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Veranda Beach Resort on Lake Osoyoos


Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 — 11:13am PDT
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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


Monday, August 22nd, 2016 — 10:43am PDT
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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 […]

Bard on the Beach Review Merry Wives of Windsor


Monday, July 11th, 2016 — 2:14pm PDT
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There are two types of people in this modern world: Those who use “LOL” and those who use “Ha Ha Ha” when replying to something funny with email or text message. I’m in the “Ha Ha Ha” camp, because I feel that unless I’m truly laughing out loud, I shouldn’t be implying that I am […]

Review of Ballet BC Program 3


Friday, May 13th, 2016 — 11:00am PDT
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Program 3 marks the end of Ballet BC’s 30th year celebration with a trifecta of pieces choreographed by some of the world’s most innovative artists: Finnish-born Jorma Elo, Tel-Aviv-based Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar, and BC Ballet’s Artistic Director, Emily Molnar. But what struck me with all three pieces was how the choreography of each […]

Summer at the Magnolia Hotel in Victoria


Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 — 12:28pm PDT
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Contributed by Steffani Cameron of FullNomad.com, follow her on Instagram @snarkysteff. I had the good fortune to live in Victoria for 3.5 years, so when I had the opportunity to enjoy some promotional time in Victoria on behalf of both Tourism Victoria and Miss604.com, I leapt at it. One of two places I stayed at, […]

Review of Vancouver Opera’s Evita


Sunday, May 1st, 2016 — 2:27pm PDT
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Admittedly, I am not an Andrew Lloyd Webber fan. However, Vancouver Opera’s production of Evita is worth attending because it offers a very rare opportunity to see Broadway and West End stars perform in Vancouver: Caroline Bowman (Evita), who has spent last year performing in the Broadway Revival tour of Evita, and has also appeared […]

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