#FordSUV Adventure on the Sunshine Coast tests resilience…

Recently I was invited to join a group of bloggers from Western Canada for the chance to drive the vehicles in the fleet of Ford Canada SUVs.The idea was to showcase not only the Ford vehicles but to show the Sunshine Coast in the best light. As they say best laid plans… So what happens … Read more#FordSUV Adventure on the Sunshine Coast tests resilience…

The countdown begins for the 15th annual EAT! Vancouver (November 6-11)

  Last chance: Limited tickets available for EAT! signature events   The countdown begins for the 15th annual EAT! Vancouver ( November 6-11) with a sneak peek menu reveal for EAT! Harvest and EAT! Pastry events. Most events are sold out but limited tickets are still available online: http://eat-vancouver.com/   EAT! Harvest (November 10 from 7-10pm):   … Read moreThe countdown begins for the 15th annual EAT! Vancouver (November 6-11)

Mark your calendars: ticket lottery for the 10th annual Half Corked Marathon opens October 23rd 

  The race is on for places on the 18km fun run through Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country on May 26th, 2018   There’s only one way to get your hands on tickets for the two-time finalist for the Canadian Tourism Awards Event of the Year – the  Half Corked Marathon – and that’s to enter … Read moreMark your calendars: ticket lottery for the 10th annual Half Corked Marathon opens October 23rd 

Penticton’s Maple Leaf Spirits scores multiple medals in international competition

Naramata Bench distiller wins two double-golds, gold, silver awards Maple Leaf Spirits, located on the Naramata Bench near Penticton, is a multiple medal winner at the prestigious Sip Northwest competition based in Washington state. “I am thrilled that four of our products, made right here on the bench with Okanagan ingredients, have been recognized among … Read morePenticton’s Maple Leaf Spirits scores multiple medals in international competition

“City on Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism” New Exhibition at the Museum of Vancouver

  New Exhibition at the Museum of Vancouver     As soon as visitors enter the Museum of Vancouver’s newest exhibition, they realize that they are about to embark on a unique experience. “City on Edge” features 650 photographs, mostly from the Vancouver Sun and Province archives, many of which have never seen before, chronicling … Read more“City on Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism” New Exhibition at the Museum of Vancouver

My Kelowna Journey – Visiting Mirabel Vineyards

  In September I was touring Kelowna and I was thrilled to be able to include a visit to the home of Doug and Dawn Reimer to taste their three Mirabel wines.   The Reimer family is originally from Winnipeg and more recently from West Vancouver where they raised three sons. The South East Kelowna … Read moreMy Kelowna Journey – Visiting Mirabel Vineyards

#TasteofThursday Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chef Trevor Bird Heirloom Tomato Essence recipe

  This is the second in the series of recipes from the spectacular  – Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience event held August 25, 2017. This week we are excited to share the recipe for Heirloom Tomato Essence from Chef Trevor Bird of Fable Kitchen, the First Course at the Icons of Food … Read more#TasteofThursday Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chef Trevor Bird Heirloom Tomato Essence recipe

Divine to Golf Nine in South Okanagan

  When you’re balancing golf with life’s other activities and the hours needed for an 18-hole championship round aren’t available, it’s divine to do nine. Happily, in the South Okanagan, you’ll find several fun nine-hole options. While peak season is waning, there’s time to catch a few rounds now and plan your strategy for next … Read moreDivine to Golf Nine in South Okanagan

Adventure awaits at Magnolia Hotel & Spa with Curated Journeys for fall

  Explore the Victoria you wouldn’t expect with salmon run hikes, wine tours and much more    As the leaves change colour and the mornings grow cooler, autumn is the perfect time to explore. Magnolia Hotel & Spa’s new Curated Journeys help guests dive deeper into the scenic beauty of Vancouver Island via partnerships with … Read moreAdventure awaits at Magnolia Hotel & Spa with Curated Journeys for fall

Vancouver World Chef Exchange Pops Up in New York

Vancouver Chef Lee Cooper Heads to New York for Dine Out Vancouver Festival World Chef Exchange collaboration dinner with Chef Jamie Bissonnette   Dine Out Vancouver Festival’s World Chef Exchange, presented by Aeroplan, is popping up in New York City on October 4th! Lee Cooper – chef and owner of Vancouver’s acclaimed L’Abattoir restaurant, No. … Read moreVancouver World Chef Exchange Pops Up in New York