Archive for the category "travel"

Mount Washington Snowshoe & Fondue Dinner Tour

February 16th, 2011 @ 11:00am by John Biehler

The following photo essay was experienced and contributed by John Biehler exclusively for Recently, I had the chance to once again fill in for Rebecca who couldn’t be in two places at once and once again I think I got the better part of the deal as she was getting her shots and dealing […]

West Africa Day One: Bipoa, Ghana

February 16th, 2011 @ 8:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I am currently in Ghana to experience Cadbury’s Bicycle Factory delivery. This is their second delivery in two years thanks to the help of Canadians who participated in the online project. Yesterday I flew to Kumasi City, just North and West of Ghana’s capital of Accra. It was the last leg of my 24-hour journey […]

Off to Africa

February 14th, 2011 @ 12:00pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I am currently somewhere in the middle of my 18-hour journey to Ghana, West Africa (and have scheduled this post for publication). I have been alluding to this trip on Twitter and Facebook as three weeks ago I was invited by Cadbury to be a part of the final leg of its Bicycle Factory campaign. […]

The Migratory Nerd Takes Off

January 3rd, 2011 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

As the wheels on Duane Storey‘s plane pull up off the YVR tarmac tomorrow he’ll be on his way to an adventure some of us may only dream of living. For the last year or so, Duane has been planning a working holiday that will take him below the equator, over the Atlantic, and across […]

First Photowalk of 2011 in Iowa

January 2nd, 2011 @ 3:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon I grabbed my new Nikon D90 and we bundled up for our third annual ‘first photowalk‘ of the year in Anytown, USA – otherwise known as my husband’s hometown in Iowa. The sun peeked out and began to melt piles of snow that quickly re-froze as solid puddles, causing my less-than-adequate soles to […]

Favourite Travel Experiences of 2010

December 30th, 2010 @ 11:35am by Rebecca Bollwitt

While we stayed very close to home for a few weeks in February 2010, I spent even more time on the road. From snowshoeing to swimming in the Caribbean, the following are some of my Top Travel Experiences of 2010. January 2010 Destination: Iowa Highlights: Ringing in 2010 with John’s family Destination: Sun Peaks Resort […]

Magnolia Hotel in Victoria

December 13th, 2010 @ 11:43am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last month Keira and I were guests of the Magnolia Hotel in Victoria, which was my first stay a hotel right in the city’s inner harbour. After driving from Nanaimo along a snowy Malahat Highway we were greeted at the curb with a smile and promptly checked into our room. The lobby was warm with […]