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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...


Japan on the Rails

By Ian Carter on Jun 5, 2017

I arrived in Yokohama/Tokyo at the end of a 30-day Far East cruise and was determined to make the best of my inaugural visit to this city of 37 million people. Read more...


Roman Holiday

By John Thomson on Jun 2, 2017

Hollywood idols Gregory and Audrey may have had the run of the place in the 1950s, but we found modern Rome packed with people; try as we may, we couldn’t always escape the hordes. Read more...


How to Grow Young

By W.K. Edwardson on May 25, 2017

Some people believe Bucket List is an overused phrase. Call it what you will but it translates into a lifetime of hopes and dreams, and checking them off one by one is a whole lot of fun. Read more...


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