Not to give anything away, but some of our favorite local spots include lesser-known museums, trampoline parks, and day tripping to tulip fields in the Fraser Valley.
What are some of your favorite Hidden Gems in Vancouver or BC? Share your tips below.
Everything in its happy ski bag place
If you're a skier or snowboarder, or better yet, a parenting version of same, then happy day! The days of missing gloves and goggles are numbered.
Through our participation in the annual Passports with Purpose fundraiser and sheer luck, we were the very happy recipients of a family-pack of Transpack's XT1 & XTW ski bags. We had the opportunity to field test these fab bags on our recent trip to Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna, British Columbia, and we couldn't have been happier with how they performed.
How about I just pose with the sled and pretend we did this?
Confession: I am not a thrill seeker.
However, the events I participated in last year - ice climbing, camel riding and bob-sledding - would have you believe otherwise.
Winsport Canada hosts many national sports organizations, amateur athlete training facilities, and a sports academy for kids to develop in winter sports. …
The power of cooperation:: a day in the life. Ajloun, Jordan
There's a story that goes with this picture.
This photograph captures one of the most memorable moments during my 10-day tour of Jordan; one among many amazing experiences in this magical country.
I knew visiting Jordan would be incredible. My husband had loved his time here in the mid-1990s, and had hinted about seeing great things, like Petra and the Dead Sea.
What was a wonderful surprise was seeing great things in unexpected places, like the side of the road.
Iconic Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head, Honolulu, Hawaii
Yes, spring break is only two months away for many of us. But fear not! It's not too late to plan a great mid-winter holiday.
The difficulty may first be deciding whether you want a sun or snow holiday for your week(s) away. Given the cruel winter that many of us have had, a sunny destination may be the only menu option, versus a snow-based vacay. Whatever your fancy, we have some great suggestions to help you choose the right destination for your spring breakers.…
Multigenerational travel can teach young and old new tricks
For some of us, the idea of planning a holiday and spending weeks together in a foreign land with our parents and children sounds like a new circle of hell in Dante’s Inferno.
But, if your family relationships are solid and you can ride out the occasional emotional storms and historical family member behavioral patterns, the benefits of multigenerational travel far outweigh the downsides.
Showing your grandkids the homeland is a priceless experience - Rome, Italy