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Well Traveled

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Well Traveled – Canada’s Wine Country is in Native Territory

By Pamela Irving
I swirl the NK’MIP Reisling ice wine around my teeth, nibble on local artisan Carmelli’s goat cheese, my feet up on the balcony at Spirit Ridge Resort with a white fleecy robe wrapped against the evening chill.…

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Well Traveled – Holiday Options North-of-the-Border

By Pamela Irving
The holidays fill most of us with a mixture of joy and dread—all those relatives, feasts, gifts and parties are not everyone’s cup of fa-la-la. If you prefer to slip away to somewhere fresh, exciting or…

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Well Traveled – Man Meets Nature at Jasper National Park in the Canadian Rockies

Story and photos by Ken Irving
Two thousand feet above the valley floor, my right foot grips a quarter-inch ledge above nine pitches of exposed vertical rock. My left foot searches the hard grey wall for a blemish, anything to…

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Well Traveled – A Fresh Start

By Pamela Irving
When Catherine Hyldgaard decided to spring clean her home last April, she realized that her body might benefit from some spring-cleaning as well. She had participated in a weekend health retreat and had seen the benefits, but…

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Well Traveled – Finding Fresh Food Markets

By Pamela Irving
If you travel a lot, you probably get tired of restaurant food, even if it is well prepared, not to mention the load on your budget. Why not add culinary adventure to your itinerary at any destination…

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Toronto: A Wellness Destination – Who Knew?

By Pamela Irving
Most people think of Toronto as the financial center of the North with Bay Street and the Toronto Stock Exchange as the main draw, combined with culture vulturing for festivals from food to music, but who knew…

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Well Traveled – Need a Pick-Me-Up? Adventure Options Sure to Thrill in British Columbia

Story and photos by Pamela Irving
If your daily grind is getting you down or you live far enough north where winter never seems to end, it’s time to rev up your adventure meter in warmer albeit wetter climes like…

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Well Traveled – Indulge on Vacation and Still Come Home Fit & Fabulous!

By Pamela Irving
Most of us come home from vacation packing a few extra pounds, but it doesn’t have to be that way. We think we need to restrict ourselves to maintain health but this mentality sets us up for…

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