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7 Simple Steps for Enjoying a Romantic Getaway in the Fraser Valley


Monday, February 23rd, 2015 — 1:41pm PDT
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I usually plan a weekend getaway leading up to our wedding anniversary and for #9 this year, I looked east to the Fraser Valley. We’ve always enjoyed our time in Maple Ridge, Chilliwack, Harrison, Agassiz, and beyond, where rushing streams meet pristine lakes, old growth forests cling on mountainsides, and farmers grow a bounty of […]

San Andreas Fault at Coachella Valley Preserve


Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 — 10:14am PDT
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John and I recently had the opportunity to get away, thanks to Rogers Communications, and the Palm Desert was calling our name. Resort spas, cocktails, brunch, and shopping were all on our list of things to enjoy but at the very top was a nature walk (or two). The first was Joshua Tree and the […]

Joshua Tree National Park Photowalk


Monday, December 29th, 2014 — 10:41am PDT
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Vancouverites tend to flock to several warm-weather destinations south of the border and Palm Springs is certainly one of the popular choices. John and I recently had the opportunity to get away, thanks to Rogers Communications, and the Palm Desert was calling our name. Resort spas, cocktails, brunch, and shopping were all on our list […]

3 Winery Restaurants in the Okanagan


Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 — 2:14pm PDT
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Great wine is even better when it’s paired with great food, and when both come from within several miles of each other, the experience is even better. We’re so fortunate to have the ability to grow, harvest, and serve up fantastic wines and dishes in BC’s wine regions. Winery Restaurants in the Okanagan Heading south […]

Top 10: Travel Experiences on Miss604


Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 — 10:14am PDT
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Since I’m celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Miss604 on November 13th, I figured that a retrospective series was in order leading up to the event. Over the last 10 years I have personally published over 6,240 posts while family and friends have contributed over 200 guest posts. I’ve decided to pick out my Top […]

SS Sicamous in Penticton


Sunday, October 19th, 2014 — 11:14am PDT
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The mission of my trip to the Okanagan in early October was to taste, sip, and experience a bounty from the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society and its members but along the way I discovered a few more points of interest worth exploring the next time you’re in the area. One of said attractions is the […]