Watermark Beach Resort
Early on Friday morning, we set off on our long weekend away to Osoyoos, located in the southernmost tip of the Okanagan valley. Our home for the next three days was the Watermark Beach Resort, which offers a quintessential Okanagan experience. As guests, we were invited to experience the many...
Room with a boo, Halloween at Magnolia Hotel & Spa, Victoria
Explore British Columbia’s most haunted city this October! As one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest, Victoria has an intriguing but gruesome past and what better time to explore its dark history than during the annual Halloween festivities? You can enjoy Halloween-inspired activities throughout the month – however, be warned:...
Labrador-Torngats Mountains Inukshuk and People
Now is an excellent time to visit Canada! 2017 marks this diverse country’s 150th birthday, and as part of the celebrations, Parks Canada affords you free admission to all Parks Canada Places. Despite exploring several of its provinces, after 1.5 years of living in Vancouver, we still haven’t touched the...
Street in Vancouver
Every time you visit or move to another country, there are bound to be things that are different to what you are used to. I arrived in Vancouver on Friday after a 9-hour long flight from London. Since then, I've been mainly trying to sort out all the paperwork. From...
Scandinave Spa, Whistler
The first crunching footsteps can be heard on the freshly fallen snow, while the curious Gray Jays flitter about, in search for their first meal of the day. Whistler is slowly waking up and welcoming winter funseekers to its slopes. The landscape around Whistler is defined by majestic snow-capped...
Grouse Mountain sunset
On a lazy Sunday morning, we hopped into our rental car and 20 minutes later, after driving over the iconic Lion’s Gate Bridge, we arrived at Grouse Mountain, ‘the peak of Vancouver’. Last minute day trips are easy in this Canadian city, with spectacular mountains readily available at your doorstep. In just...
Nita Lake Lodge exterior
At last, it was time for our weekend stay at Nita Lake Lodge. Since relocating to Vancouver, almost a year ago, a visit to this beautiful, lakeside lodge had been high on my “BC must do list”. So, when it was time to start thinking of a birthday gift for...
Bloom Tulip Festival Abbotsford
Spring has arrived in Vancouver! The days are getting longer, the bears are waking up and the city is transforming into a colourful palette of pinks and whites. As the trees start to blossom, an array of flowers begin to show their beautiful colours throughout the city. Not only...
2 bedroom suite at the Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside Hotel
With Whistler Mountain and the bustling Whistler Village at its doorstep, The Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside Hotel couldn’t be better located. For three years in a row, Whistler Blackcomb received the title of the No. 1 Ski resort in North America, making the town an instant ultimate winter getaway, and the perfect...
In the air, zipline in WHistler, Canada
I moved to Vancouver at the start of August, and apart from taking a gondola up a mountain, I hadn’t really done anything adventurous. This was about to change when I booked a Tinggly Zipline tour in Whistler, a popular mountainous area near Vancouver, for my boyfriend and myself. Tinggly Experience Gifts is...