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.

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.   

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.

Berlin – Germany – Where to Stay, See, Eat + Drink

Watch our video itineraries as we explore this historical city for three days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Berlin, Germany  once divided by a wall and now merged as one of the most liberal in the world. We loved learning about past challenges and how they now educate all of us.

2021-09-15T20:47:18+00:00Central Europe, Europe, Itineraries, Large City|

Medellin – Colombia – Where to Stay, See, Eat + Drink

Watch our video itineraries as we explore the once dangerous city of Colombia for three days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Medellin – one of the most transformed cities in the world. It's a short flight from Bogota and our favourite Colombian cities. We loved Comuna 13 that is now colorful and innovation brings the poor population to work in the valley.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

Victoria – BC – Canada – Where to Stay, See, Eat + Do

Watch our video itineraries as we explore the capital of British Columbia.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in Victoria – perhaps the best weather all year round in Canada. We loved the british inspired architecture and downtown pedestrian areas and pubs. 

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 in the Yukon – Southern Lakes – Canada

Watch our video itineraries as we explore the lake district in the Yukon for two days.   We show you where to stay, see, eat and drink in the Southern Lakes – home to a wonderful lakeside resort. This region is one of the prettiest in Canada with beautiful lakes and wilderness as far as you can see. We loved the first nations culture you can experience in Carcross.

2021-09-16T17:07:25+00:00Canada, Itineraries, North America, Yukon|

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.