“I would hate to have to confiscate your apples,” the Canadian border guard said with a smile as I re-entered the country. I was returning from a trip to Lynden, Washington where I spent three days bike riding, whale watching, appreciating art, and learning about local history. One of the highlights of my little getaway […]
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One of the best ways to get to know a destination is through its food. What is grown there, what is seasonal, what is lovingly prepared and savoured to the last bite. John and I took a little vacation to Ottawa in late August and through ByWard Market and C’est Bon Cooking, we had an […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]