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Vancouver: Quality of Life

16 May 2017 / 0 Comments / in Blog

For more than a decade, business magazine assessments have ranked Vancouver as one of the most “liveable cities” worldwide, and the Economist Intelligence Unit acknowledged it as the first city to rank amongst the top-ten of the world’s most liveable cities for five consecutive years. The third most populous metropolitan area in the country, and the most populous in Western […]

Coffee & Style at Café Orso

07 Sep 2015 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Scenic Deep Cove (North Vancouver, Canada), is home to Café Orso, a brand new coffee house that provides a perfect destination for those seeking a post-hike treat. Located just one block from the water, this European-inspired café (click on photo to enlarge and see slideshow) serves 49th Parallel coffee as well as a great assortment of […]

Wine & Design at Southbrook Vineyards

22 Oct 2014 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Located on a gorgeous150-acre property in bucolic Niagara-on-the-Lake, Southbrook Vineyards is the largest organic winery in Ontario, Canada. The design of Southbrook’s facilities was awarded to Jack Diamond of Diamond and Schmitt Architects and includes the winery and hospitality pavilion—an elegant glass, light-filled structure filled set against a striking 200-metre long landscape wall. Visitors can enjoy two tasting rooms, a […]

Unique Wineries of Canada

17 Jun 2014 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Located in the Gaspereau Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada, Luckett Vineyards is one of the most unique wineries in the country. I had the great opportunity to meet the charming owner, British-born Pete Luckett, who kindly walked me through some of the different kinds of wine available whilst telling me the story behind the names of […]

Chic Urban Escape: The Beverley

22 Aug 2013 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Toronto’s newest boutique property, The Beverley Hotel, recently opened its doors last month in artsy Queen West at Queen and Beverley. Architect Steven Fong is responsible for this sleek five-story, 18-room hotel whose modern concept and hip style immediately attracted the attention of local media, designers, and artists alike. The Beverley’s mission statement is neatly […]