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Nanaimo Bathtub Race and Marine Festival

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Last year, I got to witness competitor Jamie Garcia ripping around in a wicked fast bathtub. This year, I got to ride in a tub… a 12 person tub! It’s always fun out on the water in Nanaimo but when you’re in the world’s largest bathtub, celebrating the amazing World Championship Bathtub Race, it’s pretty […]

Parenting Paradise in Parksville

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Guest post contributed and written by Jen Murtagh I have often joked with fellow moms that there is no such thing as “vacation” when you have young children. The sheer amount of work it takes to pack, travel, plan and unpack with little ones isn’t really my idea of relaxation. However, this past weekend in […]

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 […]

3 Ways to Enjoy Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory

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Paddling a river to a spectacular waterfall, cooking up foraged ingredients on a farm with locals, and putting our Gore-Tex to the test in a mountain rain forest in the Pacific Northwest at the base of a volcano. John and I spent the last shoulder season discovering three sides of Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory, where […]

Seattle Museum Month 2017

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I love museums. I love museums so much that for our 10 year anniversary trip to Massachusetts we went to the Concord Museum and on my birthday this year we went to the National Motorcycle Museum while visiting family in Iowa. Given that our neighbors to the south are celebrating a whole month worth of […]

10 Ways to Explore Alberta This Winter

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What do dinosaurs, craft beer, snowshoes, bison, and an ice castle have in common? You can find them all in Alberta this winter! From the unearthed fossils at the Royal Tyrrell Museum, to dinning at 7,218 feet at the top of the Banff Gondola, there’s something for everyone this season in Alberta. 10 Ways to […]