Category Archives: Travel writing

For BCBusiness: 5 must-visit Oliver Osoyoos wineries for foodies

Best known as a wine destination in B.C.’s Okanagan Valley, Oliver has plenty to offer foodies too. Local vineyards are getting creative with their cuisine, showcasing the abundance of the area’s farms and fields in addition to award-winning grapes. From a quick lunch break to world-class dining, these wineries combine acclaimed wines with uncommonly delicious food, each in a vineyard setting that provides a feast for the eyes…

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For the Ensemble Travel E-zine: Three Mexican Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

Festivals in Mexico offer a unique way to connect to the culture. These colorful celebrations are a whirlwind of activity, and it’s easy for visitors to participate. Ask your travel agent for advice on a guided trip to experience the festivities through the eyes of a local guide, or just stroll the streets and soak it all in…

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For PAXnewsWest.com: Vegan influencers join Intrepid’s vegan food tour launch event in Vancouver

Three Vancouver-based vegan influencers joined Intrepid Travel at a launch event this week to highlight the company’s first three vegan food tours, set to launch in 2019.

 

Zach Berman, Steph Yu and Erin Ireland joined the pilot trip to India and helped shape the final itinerary. All three agreed that the tour offered the opportunity to dive into local foods and culture in a way that’s often not available to those with dietary restrictions.

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For PAX News: Copenhagen sees tourism boost from IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship

Hosting the International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World Championship was a tourism boon for Copenhagen and nearby co-host city Herning.

Hotel occupancy of Copenhagen’s 22,000 rooms was nearly 100 per cent for most of the tournament, which wrapped up Sunday (May 20) at Royal Arena. Compare that to 86 per cent occupancy in May of last year, according to statistics from Wonderful Copenhagen. The municipality estimates that the tournament has resulted in 60,000 bed nights…

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For Canadian Traveller: From Windmills to Wine: Why Solvang Makes a One-Of-A-Kind California Getaway

Founded in 1911 by Danish educators, Solvang offers plenty of ways for visitors to experience its authentic Scandinavian history. The Elverhoj Museum, housed in a building modelled after an 18th-century Danish farmhouse, documents Solvang’s heritage, with locally made handicrafts available in the museum shop. For a look into the life of one of Denmark’s best-known literary figures, visit the Hans Christian Andersen Museum, located in The Book Loft building…

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