Island Escape the perfect remedy for recharging your Soul Hard to believe we are already into the fall swing of things. Now is a good time to recharge with a mini Canadian Island escape to the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. Just a quick flight from Vancouver, BC or Seattle, WA. My fiancé and I … Continued

Thank you to USA Today 10best for inviting me to write: “Explore the history of Canada at these 10 fascinating sites. Take a peek into the past” As the world’s second largest country that spans six time zones, borders three oceans and shares the longest undefended border in the world, Canada has much to offer any tourist … Continued

Thank you to USA Today 10best for inviting me to write: “10 of the best places to have an outdoor adventure in Canada. From sports to wildlife, these are experiences of a lifetime” Go on a new journey and explore 10 great outdoor experiences across Canada. From the west to the east, and everything in between, adventures … Continued

Thank you to USA Today 10best for inviting me to write: “Now for something completely different: 10 unique places to see in Canada. These destinations offer something you won’t find elsewhere” Ready for a wild ride? If you turn right at unique, you’ll arrive at these uncommon Canadian attractions. From east to west, there are dinosaurs, … Continued

Thank you to USA Today 10best for inviting to write about 30 amazing adventures in Canada. 15 lists of 10 were combined to create 150 things to see and do in Canada Did you know Canada turns 150 this year?  To help celebrate, we’ve created a list of 150 things to see and do – … Continued

Halloween hasn’t even come and gone; it’s at least a month until Thanksgiving. Right? Not in the Great White North! Aside from dates, it’s the same thing: gobble down turkey, put way too much stuffing on your plate (the best part!), mingle with distant cousins, eat left-overs for three days…. After not being in my home country for … Continued

There is deep symbolism in a place where three major highways meet as well as the mighty Fraser and Coquihalla rivers. Hope, British Columbia is known as a top wedding destination, fertile salmon spawning site, historic trading route and so much more. From sidewalks lined with chainsaw carvings to antique cars bumbling down narrow streets, Hope’s culture surprises those … Continued

By Jess Marchand Montreal is home to both Anglophones and Francophones, the delightfully queer and the wonderfully straight, both old and new architecture, delicious cheap eats, intricate upscale meals, swanky clubs, laid-back bars, and so much more. If you’ve ever visited Montreal, you know a couple things for certain: They love to party, they love … Continued

‘Runaway’ to Vancouver with Jon Bon Jovi article by Dean Nelson @GayWhistler Vancouver has a new beat in town with an exciting new concept concert – Urban Forest Concert with a star studded line up including Jon Bon Jovi, Robby Krieger of the DOORS, and Canadian artist Andrew Cole & guests. Vancouver has long been known … Continued

  Canada says, “I Do” celebrating ten years of Marriage Equality article by Dean Nelson @GayWhistler July 20th marks a decade of marriage equality in the Great White North.  Canada has long been a leader in gender and sexual minority (GSM – LGBT) rights and with the recent decision by the Supreme Court of the United … Continued