Our Favourite Wineries in Naramata Bench

We arrived at our bed and breakfast in the Naramata Bench after a leisurely lunch of hand-pulled pizza, summer greens and plenty of wine at The Pecking Room – Red Rooster Winery’s al fresco kitchen. Steve, an expat from London who owns Benchmark B&B with his wife Gail, greeted us warmly and quickly dived into

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Whistler with a Toddler

As Vancouverites my husband and I have shared an almost lifelong love for Whistler, British Columbia. A four seasons playground, only one and a half hours by car from Vancouver, Whistler is a recreational and gastronomic paradise. Although we both ski, and are enthusiastic participants in all après ski activities, we actually prefer visiting Canada’s

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Romance Heats Up in Sunny Osoyoos

Every July my family packed the Ford station wagon, with my brothers and I knee-to-knee in the back seat, and made the six-hour drive to Osoyoos for a weeklong camping trip.  We spent our vacation splashing in the lake, eating cherries, playing Uno and reading Archie and Jughead comic books.  This was our family tradition,

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Head over Heels for Tofino

If you’re looking for a weekend getaway to pop the question, or romance your honey, there is no better destination than Tofino. Home to Conde Nast’s ‘Most Romantic Hideaway in North America’ for 2010 (Wickaninnish Inn), this quintessential west-coast town with eco-activities, fabulous cuisine, first-class accommodations and five-star scenery, is sure to cast that loving

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Fun in the Winter sun at Sun Peaks Resort

In 2010 Sun Peaks Resort was recognized as Canada’s 2nd Best Ski Resort (13th in North America) by the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler Magazine. Variety of terrain, an exciting village centre with extensive non-ski activities, 2,000 hours of annual sunshine and a snowfall of almost six metres per year helped Sun Peaks earn this crowning

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