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A Weekend In Okanagan Wine Country

(0) Comments | Posted July 5, 2016 | 5:38 PM

By Krystin Tysire

We took time out of our busy schedules and escaped the 9 to 5 life for a bit more than just happy hour in the South Okanagan.

stay: If you're looking for a stay in the heart of Canada's wine region, then Spirit Ridge...

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Our Bowen Island Foodie Tour

(0) Comments | Posted June 23, 2016 | 4:52 PM

By Michelle Gadd

If you live in Vancouver, escaping bustling city life for Bowen Island is like pushing the easy button for a revitalizing retreat. A 20-minute ferry ride to Snug Cove from Horseshoe Bay will drop you in an outdoor playground and foodie's paradise.

What better way to start...

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How To Spend 4 Days On Vancouver Island

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2016 | 5:22 PM

By Aurea Dempsey

If whale watching along the Pacific, dining on the freshest farm-to-table fare, or enjoying the luxuries of a private, oceanside cabin sound good to you, read on.

Thanks to our friends at Destination British Columbia, we recently enjoyed all of the above during a mini-tour...

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Canada's Best Spa Is Right Here In Parksville, B.C.

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2016 | 10:33 AM

We escaped urban life for a weekend of calm, serenity and clean air in Parksville, B.C. -- Lise Boullard

Stay: If you're coming from the city (we jumped in our 2016 Honda HR-V and took BC Ferries, but you can also take a seaplane from Vancouver),...

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Discover Beautiful Banff

(0) Comments | Posted June 14, 2016 | 10:22 AM

Its' brilliantly aquamarine glacial lakes and the majestic Canadian Rockies are plenty enough reason, but add in wildlife (elk, deer and bears, oh my!), mouthwatering food (hello, Alberta beef!), top-notch pampering, and more, and Banff should top everyone's wanderlust list. -- Karen Kwan

Stay: Closer to Lake Louise than the...

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See Italy Like The Locals Do

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2016 | 12:50 PM

Over the past few years, I have had the pleasure of visiting Southern Italy for two key moments in my life: the first being my honeymoon, where my Italian-Canadian husband introduced me to the Italy he knows, and the second being his sister's Sicilian wedding, where my entire extended family...

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Vancouver Island's "House By The Sea"

(0) Comments | Posted May 26, 2016 | 1:07 PM

A two and a half hour ferry and car trip from Vancouver (or a 20 minute seaplane ride and short drive) will bring you to Parksville, where we escaped for a weekend of calm, serenity and clean fresh air. -- Lise Boullard

Stay: If you're coming from the...

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Visiting Sweet South Carolina

(1) Comments | Posted May 24, 2016 | 12:40 PM

Sitting pretty just off the southeast Atlantic coast of South Carolina, Hilton Head Island boasts 19 km of scenic sand-dune-lined beaches, oyster-packed marshes and Spanish-moss-draped live oak trees. Regularly touted as one of the top resort islands in the U.S., Hilton Head provides the perfect semi-tropical platform to enjoy all...

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Take A Trip To Beautiful Boston

(0) Comments | Posted May 13, 2016 | 12:12 PM

Boston is as stylish as it is smart. Home to intellectual elite, this vibrant city is steeped in tradition, higher learning and culture. We spent a week in the historic city and returned richer for it. -- Amanda Lee


Stay: There's...

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Why Tofino Is The Place To Be This Summer

(0) Comments | Posted May 10, 2016 | 9:27 AM

Around Vancouver, we're blessed with beautiful mountains, beaches and a multitude of trails to trek. But when it comes to surfing, Tofino's where it's at.


Getting there:

Travel west (and we mean really west) across the 49th northern parallel on...

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Playtime In Paradise

(0) Comments | Posted May 3, 2016 | 3:23 PM

Not almost in paradise, but actually Paradise: Paradise Island in the Bahamas is conveniently off the shores of Nassau so you can catch one of the daily flights into that city's international airport and before you know it be stepping onto the sunshine-drenched sands in Paradise. Formerly known...

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Surf's Up At Huntington Beach

(0) Comments | Posted May 2, 2016 | 11:39 AM

Going back to Cali means sun, surf and sand, and you'll get all that and then some (such as great food, fun shops, and yes, cute surfers), in the city where surfing originated in 'Merica. Just an hour drive from Los Angeles, it's perfect for a side trip or a...

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Down-To-Earth Portland Boasts Its Share Of Sophistication

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2016 | 5:22 PM

Don't mistake Portland's down-to-earth attitude for a lack of class: this is one sophisticated city.

stay: From the oversized mural welcoming you in the lobby to the nude sketches in the Carrara marble bathrooms, the Hotel Modera embodies Portland's arts scene (even the city's hanging baskets are edgy)....

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The Ultimate Girlfriends' Getaway To Vancouver And Whistler

(0) Comments | Posted March 7, 2016 | 9:38 AM

Need a quick weekend escape? Look no further than Nita Lake Lodge and Opus' Wild Weekend/Clean Living package, which recently provided us with the perfect mix of party time and relaxation.

First stop was Yaletown's boutique OPUS Hotel, where we were welcomed with a near-constant...

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Colorado Is Calling

(0) Comments | Posted February 25, 2016 | 4:35 PM

Ski bunnies in the know will tell you that the best powder and grooming in the U.S. is in Colorado. Plan on a few trips to this mountain state to shred the slopes and you're best off getting your mittens on an Epic Pass from Vail Resorts, which...

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Basking In Big White

(0) Comments | Posted December 31, 2015 | 12:46 PM

Situated high in the Okanagan Highland mountain range is a land of fluffy "champagne powder," amazing wines and chic chalets. On a recent weekend filled with hot tubbing, wine tasting and skiing, we discovered that...

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Bliss Out In Cuba's Viñales Valley

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2015 | 5:18 PM


Cuba is synonymous with beaches but, on a recent trip to the lush Viñales Valley, white sand was (miraculously!) the furthest thing from our minds. After two days in Havana, a 1950s Chevrolet whisked us west to the tranquil valley, deemed...

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Kicking Back In Los Cabos, Mexico

(0) Comments | Posted December 9, 2015 | 5:32 PM

Sea of Cortez or Pacific Ocean? Work out or work the club scene? ATV or local artisans? In Los Cabos, at the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula, you'll get all the sunshine, guacamole and margaritas you'd expect from a Mexican getaway, as well as a diverse choice of activities...

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Discover Los Cabos' Luxury Resorts And Historic Streets

(0) Comments | Posted December 7, 2015 | 1:15 PM

There's more to Los Cabos than the partying streets of Cabo San Lucas. This region of the Baja Peninsula is decorated with dynamic geography, from desert landscapes, to white sand beaches and undulating mountains. Partnered with unique resorts and the historic streets of San Jose del...

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Orlando Is More Than Amusement Parks

(0) Comments | Posted December 3, 2015 | 4:21 PM

Orlando is known as a theme park hot spot, but when it comes to culture, Disney World's home has a surprising array of sophisticated dining, shopping and entertainment options. On a recent trip to the land of Mickey, we saw first-hand that you don't have to be a kid to...

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