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BelleWood Acres Apple Farm in Lynden


Thursday, September 21st, 2017 — 7:00am PST
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“I would hate to have to confiscate your apples,” the Canadian border guard said with a smile as I re-entered the country. I was returning from a trip to Lynden, Washington where I spent three days bike riding, whale watching, appreciating art, and learning about local history. One of the highlights of my little getaway […]

Ottawa for Foodies: ByWard Market and C’est Bon Cooking


Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 — 12:18pm PST
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One of the best ways to get to know a destination is through its food. What is grown there, what is seasonal, what is lovingly prepared and savoured to the last bite. John and I took a little vacation to Ottawa in late August and through ByWard Market and C’est Bon Cooking, we had an […]

Where to Stay in Ottawa: Alt Hotel Ottawa


Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 — 8:48am PST
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We landed close to midnight, checking into Ottawa’s Alt Hotel on Slater Street in the wee hours of our next day of travel. After our time at the front desk, we noticed the Altcetera Cafe was still open so we grabbed some snacks to take upstairs. The decor in the lobby was contemporary yet down […]

3 Ways to Enjoy BC’s Sunshine Coast


Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 — 10:18am PST
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I have loved exploring the Sunshine Coast ever since I was about 8 years old, when I went off to my first week at summer camp. Back then, it was the forest, beach and ocean play time that drew me in. Today, it’s all of the Coast’s natural beauty paired with the inspiration it gives […]

Shop the Gibsons Public Market on BC’s Sunshine Coast


Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 — 3:28pm PST
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Hop across Howe Sound on a ferry from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale and in under an hour you can be savouring the very best of BC’s Sunshine Coast. If you’re not sure where to start – since there are so many local producers, growers, crafters and artisans – you can get a taste for the […]