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August 17, 2012 | by Christina Van

Finding Winter Deals at Hotels in Kelowna

Finding Winter Deals at Hotels in Kelowna

'Tis the season to spread joy and cheer...and to potentially watch your bank account dwindle.  There are the endless lists of food to buy for parties, gifts to buy for loved ones, and travel expenses to visit said loved ones over the busy holiday season.  Fear not! You can save not only money, but also…


More Fun With A Wee One: Fall Family Activities in the Okanagan

More Fun With A Wee One: Fall Family Activities in the Okanagan

 This past summer went surprisingly well for my family and I in completing our goal of maximum family fun.  We spent 100% of our free time outdoors, constantly on the go, getting dirty or wet, and having a blast!  Our wee one ventured into Okanagan Lake to look for Ogopogo, ran across the KVR trestles,…


Pets & Hotels Play Well Together - Furry guests get respect at our Kelowna Hotel!

Pets & Hotels Play Well Together - Furry guests get respect at our Kelowna Hotel!

Thinking about traveling with pets?   For anyone who has a beloved pet, you know how hard it is to leave them behind when you travel.  They get those big "sad eyes", look up at you, and silently plead for you to take them with you.  Or sit in your suitcase, preventing you from packing and at the same…


Fun with a Wee One: Summer Travel Ideas in Kelowna & Around BC

Fun with a Wee One: Summer Travel Ideas in Kelowna & Around BC

Being a mother of an almost 2 year old, it's a given that my holidays and weekends are mostly going to be associated with being family-friendly.  Before the wee one came, my husband and I mainly spent our free time downhill mountain biking, going on long road trips with random spontaneous stops, trying…


Protect Your Kelowna Hotel Vacation from Tragedy

Protect Your Kelowna Hotel Vacation from Tragedy

Dinner reservations, a night at the movies, a shopping adventure... most plans can be canceled without a big financial loss if you had a sudden emergency. However, what happens when illness, injury or tragedy strikes the day before you are to depart on that Kelowna vacation you’ve been dreaming about…