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Harvest Time in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country

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I’ve been to the tasting rooms where I have swirled, swished, and sipped the delicious bounty of the Okanagan before. I have dined at winery restaurants, toured barrel cellars, discovered two new-to-me wine regions, and taken a workshop on BC bubbles. However, it wasn’t until last season that I experienced harvest time in wine country […]

5 Things to do on Bowen Island Before Summer Ends

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post, views are my own. Our activities were courtesy of their operators and Bowen IslandPlease review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Bowen Island is Vancouver’s Original Summer Getaway, being home to picnics, camping, hikes, paddles, and recreation for the better part of the last century. Earlier this summer, John and I got to experience a quick escape to Bowen, packing two days full of adventures by sea and land. 5 Things to do on Bowen Island […]

Kimpton Hotel Wilshire in LA

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Views are my own. I did pay a media/review rate. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

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 […]

Via Ferrata at Kicking Horse Mountain

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“I… I just need a minute,” I told the guide who was leading me around the corner of a rock face. I was 8,000ft up as I held onto my support harness with every ounce of energy I could muster. My foot kicked a rock loose and it tumbled. I counted the seconds until I […]