Cirque De La Nuit: Cornucopia After Dark

It’s Friday the 13th and although Cornucopia weekend is winding down, the party is not over yet. The lobby of the Fairmont Chateau Whistler is beginning to look more like Vegas or Ibiza than Whistler as entertainers and guests arrive in costume. As the buzz builds, the pre-party energy is expectant. I savor the vibe and slowly unwind. Evolve Cellars Gewurztraminer calls my name so I raise my glass and give thanks. Thanks to friendship, to love and to embracing the mystery of life by letting go of both the past and the future I am able to fully embrace living in the moment. A toast to Cornucopia, to great company and to the mystery of what the night has to offer. Cirque De La Nuit Veradeasi has the vibe of Cirque Du Soleil’s Zumanity or Mardi Gras but tamer. It is a celebration of the free-spirit and offers the freedom to embrace our authentic selves without judgment or shame and to walk to the beat of our own drums.... ...

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Shades of Wanderlust

  Stephanie Florian and Christina from Lumin Pictures high tail it up the Sea to Sky Highway in a Ford Fusion Energi Hybrid. The only way to travel to a Wanderlust Festival is to go green! Looks like we’re not the only ones with Wanderlust on the agenda, we follow behind lululemon en route to Wanderlust Whistler. We give a Wanderlust wave to a few friendly travellers along the Sea to Sky, feeling very eco-friendly in our luxury electric ride. When you’re in Whistler, live in style. That’s our motto! After a long day outdoors, nothing beats a little bit of comfort. Our go to accommodation – The Fairmont Chateau Whistler of course! The valet boys look after our electric ride while we settle in to Wanderlust Festival mode. Play Outdoors Media and Lumin Pictures Inc bring you Shades of Wanderlust. A visual adventure that describes exactly why you need to put a Wanderlust Festival on your bucket list if you have not yet already. Find your true north at Wanderlust. A... ...

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Size does matter: The search for the best nachos in Whistler!

After a day conquering fresh terrain and unturned tracks on Whistler Blackcomb, you and your ski peeps are hungry like the wolf and more than deserving of a mother munch down. The one and only singular menu item that your group can divide and conquer together is nachos. Sharing your stories over a tower of nachos is part of the après fun.Follow me on my own nacho taste tour to find the raddest nachos in Whistler.  Factors like size, cheese layers, toppings and price all contribute to deciding which establishment has the best nachos. Whistler has a slew of pubs, bars and restaurants that cater to the nacho fanatic (see a full list below).  These are my findings based on four of Tourism Whistler’s top picks. Stops included the Longhorn Saloon, Merlin’s, The Mexican Corner and The Mallard Lounge. The Fiesta:When you are craving an authentic après ski fiesta complete with happy Spanish speaking people, margaritas and mucho carne, be sure to head straight to The Mexican Corner in Mountain Square.  The... ...

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