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 […]
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During our was our first visit to Portland I searched online to find the best viewpoints in the Rose City. Not knowing the lay of the land aside from what we’ve seen on 2D Google Maps, John and I like to get above our destination to get a feel for its geography. I found Five […]
This season the Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Area sent out wreaths to their members to challenge them to decorate the festive cedar rings in a judged competition. After a week with the wreath, the judging began and I was joined Daman Beatty, Andres Markwart, Josh Rimer, and Brigitte Stroud on a walking tour with Kara […]
With every visit to Salt Spring Island, John and I explore another corner of this Gulf Island gem with wonder and enthusiasm. During our recent December visit it would have been pretty easy to sit in front of our wood-burning fireplace at Hastings House all day but once the clouds parted and the sun beamed […]
The Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival is coming up this weekend around Harrison, Harrison Mills, and Agassiz where you can view thousands of eagles on a walking tour, listen to speakers, and learn about the biodiversity of the region. On Saturday, November 17, 2013 and Sunday, November 18, 2013 a variety of events will be […]
Cathedral Grove is a trail network looping through an old growth forest in MacMillan Provincial Park on Vancouver Island. 50 minutes north west from Nanaimo, and about 20 minutes from Parksville, it’s split by Alberni Highway 4, which is the route to Port Alberni and Tofino. The name “Cathedral Grove” appeared in correspondence to the […]
On the way back from Harrison Hot Springs Resort earlier this week my friend and I took a quick detour before hopping back on Highway 1. Coming from Agassiz, we turned right at the roundabout on Highway 9 (Agassiz-Rosedale Highway) and stopped into Minter Gardens for lunch at the Envision Garden Cafe. Prior to heading […]