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Category Archives: British Columbia

Photo of the Week: Winter in Osoyoos, British Columbia

Osoyoos is primarily known as a summer destination thanks to the hot temperatures, beautiful golf courses, and vineyards and orchards that surround Canada’s warmest lake. Yet, it’s also becoming a popular winter destination among “snowbirds”, retired Canadians looking to escape to warmer climates without having to leave the country. My parents are spending winter in...

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Photo of the Week: Downtown Vancouver and Burrard Inlet

Vancouver is one of Canada’s most beautiful cities. The city’s skyline is sophisticated and clean, its glass-walled buildings reflecting blues and greens from the surrounding ocean and mountains. This is the fantastic view we got to enjoy of downtown Vancouver as we sailed away on our Alaska Cruise.

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The Okanagan- Western Canada’s Wine Country and Summer Playground

I LOVE the Okanagan! It’s a place that I enjoyed visiting as a kid on summer vacation and a place that I still love escaping to as an adult. Mike and I love the Okanagan so much, that we chose to have our wedding there this summer (2013). Okanagan Lake made a stunning backdrop for...

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Vancouver Island Road Trip Itinerary- The Best of the Island in 7 Days

One summer Mike and I set out on 15 day road trip from Edmonton to Vancouver Island and back.  We spent a lot of our time on “The Island” (as us Western Canadians call it) since it has a little bit of everything- great beaches, whimsical towns, gorgeous provincial parks, and romantic gardens. There’s no...

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Photo of the Week: Bridal Falls, British Columbia

When I visited Bridal Falls in British Columbia, my first thought was that it had been named appropriately. The water cascading down the smooth rocks creates a delicate look similar to a bridal veil. Not only beautiful, the height of the falls is impressive as well. Bridal Falls is the 6th largest waterfall in Canada,...

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