Named the Best Resort/Hotel on Vancouver Island in the Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver 2010, The Wickaninnish Inn has been winning awards for years from prestigious travel publications and was named the “Most Excellent Romantic Hideaway of 2010” by CondÃ© Nast. Aside from the accolades and almost everyone I know wanting to visit, I sensed […]
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This morning we woke up in one of the most beautiful places in the world. I’ve driven most freeways, motorways and scenic byways of this province, from Spuzzum to Bella Coola, and I can now add the Pacific Rim Highway to the list. Yesterday the narrow, winding road that is Highway 4 led us down […]
This past weekend John and I were put up in Humboldt House B&B in Victoria. It was my first-ever Bed & Breakfast experience and it certainly set the bar rather high for any future B&B stays. We crossed over to the Island on last ferry but were able to call ahead and make arrangements for […]
Today is the first of four speaking engagements I have over the next week. As some may know, Miss604.com is not my full-time job – although with all the fun adventures in which I get to participate, I wish it could be sometimes. I am the co-founder of a WordPress website development firm and I […]
Craigdarroch Castle, legacy of the Dunsmuir family, has been perched overlooking Victoria since the turn of the 20th century. Nowadays its red spires are barely visible over the stretching Garry Oaks but it’s definitely a main attraction on many tours and personal trips to the capital city. History The Dunsmuirs are pillars of BC’s industrial […]
At a press conference at the CBC Vancouver broadcast centre this afternoon it was announced that legendary BC anchor Tony Parsons would be co-hosting the local supper-hour newscast. Tony Parsons, who I grew up watching on BCTV, anchored his final newscast on Global TV’s News Hour in December of 2009. Around that time but published […]