Lifestyle West Blog

Lifestyle West Blog

Labor Day: The End of Summer

Labor Day: The End of Summer

In light of the last summer hurrah, we thought it would be fun to have a look at the history of Labor Day and share what we’ve learned.


7 Tips For Traveling With Your Aging Parents

7 Tips For Traveling With Your Aging Parents

As the Baby Boomer Generation enters retirement age, many adult children have found themselves caring for their aging parents. It is true that people are staying more active for longer, but for many who have become disabled or have found aging to bring mobility issues, traveling is a luxury that goes to the wayside.


Use the Hotel Pool to Keep Fit While Traveling

Use the Hotel Pool to Keep Fit While Traveling

If you’ve never tried working out in the water, you’re missing out on some tremendous health benefits and a new and fun way to burn fat. Water has much to offer as a fitness tool. Because your body has to work against water -- it provides resistance for your muscles, which strengthens them while boosting the cardio effects.


Check It or Carry It? Plane Travel Facts You May Not Know

Check It or Carry It? Plane Travel Facts You May Not Know

Changes in security and other airline restrictions can make it tough to know just what you should pack in your checked luggage and what you can carry-on. Here are some facts taken from the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) that can help lessen the stress the next time you are packing for a flight.


Prep & Conquer Back to School with our Kelowna Hotel

Prep & Conquer Back to School with our Kelowna Hotel

We know it’s only August and people are still enjoying the summer in all its glory, but our Kelowna hotel also knows that in a few weeks most kids and their parents will be scrambling to get ready for the looming school year. The mere mention of “back to school” right now can cause groans and anxiety for many (sorry), but we have some great tips to help your family prep and conquer this event.