Oh Canada. From shockingly beautiful Banff to charming Victoria and metropolitan Vancouver, Canada is a destination with endless wonders to discover.

 

Granville Island Foodie Guide: 4 Top Places to Eat

Vancouver is one of my favorite cities in the world, I visit often and enjoy it every single time, each time finding new things to get excited about, often food. It is a thrill to work up an appetite exploring, then cap it off with amazing food. Granville Island has a...

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St. Regis Hotel, Vancouver, BC

The St. Regis is a luxury boutique hotel in downtown Vancouver, BC, central to some of the best the city has to offer. Built in 1913, the St. Regis has the character of a historic building with all the modern luxuries and conveniences. Decor is masculine and elegant...

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Edible Canada, Vancouver BC

Edible Canada is a restaurant on Granville Island in Vancouver BC that serves only local, seasonal food in an effort to bring the freshest, highest possible quality food, deepest flavors and sustainability to the table. They do an excellent job of this. It's rare a...

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Granville Island Brewing, Vancouver BC

Back in 1984 when Granville Island Brewing first opened, they were only allowed to serve one pint of beer to any given person at a time. Meaning, you were only able to purchase one and then you were done. Since then, they've turned into a full-on brewpub with several...

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The Sandbar, Vancouver BC

For the last few years I've been trying to make it to The Sandbar in Vancouver for their famous sushi. Everyone raves about how great it is and it's a common recommendation I get from locals. Somehow, after three tries, I still haven't had the sushi! Either they were...

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Granville Island Hotel, Vancouver BC

Granville Island Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel in Vancouver BC, situated on False Creek. Vancouver is one of my favorite cities in the world. It's immaculately clean, safe, walkable, and aesthetically over the top gorgeous. One of my favorite things to do when I...

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MeeT Vegan Restaurant Gastown, Vancouver

Gastown is one of my favorite neighborhoods in Vancouver, especially in the evening during summer. The trees are all lit up with tiny twinkle lights, and it's magical. It's wonderful to take a leisurely walk through Gastown then settle down for a great meal. Meet is a...

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Sea Vancouver Zodiac Tour

When I'm traveling, I love to get different perspectives of the destination. I like to see it by air, by bike, by water, etc. Vancouver is a spectacularly beautiful city, so you want to see it from every possible angle. A Sea Vancouver Zodiac Tour  sight seeing tour...

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Venus Sophia Tea & Vegetarian Eatery, Victoria

When you go to Victoria, British Columbia, you've got to have the Afternoon Tea experience. Venus Sophia is a quaint Vegetarian Eatery that serves up a lovely version of tea time, and I always get excited about a vegetarian-specific restaurant, especially when they...

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Helijet Helicopter Service

I'm obsessed with helicopters. They fascinate me, and I get very excited to be near them or fly in them. The trouble is, I'm not a fan of heights. Terrified might be a better word for it if I'm honest. But I continue to push myself in this direction, because being up...

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Butchart Gardens: the Magic of Christmas

One of the most fun things you can do in Victoria at Christmastime is to visit Butchart Gardens. Actually, it is a great place to visit any time of the year, but it's particularly exciting at night during Christmas when they present the Magic of Christmas. The whole...

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Magnolia Hotel Victoria, BC

Victoria is the perfect location for a weekend getaway, and during the holidays, it's just what you need to get you in a festive mood. The Magnolia Hotel & Spa has the Christmas spirit and offers quiet, low key accommodations in a prime location with easy access to...

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Ask For Luigi, Vancouver

I'm Italian. Therefore I rarely go to Italian restaurants. Not that other Italians don't eat at Italian restaurants, I know they do. But for me, it's never that great. Once in a while I am pleasantly surprised, but generally I find Americanized Italian food way too...

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Cafe Medina, Vancouver

Cafe Medina in Vancouver, BC is a must for brunch. Prepare to stand in line because it's so popular there is usually a wait. But it's worth it. This is Mediterranean soul food that makes you feel deeply satisfied. It's a bustling place, but somehow intimate.     On a...

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Rimrock Resort Hotel, Banff

Staying at the Rimrock Resort Hotel is like sleeping in the mountains, only in total luxury. Being able to open my curtains to wall to wall windows and see the magnificently imposing presence of craggy mountains right in front of me was spectacular. It brings back the...

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Bear Street Tavern Pizza, Banff

Ask anyone in Banff where the best pizza in town is and they will all say the same thing: Bear Street Tavern. and they are Not Kidding. It's basically a big sports bar located on the main street that runs through town. Nothing that looks too amazing until you taste...

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