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?…

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…