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Archive for the category "travel"

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 […]

Hibulb Cultural Center

April 26th, 2012 @ 5:18pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Hibulb Cultural Center & Natural History Preserve, located a short drive north from Seattle, opened to the public in August of 2011. The 23,000 square foot facility serves as a museum and education centre for the natural heritage of the Snohomish, Snoqualmie and Skykomish peoples along with other allied tribes and bands. Through artifacts, […]

Save The Patricia Theatre in Powell River

March 15th, 2012 @ 3:57pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Walking past the box office of the Spanish Revival style building, I opened the doors to the Patricia Theatre and was greeted with the haunting aroma of buttered popcorn. A poster board propped up in the entranceway spelled out the future of the historic Powell River theatre rather bluntly: Digital or Dark? The Patricia is […]