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Sailing and Okanagan Wine

Fall in Southern Alberta can be rather unpredictable. For example, in September the city sees rain, heat, intense wind, and…

Winding Roads and Nova Scotia Wine

There is a new industry in the Annapolis Valley that is starting to gain recognition: wine. I was shocked to…

Cork Heritage Pubs

Rather accidentally we discovered the Cork Heritage Pub Trail… unfortunately it was on one of our last days in the…

American Zoetrope (Sentinel Building)

The historic sentinel building has been the home of American Zoetrope since 1971. We have written, edited, and sound mixed…

Salt Tasting Room

Location: 45 Blood Alley Square, Vancouver Dates: All season Hours: 12:00pm–12:00am Cost: Varies. Christmas isn’t really Christmas without a glass…

Blood Alley and Gaoler’s Mews

I’ve heard the stories (butcher shops, hauntings, murders, executions). I’ve read the controversy (that the Blood Alley name originates with…

Wine Tasting

The oil tasting was followed by a wine tasting, during which I ate all the olives. I blame this on…

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