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Central Park New York Photowalk

Sunday, November 18th, 2012 — 9:44am PDT
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In Vancouver, Stanley Park is a close to a “Happy Place” as I can find. Forest trails, hidden creeks that come alive after a rain shower, and sweeping views of the North Shore. It’s full of life but it’s peaceful at the same time. So, when I come to New York, I always go for […]

Bellingham Walking Tours with the Good Time Girls: Sin & Gin, Gore & Lore

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 — 11:44am PDT
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Bellingham is home to American history, Pacific Northwest pioneer stories, and shops with deals that Vancouverites cannot avoid. If you’re up for more than a slingshot trip across the border, consider spending some time in this historic town and learning about its sordid history from the entertaining and lively Good Time Girls and their variety […]

Ka’anapali Fresh 2012: Festival Roundup

Saturday, September 8th, 2012 — 3:14pm PDT
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The first annual Ka’anapali Fresh festival took place August 31st to September 2nd as hotels, restaurants, chefs, and farmers from around Maui gathered in the Ka’anapali Beach Resort area for a handful of spectacular culinary celebrations. Being from Vancouver (and John originally from Iowa), we’re well versed in farm-to-fork dining experiences and it was fantastic […]

Maui Sunrise at Haleakala National Park

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 — 10:14am PDT
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I was told a Maui sunrise would be spectacular so I made sure to schedule it in during our trip to Hawaii this week. John and I are staying in the Ka’anapaali Resort area which is on the Western side of Maui, about a two hour drive from Haleakala National Park on the Eastern side […]

Ka’anapali Fresh: MauiGrown Coffee Company Tour

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 — 8:23pm PDT
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The first annual Ka’anapali Fresh food and wine festival has already had us enjoying a progressive dinner along the beach, a luncheon to showcase locally-grown ingredients, and a farmers market by the sea. Yesterday we met Marilyn Jansen Lopes from Maui Country Farm Tours who took us up to the old sugar can plantation which […]

Ka’anapali Fresh: Luncheon with Maui Brewing in Hawaii

Saturday, September 1st, 2012 — 11:04am PDT
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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) […]