Travel & Transportation

327 articles

Trust Your Body

By Marylee Stephenson on Jul 5, 2010

At a reasonably healthy 66, I journey accompanied with enough money to avoid worry, with friends I know, and with guides, cars and boats that are dedicated to helping me make the best use of my time - in comfort. Read more...

Mostly Gentle Footsteps

By Kevin McKay on Jul 5, 2010

On July 1, while millions of Canadians celebrated Canada Day with picnics and backyard barbecues, Irene Butler and her husband Rick ventured out into the world on a journey that would have them visit 12 countries in 12 months. Read more...

Courageous & Outrageous - Car Shopping

By Pat Nichol on Jul 5, 2010

The second most expensive item people purchase, next only to our homes, is a car. For many, a vehicle is an extension of their personality. Not an item to be purchased indiscriminately, it is something we will (hopefully) keep for a while. Read more...

Three Seafaring Ladies and a Boat

By Judee Fong on Jul 5, 2010

Cathy Harris had often thought about circumnavigating Vancouver Island by boat. Last summer, over a glass of wine with fellow sailors Alison Kershaw and Margaret Thomson, she casually announced, "I'm thinking of sailing around Vancouver Island. Do either of you fancy joining me?" Read more...

Go North Young Man

By Nadine Jones on May 3, 2010

Most British Columbians live huddled along the 49th parallel. They jet to Hawaii or Mexico for holidays and are often unaware of the many wonders the northern part of the province has to offer. Read more...

Scenic Seattle

By Jane Cassie on May 3, 2010

"We're rotating at 500 feet (170 metres) above ground level and on a clear day, you can see all the way to the Cascade foothills," claims Colleen Foster who obviously knows the facts. She should. She's been sharing them for 20 years with visitors, like us, who dine at Seattle's SkyCity Restaurant. The 360-degree-view venue, housed below the Space Needle's observatory, is the perfect spot to graze and gaze - even tonight, when clouds drape the "Emerald City" with a mystical veil. Read more...

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