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…

Top 10 Geeky Things To Do in San Diego

San Diego, California is famous for Comic-Con, Sea World, San Diego Zoo, sunny weather, and beautiful beaches. However, did you know it’s also a mecca for architecture, art galleries, and inspiration to many? As much as I would love to attend Comic-Con, I know that San Diego is home to many more exciting and geeky…

Explore Edmonton: The Science Behind Pixar

On my to-do list this summer was to visit Telus World of Science Edmonton for the travelling exhibit, The Science Behind Pixar, the first stop on its Canadian tour on now until January 7, 2018. While in Edmonton we took our niece to this exhibit – she’s a pro at navigating TWoSE since she just…

Explore Edmonton: Elk Island National Park

For this year’s road trip to Alberta, we decided to take advantage of Canada150’s 2017 Free Discovery Parks pass to visit Elk Island National Park. Elk Island National Park is a federal park that is known for being a refuge for wildlife including bison, elk, and over 200 bird species. Elk Island National Park is…

Montreal’s Smoked Meat Sandwiches

A foodie’s trip to Montreal would not be perfect without a smoked meat sandwich. In my case, it was 3 sandwiches in one day! After some research and differing views on where to go for smoked meat sandwich, I decided to try as many as I could. Only having 1 free day to myself during…

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…

Tourism Victoria Pop-up!

It’s that time of year folks. The gardening gloves come out. The flowers start to bloom. The flip flops and salmon shorts start to creep their way back into people’s outfits. The warm weather is finally here to stay! Last Thursday I got to spend one of the first few balmy days at an adorable…

San Francisco Eats – SF International Chocolate Salon

San Francisco is home to many great food, wine and beer festivals. This year I had the chance to enjoy the one day San Francisco International Chocolate Salon on my visit to Japantown at Hotel Kabuki. This year’s Chocolate Salon featured over 25+ chocolate, wine, tea, and other chocolate related vendors, and chocolate themed seminars. It is a chocolate lover’s…

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…

Vegas Baby

I find Vegas to be one of those chameleon places –  it’s never the same; it becomes whatever you want it to be in each visit. Having been there a few times already, and it not being my all time favourite place, I wanted to experience a different kind of Vegas. Something less touristy, finding pleasure in the…