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Make a Difference - Shop Local This Holiday Season Lifestyle

Make a Difference. Shop Local This Holiday Season

23/11/2020

The air is crisp, ski resorts are opening for the season, and peppermint-flavored everything is making its annual appearance on store shelves.

Save Big at These 5 Ski Destinations this Season Outdoors

Enjoy a Snowy Reprieve at These Five Ski Destinations this Season

23/11/2020

It's finally that time of year again where the days are getting shorter and the temperatures cooler. That's right. winter is pretty much here and with it comes one of our favorite pastimes: skiing and snowboarding.

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Eat, Pray, Love: Tips for the Solo Traveler

18/11/2020

The inner journey of travel is intensified by solitude. American travel writer Paul Theroux's simple words so eloquently explain one of the main benefits of traveling alone: The incredible personal journey you will be taken on.

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First Timer's Guide to Santa Barbara, CA

18/11/2020

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the soaring Santa Ynez Mountains, on a stretch of central California coastline 90 miles northwest of L.A., you'll find Santa Barbara. A quick look around and it's easy to see why the city is often called the "American Riviera." For starters, Santa Barbara's geography and weather are remarkably similar to that of its more famous sibling in southern France. Upon closer inspection, the tree-lined promenades, vibrant farm-to-table artisan food scene, abundance of nearby vineyards and wineries, and even the Spanish-style architecture truly are reminiscent of the French Riviera.

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How to Travel Across Canada in an Electric Vehicle

17/11/2020

Are you one of the millions of people worldwide planning to take a road trip? There's really nothing quite like it. The changing landscape, the convenience store snacks, the singalongs, and the memories.

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How To Make the Most of a Weekend Trip to Abbotsford

17/11/2020

If you find yourself needing to take a break from the hustle and bustle of Vancouver this winter, consider taking a weekender with the family to nearby Abbotsford. Only an hour away from the city, Abbotsford is a hidden gem of a town filled with unique shops, breweries, a local art scene, fantastic countryside views, and a variety of culinary cuisine. Journey with us as we explore how you can make the most out of your visit to the town in one weekend.

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Tulip Season Is Almost Here: Don't Miss These Blooming Festivals

13/05/2020

Early spring in the Pacific Northwest means a brilliantly colourful celebration of all things floral, or more specifically, tulips. The annual tulip blooms in British Columbia and Washington's Skagit Valley put on quite a show, normally wowing thousands of visitors from all over the world.

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Make a Difference - Shop Local This Holiday Season Lifestyle Holidays

Make a Difference. Shop Local This Holiday Season

23/11/2020

The air is crisp, ski resorts are opening for the season, and peppermint-flavored everything is making its annual appearance on store shelves.

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Spots in Western Canada Every Wine Aficionado Should Visit

23/11/2020

California's Wine Country is arguably the most well-known wine region in North America. However, if you set your sights just a bit further north, you'll find incredible (and comparable) wine tasting opportunities in western Canada and Washington state.

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Enjoy a Snowy Reprieve at These Five Ski Destinations this Season

23/11/2020

It's finally that time of year again where the days are getting shorter and the temperatures cooler. That's right. winter is pretty much here and with it comes one of our favorite pastimes: skiing and snowboarding.

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Eat, Pray, Love: Tips for the Solo Traveler

18/11/2020

The inner journey of travel is intensified by solitude. American travel writer Paul Theroux's simple words so eloquently explain one of the main benefits of traveling alone: The incredible personal journey you will be taken on.

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Experience Winter Magic in Canmore

18/11/2020

Tucked into the Canadian Rocky Mountains in Alberta, just minutes away from world-renowned Banff National Park, is a charming small town called Canmore. This part of the world is stunningly beautiful year-round, but when it's blanketed in snow it transforms into a true winter wonderland, complete with soaring snow-capped mountains, frozen lakes and expansive valleys of alpine trees.

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First Timer's Guide to Santa Barbara, CA

18/11/2020

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the soaring Santa Ynez Mountains, on a stretch of central California coastline 90 miles northwest of L.A., you'll find Santa Barbara. A quick look around and it's easy to see why the city is often called the "American Riviera." For starters, Santa Barbara's geography and weather are remarkably similar to that of its more famous sibling in southern France. Upon closer inspection, the tree-lined promenades, vibrant farm-to-table artisan food scene, abundance of nearby vineyards and wineries, and even the Spanish-style architecture truly are reminiscent of the French Riviera.

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3 Romantic Getaways for Valentine's Day

18/11/2020

February is the month of love and while traditional gifts like flowers and chocolates are nice, they don't last forever. The gift of travel, however, does — and that's exactly why you should celebrate your love this year with a romantic getaway.

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Why Revelstoke Should Be at the Top of Your Ski Bucket List

18/11/2020

Revelstoke, British Columbia is one of the world’s most unique ski destinations, offering a range of terrain suitable for all skill levels along with plenty of other outdoor activities. If you enjoy world-class skiing, mind-blowing snow conditions, and around-the-clock fun, Revelstoke is the place for you!

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Winter Escape: Escape the Crowds in Burbank, CA

17/11/2020

With miles of sandy beaches, spectacular sunsets, and some of the mildest weather on earth year-round, there's truly no bad time to visit southern California. Because there are so many excellent options from San Diego to Los Angeles and everywhere in between, choosing when to go and where to stay can prove to be a bit of a challenge.