Archive for the category "travel"

Nanaimo Arts & Culinary Culture Walking Tour

November 23rd, 2010 @ 10:02am by Rebecca Bollwitt

For most of my life, the only time I had ever spent in the Nanaimo are was either at Departure Bay or Duke Point ferry terminals. Nanaimo is a port for vessels carrying tourists, travellers and commuters however in recent years its own downtown core has become known as a great place to eat, shop, […]

Vancouver History: Ross Bay Cemetery

November 22nd, 2010 @ 1:11pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Ross Bay Cemetery is frequently mentioned on tours around Victoria as big buses and double-deckers cruise past the historic resting place that sits beside the ocean. It wasn’t until this past weekend that I had the chance to get out of my vehicle and take a frosty walk around to pay my respects to […]

Touring the Thompson Okanagan: Kelowna’s Hotel Eldorado

November 17th, 2010 @ 5:08pm by John Biehler

The following photo essay was experienced and contributed by John Biehler exclusively for Miss604.com. After a full day of travelling around Kelowna, we arrived at the Hotel Eldorado. After checking in, our group met for dinner and we were treated to a special menu from the hotel’s Executive Chef, Michael Lyons. We started with scallop […]

Touring the Thompson Okanagan: Kamloops BC Wildlife Park

November 9th, 2010 @ 11:00am by John Biehler

The following photo essay was experienced and contributed by John Biehler exclusively for Miss604.com. This month John was a guest of the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) to experience the region and see what the area has to offer. Our final stop of the Thompson Okanagan tour was the BC Wildlife Park in Kamloops and […]

Touring the Thompson Okanagan: Wine – Quail’s Gate Winery & Tantalus Vineyards

November 4th, 2010 @ 10:21am by John Biehler

The following was experienced and contributed by John Biehler exclusively for Miss604.com. Last week John was a guest of the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) to experience the region and see what the area has to offer. Along with beer, we also visited a number of wineries on our Thompson Okanagan tour, for which this […]

Touring the Thompson Okanagan: Beer – Tree Brewing, The Noble Pig and the Frick & Frack Taphouse

November 1st, 2010 @ 1:32pm by John Biehler

The following was experienced and contributed by John Biehler exclusively for Miss604.com Last week I was invited as a guest of the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) to experience the region and see what the area has to offer. In this post, I’ll focus on one of my favorite things, beer. Considering the region is […]

Delta Grand Okanagan in Kelowna

October 29th, 2010 @ 8:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

When John and I covered the Western Canadian Music Awards in Kelowna last weekend, we were guests of the Delta Grand Okanagan. The Grand is the largest conference centre and resort hotel in the Okanagan and was recently voted Best Resort/Hotel in the Okanagan by readers of the Georgia Straight in the 2010 “Best of […]