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Where to Stay in Ottawa: Alt Hotel Ottawa


Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 — 8:48am PDT
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We landed close to midnight, checking into Ottawa’s Alt Hotel on Slater Street in the wee hours of our next day of travel. After our time at the front desk, we noticed the Altcetera Cafe was still open so we grabbed some snacks to take upstairs. The decor in the lobby was contemporary yet down […]

3 Ways to Enjoy BC’s Sunshine Coast


Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 — 10:18am PDT
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I have loved exploring the Sunshine Coast ever since I was about 8 years old, when I went off to my first week at summer camp. Back then, it was the forest, beach and ocean play time that drew me in. Today, it’s all of the Coast’s natural beauty paired with the inspiration it gives […]

Shop the Gibsons Public Market on BC’s Sunshine Coast


Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 — 3:28pm PDT
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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


Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 — 12:10pm PDT
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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


Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 — 10:31am PDT
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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


Friday, June 30th, 2017 — 1:04pm PDT
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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 […]