Summer Festivals In BRITISH COLUMBIA

As spring turns to summer, Canada's westernmost province proves an ideal backdrop for celebration -- from mountain adventures and meditating, to building sandcastles or listening to a symphony by the sea. Here are a few of BC's favorite fests. British Columbia festivals and events are as diverse as its geography and residents. Love arts and culture? British Columbia has festivals that focus … [Read more...]

Modern and Vibrant VICTORIA, British Columbia

Liz Laing checks into the Magnolia Hotel and checks out British Columbia's revitalized capital, Victoria. While there’s plenty of old world charm still found in Victoria, a modern movement has revitalized the city with new culinary offerings, a vibrant arts and culture scene, and global shops galore. Adding to its' appeal is the city's historic architecture, combined with the rugged … [Read more...]

HOTEL BUZZ: New Crown Metropol Opens in Melbourne

Australia’s infamous media and gaming mogul James Packer launches a sleek new luxury $300 million hotel to surprisingly great acclaim in its most discerning cultural capital. The dramatic curved glass façade of the Crown Metropol pierces the sky with its pointy galleon-like brow and contains a whopping 658 rooms, and that's just for starters. The gleaming structure is also home to private … [Read more...]