Archive of posts tagged "staycation"

5 Ways to Enjoy an Abbotsford Staycation


Thursday, April 19th, 2018 — 4:13pm PDT
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5 Ways to Enjoy Abbotsford Staycation: !One of the top hotels in Canada, wineries, farms, and festivals can all be found in Abbotsford, just a hop, skip and a jump down the highway from the bustling city scenes of Metro Vancouver.

Win a #BayshoreStaycation at the Westin Bayshore


Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 — 7:11pm PDT
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I got my bag out from the closet and laid my clothes next to it. Sundress, bathing suit, sandals, floppy hat, sunglasses. I paused for a moment to review my selections, which all reminded me of our last tropical vacation. The fact that I could pack these items, which instantly make me at ease thinking […]

Staycation at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport


Monday, October 24th, 2016 — 9:55am PDT
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“Meet me at the YVR Canada Line Station,” I requested of John on his birthday. “But we’re not going anywhere and no one is visiting us.” I’m sure he was perplexed. On a Friday afternoon he hopped on transit from Downtown Vancouver to the airport where I was waiting by artist Susan Point’s Cedar Connection […]

Top 5 Staycation Spots Around Vancouver


Thursday, March 24th, 2016 — 12:14pm PDT
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Mountains to meadows, waterfalls to farm-gate shopping, there’s so much to explore and enjoy right here in the Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley area. Staying local for leisure and vacation time has its benefits, on top of discovering and experiencing your own backyard. Photo by John Bollwitt A recent TD survey found that for Canadian […]

Win a Staycation at Element Vancouver Metrotown


Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 — 11:39am PDT
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It was no problem at all for me to find Burnaby’s tallest building the other day, when I set out on foot to visit Element Vancouver Metrotown. The recently opened LEED certified Sovereign building is balanced on the corner of Kingsway and Willingdon, overlooking the activity of Metrotown, the tranquility of Central Park, with a […]

Date Night In the City: Shangri-La Hotel and MARKET


Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 — 9:44am PDT
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Ending a busy work week with sparkling wine, a view of twinkling city lights, and a multi-course meal at a three-star Michelin chef’s restaurant sounds like a dream but it was a much-enjoyed reality a few weeks ago when John and I spent the night at the Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver. Always up for a quick […]

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