Review Category : Land

See you at the ROAM Winter Expo!

Need some winter inspiration? Join us at the ROAM Winter Expo! Stephanie Florian will be hosting the Adventure Travel Stage at the new ROAM Winter Expo  October 17 & 18 Vancouver Convention Centre The first of its kind in Vancouver, ROAM will bring together exhibitors from premiere tourist destinations, experiential tour companies, snow sport outfitters, health and fitness experts and more under “The Sails” at the world class Vancouver Convention Centre to help inspire you to enjoy winter activities and adventures. ROAM will feature three unique marketplaces: Winter Adventure, Travel, Fitness and Lifestyle. By combining these three elements, ROAM will bring a unique experience to anyone looking for enlivening ways to spend the low sun months. Shop the trends in winter gear, explore exciting travel destinations and connect with industry professionals to help beat the winter blues. Don’t miss the Oktoberfest Craft Tent featuring the best local craft beers, free fitness classes on the show floor with yoga sessions from a lululemon ambassador, and the Burton Riglet Kids Zone to ensure the whole... ...

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Family Adventure: A night in the wild at the GV Zoo

Calling all wildlife fans looking for a family adventure! Join us at the Greater Vancouver Zoo, just a forty-minute drive to Aldergrove. Arriving at the gates just shy of closing, the anticipation and excitement builds. Smack in the middle of the zoo is a large park-like setting next to a pond complete with gazebos, fire pits and even port-o-lets. Nothing compares to the thrill of pitching a tent under the stars kitty-corner to a Siberian Tiger, a couple of playful baboons and a stealth jaguar. Just knowing the lions, tigers and bears are in close proximity ups the adventure ante plenty. After setting up camp, getting settled and meeting our camping neighbors we head off on a private exploration. Zoo grounds cover a large area so you will get your fill of fresh air, nature and exercise. Note to parents: DO bring bikes or scooters for the kids if possible. The trails are paved. Although you can rent a quad cycle onsite, children old enough to pedal or push themselves... ...

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Raw and Unfiltered: My 30 Day Yoga Breakthrough

Join me for the next thirty days as I adventure within. My intention is to share with you the raw, unfiltered truth of a 30 Day Yoga Challenge including any physical, emotional and spiritual discoveries along the way. October is one of my least favourite months. Dark and gloomy, dull and depressing, something inside of me dies when summer ends and darkness descends.  Not this year, not this October, not now. For the next thirty days I will adventure within. I will leave the comfort of the great outdoors and trade it for the indoors, for my mat and for a warm, safe, studio setting.  I  only wish I had zero expectations attached to this experience. The truth is, my expectations are huge. I want it all; personal growth, renewal, change, transformation….in only thirty days of course. Maybe that’s why it is called a yoga challenge. If you have seen the 30 Day Challenge signage at your own studio, reacted with curiosity yet never took part, we are on the same page. Tune in daily. My intention is nothing... ...

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BucketlistYVR – Bobsledding with Ford

If anyone ever invites you on a bucket list mission – it is your duty to say yes no matter what. By no means was this an ordinary Friday but rather a Ford Friday fun mission to Whistler with famed Bucket List author and travel journalist Robin Esrock we call #bucketlistYVR. Aside from myself, other Bloggers on this mission included Dennis Pang from Pangcouver, Vanessa Choot from Modern Mix Vancouver, James Chung from HelloVancity and Lee-Anne Ekland from Mom Paradigm . It was not until the day before the mission that we learned via Twitter who our adventure companions were. Everyone was excited, nervous, anxious and eager to try something as thrilling and adventurous as bobsledding. We met bright and early at Coastal Ford to briefly introduce ourselves and let Ford pair us with our ultimate ride.   The best way to escape rainy day blues – go for a scenic drive in a vehicle made for fun! I let Will drive on the way up to Whistler so I could relax and soak up the... ...

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Adventure En Blanc

Of all the cities in the world to host this annual night out ‘en blanc’, nothing compares to the backdrop of our city of Vancouver. The guest list this year topped 4500 and the secret location revealed the biggest locale since it’s inception four years ago. This is what a luxury outdoor experience is all about. Secret locations, epic sunsets and beautiful people set against a backdrop as magical and picture perfect as Canada Place and the Five Sails. A summer bucket list must, you’ve got 12 months to befriend someone who can help get you on the guest list for next year. From hipster looks to elegant ball gowns and jaw dropping accessories, this is a fashion fiesta carte blanche. Paint your own fashion creation and own it! Steph Florian give you a sneak peak of what it’s like inside Diner en Blanc Vancouver. Lumin Pictures Inc. captures the beginning of the evening adventure outdoors and the moment guests have been eagerly awaiting. This is DEBVan.   ...

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Find your true north at Wanderlust Whistler

Yogi’s and outdoor enthusiasts unite – July 30 to August 3. Imagine practicing outdoor yoga in the heartbeat of our mountainous homeland Whistler for 5 beautiful summer days. Standing in Mountain pose amongst the backdrop of the Fitzsimmons Range, surrounded by colorful like minded beautiful people, Wanderlust is truly a gathering of the mind, body and soul – one with mother earth. If you love the outdoors, you practice yoga with a vengeance and you live to let loose and dance to live music (Michael Franti is headlining this year!)– design your own dream experience now at http://wanderlust.com/festivals/whistler/ Entertainment this year includes Wanderlust icon Michael Franti, the High and Mighty Brass Band, MC Yogi and Nahko and Medicine. There is a new black light venue this year so if you want to show and glow, bring along white or neon festival clothes. Functional yet fashionable fitness attire is a festival necessity. This year Wanderlust and Lululemon have co-created a special festival capsule that includes the Highest Times Pant *Wanderlust $88 and... ...

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