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,…

A Weekend of Family Fun at River Rock Casino and Resort

Nestled along the banks of the Fraser River overlooking the gorgeous boardwalk lies the River Rock Casino and Resort. Conveniently located roughly 5km from Vancouver International Airport, it offers upscale dining, indoor salt-water pool and water slide, spa, gym along with a 24-hour casino and live entertainment. Before we had children, The River Rock was…

History Comes Alive at the Historic Yale Site

Once upon a time, the city of Yale was the hub of the BC gold rush. A thriving trading post, the city boasted over 30,000 residents. Mostly men trying to strike it rich. Those days are long gone. Now Yale has less than 200 residents. But the small town still holds many treasures. The Historic…

Celebrate Canada 150 – July 1st in BC

Last minute planning for Canada Day? If you’re looking for something to do to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, whether locally or within BC, check out our list of what’s happening on July 1st, 2017. Happy Birthday Canada! Vancouver – Canada Place’s Canada Day will be the place to be to enjoy the largest celebration in…

Into the sky with Whistler Superfly Ziplines

When it comes to staycations in BC, I can imagine Whistler Blackcomb easily one of the top destinations, and not just in the winter! In the summer months, Whistler has a great variety of outdoor activities, including trail biking, sightseeing tours, jet boating, bungee jumping, horseback riding, ATV tours, white water rafting, and more. My friend…

Visiting Harrison Hot Springs? The Harrison Beach Hotel Has It All!

The drive to Harrison was very straightforward with clear signs and turnoffs. It did help that we used our Tom Tom GPS unit to help guide us along the way. I definitely recommend using one whenever going on long road trips. Harrison Beach Hotel turned out to be located just steps from the beach, in…