Why planning a Monograms travel holiday will blow your mind

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You know how much of an independent traveller I am. Your gal is a serious DIYer who prides herself on her travel savvy, packing skills and punctuality. I love wandering new places and spaces and have no issue chatting up strangers for directions or advice. Above all, I am not a ‘tour group person.’ Or am I? After my recent Monograms tour to Europe, I’m not so sure. I’ve been rethinking the kind of traveller I am. As a family…

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How to Plan a Delicious Day Trip to Langley, British Columbia

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With a mix of urbanity and country living, the Township of Langley is perfectly suited to a leisurely day of exploration. I mean, who doesn’t love a day in the country, am I right? Located just 45 minutes east of Vancouver, Langley features authentic farm experiences, beautiful natural trails and parks, excellent restaurants and wonderful shopping. Here’s how to plan a perfect, and perfectly delicious, day to trip to Langley, British Columbia. Enjoy Breakfast at Saba Café & Bistro Located…

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The merry and harried days of Christmas have arrived. These six festive, family-friendly holidays events in Vancouver will help keep spirits bright. | christmas in vancouver

Seven ways to celebrate Christmas in Vancouver with kids

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The bustle of the holidays is upon us! Happily, there are so many festive Christmas events in Vancouver for locals and visitors to enjoy that spirits will be bright all season long. Gather up the troops for a day of family fun and festive play with these seven spots to celebrate Christmas in Vancouver with kids and families. Where to Celebrate Christmas in Vancouver with Kids Aurora Winter Festival Journey to the North Pole to explore mystical worlds, live entertainment, and take…

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5 Ways to Rekindle Romance at Whistler Cornucopia

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The late fall on the west coast of Canada can be a dark and stormy time of year. There’s driving rain, wind that blasts the last leaves off of trees, and it’s dark early. Like really early, we’re talking 4:00 PM. It can all wear a parenting couple down just as the stress of the holidays approach. Our solution is for couples to escape the wind-driven rain and grey skies by planning romantic, culinary-focused weekend getaway from it all at…

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10 Cool Things to do in Surrey B.C. that’ll surprise you

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It’s the size of the place you notice first. The city of Surrey, British Columbia, is really, really big. The downtown is growing out and up to the skies, and the landmass just seems to go on forever. Then it’s the transitions, from city to country, from urbanity to vast farm fields with neat rows of vegetables and fruit vines. There’s an evolution of place happening, from a rural past to urban future. A tension about not wanting to grow too…

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