Archive of posts tagged "usa"

San Andreas Fault at Coachella Valley Preserve

January 22nd, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

December 29th, 2014 @ 10:41am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Staying at the Westin Portland

November 25th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Our first trip to the Rose City in September was successful, despite the outcome of the soccer match we were in town to support. We walked to Providence Park for the aforementioned game, took the Tri-Met Max streetcar to Washington City Park, the Japanese Gardens, and the International Rose Test Garden. Craft beer was enjoyed […]

Portland Japanese Gardens Photowalk

September 22nd, 2014 @ 10:12am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Win an Allegiant Air Getaway

May 14th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Allegiant Air is a growing airline and the choice of many BC travellers when heading to destinations within the United States. The airline’s popularity in Bellingham led to an expansion of their presence at the local airport and was responsible for over 50% of the airport’s passenger traffic in 2012. The Bellingham Airport, just 1 […]

Neon Museum Las Vegas

May 6th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

“If you wanna get rich, make little people feel like big people… good food cheap, good whiskey cheap, and a good gamble. That’s all there is to it, son.” Our guide repeated part of this Benny Binion quote as we stood on a dirt path in front of precarious light bulbs clinging to a Binion’s […]

Vancouver to Disneyland: A Guide

September 9th, 2013 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This August my niece Alexis and I had so much fun exploring Disneyland and Disney California Adventure over the course of three days in Southern California. We were with a group of media from across Canada (Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, and Toronto) as we assembled in San Francisco for a few days, made a quick trip […]

Walt Disney Family Museum San Francisco

August 20th, 2013 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are various San Francisco activities and landmarks that make a trip to the City by the Bay complete such as a tour of Alcatraz, dinner at the legendary Tonga Room, family fun at Pier 39, photo ops at the Golden Gate Bridge, riding a cable car or navigating Lombard Street. For families, fans of […]