Explore the Okanagan Wineries

For Labour Day long weekend, my husband and I decided to visit his family in Vernon, BC which is about a 5-hour drive from Vancouver. On the way to Vernon, we visited two wineries in Lake Country, BC: Arrowleaf Cellars and Gray Monk Estate Winery. Lake Country is a municipality in the Okanagan Valley region,…

Camping 101 for Millennials

Being born in the 80’s makes me a millennial, and it just so happens that this millennial has recently gone on a weekend camping trip with friends to Twenty Mile Bay Recreation Site located along the shoreline of Harrison Lake. The trip from Burnaby is approximately 3 hours (over 1 hour on a bumpy logging…

3 Things to do at Cultus Lake this Summer

We’re so lucky to live here in beautiful BC. Sometimes we take for granted how beautiful the scenery is, the mountains, the water, the forests. One place that’s standing out for me right now is Chilliwack BC. I’ve been spending a lot of time there lately. Chilliwack is only 1.5 hours away from Vancouver and…

Visit San Diego: Dog Friendly Travel Tips

On our most recent trip to San Diego, I took my dog, Mya (@its.mya.life), with us for our family vacation! Mya, a 6 year old malshi (maltese-shih tzu), was rescued last year from California by a local Richmond, BC shelter. We were fortunate to have met her, fell in love with her, and adopted her…

Visit San Diego: The Old Globe – Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

Spending the week in sunny San Diego, California, I’ll be sharing with you all the highlights of my vacation through a “Visit San Diego” series this month. This trip features a lot of firsts for hubby and I, despite having been to San Diego 6 years ago on a road trip. With the help from…

Visit San Diego: San Diego Zoo

A visit to San Diego isn’t complete unless you make a trip to their popular and famous San Diego Zoo. The San Diego Zoo, residing in Balboa Park, houses over 3700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies. Did you know that it is one of the largest conservation zoos in North America? In…

Top 3 Deals & Steals: April 23-29, 2018

Each week, experience our top 3 deals & steals that have been selected for you, whether it be shopping, food, or just tips on how to save some money! Easter is over, and now we’re anticipating the arrival of summer sun and vacation time! How about some vacation deals? Check out the following 3 deals…

Buster’s Southern Barbeque in Calistoga California

While traveling to or through the Napa Valley you very much expect good wine and good food. So many wine tastings in so little time and maybe some cheese pairings, charcuterie, bread, fine dining… Well, you know, everything that you would expect from wine country. So imagine my surprise when I discovered the best barbecue…

Escape the Winter – Travel to the Palm Beaches

Visitors looking for a sunny and exciting break from snowstorms, icy roads, and freezing temperatures will find their happy place in a T-shirt-and-shorts getaway to The Palm Beaches. With more than 75 kilometers of pristine beaches, an expansive selection of luxurious accommodations and restaurants, as well as cultural, entertainment and family-friendly activities, The Palm Beaches…