Tag: British Columbia

Elma

Review: Elma Turkish Restaurant, Penticton, British Columbia

Elma is a new’ish restaurant opened in Penticton, British Columbia (it opened in 2019) that offers “a Turkish inspire dining experience”. Located by the waterfront, Elma has indoor and outdoor seating on two floors with views of Lake Okanagan. We have been excited to visit since it opened and had to chance to dine at…
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July 14, 2020 0
View from the room at Hester Creek

Destination Guide: Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley in British Columbia

Last updated: July 10, 2020 Originally Posted: June 28, 2018 Known as the “Napa of the North”, the Okanagan Valley is located in the Canadian province of British Columbia and spans an area of 180 kms. Home to stunning scenery, outdoor recreation and known for its wineries and fruit orchards, the Okanagan Valley offers visitors…
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May 25, 2020 7
Douglas Coupland's Digital Orca

Planning: 10 Tips for Visiting Vancouver

Updated: January 30, 2020 We love living in Vancouver and are proud to call this city home! Known as the “City of Glass” due to all the tall glass condos, Vancouver is a world renowned city that draws visitors all over the world due to its unique setting against a backdrop of awe inspiring nature,…
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January 10, 2020 4
Jason and Maxine at the Lava Lava Beach Club on the Big Island of Hawaii

We Leave Today: The 2019 Recap

It’s been another busy year for us; working full-time while maximizing all the travel opportunities that present themselves and also seeking them out. It is always a challenge for us to balance visiting all the places we are interested in but also to visit the places where the return on investment for miles and points…
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January 3, 2020 4
Owl Suite at night at Farmersdotter

Review: Farmersdotter Air BnB Cawston British Columbia

Located about 4 hours away from Vancouver in Cawston, Farmersdotter is an organic garlic farm and wood-fired bakery with two vacation rental units (tiny houses). Since we love the beauty of the Similkameen Valley, we decided to book the Owl Guest Studio at Farmersdotter via AirBnB for a weekend getaway. In this post, we share…
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June 20, 2019 0
View from our suite

Review: American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts – Four Seasons Whistler Stay

We woke up bright and early on Saturday with anxiety that plagues those who live in the Pacific Northwest: how to make the most of a sunny Saturday in October? We hadn’t had the chance to do a long hike yet or visit Whistler this summer and after a quick online search on the American…
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