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Win a Harrison Hot Springs Romance Package

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One of the best things about living in Vancouver is the access the city gives us to the mountains, sea, and valleys nearby, including reasonable and reachable quick getaway destinations like Harrison Hot Springs. This is where you’ll find beautiful, natural settings and indulgent spa treatments within 90 minutes of eastbound travel on the highway. […]

Staying at the Westin Portland

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Views are my own. We paid for our room with a discounted media/review rate. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Our first trip to the Rose City in September was successful, despite the outcome of the soccer match we were in town to support. We walked to Providence Park for the aforementioned game, took the Tri-Met Max streetcar to Washington City Park, the Japanese Gardens, and the International Rose Test Garden. Craft beer was enjoyed […]

Flight Nights at Magnolia Hotel Victoria

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In early September, John and I spent a night at our favourite boutique hotel in Victoria, the Magnolia Hotel and Spa. In town to cover the Rifflandia Festival, it was the perfect way to make the most of a very quick getaway to the capital city. We previously stayed at the Magnolia in February, for […]

The Hotel Max Seattle

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Views are my own. I was offered a discounted media rate. Overnight parking was $33 (valet only, which I covered) and there was a $9 for WIFI access (our was taken care of). Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

The highly-recommended Hotel Max in Seattle was my home for one night last week when I went down to cover We Day with my niece. This landmark hotel, originally opened in 1926, has been transformed into a rockin’ boutique hotel. The building is a classic example of Beaux Arts Classical Eclecticism, with the distinctive characteristics […]

The Magnolia Hotel: Spring Break for Grownups Package

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Views are my own. We did receive a media package and media rate for the hotel stay. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Our wedding anniversary is fairly close to Valentine’s Day but John and I have decided that each year we’ll celebrate our holiday instead of the other. With the date drawing near we wanted to find a special getaway destination and it wasn’t long before we decided on Victoria, recently named “Most Romantic City in Canada“. […]

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver Pop-Up Restaurant The Roof

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Last night the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver hosted a preview event for their new pop-up restaurant on the 15th floor of their iconic downtown accommodation, announcing that The Roof will be open this month. Photo credit: VancityHotShots on Flickr | Facebook Pop-Up Restaurant The Roof Under the copper green roof of the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, The […]