grown ingredients at this popular Hawaiian vacation and getaway destination. The festival consists of over half a dozen events at hotels (and by at hotels I mean at their poolside/oceanside luncheon spaces and lawns) […]

Canada’s 35 Million Directors

August 27th, 2012 @ 11:37am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We put maple leaf emblems on our backpacks and our flag is waved at sporting events, concerts, and wherever we may roam. Canadians are Canada’s #1 fan and the Canadian Tourism Commission (“CTC”) is enlisting all 35 million of us to help spread the word about how awesome our country is to explore. The 35 […]

Chefs Across the Water at Hastings House on Salt Spring Island

August 21st, 2012 @ 1:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Our fortunate geography lends itself to interesting adventures in dining, from open fields in Pemberton to picnics in the middle of Robson Street. Chefs Across the Water fits right in as top chefs from around the province gather on Salt Spring Island to prepare multi-course dinners at the Hastings House Dinning Room, perched above Ganges […]

Pioneer Park in Ferndale

July 19th, 2012 @ 10:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have a bit of an affinity for historic places, museums, and walking tours thanks to family outings as a child and treasures like Fort Langley. On a recent media trip to Whatcom County in Washington State one of our stops was at Pioneer Park in Ferndale, home to a collection of eleven pioneer log […]

TreeTrek Tour in Whistler

July 4th, 2012 @ 10:09am by Rebecca Bollwitt

British Columbia’s coastal rainforests are a sight to behold and up in Whistler, you can take a tour through — and over — the tress to discover more about this sensitive eco-system. ZipTrek EcoTours, the world-famous zipline company, offers TreeTrek tours which guide you up and around their Blackcomb Mountain courses, but keep your feet […]

Hovander Homestead & Tennant Lake Park in Washington

June 25th, 2012 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Whatcom County in Washington holds many attractions and destinations for those traveling for a day trip, or longer, from the Greater Vancouver region. Moving beyond the shopping malls and grocery stores of Bellingham, there’s much more to discover and enjoy. Two of such destinations is the Hovander Homestead Park and Tennant Lake Park, perfect for […]