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Best Maui Hikes: Waihee Ridge Trail


Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 — 1:34pm PDT
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Best Maui Hikes: Waihee Ridge Trail. A 5-mile round trip trail (8km) that ascends 1,500 ft (457m) through a lush forest with views of Maui’s north coast and distant West Maui Forest Reserve waterfalls.

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa in Kaanapali


Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 — 2:47pm PDT
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A few things I enjoyed the most about staying at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, along Kaanapali Beach, while on a girls getaway with my sister in October

Visiting the Canadian Parliament Buildings in Ottawa


Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 — 9:35am PDT
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We sat in the shade of the East Block on a warm August morning in Ottawa. The capital’s Carillon played America the Beautiful as a part of an “Unofficial Anthems” song selection, after Jamaica Farewell and before the AfricAcadian anthem, Oh, Freedom. The daily carillon program is just one of many aspects of visiting the […]

Where to Eat and Drink in Kelowna


Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 — 8:58am PDT
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Contributor Steffani Cameron explores “Where to Eat and Drink in Kelowna”, from brunch and the Farmers Market to fries, marrow, cheeses, distilled spirits, beer, and of course wine in this Okanagan hub.

BelleWood Acres Apple Farm in Lynden


Thursday, September 21st, 2017 — 7:00am PDT
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“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 […]

Ottawa for Foodies: ByWard Market and C’est Bon Cooking


Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 — 12:18pm PDT
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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 […]

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