Posts byMelissa Li

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BC Beer: 13 Top Craft Breweries in Vancouver

Move over Portland, there’s another city winning over beer lovers in the Pacific Northwest. Between Vancouver’s beaches and mountain peaks is a thriving craft beer scene gaining accolades and finding fame across the globe. You’ll find breweries peppered throughout the city, with beer hubs centered around East Vancouver (aka “Yeast Van”) and the Mount Pleasant

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Take a 3-Day Itinerary Along British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast 

I used to travel to far-flung destinations at every chance I got, but then the pandemic hit and I was forced to sit still in my hometown of Vancouver. With international travel curbed for over a year, I had to find other ways to satisfy my wanderlust. I began researching staycations and stumbled upon the

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The Ultimate Foodie Guide to Vancouver

Sometimes I feel like I’ve hit the jackpot being born and raised in Vancouver. Framed by rugged mountains, lush forests and the Georgia Strait, British Columbia’s largest city is one of those rare places where you can start your day with skiing and finish it by the beach. The scenery is unparalleled, but that’s just

Dreaming of Dock-to-Dish Flavors in the Florida Keys

RV travel is restricted nowadays, but that doesn’t mean we can’t dream of fun new destinations. Although you’re limited in travel freedom, you can still plan your dream vacation for the future. And Florida Keys cuisine is a great place to start. The Florida Keys stretch for 70 miles southwest of Miami, yet this chain

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Our Freewheeling RV Trip to Burning Man in Nevada

Taking an RV trip to Burning Man in the middle of the Nevada desert Imagine a city in the middle of the desert where the party never ends, mutant vehicles roam the streets, money is basically useless and citizens don the most outrageous attire, including their birthday suits. What if I told you this place

4 Fabulous Scuba Diving Destinations in Florida’s Lower Keys

Top four scuba diving destinations in Big Pine and Florida’s Lower Keys. Big Pine Key and Florida’s Lower Keys may be the least developed out of all the Florida Keys, but that’s what makes it special. Natural and untouched, this wild area is where you’ll find an endless array of diverse marine life, the last

5 Fantastic Snorkeling Spots in Big Pine Key and Florida’s Lower Keys

Lower Keys snorkeling spots to see the sea in new ways.  Who says phenomenal snorkeling can only be found in distant destinations like the Maldives or Thailand? Vibrant coral reefs, abundant marine life and turquoise water are much closer than you think. In fact, they’re all in America — in Big Pine Key and Florida’s

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RV Trip to Burning Man

Burning Man RV Trip — feeling the heat of a fantastic Nevada event. Every August, 70,000 “Burners” make the pilgrimage to Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis built from the dust-up in Nevada’s desolate and inhospitable Black Rock Desert. Located about 100 miles north of Reno, Black Rock City is home to the week-long Burning