TRAVEL | 72 hours in New York.

This was my first trip to New York and I was really excited to experience this lively city! My Cathay Pacific red-eye flight landed at JFK at 7 am and we were promptly picked up by SuperShuttle and transported to our hotel. Located at the crossroads of Tribeca and the Financial District, Four Seasons Hotel Downtown…

TRAVEL ⎮ Cathay Pacific’s Lounge at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Business Class Cabin

Cathay Pacific’s First and Business class lounge offers understated luxury for travellers at Vancouver International Airport. Located between departure gates D66 and D67 in the International Terminal, the Cathay Pacific Lounge adopts the airlines contemporary and elegant design template which has already been rolled out in their other lounges in Hong Kong, Manila, Bangkok, Taipei…

TRAVEL | TOFINO: Pacific Sands Beach Resort

Pacific Sands Beach Resort 1421 Pacific Rim Hwy, Tofino, BC, V0R 1Z0 Tel: (250) 725-3322 Our next stop on our eight-day West Coast staycation was the Pacific Sands Resort in Tofino. Tofino is a small town located on Vancouver Island that offers year round surfing and storm watching that attract many people from around the world….

TRAVEL | WHISTLER: Staycation at Four Seasons Resort and Residences

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler 4591 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, BC, V0N 1B4 Tel: (604) 935-3400 Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler is one of North America’s top mountain resorts having been named Whistler‘s only Forbes Five Star Resort. In addition to world-class skiing, this award-winning Four Seasons Mountain Resort offers the ultimate year-round getaway in…

TRAVEL + EVENT | Osoyoos Oyster Festival

In mid-April, I was lucky enough to attend the Osoyoos Oyster Festival. In its sixth year, the festival offers eight unique dining experiences, featuring oysters from across Canada, and award-winning South Okanagan wines, ciders, beers and spirits. Osoyoos is the gateway to the Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys.  Just shy of five hours, the drive from…

TRAVEL | VICTORIA: The Magnolia Hotel & Spa + Harbour Air + 10Acres Bistro

The Magnolia Hotel & Spa 623 Courtney Street, Victoria, BC, V8W 1B8 Tel: (250) 381-0999 Recently, I had the opportunity for a mini vacation to Vancouver Island with a friend.  I was fortunate enough to take Harbour Air – a quick 30-minute seaplane ride from Vancouver to Victoria‘s picturesque Inner Harbour. Upon arrival, we walked the short…

TRAVEL | VICTORIA: Fairmont Empress

Fairmont Empress  721 Government St, Victoria, B.C. Tel: (250) 384-8111 Built in 1908 the Fairmont Empress (formerly knows as The Empress Hotel) is the most iconic and oldest building in Victoria, B.C. The chateau-style hotel has recently completed Phase 1 of its restoration. The traditional decor of approximately half of the 464 guest rooms and…

TRAVEL | FAIRMONT PACIFIC RIM HOTEL: A Luxury Getaway

FAIRMONT PACIFIC RIM HOTEL 1038 Canada Place Vancouver, B.C. Tel: 1 866 940 4075 Fairmont Pacific Rim is located in Coal Harbour waterfront and offers luxurious and contemporary rooms for anyone looking for a romantic getaway. This chic downtown oasis offers 367 stylish rooms with five star amenities and award winning spa – Willow Stream Spa. Here are my…

TRAVEL | Wedgewood Hotel & Spa

  Wedgewood Hotel & Spa 845 Hornby Street Vancouver, B.C. Tel: (604) 689 – 7777 Staycation at the Wedgwood Hotel and Spa. My husband and I were long overdue for a date night, so we jumped on the opportunity to enjoy a little staycation at Vancouver’s famed Wedgewood Hotel & Spa. The Wedgewood Hotel & Spa…