Archive for the category "travel"

Canada’s 35 Million Directors


Monday, August 27th, 2012 — 11:37am PDT
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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


Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 — 1:34pm PDT
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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


Thursday, July 19th, 2012 — 10:29am PDT
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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


Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 — 10:09am PDT
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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


Monday, June 25th, 2012 — 1:14pm PDT
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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


Thursday, April 26th, 2012 — 5:18pm PDT
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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, […]