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Travel with a Twist

By Kathryn A. McWhirter on Oct 11, 2017

What better way to see the world than with a mother-daughter adventure? But we are no average female travellers. The daughter is young, healthy and able-bodied. The mother is middle-aged, healthy and disabled with a mobility scooter. Read more...


A Paradise for Snowbirds

By Jane Cassie on Oct 2, 2017

Welcome Home! The inviting greeting spans the sandstone archway to the entrance of Palm Creek Golf & RV Resort, a man-made oasis in the city of Casa Grande, Arizona. Read more...


Confessions of a Cruise Convert

By Kate Robertson on Oct 2, 2017

I was starting to second guess why I would leave The Crane, a beautiful, luxury resort, to take my chances at sea. It would be my first cruise, and I knew what could happen out there – I’d seen Titanic, after all. Read more...


A Moroccan Adventure

By Megan Kopp on Sep 1, 2017

Entering the walled city of Marrakesh, the road narrows. Turning onto an even smaller side street, our shuttle suddenly stops. Our Moroccan adventure is definitely on! Read more...


Adventure Uncorked

By Paul Shore on Aug 9, 2017

International travellers, and those who have relocated to live expat lives in foreign places, know all too well how challenging it can be to gain acceptance into tight-knit social circles and closely-held local traditions. Read more...


Walking in England – Four Ways to Go

By Lois Peterson on Aug 9, 2017

I may have the walking gene, if not the desire or navigational skills, to strike out on another long-distance trek alone. But these days, the many options open to walkers in the UK mean I will never run out of places to go, ways to get there, and the resources to learn everything else I need to know. Read more...


Unplugging at the Spa

By Kate Robertson on Jul 1, 2017

When a friend suggested it was time to see what a week at a spa could do for my health, I found myself at Rancho la Puerta in Tecate, Mexico (an hour from San Diego). Read more...


Hooked on Okanagan Icewines

By Kate Robertson on Jul 1, 2017

Whoever said that wine is the nectar of the gods must have been talking about icewine. As British Columbians, we are fortunate to have local access in the Okanagan to some of the best icewines in the world. Read more...


Rafting the Grand Canyon

By Julie Boyer on Jul 1, 2017

Imagine travelling back in time and tracing the earth’s history through fantastically coloured rock formations towering thousands of feet above. It’s time to consider a trip like no other… rafting the mighty Colorado through the Grand Canyon. Read more...


Staycation

By Marie Bruce on Jun 30, 2017

We read a lot about staycations or stay at home in B.C. holidays and with our ever shrinking Canadian dollar, I decided I would follow the trend and spend a few weeks up and down Vancouver Island Read more...


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