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,…

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…

The Chilliwack Tulip Festival blooms again on April 10!

The Chilliwack Tulip Festival is back with more Instagramable moments than ever. This year, the festival promises an incomparable explosion of colour, fragrance and family-friendly fun. Starting on April 10, the first two weeks of the festival will eature 10 varieties of hyacinths and 17 varieties of daffodils, and include one-of-a-kind, handmade floral mosaics. From…

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,…

Welcome to Pangea: The First Pod Hotel in Canada

Visitors flock to Whistler BC for the many wonders this resort town offers – The gorgeous outdoors, lively night scene and exquisite dining. However, accommodations to this hot spot destination can definitely put a dent in your wallet, and it sure makes you wonder: why rack up a huge hotel bill when the truth is,…

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…

5 Reasons to Visit the Vancouver Aquarium this Holiday Season

The Vancouver Aquarium is one of my favourite spots in the city. This world-class facility houses several exhibits and focuses on the conservation of marine life. So why should you visit the Vancouver Aquarium this Christmas? Here are 5 reasons: 1. Sleepover at the Aquarium On Saturday, December 30, the Aquarium is hosting a family…

Planning a Winter Getaway? Here are Seven Things to do in Golden, BC

You don’t have to be a skier or snowboarder to enjoy the great outdoors this winter. Located in the heart of six of the most stunning national parks Canada has to offer, Golden, BC offers endless opportunities for outdoor adventurers to enjoy an extended visit to this winter wonderland. There are accommodations to suit every budget, ranging from…