Archive for the category "hotels"

Vancouver Then and Now: Hotels

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I recently did a tour of the Downtown Eastside with BC Housing to learn more about their renovated properties. They scooped up over 20 hotels on the east side, some known as being the most dangerous buildings in Vancouver, and proceeded to bring them up to code so that tenants could have better living standards. […]

Tulalip Resort in Washington State

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have been a guest of the Tulalip Resort for the last day or so as they have been hosting a group of media from the Vancouver area. Believe it or not, it’s my first trip to Tulalip and the Premium Outlets next door which are about a 2.5 hour drive from Vancouver, BC. The […]

Distrikt Hotel in New York City

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When in New York last month, Keira and I stayed at the Distrikt Hotel between Hell’s Kitchen and the Theatre District. Keira originally found the hotel listed online through Expedia and watched customer reviews pour in since its launch earlier in 2010. Scanning Yelp consistently and seeing that the price was right (packaged with our […]

Kiwi Collection Overnight Sensations: Book Giveaway

Comments 41 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have been approached to conduct another book giveaway and this time it’s for a hardcover copy of Overnight Sensations: The Americas from Kiwi Collection. Based in Vancouver, the Kiwi Collection is a website for booking and browsing hotels that offer a little bit more than the ordinary. Their 2100 hotel listings (in 124 countries) […]

Humboldt House B&B in Victoria

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This past weekend John and I were put up in Humboldt House B&B in Victoria. It was my first-ever Bed & Breakfast experience and it certainly set the bar rather high for any future B&B stays. We crossed over to the Island on last ferry but were able to call ahead and make arrangements for […]