Weekend Escape from Vancouver – Saltspring Island – Canada

Video itineraries for you as we explore Saltspring Island on the coast of British Columbia in Canada.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink on this Gulf Island. Take an hour ferry from Vancouver to escape to island life for the weekend.

Lisbon – Portugal – Where to Stay, See, Eat + Drink

Video itineraries for you as we explore this Portuguese city for three days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Lisbon, Portugal - one of the oldest cities in the world. We loved riding Tram 28 thru the hilly streets with the many beautifully tiled buildings.   

Weekend Escape from Vancouver – Galiano Island – Canada

Video itineraries for you as we explore the Cobble Hill area of Vancouver Island for a day.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in the Cowichan Valley – home of farm to table. Take an hour and half ferry from Vancouver to escape to island life for the weekend.

Algarve – Portugal – Where to Stay, See, Eat + Drink

Watch our video itineraries as we explore the Algarve region in Portugal for a week.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink near Salema – an original Portuguese fishing village. Take a lovely day to drive from Lisbon. We loved the nearby beaches and the local vibe during off season. 

Azores – Portugal – Where to Stay, See, Eat + Drink

Watch our video itineraries as we explore the Azores in Portugal for a week.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in the Azores in the middle of the Atlantic – referred to as Europe's Hawaii. It's a short flight from either Lisbon or Porto. We loved that there was a two to one ratio of cows to people and the most amazing scenic drives we've done anywhere in the world.

Porto – Portugal – Where to Stay, See, Eat + Drink

Watch our video itineraries as we explore this "Douro River" meets "ocean port" for two days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Porto – the port wine centre of the world. Take the train from Lisbon for the best experience to get here. We loved all the tasting rooms on the north side of the river.

Madeira – Portugal – Where to Stay, See, Eat + Drink

Watch our video itineraries as we explore Madeira, Portugal for a week.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in this island of Portugal – to some of the best hiking we have done. A short flight from Lisbon transports you to this magical island. We loved the West side that was like a spa in the ocean.

Ljubljana – Slovenia – Where to Stay, See, Eat + Drink

Watch our video itineraries as we explore Ljubljana, Slovenia for three days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in this meandering riverside town – probably our favourite small city in the world. The country is just north of Croatia. We loved the biking alongside the river to riverside pubs and to the lovely gardens of Tivoli Park.

Weekend Escape from Vancouver – Tofino – Canada

Follow our video itineraries as we explore Tofino, BC Canada for four days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in this seaside town – on one of the longest stretches of sandy beach on the west coast of Canada. Arrive here by floatplane from Vancouver or take a ferry and three hour drive across Vancouver Island. This is our favourite destination on earth. Serious.

Calgary – Alberta – Canada – Where to Stay, See, Eat + Drink

Watch our video itineraries as we explore Calgary, Alberta, Canada for two months.   This is Dave's hometown and now the city that our three kids live in with two grandchildren. We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in this city that we spend a lot of time in. Rent our apartment when we are not here : )

Weekend Escape in the Yukon – Dawson City – Canada

Watch our video itineraries as we explore this klondike town for a week.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Dawson City, Yukon – one of the favourite trips of all time for us. A bucket list trip would be for you to drive from Seattle USA to Dawson City along the famous Alaska Highway for four days. We loved the authenticity of this working gold rush town. 

Prague – Czech Republic – Where to Stay, See, Eat + Drink

Watch our video itineraries as we explore this historical town for two days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in  Prague, Czech Republic– one of the prettiest town squares in the world. We loved the area we stayed in with the best restaurant right across the street.

Vancouver – Canada – Where to Stay, See, Eat + Drink

Watch our video itineraries as we explore Vancouver, BC - Canada.  This is our home town so we will be excited to showcase why we choose to reside here.  We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in this ocean city – one of the most beautiful in the world. We love that you can ski in the morning, and kayak in the afternoon in many months of the year.

Weekend Escape from Valencia – Javea – Spain

Watch our video itineraries as we explore southern Spain coastal town for a week.   We show you where to stay, see, eat in Javea. The biking is absolutely amazing around here with many local shops showing you the best spots to tour. Located just south of Barcelona - an easy drive with fast toll roads.

Barcelona – Spain – Where to Stay, See, Eat + Drink

Watch our video itineraries as we explore Spain's famous city for two days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Barcelona – one of the best places for tapas in the world. We loved the marketplace restaurants where you just pointed to tapas that you would like and belly up to bar when space became available. Definitely a place to be assertive!

Weekend Escape from Ljubljana – Piran – Slovenia

Watch our video itineraries as we escape to the short coastline of Slovenia.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Piran – pretty squares and the freshest food in any place we've been. We loved the seaside pubs that line the walkway surrounding this resort town. Venture north of Croatia via Zagreb and this 30km coastline is a great destination.

Weekend Escape from Ljubljana – Julian Alps – Slovenia

Watch our video itineraries as we explore the countryside of Slovenia for three days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in the Julian Alps – pretty small towns and the most beautiful lake we have seen - Lake Bled. It also borders Italy, so a good destination if you are in that country too.

Weekend Escape from Vancouver – Sidney – Canada

Watch our video itineraries as we explore Sidney, British Columbia for two days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in this seaside town – just outside the boundaries of lovely Victoria - British Columbia's capital city. We loved the several kilometer walkway along the ocean and browsing the small locally owned shops.

Whitehorse – Yukon – Canada – Where to Stay, See, Eat + Drink

Watch our video itineraries as we explore the capital of the Yukon for five days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Whitehorse. It is the capital city of this territory in Canada. We loved canoeing the famous Yukon River, launching right from downtown. 

Weekend Escape from Vancouver – Qualicum Beach – Canada

Watch our video itineraries as we explore the east coast of Vancouver Island, BC Canada for four days. We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Qualicum Beach and neighboring Parksville. Take an hour and half ferry from Vancouver to escape to island life for the weekend.

Weekend Escape from Vancouver – Parksville – Canada

Watch our video itineraries as we explore the east coast of Vancouver Island for four days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Parksville – home one of the widest beaches in the world. Take an hour and half ferry from Vancouver to escape to island life for the weekend.