Travel

Magnificent Magnolia

I’ve often written about taking time out for yourself, even if it’s just 10 minutes to meditate in the morning. Anything to reset and recharge; it really helps to improve your mental and emotional well-being. When I do go away, it’s often to some of my favourite places that are a short distance away - Whistler, the Okanagan wine country, Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, for instance. What I’ve often forgotten is that there is another location so close to home: Victoria. In fact, it’s so close that I often take it for granted and have been doing so for nearly 20 years. Yes, I can’t believe it had been that long since I had been back...

Magnificent Magnolia

The Cure for a Perfect Summer

We're finally getting the warm weather in Vancouver that residents have been waiting for. It's long overdue but we can finally declare it patio season! To that end, searching for a patio isn't a difficult task. I do live in Vancouver, after all. When the sun shines, you'll find most Vancouverites outdoors - and that includes where we eat and drink. Most patios are packed during the summer, and it doesn't matter if it's adjacent to the water or smack in the middle of the city...

The Cure for a Perfect Summer

I Heart NY

After going to Paris Fashion Week for the last five years straight, I’m taking a break from the City of Lights for the lights of Manhattan. That’s right, folks, this chica is headed to the Big Apple for New York Fashion Week in September! To say I’m excited is an understatement. I’ve been to New York numerous times over the years - for work and for play - but never for Fashion Week. It will be interesting to see...

I Heart NY