Stay: Tin Can Ranch in Gibsons

During the summer, we stayed at Tin Can Ranch, a renovated 70’s airstream near Gibson’s BC.

Weekend Getaway: The Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa on Vancouver Island

The Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa is a small full-service resort located near Courtenay, British Columbia on Vancouver Island. We stayed here for 2 nights during a weekend getaway and will share information about the resort and the area. The Resort and Our Room: Depending on what you are expecting, you might be surprised whenContinue reading “Weekend Getaway: The Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa on Vancouver Island”

Our Top 8 Hotel Picks for Socially Distanced Vacations

Even before COVID-19 arrived, we always appreciated space and privacy away from crowds, which is why we spent countless hours seeking out the best places to stay for the destinations we visited. Now, as we reflect on past travel and think about future travels, we have compiled a list of places that already offered socialContinue reading “Our Top 8 Hotel Picks for Socially Distanced Vacations”

Destination Guide: Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley in British Columbia

In this post, we will tell you more about the Okanagan Valley and surrounding areas, including the Similkameen Valley to help you plan your visit.

We Leave Someday: Mauritius

The third stop on our virtual travel series is the island of Mauritius! Find out why Mauritius is at the top of our list of places to visit when we leave someday. Why: Located 3,644 kilometres east of Johannesburg, South Africa, the island nation of Mauritius is a good destination to combine with time inContinue reading “We Leave Someday: Mauritius”

Stay – A Review of The Slow in Canggu Bali

We have been meaning to go back to Bali and stay in Canggu but have been hesitant due to the availability of accommodations. We prefer booking and staying at hotels instead of AirBnB and independent villas due to some of the issues we have had in the past and while Canggu has become overly commercialized,Continue reading “Stay – A Review of The Slow in Canggu Bali”

Stay – A Review of The Guild, Tribute Portfolio in San Diego

The Guild is a new Category 6 Tribute Portfolio Hotel in downtown San Diego. Formerly an Army-Navy YMCA building built in the 1920s, a major renovation project was completed to modernize the building as a luxury boutique hotel while preserving elements of the past. The hotel has 8 floors, 162 rooms that range from 185-1808Continue reading “Stay – A Review of The Guild, Tribute Portfolio in San Diego”

The 7 Things We Love About Chicago Illinois

We have fond memories of visiting Chicago from back when we lived in Southern Ontario and always love to visit the windy city! Thankfully, you can fly to ORD – Chicago O’Hare on Alaska Airlines from YVR – Vancouver through SEA –Seattle-Tacoma airport which makes it a nice and easy place for a weekend getawayContinue reading “The 7 Things We Love About Chicago Illinois”

Stay – A Review of the Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort

Overview: The Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach is a Marriott Bonvoy Category 5 hotel located about a 15 minute drive the LIH – Lihue Airport and a 5 minute drive (depending on traffic) from the town of Kapaa. With 310 rooms and approximately 65% of them offering ocean views, it’s the 2nd Sheraton property on theContinue reading “Stay – A Review of the Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort”

We Leave Today: The 2019 Recap

It’s been another busy year for us; working full-time while maximizing all the travel opportunities that present themselves and also seeking them out. It is always a challenge for us to balance visiting all the places we are interested in but also to visit the places where the return on investment for miles and pointsContinue reading “We Leave Today: The 2019 Recap”