Tricks and Treats in Surrey

Scare Up Some Fun in Surrey This Fall Before All Hallows Eve, you’ve still got time to head out to the farms in Surrey and pick a pumpkin or two, take a ride out to the patch and pick up some delicious veggies for a monstrous feast; there’s even a haunted house or two if…

Escape to the Comox Valley at The Kingfisher

The Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa – An Ideal Getaway For Any Season This summer Michael and I spent a bit of time exploring British Columbia and a definite highlight was our night on the Island at the Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa. My pal Dawn Schultz recently moved to the Island and is now the…

Craft Beer On The Sea To Sky

Craft Beer Breweries and Ale Houses – Whistler’s Handlebar Cafe and Apres and Squamish’s Back Country Brewing It had been a while since we’d been up to Whistler, although we spent some time in Squamish this summer and did some craft beer exploring there. At the end of August we finally managed to traverse all…

Christmas In November At The Jasper Fairmont

Yes There Is a Santa Claus At Christmas In November This week I saw the eggnog hit the shelf, and that’s just way too soon, but it’s never too soon to plan a trip to the Jasper Park Lodge for the annual celebration “Christmas In November”. I attended last year as the Gastropost representative for…

Explore BC – Kamloops, Boldly Unscripted

Spotlight on Kamloops – Where to Eat, Drink, Spa and….Swing We’ve been traveling around British Columbia a fair bit this summer and one of the highlights has to be my trip to Kamloops. I’ve been to this city a few times in the past year or so, initially on my way to Sun Peaks as…

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?…