travel

The Captivating Mountain Ranges of Whistler

Lexa Pennington's picture

The mountain ranges of Whistler are some of the most beautiful in the world. Within an hour and a half outside of Vancouver, Whistler is world-renowned as a hot skiing stop, yet many don't realize how much it has besides just the slopes!

The Captivating Mountain Ranges of Whistler

If you’re curious about Whistler, here’s a taste of everything it has to offer from season to season.

4 Money-Saving Tips for Your Next Getaway

Lexa Pennington's picture

Shoulder season is around the corner. Holidaying during this season means fewer crowds than in the summer, thus cheaper transportation and accommodation. It is also the best time to enjoy outdoor activities without sunburn scares.

If you wish to take a break from reality this coming season and hope to have fun without breaking the bank, here are the top tips to reduce your spending and still have a great time.

5 Ways to Travel the World Solo

Courtney Miles's picture

If you’ve ever dreamed of lying on a beach in the tropics, watching the sea crash against the shore while sipping on a cold beverage, you’ve probably come up with all kinds of ideas on how you could actually achieve the dream. Traveling is an incredible experience—you get to see new places, experience new cultures, and eat wonderful food. The biggest drawback is it costs money… and without a way to fund your adventures, you will remain lying on your sofa dreaming, rather than doing. Luckily, the following are five ways you can fund your travels and scratch the itch. 

Nakie: The Best Eco-Friendly Hammock

Lillie Forteau's picture

Well, there aren’t words to describe this product, but I just have to make do...and somehow tell you how amazing this hammock is without making up new phrases. 

History Comes Alive in Poipu, Kauai

by Sandy Bornstein / Jul 21, 2021 /
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When planning our recent anniversary getaway to Kauai, Hawaii, I did not spend time researching historical sites. With less than a week at this romantic destination, our emphasis was on outdoor adventures and food. At this point in our lives, we are extremely grateful for the time we spend together. Ira was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive and incurable brain cancer, approximately a year ago.

Your Summer Must-Read: From Hell to Challah: Rising from Fragile to Fearless, One Grain at a Time

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

Here’s my recommendation for your must-read book this summer: Shari Wallack’s extraordinary memoir, From Hell to Challah: Rising from Fragile to Fearless, One Grain at a Time. Here’s why…

This book is an exceptional glimpse into pandemic travel, reconnecting, friendships, food, mental health, growing into fearlessness, the importance of travel and always expanding your worldview, and self growth. It’s one of the best travel books (and memoirs) I’ve ever read, and is funny, to boot!

Five Cybersecurity Tips to Protect Yourself Online While Traveling

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The quarantine has lasted for what seems to be an eternity. But the vaccines were developed lightning-fast, and they've proven to be just as effective. As a result, people can't wait to roam outside freely, and travel agencies are overloaded with people booking their holidays. 

3 Tips And Ideas For A Unique Camping Experience

Lexa Pennington's picture

One of the fondest memories of people growing up come from camping with family and friends. You just can’t help but smile whenever you think about the fun times you had whenever you go camping.

Even if you’re not a fan of outdoors, you can still enjoy camping and make the same memories with your family today. The key is to put some time and effort into planning your camping activities so that it can be a memorable, fun, safe, and stress-free experience for everyone.

A Guide to Booking Flights on a Budget

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When traveling on a budget, a good start is to start with finding a flight to your destination. Flights are always the most considerable single expense in a travel budget. Knowing where to look for and booking inexpensive flights at any time and from any location will save quite a lot of money...allowing you to travel for longer!

A Guide to Booking Flights on a Budget

Food Tours Kelowna Launches The Okanagan Food Show Podcast

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As they await a full re-opening of our beloved BC food scene, Food Tours Kelowna has taken it upon themselves to keep supporting local with The Okanagan Food Show podcast (available on Apple, Google, Spotify, iHeart Radio and more podcast platforms). Murissa and Taryn Shalapata, co-founders of Food Tours Kelowna and sisters, provide unfiltered banter about local eats, drinks, and interview the unique personalities behind the Okanagan food and wine scene.

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