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Shop the Gibsons Public Market on BC’s Sunshine Coast

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Hop across Howe Sound on a ferry from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale and in under an hour you can be savouring the very best of BC’s Sunshine Coast. If you’re not sure where to start – since there are so many local producers, growers, crafters and artisans – you can get a taste for the […]

Sea to Sky Tour with Landsea Tours

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My full time job is to research, explore, publish, and promote our beautiful city and while I’ve honed my craft over the last 13 years, I still get stumped from time to time when it comes to planning our own local adventures. With 7 family members visiting us this month from all over the US […]

Hot July Nights in 100 Mile House

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Two kinds of horsepower were involved in my FestivalSeekers research in 100 Mile House earlier this summer. The first was General, a trusty albeit snack-happy horse at Spruce Hill Resort. The second, a smokin’ 1937 Dodge Rumble Seat Coupe. I was in the area to learn about Hot July Nights (July 13, 14 & 15, […]

Arts on the Fly in Horsefly

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Setup camp under a grove of aspens next to a pristine Northern BC river and settle in for two days of music, fun, creativity, and entertainment, in a beautiful setting. Arts on the Fly (July 13 & 14, 2018) in Horsefly, BC not only attracts those that love outdoor festivals, small town charm with big […]

Plan Your Trip to Billy Barker Days in Quesnel

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I stepped through the doors of the Billy Barker Days office in Quesnel and I was suddenly transported back to being an adventurous 10 year old hopping out of our family’s camper van in the middle of a road trip. The Billy Barker Days logo, posters, and buttons jogged my memory: I have been here […]

Savouring Sooke at the Prestige Oceanfront Resort

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It was one of those gorgeous Pacific Northwest afternoons where the morning rain left every leaf glistening with colour while the sun poked through the clouds and bounced rainbows off Salish Sea. The only thing that took me away from the view at the Sooke Prestige Oceanfront Resort, was the spectacular 1,920-square-foot Pacific Penthouse, which […]