Eating my Way thru Louisiana and Mississippi

One of the reasons why I wanted to visit The Southern USA so badly wasn’t the architecture or the history – if you guessed the food – ding! ding! Don’t get me wrong, everywhere you visit here looks like a postcard. I spent quite a bit of time exploring the towns and visiting some incredible…

My First Cruise Experience with VACAYA

This year I had the opportunity of a lifetime: To visit the state of Louisiana with my best friend Josh and travel up and down the Mississippi River on board of the American Duchess with Vacaya on its first US-based river cruise in LGBT+ travel history. I’ve never been in a cruise in my entire…

Haunted New Orleans

One of my life-long dreams came true this year when my best friend Josh took me to Louisiana. I’ve always wanted to visit that state, specially New Orleans. What can I say about NOLA? Aside from their rich heritage, the amazing architecture and incredible cuisine, New Orleans has a reputation of being one of the…

Searching for the Sasquatch in Harrison Hot Springs

The tale of the Sasquatch has been passed down for generations by the Sts’ailes First Nations people of Harrison Lake and Harrison River. Often described as a half-man, half-ape type creature, the Sts’ailes believe the Sasquatch is a spiritual being that can vanish into the spirit realm at will. The first time I heard of…

Music, good food and romance can be found in Abbotsford

Abbotsford BC is sometimes known as The City in the Country – close enough to Vancouver, but far enough away to enjoy the vast farm fields and proximity to nature. Also for any food aficionado, it offers delicious farm-to-table dining options as well as charming vineyards, farmers markets and stores. To celebrate our wedding anniversary,…

Eating through Italy

Although it’s been months since my family trip through Italy, friends and family still ask me about my trip and what my favourite places were to eat at. Since I have gone to Italy twice now and explored quite a few regions of the country on my most recent trip, I’d like to share with…

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

It’s true that there are endless things to do in Vancouver and its surrounding areas, but this time of year, one activity stands higher than most. You definitely want to make time for the Chilliwack Sunflower Festival where you can enjoy endless rows of sunflowers! The Chilliwack Sunflower Festival is located just off of Highway…

Sunrise Ridge Resort in Parksville BC

We had such a fun time in Vancouver Island – first Sooke and now Parksville! We stayed at the beautiful Sunrise Ridge Resort – this is another True Key Resorts property – they have 4 signature properties on Vancouver Island. Sunrise Ridge Resort its only 30 minutes away from Nanaimo. The resort has a modern…

First Time Cruise Experience & Tips

Last year when I was planning a family trip for 2019, my parents suggested taking us “kids” on a cruise. They had in recent years started taking cruises and said it would be the best way to plan a vacation as the cruise basically has something for everyone. When we discussed where to go on…