• “Australia has closed their border to transferring flights…your tickets are no longer valid,” the ticket agent repeated to my boyfriend and I. Stunned, we stood in the Auckland Airport wearing N95 masks, surrounded by all of our luggage.  “We’re trying to check in…we have a flight booked to Canada!” we argued, confused and in disbelief.  “How could our flights that were just purchased yesterday no longer be valid?”…

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  • Vacation or Staycation? I recently had a bit of both at Calgary’s Hotel Arts. The obvious vacation typically means a break away from everyday life and the hometown norms.  And hopefully a chance at some nicer weather than Calgary normally receives in January. But with always traveling to somewhere new, it means it’s pretty easy to miss some great little gems right next door. And Hotel Arts is exactly that…a gem!…

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  • It’s no secret that our heritage affects our day to day way of life…the way we think, act or especially the food we eat. But what I’ve recently been focusing on is how much our roots can affect our style.  Of course every country or city has their own trends but how does our heritage from another country still affect the way we dress?…

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    A Review | Kelowna Lakeview B&B

    by simplytira

    This past summer, I was lucky to spend a few, very great weeks touring about BC. Throughout the many stops, we were very lucky to stay at some amazing locations. However, the one that stood out the most was the beautiful Kelowna Lakeview B&B. As you can see, the stunning view of the Lake Okanagan is pretty hard to compete with.  But this view was not the only thing that made our stay so amazing…

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