Ann Arbor – Vitamin Daily

I journeyed to Ann Arbor, Michigan last winter and highly recommend you check this lovely city out during the holiday season. My full article published on Vitamin Daily. A snippet here. Fly into Detroit and continue on to lovely Ann Arbor, Michigan, for a unique blend of Midwestern U.S. charm, including a lively theater scene, stellar…

Kamloops Wine Country – Vitamin Daily

We visited Kamloops Wine Country and reported our adventures on Vitamin Daily and the story got picked up by the Huffington Post. Once home to fur traders, gold miners and infamous train robber Billy Miner, Kamloops, B.C., now boasts lush farms, a stunning riverfront and the recently created Kamloops Wine Trail. Not one to miss out…

Santa Monica: Where the City Meets the Sea – Darpan Magazine May 2015

LOVE Santa Monica and went this spring. The article below was published in Darpan Magazine print and online. More travel writing please! Heading to Southern California has never been easier with many direct flights a day into Orange County, Palm Springs and Los Angeles. While the larger cities may sound tempting, we suggest that you take…

View The Vibe – Escape The Coast And Discover Phoenix

Getting to Phoenix from YVR is so easy many Vancouverites have a second place there when in need of a little vitamin D pick-me-up. And while real estate is surprisingly affordable, we prefer to live the good life and book into one of the city’s best resorts where we don’t ever have to lift a…

View The Vibe – Best Vancouver Picnic Spots

Vancouverites know that their summer sunshine is limited, so when the sun is out we celebrate while we can. This year, why not pack up a basket or pick up a meal and head out to one of our city’s best spots for some swishy summer picnicking. We’ve got the scoop on some great picnic…

View the Vibe – Vancouver’s Best Ceviche

Other media – View the Vibe – Best Ceviche Whether you spell it ceviche, cebiche, or seviche, there is no denying that this marinated fresh raw fish dish – often loaded with bright, tart, and tangy tropical flavours – has the makings of a perfect summer meal. Paired with a cocktail or crisp glass of…

View the Vibe – “The Way We Pour”

Other Media – JOEY Cocktail program on View the Vibe. When a restaurant wins one of only three Platinum Awards at the Vancouver International Wine Festival, you know they are doing something right on the beverage front. JOEY Restaurant is now further satisfying thirsty diners with its newly-released cocktail line-up focusing on classics with a JOEY twist….

On View The Vibe – Chicha

Other media – Chicha on View the Vibe. While Vancouver has finally made some progress in the Mexican food department, the Latin food scene had tended to drag well behind. Enter Chicha Restaurant to tempt our taste buds by serving up all things Peruvian. Chicha is named after the beverage Chicha Morado, a drink made from purple corn, spices, pineapple,…

My First Authentic Canadian Food Experience

I was invited to participate in The Real Canadian Food Project and our first topic is “My First Authentic Canadian Food Experience”. The Canadian Food Experience Project began June 7 2013, but as an expert in procrastination I’ve unfortunately just got to this now. As we (participants) share our collective stories across the vastness of our…

News 1130 Foodie Fridays June 28, 2013

Khatsahlano Arts and Music Festival I’ve been visiting restaurants on Vancouver’s 4th Avenue to find out what they will be doing for the upcoming July 13 Khatshalano Festival and found a few new ones I worth checking out.  Tractor Healthy Everyday Foods has opened at 1903 West 4th and serves a range of fresh and…