If last year was my year of kayaks and helicopters, this year is canoes and blimps — well just one blimp in particular. The Goodyear Blimp is a cultural icon, a legendary airship with over nine decades of history. From a massive fleet in WWII to hosting Presidents and celebrities, to making appearances in the […]
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Nanaimo’s annual festival of food, Feastival returns for the second year, June 17-18, 2016. It features a tradeshow event, family cooking classes, celebrity chefs, and Sips at Feastival, featuring local craft breweries, small-batch island wineries, local artisanal spirit producers. I recently wrote a story for FestivalSeekers about another major component of the festival: the third […]
Plant your feet, hold out your phone, and turn your body to get a 360 degree view of the city as though you’re a bird in the clouds. SKY Helicopters and Agency Media recently released a 360 degree video of Vancouver at sunset, and it’s pretty epic. 360 Video of Vancouver at Sunset Make sure […]
There’s something quintessentially “West Coast” about flying to and from your destination in a seaplane. Gliding across the water in an aircraft where almost every position feels like a window seat, lifting up above the bay, cruising over bridges and byways, you see the world from a whole new perspective. Touching down in another city […]
Photographs from our morning helicopter tour in Canmore, Alberta with Alpine Helicopter. […] This has been my summer of helicopters and each time the door is shut, headsets are adorned, and the rotor blade spins, my heart races and prepares for not only the amazing scenery I am about to witness, but for the thrill of the ride.
By sea and by air, you can quickly get to know a destination like never before, whether you’re just passing through or you’ve been visiting your whole life. This summer I had the opportunity to paddle in Bellignham Bay and also to soar high above it in a helicopter with Bellingham Aviation Services (“BAS”). Bellingham […]