Archive of posts tagged "okanagan"

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 6 Accent Inns Okanagan

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Heading into Week 6 of the BC Travel Tuesday series, we’re about half-way through the giveaways and getaways that have been lined up by backyardbc.com. In case you haven’t been following along already, we’re highlighting travel and hotel stays for locals. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for residents of British Columbia. Essentially […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 5 Watermark Beach Resort, Osoyoos

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I am pleased to announce that the BC Travel Tuesday series, that was originally set to be 10 weeks long, has been extended to 12 weeks thanks to the support of my readers and the partner properties listed on backyardbc.com. We’re now onto our fifth week and so far we’ve given away $2,188 worth of […]

Hester Creek Winery in Oliver

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Yesterday I was invited up to Hester Creek Winery in Oliver (at the Southern tip of the Okanagan) to tour their facilities, meet their winemaker, and learn more about their vineyards. While I am very familiar with the brand (and they have also been generous sponsors of the last two Twestival events I have organized) […]

Thompson Okanagan Getaway Giveaway

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Last month I sent John Biehler in my place on a tour of the Thompson Okanagan including stops in Kelowna and Kamloops. He enjoyed wine tastings, wilderness explorations, and choice craft beers from the region thanks to the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA). Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr Aside from tongue-tingling ales and delicious […]

Touring the Thompson Okanagan: Kelowna’s Hotel Eldorado

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The following photo essay was experienced and contributed by John Biehler exclusively for Miss604.com. After a full day of travelling around Kelowna, we arrived at the Hotel Eldorado. After checking in, our group met for dinner and we were treated to a special menu from the hotel’s Executive Chef, Michael Lyons. We started with scallop […]