Archive of posts tagged "whatcom"

BelleWood Acres Apple Farm in Lynden

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“I would hate to have to confiscate your apples,” the Canadian border guard said with a smile as I re-entered the country. I was returning from a trip to Lynden, Washington where I spent three days bike riding, whale watching, appreciating art, and learning about local history. One of the highlights of my little getaway […]

Canadian Dollar at Par at Bellis Fair During Canadian Holiday Weekend

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Bellis Fair Mall, a Canadian shopping destination just across the border in Washington State, is warming up to us neighbours in the north. For Victoria Day Long Weekend, many Bellis Fair retailers will be will be accepting the Canadian Dollar at par*. Canadian Dollar at Par at Bellis Fair This discount will be applied Friday, […]

Bellingham Helicopter Tour

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Disclosure: Review — My tour was part of a media visit with Bellingham Whatcom County. Views and opinions are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

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 […]

Things to do in Bellingham

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Over a million Canadians make their way through Peace Arch border crossing each year with retail destinations in the Bellingham area in mind. However, there’s much more to this Pacific Northwest city than shopping! Located 88km (55 miles) south of Vancouver and 145km (90 miles) north of Seattle, Bellingham has the historic Fairhaven district, a […]

Hiking in Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest

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It’s one thing to spend your life looking over at an active glaciated andesitic stratovolcano and it’s another to actually hike at its base. Mount Baker, visible from Vancouver on any sunny day, is located in Washington State and is a part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc in the North Cascades. It’s easy to get […]

Making Soap at Otion Soap in Bellingham

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Views are my own. This experience was while I was on a press trip with Bellingham/Whatcom County. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

I’m really not good at being creative or artsy. If you hand me a paintbrush dipped in the most gorgeous, luscious colours and tell me to paint anything my heart desires I’ll totally choke and end up producing a weak attempt at a smiley face. My latest attempt at being creative was at Otion Soap […]