This 4th of July in Vancouver there will be a very special American celebration at the City’s free FIFA Women’s World Cup Fan Zone. American Idol winner Nick Fradiani will perform live on main stage, including his debut single “Beautiful Life” which is the Fox Sports Official Women’s World Cup anthem. Nick Fradiani photo by […]
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The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival returns April 1st to April 30th in Washington State, in the La Conner and Mount Vernon area, just a quick drive from the border. Our photos from Tulip Town, 2011 During your visit, you can drive to various tulip, daffodil and iris fields and events or do a cycling tour. […]
“Baker looks amazing today,” you might overhear a local casually proclaim. “Baker” being Mount Baker, which is located just south of the border about 50km east of Bellingham, Washington. It is an active volcano in America’s the North Cascades range and is the second most heavily glaciated volcano in that range, next to Mount Rainier. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]