Archive for the category "travel"

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 […]

Hester Creek Winery in Oliver

March 16th, 2011 @ 9:40am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I was invited up to Hester Creek Winery in Oliver (at the Southern tip of the Okanagan) to tour their facilities, meet their winemaker, and learn more about their vineyards. While I am very familiar with the brand (and they have also been generous sponsors of the last two Twestival events I have organized) […]

Norwoods Restaurant in Ucluelet

February 25th, 2011 @ 11:15am by John Biehler

The following photo essay was experienced and contributed by John Biehler exclusively for Once we finished our Zodiac tour of the Broken Group Islands, we headed to dinner at Norwoods on our last night in Ucluelet. We started things off with the ‘local seafood trio’ which included crab chowder, tempura prawns and grilled octopus […]

Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet

February 22nd, 2011 @ 1:10pm by John Biehler

The following photo essay was experienced and contributed by John Biehler exclusively for After driving for a number of hours from Courtenay, our tour pulled up to the beautiful Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet. I didn’t quite know what to expect before arriving but when we did, we were all awestruck by the […]