Venturing to Squamish As The Endless Honeymoon Continues

Eats, Drinks, And Culture Feature Large in Today’s Squamish It seems this summer is one endless honeymoon as Michael and I have been venturing around BC having a series of fantastic adventures. We’d journeyed through Squamish, perhaps stopping for lunch or a refuel on the way to or from Whistler, but hadn’t actually spent the…

Tripping To Okanagan Wine Country With Apple D’Or

Okanagan Wine Country – Naramata and a Bit Beyond Thanks to the ever-charming Chef Victor Bongo, the ever-ready to travel Tess G. and I got an invite to the Naramata Bench for the launch of the chefs new menu and the wines Bongo created in conjunction with Serendipity Winery. We live in delicious times I…

Fly, Stay and Play in Comox

Comox is Just a Quick Flight Away I am so very fond of traveling to Vancouver Island and do so at least several times a year. One of my favourite reasons to go is always the BC Shellfish Festival and I am looking very forward to it again this year. Last year I flew over…

Melting Moments in Morocco

Touring Morocco – A Taste of Moroccan Cuisine Last year my parents were on the road a fair bit and one of their trips took them to Moroccan. My mother, Suzanne Anderton, was kind enough to contribute this article to GLV! Aching for the exotic? Willing to explore sights and foods you’ve only read about?…

Sun Peaks Resort Holiday Kick Off – A Resort For All Seasons

Sun Peaks – Way More Than Snow I’ve been up to Sun Peaks a few times over the years, twice for the Wine Festival, once for a harvest dinner in the fall, another for a summer visit and recently, just before Christmas, for the Holiday Kick Off Weekend. Each time the resort gets better, with more…

Oakland’s Urban Wine Trail

Visit Oakland Where Wines Aren’t Always Among the Vines Heading to California and looking for some wine tasting? There’s no need to venture right into the vineyards of Napa or Sonoma, (although we wouldn’t frown upon that) instead hit the new urban wine trail right around Oakland. Oakland’s a quick jaunt from the San Francisco Airport…

Cultus Lake Park and Marina

Summer’s Not Quite Over Yet at Cultus Lake Park and Marina One hour east of Vancouver BC, just south of Chilliwack you’ll find a ton of outdoor activities, camping and watersports and it’s still not too late to have some fun in the sun this season . Cultus Lake offers restaurants, golfing, sport fishery, water sports…

Sooke Harbour House

Staying in Sooke – Fall at Sooke Harbour House I adore fall and find there’s nothing better than a stroll on a  coolish day when the sun is still shining, yet there’s a crispness in the air and a need for an extra layer to insulate one from the impending chill. This is the best time…