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 […]
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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 […]
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“. […]
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 […]
There are the vacations you take to get away, to explore, or to experience something new, and then there are those that make you feel right at home even though you’re rather far from your front step. When John and I settled in for an (extra) long weekend at Hastings House Country House Hotel on […]
Celebrate the opulence and decadence of the 1920s in the Rosewood Hotel Georgia’s Lobby this New Year’s Eve as they host a Gatsby-themed party. Photo courtesy of Rosewood Hotel Georgia The hotel’s roaring 20’s New Year’s Eve Lobby Party features 23 performers including a live band, cabaret/burlesques entertainment, iced vodka and caviar bar, liquid nitrogen […]