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When we had some visitors from the UK we decided to take them on a "grand tour" of B.C.to explore our province's geography and cultural heritage. As our visitors were to discover, the size of British Columbia is mind boggling. Measuring 944,735 square kilometers in area, it is larger than many na... Read more
However, off to the side, it came with a warning sign, “Rattlesnakes in the Area.”, watch your step, etc…Read more
The Fraser Valley Rose Farm is a family run hobby farm that primarily focus’ on roses. Jason, Lisa and their 2 daughters have been developing their rose farm for approximately 6 years, which also includes a fe... Read more
Capturing Canada in 360°video for viewing in Virtual Reality. I’ve always had an interest in electronics, optics, videography, biology and psychology. After obtaining a degree in Video Systems Integration, I spent most of my life working for the video telecom industry. Designing,improving and tro... Read more
Not all trips go as planned but those that don't often make for the best stories. We've experienced this ourselves and so have some of our guests. Sometimes it's due to unforseen circumstances (flights cancelled, roads closed...), and sometimes it's due to lack of research. Which brings us to Mai... Read more
Growing up in the U.K. I never went camping. A vacation for our family was a holiday at the seaside in a cozy bed and breakfast. So when my husband suggested a camping holiday in the Canadian woods with a twelve month old baby I was not impressed. I was even less impressed when he booked us into ... Read more
If you are excited about purchasing the first pair of clothing for your baby this season, we advise you to go slow and make sure that you do not end up buying something that is totally relevant for your baby. We have seen miscible cases where parents find something amazing, but they do not realiz... Read more
The Best 10 Alternative Accommodations IN CANADA
The Inn at the Ninth Hole Salmon Arm is the only one in BC trivago Awards 2017. The Alternative Accommodation category offers the ideal stay for any type of traveller. Ranking Hotel Name City Province tRI Rating*
1 BranCliff In... Read more
I grew up in the UK and never went camping, so my first camping trip with my husband and young baby was definitely a learning experience.
I was horrified when hubby suggested tenting, but settled for a cabin by a lake. Little did I know that I would have to learn how to use a wood stove a... Read more
By Tania Moffat
From Tofino, British Columbia to Alert, Nunavut to Cape Spear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada provides nearly 10 million square kilometres of breath taking beauty. With all that ground (and water) to cover, it is essential to have a source on how to ... Read more
Looking for that “something special” to show thanks to Mom on Mother’s Day? Why not bring her out to Fort Steele Heritage Town for the Annual Mother’s Day Tea and Victorian Fashion Show? Located in the historic Coventry Opera House, you will be treated to finger sandwiches, delicious ... Read more
Host city of the 2010 Winter Olympics, Whistler is a commercialised town that thrives off the stream of tourist activity which mounts in the run-up to winter. Skiing is the main attraction here, but if powder isn’t your thing, don’t panic! There are still plenty of things to do on a long autumn w... Read more
One day into our cross Canada trip and having put in a dozen hours of hard driving we have made a significant, relatively small, step to the east of or starting point in Prince Georg... Read more
I say this not because of my place of birth, (which was in England incidentally) or because of any legal papers, passports or ceremonies but because I fail my own predetermined set of three standards - Firstly I do not think Canadian beer is great, in fact I don't think ... Read more
One of the first ‘attractions’ that appealed to us about the destination of Kelowna, British Columbia was the Kangaroo Creek Farm and it far exceeded our expectations. We loved how you could get up close and personal with not only the Kangaroos, but so many other animals as well.
The farm... Read more
No visit to Vancouver Island would be complete without a boat trip around the lovely Gulf Islands, especially when there's a chance of seeing some whales!
Victoria may be the capital of British Columbia, but a departure from the sleepy hub of Sidney will allow you quicker access to a... Read more
For more than a decade we (myself and a van or car full of kids) have gone for drives with the sole intention of "getting lost". To this day, though they are all teens, they still hop into the car asking "can we please go get lost?"
Why? It's an adventure. We discover new places, new peop... Read more
We love getting outdoors as much as possible when we are traveling. One of the first things we do when checking out a destination is to take a look at their tourism Read more