Tag Archives: Vancouver

Postcard from the Vancouver Waterfront

Vancouver waterfront

I’m enjoying a little road trip, courtesy of Toursim Vancouver and the Bolt Bus. It’s a non-stop 24-hour trip to Vancouver, full of activity, food, and beverage. I’m thinking of it as a little sampler of things I need to come back to see and do. This was how I greeted the morning, looking out […]

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Tuesday Deal Day: Storm Watching Season at Wya Point Resort

Wya Point Resort, Vancouver Island BC

Wya Point Resort, Vancouver Island’s new year-round eco-luxury destination, invites guests to experience storm watching season with its West Coast Adventure package. Tucked into a lush coastal rainforest next to an exclusive beach, the Ucluelet, BC resort offers a two-night stay in a rustic ocean side yurt, along with adrenaline-pumping surfing and a boating excursion […]

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Visit Some Avian Friends at the World Parrot Refuge

parrot refuge center on Vancouver Island

Polly want a cracker? At the World Parrot Refuge on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, winged residents get lots more than a mere cracker. This non-profit, educational facility operated by FLOPRS (“For the Love of Parrots Refuge Society”) provides a “Home for Life” for previously owned pet parrots.  Parrots have a very long life span, so […]

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Peace Arch Park

Along the border between Blaine, Washington and Surrey, British Columbia stands the International Peace Arch.  The arch stands 67 feet high, and is proudly rooted, one side in American soil, the other in Canadian.  Straddling the longest undefended boundary in the world, the Peace Arch was dedicated in 1921, and was the first Monument built […]

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You’ll Never Want to Leave: Pantai Inn, La Jolla

For much of the northern hemisphere, January is winter and with it, the cold – often brutally cold – rain, […]

Introducing the Travel Reading List Challenge

Today I’m excited to announce the first of a couple of new projects that I’m launching for 2018 – the […]

2017: A Year of Travel in Review

While 2016 was a big year for international travel, 2017 represented a year spent enjoying destinations and activities closer to […]

A Most Wonderful Time of the Year at Universal Orlando Resort

Holiday magic is a real thing. A feeling deep in your soul. A feeling that brightens your smile, lights up […]