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Going Across the Border with Modo

I have a corporate Modo account through my employer, but I recently got an individual account for personal trips in and out of town. I love how you can take their cars across the border and it’s a-ok. Their fleet insurance [...]

August 11, 2017 British Columbia, Car, travel

Whale Watching and Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska

When we were making a port stop at Juneau, Alaska, we decided to go on a guided tour to go whale watching and view Mendenhall Glacier. Our travel agent was able to book us on 3 excursions for a good [...]

August 6, 2017 Alaska, travel

Sustainability at Ford Through Food By-Products

Food by-products, oversupply and other biomaterials are getting a second life in Ford vehicles. This is more important than ever as the world is changing and we only have one planet and scarce resources. We were invited to see first [...]

August 3, 2017 British Columbia, Car, travel

6 Reasons to go to a Vancouver Canadians Baseball Game

The Vancouver Canadians is a minor league baseball team, which is the Northwest League affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. Every time I go to a game, there is always something special happening at each game. It’s fun and affordable starting [...]

July 24, 2017 British Columbia, Event, travel

2017 Chevrolet Trax Premier AWD: Review

2017 Chevrolet Trax Premier AWD is a small SUV catering for any lifestyle with modern technology, a flexible interior, and impressive efficiency. A spent a week testing this vehicle around town to get a good feel for the car in [...]

July 5, 2017 Car, travel

A Day in the Okanagan for National Best Friends Day

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of spending National Best Friends Day with my foodie friend – Dee from Gastrofork. We met in 2011 at this event called Bake for the Quake and I bought banana bread from her [...]

June 26, 2017 Kelowna, Lake Country, travel

2017 Ford Flex Limited: Review

We drove the 2017 Ford Flex to Squamish from Vancouver and we filled it up with a car full of people. The Flex can set up to 7 people in the car. We tested the car out in the city, [...]

June 18, 2017 Car, travel

Totem Bight and Ketchikan City Tour: Review

We did an excursion at Ketchikan, Alaska and decided to go with the Totem Bight and Ketchikan City Tour through ShoreTrips. We booked it through our travel agent as she was able to get us a discount as we were booking [...]

June 17, 2017 Alaska, travel

GlassesShop: Reno Rectangle Glasses Clip-on Review

I was contacted by GlassesShop.com to try out some of their sunglasses. Since I wear glasses on a day to day basis, I have a hard time getting good looking sunglasses or clip-ons that are stylish. Browsing on their site, [...]

June 14, 2017 travel

6 Easy Ways of Going Green and Saving Money

The City of Vancouver has a plan to become the greenest city by 2020 to tackle environmental challenges. We are seeing more local companies lead by example by having Zero Waste Events, construct green buildings, and finding better ways to green [...]

May 25, 2017 travel

2017 Ford C-Max Energi: Review

This week we got to try out the 2017 Ford C-Max. This tall town car was definitely something I wouldn’t have picked out of a line up to test drive, but by good fortune, I got to commute with it for a [...]

May 14, 2017 Car, travel

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Review

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is a fully electric vehicle and has been growing in popularity in Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia. Government incentives are provided to those who purchase electric vehicle, thus making the price of electric vehicles very alluring. [...]

May 8, 2017 Car, travel

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback LX: Review

This week we got to try out Honda’s new Civic Hatchback series! After a long hiatus, the hatchback trim has finally come back to the Civic line. I was a huge fan of the 2001 Honda Si-R hatchback, so I [...]

April 4, 2017 Car, travel

Air Canada: YVR to LAS Review (AC 1832)

Heading to Las Vegas, I decided to take a direct flight out of Vancouver International Airport. Last time I flew out of Bellingham, but I didn’t want to do that again as driving across the border is troublesome. Air Canada [...]

March 13, 2017 Airplane Meals, British Columbia, Las Vegas, travel

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring: Review

This week, we spent the time driving the 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring. Be sure to check out my previous 2016 Accord Coupe Touring review, because there will be a lot of similarities. Exterior The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring [...]

March 8, 2017 Car, travel

2017 Honda CR-V Touring: Review

This week, we drove the all-new 2017 Honda CR-V Touring trim. The touring trim is the highest tier for the CR-V line, similar to the Civics. With this new year, the CR-V has finally caught up with last year’s excellent [...]

March 1, 2017 Car, travel

2017 Ford Fusion Sport: Review

The 2017 Ford Fusion Sport is a mid-sized sedan with 5 seats. We got to test drive this car for a week to get a good handle of the vehicle. At this point in my life, a sedan is a great [...]

February 9, 2017 Car, travel

Alcatraz: Night Tour

We wanted to explore Alcatraz by night to get a spooky atmosphere as we walked through the corridors. The tour by Alcatraz Cruises is the only official place to do tours as it is a National Park. The tours need [...]

January 4, 2017 San Francisco, travel