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Don’t Ski? Check Out Other Snowy Outdoor Activities at Sun Peaks Resort

20/03/2017 | By

There’s absolutely no reason for non-skiers to miss out on snowy fun with the generous selection of outdoor activities at Sun Peaks Resort.

outdoor activities at sun peaks resort

As I mentioned in my post introducing you to the second largest ski area in all of Canada, there’s a huge selection of outdoor activities at Sun Peaks Resort for those who don’t, or can’t ski. 

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An Evening Visit to the Vancouver Aquarium

27/02/2017 | By

The Vancouver Aquarium is an important marine research and education facility – and a tourist experience that simply must not be missed!

Vancouver Aquarium jellyfish

Safety in numbers?

Situated in Vancouver’s densely forested Stanley Park is the city’s most popular visitor attraction – the Vancouver Aquarium

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Frying Pan Adventures Dubai Food Tour

13/02/2017 | By

A short overnight stop-over to break up a long-haul flight means that I get to add a tick to my bucket list – a Dubai food tour.

dubai food tour

When we fly home from Europe we usually stop over in Hong Kong or Singapore, but on our last trip we came back via Dubai. Now I know that this city is popular for shopping, but for me the thought of a Dubai food tour was far more attractive. 

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Sun Peaks Resort in Beautiful British Columbia

06/02/2017 | By

Why go to a ski resort if you don’t ski? Sun Peaks Resort in Canada offers plenty of alternative opportunities for fun in the snow!

View from my window at Sun Peaks Resort

The view from my window at Sun Peaks Resort

I’m both sport and risk-averse, so when I was invited to check out Sun Peaks Resort, an alpine ski resort in British Columbia, Canada, I knew I’d have to find ways to enjoy the experience that didn’t compromise the integrity of my knees.

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The 2016 Symposium of Australian Gastronomy

16/12/2016 | By

The Symposium of Australian Gastronomy was first held in Adelaide in 1984. This year I attended as it came of age in Melbourne.

Symposium of Australian Gastronomy - madeleines & lamingtons for morning tea

What do Australian food thinkers have for morning tea? Madeleines & lamingtons, of course! (See Proust.)

On the first weekend in December this year I beetled over to Melbourne to attend a feast for both my brain and belly –  the 21st Symposium of Australian Gastronomy

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Postcards from Angkor Wat

12/12/2016 | By

The ancient temple complex of Angkor Wat is huge. While I didn’t get to all of it, please enjoy some of my postcards from this important site. 

Sunset at angkor wat's phnom krom

Sunset at Phnom Krom, part of the extensive Angkor Wat sites.

When I was in Siem Reap a few months back, a news article announced that the already-pretty-amazing temple complex of Angkor Wat was, in fact, far more extensive than previously thought. 

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