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,…

Eating through Italy

Although it’s been months since my family trip through Italy, friends and family still ask me about my trip and what my favourite places were to eat at. Since I have gone to Italy twice now and explored quite a few regions of the country on my most recent trip, I’d like to share with…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Recap: BC Seafood Festival 2019 Launch Party

Comox Valley once again is the host to the annual BC Seafood Festival June 7-16, 2019. In its 13th year, the BC Seafood Festival is Western Canada’s largest seafood festival. This delicious seafood event welcomes some of the best chefs in BC, showcasing and educating participants on buying and consuming BC’s sustainable seafood. I had…