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Tripping Through Indonesia on Trip Advisor – Southern Bali

  We’ve just returned from an incredible trip through Indonesia,  made all the better by a positive, first-hand experience using Trip Advisor.  Visiting five islands in five weeks, and on the fly,  we made almost a dozen accommodation decisions, as many restaurant choices, and even a … Continue reading

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Walking Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – #2 – Birding at Sechelt Marsh

Sechelt Marsh has a winding trail around a small pond with a smaller island in the middle. The pond is fed by both fresh and tidal water, offering a rich habitat, and an abundance of ducks, mostly Mallards and other common species … Continue reading

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Summer Days on the Sunshine Coast – your first day

The Sunshine Coast is an easy and affordable option for anyone needing a few days away from the daily grind. Imagine taking a stunning ferry ride to another world where the pace is slow, the scenery is breathtaking and the people … Continue reading

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Canada Day Activities on the Sunshine Coast

Nothing says Canada Day like Mounties in red serge marching down the main street in a parade, and Sechelt is the place to be this Friday. The  Canada Day parade starts at 11am followed by plenty of festivities at Hackett Park.  But … Continue reading

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Jazz, Blues… it’s all here

June kicks off the first of our long summer season of festivals on the Sunshine Coast and music is happening this month. The first weekend marks the eigth annual Pender Harbour Blues Festival – a weekend full of the blues served up … Continue reading

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Getaway to the Game – Best Place to Watch the Canucks

With the Canucks on an incredible journey it’s hard to get out out of the city to enjoy some sunshine, without missing out on all the excitement. We think we’ve got the answer – Getaway to the Game . 604 Pulse recently named The Lighthouse Pub in … Continue reading

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Festival tickets go on sale May 25th

The Festival of the Written Arts brochure arrived this week and it’s quickly become a hot topic for discussion in our household.  This is a great August weekend event, but you’ve got to be organized before the tickets go on sale … Continue reading

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Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – Cormorants at Coracle Cove

We continue to have periodic visits from these majestic birds throughout the year, and can often see them perched on our dock with their wings outstretched. Most studies suggest that Cormorants spread their wings simply to dry them, although some … Continue reading

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Sechelt Farmers & Artisans Market – Part 2

I was back at the Sechelt Market today, this time to focus on some of our talented artisans. The Sunshine Coast has one of the highest per-capita populations of artists in Canada, and several of them are set up every Saturday … Continue reading

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BRANana Bread

Do you have a sweet tooth? At times like this, when I’m in front of my computer with work to do, I love something sweet to go with my double latte. Lately, however, I’ve been a little more conscious of what … Continue reading

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