Archive of posts tagged "usa"

4th of July in Vancouver with American Idol Nick Fradiani

July 2nd, 2015 @ 7:58am by Rebecca Bollwitt

4th of July in Vancouver with American Idol Nick Fradiani — Free concert at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Vancouver Fan Zone at Georgia/Cambie

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2015

March 17th, 2015 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

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. […]

Photos of Mount Baker From Vancouver

February 23rd, 2015 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

“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. […]

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 […]