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7 Local Waterfall Hikes Around Vancouver

Friday, August 21st, 2015 — 2:14pm PDT
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Vancouverites love a good hike, whether it’s the Grouse Grind after work, Quarry Rock with friends on a sunny Friday afternoon, or a weekend trek up St Mark’s Summit. The views are often reward enough but there are some awe-inspiring waterfalls tucked away in the forests of our local hills that will also satisfy any […]

7 Simple Steps for Enjoying a Romantic Getaway in the Fraser Valley

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 — 1:41pm PDT
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I usually plan a weekend getaway leading up to our wedding anniversary and for #9 this year, I looked east to the Fraser Valley. We’ve always enjoyed our time in Maple Ridge, Chilliwack, Harrison, Agassiz, and beyond, where rushing streams meet pristine lakes, old growth forests cling on mountainsides, and farmers grow a bounty of […]

Late Summer at Whistler Blackcomb

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 — 8:44am PDT
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We’ve been navigating the scenic curves of the Sea to Sky Highway more often this summer, and with good reason. Events, adventures, and introducing everything from Howe Sound and the Squamish Spit to Dusty’s BBQ the Tantalus Lookout to visiting family from the Midwest. While you may think of Whistler Blackcomb as a winter playground, […]

4 Scenic Vancouver Viewpoints

Monday, August 11th, 2014 — 10:43am PDT
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When John and I have visitors arriving in Vancouver for the first time we try to accomplish two things: Get them out on the water, and get them up on the mountains. From both vantage points you can experience the wild nature of our region while looking out on our City of Glass. View this […]

The Getaway: Squamish

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 — 5:59pm PDT
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I’ve partnered with Honda Canada to take their vehicles out for a spin and explore our beautiful region. Most recently John and I took an Odyssey out to Squamish, one of our favourite day trip destinations. Overnight in Squamish We love Vancouver but one of its best qualities is that it’s so easy to escape […]

Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 — 1:09pm PDT
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The Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival is coming up this weekend around Harrison, Harrison Mills, and Agassiz where you can view thousands of eagles on a walking tour, listen to speakers, and learn about the biodiversity of the region. On Saturday, November 17, 2013 and Sunday, November 18, 2013 a variety of events will be […]