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…