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Shucking and sucking oysters: Learning the real (raw) deal

Lessons and a photo essay from an Oyster 101 class with Fairmont Waterfront’s Executive Chef, Dana Hauser. Experiencing a first is always exciting and many times I welcome the opportunity to try something new. This is especially true when it Read on! →

Need to relax, de-stress or simply get lost in something?

The answer >> jellyfish. Simply stunning creatures. If you need a moment of peace, watch this video. That is all. Carry on. You’re welcome. P.S. These beautiful specimens are from the Vancouver Aquarium in British Columbia Canada. Fascinating aren’t they?

Show me your cool winter and I will show you mine CONTEST

If you are a regular subscriber to this blog you know just how much I love winter, ahem, have learned to embrace and love winter. Admittedly, it takes a bit of motivation to get off the couch and brave the cold. But Read on! →

Floating at Manitou

The best of 2013’s unexpected travel moments

I have shared many highlights from my 2013 travels here on the blog so some of this list may be familiar but I know there are a few for certain that haven’t been shared with you … until now! Travel Read on! →