We woke up the next morning feeling a little bit worse for wear. We headed downstairs to a breakfast place, where the hotel had comped our meal. After our egg and bacon croissant we went to enjoy the day at the pool. It was so nice and hot out, getting up to 36 degrees. It … More Las Vegas Day Two
To start off my birthday celebrations, Chris and I decided to spend a weekend in Las Vegas. Last year we stayed at the Rio, which is just off the strip. This time we wanted to be right in the middle of the action. We ended up staying at Bally’s, which is smack dab in the … More Las Vegas – Day One
The J-girls (as we call ourselves) are a tight-knit group of ladies who I went to university with. One of us, Kat, is living the life of a reporter, over in Port Alberni, on Vancouver Island. We try to get together at least once a month, however, it is harder for Kat to come over … More Kat’s Birthday Dinner at Fable
Every Summer The Fair at the PNE opens for the last two weeks of August. Although Playland, the rides around the park, is open all Summer long, The Fair is only open for a limited time. The Fair includes different kiosks, a market place, petting zoo, pig races, shows, parades, a lottery home and many … More The Fair at the PNE
With Chris’ family visiting, we couldn’t explore British Columbia without going up to Whistler. To get to Whistler you have to take the freeway to Vancouver and then join onto the Sea to Sky Highway. The name of the highway says it all. As you drive up the mountain side, you have sea to sky … More Whistler, B.C.
When Chris had his first visit to Canada, one place I took him to was White Rock. So it was only fitting that for his family’s first visit to Canada, we took them there as well. White Rock is a little beach town lined with shows, a pier and a boardwalk. It is right on … More White Rock
After a lovely day spent in Victoria, we thought it would be great to enjoy more that Vancouver Island had to offer. Before leaving Victoria, we drove over to Hatley Castle. This castle has been in place since the 1800’s. First it was a family home, then it was purchased as a safe-house for the … More Nanaimo