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Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge SEATAC

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We’re part of the 5 million Canadians that have been crossing the border each year to take an outbound flight to a US destination. Shaving $200 off of our airline fee, we recently flew out of SEATAC airport when we headed down to Los Angeles for the Whitecaps playoff match. For the return, we decided […]

SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention in Bellingham

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Growing up, my family would spend time together hiking at parks, on Sunday drives, or exploring historical sites and museums across the province. I love feeding my brain and learning about a place, an event, art, and science. Last weekend John and I went to Bellingham for the open house and grand re-opening of the […]

Pacific Northwest Icon: Ivar Haglund

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It was on this day in 1939 that Vancouver’s first aquarium opened, headed up by Dr. Leonard Klinck who was the President of UBC. According to Chuck Davis’ Vancouver History, it was “a tiny thing, dimly lighted” at the old English Bay Bathhouse and its main attraction was Oscar the Octopus. The aquarium’s first manager […]

Tulalip Bay Restaurant at Tulalip Resort and Casino

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A few years ago, after a mind-melting culinary experience, John and I began to keep an unwritten list of some of our favourite and most memorable dining adventures. Unfortunately he’s never joined me at Tulalip Bay Restaurant but it quickly snuck its way onto my list. Tucked away at inside the resort casino off the […]

Pioneer Park in Ferndale

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I have a bit of an affinity for historic places, museums, and walking tours thanks to family outings as a child and treasures like Fort Langley. On a recent media trip to Whatcom County in Washington State one of our stops was at Pioneer Park in Ferndale, home to a collection of eleven pioneer log […]

Hovander Homestead & Tennant Lake Park in Washington

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Whatcom County in Washington holds many attractions and destinations for those traveling for a day trip, or longer, from the Greater Vancouver region. Moving beyond the shopping malls and grocery stores of Bellingham, there’s much more to discover and enjoy. Two of such destinations is the Hovander Homestead Park and Tennant Lake Park, perfect for […]