Discover Los Angeles Hollywood Night Recap

For its first time partnering with a tourism organization, Canucks Sports & Entertainment and Discover Los Angeles teamed up to host its first Hollywood Night at Rogers Arena this week during the Vancouver Canucks vs LA Kings game. For one night, Canucks fans were treated to a Hollywood VIP treatment with a red carpet walkway and…

Discover Los Angeles: Affordable Fun Things To Do

Los Angeles can be quite an expensive city to vacation in, despite the low cost airfare from Vancouver to LA (my flight cost me only $275 in October!) It was tricky to find an affordable hotel option as well, however there are various fun activities and dining options that were cheap and budget friendly that…

Discover Los Angeles: Starline Tours Around LA

While in Los Angeles for 3 days, I had the chance to explore both local and touristy sites. While taking Lyft around was a great option as we didn’t want to drive in LA’s notorious traffic or take the transit system, I had the opportunity to try Starline Tours as another mode of transportation in…

Discover Los Angeles: Santa Monica’s Esters Wine Shop & Bar

With frequent non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Vancouver, LA makes for a great short trip! I recently took a 4 nights, 3 days trip to LA with one of my girl friends for a quick ladies trip. It was a super fun vacation packed with lots of firsts – partaking in both local and…

Top 5 Places to Watch a California Sunset

As the resident “California-guru” for Vancouver Bits & Bites, with over 15 previous work and vacation trips to The Golden State in the past few years, California is one of my favourite states to travel to. I’ve been asked why I love travelling to California, and one of the reasons are the beautiful sunsets I…

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…

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…

2018 Big Little Lies Road Trip

Golden Globe & Critics Choice winning HBO series, Big Little Lies, takes viewers on a trip to the gorgeous scenery of Monterey County on coastline of California. Looking to escape winter, what better escape than to follow in the footsteps of Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman in Monterey, Pacific Grove, and Big Sur. This is the perfect…