Searching for the Sasquatch in Harrison Hot Springs

The tale of the Sasquatch has been passed down for generations by the Sts’ailes First Nations people of Harrison Lake and Harrison River. Often described as a half-man, half-ape type creature, the Sts’ailes believe the Sasquatch is a spiritual being that can vanish into the spirit realm at will. The first time I heard of…

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,…

First Time Cruise Experience & Tips

Last year when I was planning a family trip for 2019, my parents suggested taking us “kids” on a cruise. They had in recent years started taking cruises and said it would be the best way to plan a vacation as the cruise basically has something for everyone. When we discussed where to go on…

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…

Taste Of Tulalip Oktoberfest 2018

Tulalip Resort Casino chefs are putting their own twist on the annual Bavarian VolksFest tradition with inspiring culinary creations. Paired with a selection of Oktoberfest beers procured by Sommelier Tom Thompson, this Bavarian fun-fest is happening early – because just one day is never enough. The celebration is happening now through October 31, 2018. Taste…

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,…