August 2011

EAT: Bella Gelateria in downtown Vancouver

According to our fellow travel bloggers at  DeliciousBaby, “Bella Gelateria hand churns some of the best gelato on the west coast.” Maybe it’s the wild, exotic flavors at downtown Vancouver’s Bella Gelateria (map) like black sesame and earl grey and lavender. For chocolate lovers, they make an intriguing array of different chocolate gelatos – one for every day of the week. And what goes […]

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Vancouver Aquarium

“The largest aquarium in Canada is a great place to chill out on a warm day.” Read more: DeliciousBaby – making travel with kids fun

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Ski Splurge: Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort

Headed to Whistler? Want to splurge? The folks at No Vacation Required wrote this Hotel Snapshot about their stay at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort. Here’s the summary: “Location and outstanding service make up for a couple of big shortcomings at this great Whistler hotel.”    

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HIKE: The Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet

Headed to Ucluelet on the west coast of Vancouver Island? While you’re there, hike on the edge of the earth on the Wild Pacific Trail. Hikers skirt the edge of rugged cliffs as they pass viewpoints out to Barkley Sound and the Broken Group Islands to the east, and the stunning Pacific Ocean to the south and […]

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New Website is One Week Away

Saturday was almost hot. As a matter of fact, I saw some people walking around in shorts. But on Sunday, Seattle was tossed back again to May temperatures and cloud cover. When the tide hit its low at mid-day, we made a beeline for the beach by our house at Seattle’s Lincoln Park. It was there, […]

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