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Harbour Air Scenic Flight

Take a Scenic Tour with Harbour Air

Harbour Air held business card draw at Social Media Camp‘s networking bash this past weekend where winners would win a scenic tour with Harbour Air around Victoria for themselves and a guest. Although I didn’t win the draw, I was invited by two of the winners to join them for this wonderful ...

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Life is Short

The Universe Provides What the Soul Needs – 14 Life Lessons to Remember Everyday

After sharing my favourite poem with you the other day, I’m inspired to share some of the lessons the universe has provided me with through my years. We all learn lessons in life as we experience new things and meet new people. Some experiences are positive, some not so much, but ...

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Desiderata by Max Ehrmann

Desiderata – Words to Live By

Years ago, when I moved out of my parents’ home for university, my mom gave me a wall plaque for my dorm room. It was the Desiderata by Max Ehrmann. Since then it has become my favourite poem. I have read it a thousands times and it has traveled with me ...

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Happier Than A Billionaire by Nadine Hays Pisani

Happier Than A Billionaire – A Must Read For Costa Rica First Timers!

During my first visit to Costa Rica last fall, the friend I was visiting handed me Happier Than A Billionaire: Quitting My Job, Moving to Costa Rica, and Living the Zero Hour Work Week, by Nadine Hays Pisani. He said that it was a great introduction to anyone visiting Costa Rica for the ...

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Villa Kembang Kertas Bali - Main entrance

Villa Kembang Kertas Bali – Your Paradise in Paradise

Villa Kembang Kertas Bali is the most beautiful villa I have ever stayed at. I visited Bali for the first time in the spring of 2010 to photograph this gorgeous paradise. The home is built on an old mango orchard, on a mountain with a 180 degree view over Lovina and the ...

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coconut palm tree

11 Health Benefits of Coconut Water

Coconut oil has become all the rage these days. There are so many benefits and uses for this natural oil, some of which I will cover in a future post. Today I’m going to focus on another wonderful nectar that this delicious fruit provides: Coconut Water! I first discovered coconut ...

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Tamarindo Sunset cropped

A Tamarindo Sunset

My favourite colour and favourite time of day is sunset. This one is in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, where I have watched some of the most beautiful sunsets I’ve ever seen. Like this photo? Visit my INK361 Shop for prints and other cool photo products. This iPhone case could be yours!  

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How to wear a sarong

13 Ways To Use A Sarong – An Essential Travel Item

When It comes to packing for a trip, multi-functional items are key to keeping your luggage small and compact for convenient travel. With this in mind, a sarong is an essential item to pack for any trip. It doesn’t matter where I’m going, warm climate or cold, I always pack ...

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Western Trillium

The Western Trillium

The Western Trillium is a protected flower in B.C. It takes up to 15 years to flower and if picked, the growth can be stunted for years. They can be found all over Vancouver Island. It is illegal to pick or dig them up in the wild due to the ...

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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter Friends!

I love Easter. It’s spring, the cherry blossoms are in bloom, the air smells like honey and the world feels like it’s coming to life after a cold, dark, rainy winter. I love all the colour! The daffodils, tulips and bluebells bring us so much cheerful natural beauty as we ...

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