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…

Top 3 Deals & Steals: April 30 – May 6, 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! This week we look at fun things to do in the upcoming month – what is there to do now that the weather is getting nicer…

Celebrate 20 years with Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside

Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside opened December 1997 and this month celebrates its 20th birthday just in time for the ski season in Whistler – Happy 20th birthday! I had the opportunity to stay at Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside with a friend during Whistler Cornucopia last month. It’s an all-suites hotel located in Whistler Village, where…

Ladies’ Getaway at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Needing a break from the city, two of my girlfriends and I took an overnight trip to Whistler this weekend. Driving up Sunday, we arrived to the beautifully rustic Fairmont Chateau Whistler.  As Whistler Blackcomb has not officially opened for the winter ski season (opens this week, November 23), the hotel was buzzing with anticipation of…

SF Adventures – The Meritage Resort & Spa

A weekend in San Francisco isn’t complete without a visit to the Napa Valley. Day 3 included a short drive around Oakland, followed by some shopping stops in Emeryville and Vallejo before reaching Napa. We were invited to stay at The Meritage Resort & Spa, one of the largest resorts in the Napa Valley. Situated on…

ARC Launch Party – Fairmont Waterfront #ARCdining

Tonight the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel hosted a launch party for their latest restaurant, ARC Restaurant & Lounge. With Executive Chefs Dana Hauser and Chef Alessandro Vianello taking reigns over this new fresh restaurant concept, we were greeted with delicious appetizer stations and wine, craft beers, and even tequila shots on the Fairmont Gold Lounge, with views…