Brookside Inn – Escape to Abbotsford

Boutique Hotel in Abbotsford Offers Welcoming Retreat Over the holiday season we drove up to Kelowna to visit the Anderton clan and decided a stop in Abbotsford on the way back to Vancouver would be in order. We could catch up with some good friends and take a break from the rather stressful highway driving. We booked into…

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…

Costa Mesa – South Coast Plaza #TravelCostaMesa

My second day in Costa Mesa I decided to do something I infrequently do, shop. Luckily for me  South Coast Plaza was a just steps away from my hotel, so after a bit of time in the gym, a hearty breakfast and a small prayer that I’d find something that fit, I was off. You can win your…

Costa Mesa – Avenue of the Arts Hotel #TravelCostaMesa

Whether you are heading to Costa Mesa to shop at South Coast Plaza, play at Disneyland, hit the nearby beaches, or attend an event at one of the city’s many art centers, you are going to want to spend a few days to explore the vibrant area. I suggest you book into the Wyndham Avenue of the…

Staycation – Escape to Richmond

Last year we gave up the car meaning our lengthy getaways have taken a back seat to more local pursuits within a convenient reach via a leisurely cycle ride. However, thanks to Lincoln Canada we had the use of an MKC for a week, and took the opportunity to take a mini vacation in nearby Richmond. More…

Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival

Last year we journeyed out to the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival and it’s taken me this long to give it some proper attention on this website. Luckily there’s still time to plan your trip out to Harrison Mills and Harrison Hot Springs for this year’s festival. I recommend planning for a day or two to…

Tricky Travel Trinkets

After my last trip to Toronto where I over packed and ended up lugging heavy things around, straining my shoulder and drastically annoying me, I decided to look into travelling smartly. After intensive research I came up with these excellent items that are sure to make your journey a less stressful one.     Scott…

Sip & Savour Salt Spring Island

Each September Salt Spring Island gets festive with Sip & Savour Salt Spring Island. This year the events take place during National Organic week from Friday, September 19th to Sunday, September 21st, 2014. The festival brings together growers, food providers and chefs from Salt Spring Island and partners them with vintners representing the wine growing regions of British…