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Plan a memorable family vacation with Shuswap houseboat rentals in the houseboating capital of the world, Sicamous, British Columbia. Shuswap Lake houseboating.

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If you’ve done the road trip, been to Italy, rented that oceanfront cottage, and waited in those Disney lines (not once but five times?!), perhaps it’s time to think about a new summer holiday plan for the family. Think lazy days floating on the beautiful blue waters of Shuswap Lake in Canada’s sun-splashed north Okanagan region. Think about Shuswap houseboat rentals in the houseboating capital of the world, Sicamous, British Columbia. It sounds idyllic, doesn’t it? Our family had talked…

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It's time to focus on self-care and reboot your fitness regime at the Beauty and the Beach wellness retreat at Long Beach Lodge in Tofino, Canada.

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My thighs were burning. I hadn’t run in ages, and here I was trotting on the wet sand of Cox Bay beach in Tofino. Huffing and puffing, I came to a stop in front of Michele, our trainer. “Welcome to the Beauty and the Beach Wellness Retreat at Long Beach Lodge!,” she said, grinning. Fortunately, I wasn’t alone in my lack of breath. We were a group of ten women and one man, getting our fitness on, on the far…

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The great European road trip is one of life's great travel pleasures. How to arrange for an affordable and easy car rental in Frankfurt, Germany.

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‘It’s a turbo.’ My husband’s eyes light up as we approached the Opel Astra with our suitcases and backpacks in tow. Though we were tired after the ten-hour flight from Vancouver to Frankfurt, we’d been revived with mugs of frothy cafe crème and a gigantic raisin bun. I was eternally grateful that we’d followed one of our tried, test and true best ways to obtain a car rental in Frankfurt, or anywhere in Europe for that matter – pre-book from home….

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Embrace the magic of the night at Vallea Lumina Whistler, British Columbia. Explore hidden wonders and wind through enchanted forests during the night walk.

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Get ready to embrace the night at British Columbia’s newest attraction – Vallea Lumina Whistler. It’s a spectacle that brings light into the darkness of the mountain forests north of the mountain resort community. Vallea Lumina Night Walks is a multi-media experience of light, sounds and music set at the base Cougar Mountain. In terms of new and amazing things to do, Vallea Lumina Whistler is where it’s at.   Wondering where to stay in Whistler? Check out our choices…

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Forest bathing in Vancouver is easy and accessible to health conscious travellers. All you need is a pair of walking shoes and desire to get back to nature.

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When is a walk in the woods not just a walk in the woods? When it’s forest bathing, of course. Forest bathing, also known as forest therapy, is a practice that involves a slow walk in the woods while taking in the sights, sounds, smells, feel and even tastes of your surroundings. Forest bathing in Vancouver, Canada, is highly accessible to visitors and residents. All you need is a pair of walking shoes and a desire to get in touch…

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