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Loden Best Insider Contest

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For the second year, The Loden Hotel is on the lookout for someone who knows the ins and outs of beautiful Vancouver. Do you know a secret order at a local restaurant? A special outdoors spot? An unknown cocktail hideaway? They want to hear it, and you could win big! Loden Best Insider Contest How […]

Explore Victoria This Summer and Check Out These Events

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It’s no secret that John and I love to get away to Victoria as often as possible. Its beautiful parks, ocean-side walks, ample attractions to brush up on BC’s history, and great food and craft beer are just some of the reasons why. If you’re looking for a summer escape, here’s a list of what’s […]

Staycation at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport

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“Meet me at the YVR Canada Line Station,” I requested of John on his birthday. “But we’re not going anywhere and no one is visiting us.” I’m sure he was perplexed. On a Friday afternoon he hopped on transit from Downtown Vancouver to the airport where I was waiting by artist Susan Point’s Cedar Connection […]

Veranda Beach Resort on Lake Osoyoos

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I tip toed across the sun room to the screen door, where I smacked my flip flops down onto the entrance’s paver stones. Unlatching the gate on the white picket fence that surrounded the cottage, I made my way up Veranda Drive to pick up our vehicle from its parking spot. The sun was rising […]

Kimpton Hotel Wilshire in LA

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I haven’t spent much time in LA. Before this summer, a decadent BBQ dinner in Koreatown summed up my LA experience, followed by a Whitecaps away match in Carson, and a media trip to Disneyland in Anaheim. When Keira and I decided to book a getaway to Southern California, with half of our week being […]