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BC Travel Tuesday: Week 8 Hotel Grand Pacific Victoria


Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 — 4:25pm PDT
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A bit late on the BC Travel Tuesday entry today but it’s another great getaway, to a familiar location. In case you’re just tuning into the series, we’re now 8 weeks into the 12 week series that is showcasing some of BC’s best accommodations and destinations. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for […]

Fly Zone Bodyflight Experience


Monday, May 30th, 2011 — 1:25pm PDT
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I’ve been fortunate enough to be able to experience some amazing adventures and stunts, like rappelling down a 20-storey building or ziplining) and now I can now add “vertical wind tunnel skydiving simulator” to the list. Last Friday I grabbed John Biehler and we headed out to the Flyzone Bodyflight in Delta, along the Fraser […]

BC Bike Race 2011 & Adera’s seven35


Friday, May 27th, 2011 — 1:45pm PDT
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The BC Bike Race July 2nd – July 9th is a 7-day cycling adventure that will take riders from the North Shore, to Vancouver Island, down the Sunshine Coast and up to Whistler. From ferry crossings to mountain passes, cyclists will go through places like Nanaimo, Cumberland, Powell River, and Squamish on their daily rides. […]

Target Stores Come to BC


Friday, May 27th, 2011 — 9:59am PDT
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Back in January big box retailer Target bought out Zellers stores in Canada for $1.8 billion. Formerly a Hudson’s Bay Company property, select Zellers stores across the country will begin a changeover to become Target stores by 2013. Photo credit: j.reed on Flickr Announced yesterday, Zellers locations making the switch to Target in BC are: […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 7 Painter’s Lodge Campbell River


Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 3:05pm PDT
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Welcome to Week 7 of the BC Travel Tuesday series. It’s been really fun to highlight regions of the province while putting smiles on the faces of our contest winners so far – and we’re not done yet. We still have a handful of great giveaways over the remaining weeks. backyardbc is a new travel […]

Our Weekend at Hastings House on Salt Spring Island


Monday, May 23rd, 2011 — 4:16pm PDT
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Following a quick pit-stop at home to sleep and re-pack after a trip to the Cariboo, John and I were off to Salt Spring Island for the weekend. This member of the Gulf Island chain in the Georgia Strait, between Vancouver Island and the mainland of BC, is a favourite destination of ours (that we […]