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...
The Adonia in Amber Cove
It was on an early Sunday morning in June that I found myself in Florida, driving to the port of Miami. Though still tired from the red-eye flight the day before, my excitement pushed away the lingering grogginess, which had been plaguing me since touchdown. At last, the Adonia, Carnival’s new cruise...
Road trip through British Columbia with Zipcar
There’s something romantic about road trips, what with hours silently spent enjoying the ever-changing landscape, your significant other beside you. I love taking drives along lonely roads where the possibility of an unknown destination lies around every bend. I’ve taken many road trips in the past, but my time...
Wine tasting in Osoyoos
The landscape changed quite drastically as we left the lush rainforest behind and entered the semi-arid region of the South of Okanagan in British Columbia, Canada. Green fir trees made way for golden, rolling hills and scrubby terrain. Adding a splash of colour to the otherwise dry-looking terrain were...
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:...
Deluxe Corner Room, Victoria, Canada
With an unbeatable location and impeccable style, the Magnolia Hotel & Spa is one of the top luxury boutique hotels in Victoria, Canada, one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest. Our weekend getaway wouldn’t have been the same without our stay at this fantastic hotel. Read our...
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...
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...
Hiking Grouse Mountain
As one of the most beautiful and greenest cities in Canada, Vancouver draws millions of visitors each year. When I moved here a little over...
ōllamaliztli Mesoamerican ballgame
As an archaeology enthusiast, I had been looking forward to seeing the ancient Mayan city of Coba. Our visit to the Coba ruins was part of an Alltournative tour where our morning was spent exploring a Mayan village, ziplining through the jungle and swimming in a cenote. Coba was at its height between 600-900 AD,...