Archive for the category "travel"

The Cottages on Osoyoos Lake Getaway

May 5th, 2014 @ 7:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

You can’t miss the giant Muskoka chairs along Highway 1 and Highway 3 if you’ve driven throughout Southern BC over the last few years. Big, white, perked on the side of major thoroughfares these symbols of lakeside relaxation all advertise The Cottages on Osoyoos Lake. With over 30 residents moved into their customized cottages already, […]

Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek

April 29th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

With the morning sun appearing over the hills and illuminating Osoyoos Lake I am still dreaming about the meal Michelle and I enjoyed at Miradoro last night. Recently handed top honours as “Best Winery Restaurant” in the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards, Miradoro Restaurant takes the best of BC, and the best of the Okanagan valley, […]

The Hotel Max Seattle

March 25th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The highly-recommended Hotel Max in Seattle was my home for one night last week when I went down to cover We Day with my niece. This landmark hotel, originally opened in 1926, has been transformed into a rockin’ boutique hotel. The building is a classic example of Beaux Arts Classical Eclecticism, with the distinctive characteristics […]

Top 5 Reasons to Love Victoria

March 5th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Most Romantic City in Canada just happens to be our Province’s capital, with harbour views, history, and classic British charm mixed with the latest art and culinary trends. John and I visit Victoria at least once a year and our most recent trip across the Salish Sea on the ferry was in honour of […]

The Magnolia Hotel: Spring Break for Grownups Package

March 3rd, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Our wedding anniversary is fairly close to Valentine’s Day but John and I have decided that each year we’ll celebrate our holiday instead of the other. With the date drawing near we wanted to find a special getaway destination and it wasn’t long before we decided on Victoria, recently named “Most Romantic City in Canada“. […]

Winter Getaway to Hastings House

January 12th, 2014 @ 2:17pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are the vacations you take to get away, to explore, or to experience something new, and then there are those that make you feel right at home even though you’re rather far from your front step. When John and I settled in for an (extra) long weekend at Hastings House Country House Hotel on […]