Archive for the category "travel"

Like Tim Hortons I'm Heading to New York

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tim Hortons, Canada’s favourite coffee and donut pit stop, is rolling into New York with many locations opening up today. This means that at this time tomorrow (even though I don’t take sugar in my coffee) I could be getting a double double from their new Broadway, Madison Square Garden, Penn Station or Times Square […]

The Landing at Pacific Shores – Girls Island Getaway

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For our final meal of our Girls Getaway last week, Keira and I were treated to dinner at The Landing West Coast Grill over at the Pacific Shores Resort & Spa. One of the best things about Parksville, aside from the endless beaches and glorious sunsets, is the resorts. I remembered spotting Pacific Shores from […]

Paradise Fun Park Mini Golf – Girls Island Getaway

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ever since I first played mini golf at Playland as a child I’ve been a fan of astroturf greens and rotating windmills. I’m a golfer as well however I’ve probably played more mini golf courses across North America than actual courses. From West Edmonton Mall down to Wonderland Castle Fun Park in the Fraser Valley […]

Milner Gardens and Woodland – Girls Island Getaway

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In the middle of a 70-acre old growth forest we met up with Kim Hammond who works in the nursery at the Milner Gardens and Woodland. Kim guided Keira and I around the grounds as we continued our Girls Getaway over on Vancouver Island. The history of the gardens and woodland is extremely fascinating, although […]

Little Qualicum Cheeseworks, Morningstar Creek Winery – Girls Island Getaway

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On the second morning of our Girls Island Getaway from Vancouver, we made up our own schedule before heading to our next appointment. It’s fortunate that we did since it gave us time to explore Little Qualicum Cheeseworks and sample some tasty Morningstar Creek Wines. Located in Parksville, BC the farm has been around for […]