Category: nature

Ales, Trails, and Waterfalls in the East Kootenays

The natural beauty, incredible vistas, and majestic mountains provide a warm and inviting welcome to Golden and Revelstoke in the East Kootenays. Ready for an adventure, my husband John and I decided it was time to hit the road and discover some of the incredible hidden gems in our own backyard in beautiful British Columbia. … Continued

Land & Sea Brewing Wins 2019 “Best Brewery Experience” Award

Stepping foot inside Land & Sea Brewing is like stepping into a west coast-inspired oasis where, instead of water, the reward is exceptional craft beer. “What you see is what you get.” Located in Comox on the Vancouver Island Part II Ale Trail, the bright, open tasting room (with a capacity of 72, plus staff) brings … Continued

My Way is the Highway: Road Trips for Cold Sips in Small-Town Kootenays

The feeling of freedom on the open roads is not limited to actors in car commercials. You can re-live those feelings on the scenic secondary highways of British Columbia. In May, 2019, my intrepid partner Jocelyn and I set out from Vancouver Island on a road trip to visit new-to-us craft breweries in the southern … Continued

Vancouver’s North Shore – Old Neighbourhood, New Experiences

When I first decided to pursue a career as a professional mountain biker, I made the move to Vancouver’s North Shore to live with fellow riders Eric Lawrenuk and Jordie Lunn. These guys are good friends of mine who were always motivated and hungry to compete and continually push their riding. That was in 2009 … Continued

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