Saltspring Island – Weekend Escape from Vancouver – 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.

Galiano Island – Weekend Escape from Vancouver – Canada

Video itineraries for you as we explore one of the Gulf Islands- Galiano.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink on one of our favourite islands. Take an hour ferry from Vancouver to escape to island life for the weekend.

Cowichan Valley – Weekend Escape from Vancouver – 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.

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.

Weekend Escape from Bogota – Salento – Colombia

Watch our video itineraries as we explore this coffee triangle town in Colombia for one week.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Salento – home to the amazing Cocora Valley. Fly from Bogota to Pereira and take the bus to Salento. We loved the day long hike through Colombian countryside and river valley to the heights and sights of the famous wax palms.

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.

Weekend Escape from Calgary – Jasper – Canada

Watch our video itineraries as we explore Jasper, Alberta, Canada for five days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in this mountain town – on the end of the ice fields parkway - one of the most beautiful drives in the world. We loved the local flavour where there were few chains and all the establishments recommended one another. Truly a locals town.

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. 

Weekend Escape from Cartagena – Santa Marta – Colombia

Watch our video itineraries as we explore this coastal town in Colombia for five days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Santa Marta – the oldest city in Colombia. Take the bus from Cartagena to experience life outside this big city. We loved the historical part of town with restaurants spilling into alley ways with entertainment at your table.

Weekend Escape from Madrid – Grazalema – Spain

Watch our video itineraries as we explore our favourite white village in Spain for three days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Grazalema – nestled in a valley with UNESCO status. Rent a car and drive a few hours outside Madrid - you will be glad you did. We loved the hiking and especially the amazing food after our accomplishments.

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Weekend Escape from Medellin – Jardin – Colombia

Watch our video itineraries as we explore another small town in the coffee triangle for one week.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Jardin – one of the favourite destinations in the world. We loved the square that our hotel balcony overlooked, with local cowboys venturing in to visit each weekend evening. It's located a few hours south of Medellin, Colombia and well worth the weekend excursion.

Weekend Escape from Bogota – Filandia – Colombia

Watch our video itineraries as we explore this small town in the coffee triangle of Colombia for two days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Filandia – with one of the best restaurants in the world. We loved our down to earth tour of a family coffee farm, that has even been visited by MIT for advancements in coffee harvesting. Take a short flight from Bogota to Pereira and then a bus to Filandia. You won't regret it.

Weekend Escape from Vancouver – Smithers – Canada

atch our video itineraries as we explore the cariboo region of BC for two days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Smithers – home to the best steelhead fishing in the world.   It's a two day drive from Vancouver, or a short flight. Good for a weekend escape on the water.

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.

Weekend Escape in the Yukon – Haines Junction – Canada

Watch our video itineraries as we explore the beautiful Kluane National Park for a week.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Haines Junction. The Yukon is one of Canada's unique territories. We loved the number of activities that baby boomers can enjoy here, from rafting, hiking, and exploring.

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.