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Treat Your Valentine At ORU Restaurant

Before dinner, take your Valentine for drinks at Fairmont Pacific Rim’s Lobby Lounge. The bartenders concocted some lovely beverages especially for Valentine’s Day, including their very own “Love Potion” — a secret recipe made from a blend of aphrodisiacs! Or, if you really want to impress your special someone, then sip Dom Perignon with them […]

Aphrodisiac Package at Fairmont Pacific Rim

Looking to take your special someone on a romantic getaway to one of Canada’s top cities? Then you’ll want to book at one of Vancouver’s best hotels, Fairmont Pacific Rim. Try their “Aphrodisiac Package” — start your evening with oysters and champagne, followed by a passion-producing meal, then make your way to the spa for […]

Wedding Goes GANGNAM STYLE at Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa!

The Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa is an ideal wedding venue on British Columbia’s beautiful Vancouver Island. We’ve attended quite a few weddings here over the years and the food and service have always been exemplary. Gary even used to work at the Ocean Pointe during our university days so he can attest […]

Sapphire Princess Cruise Ship

Our sister publication, Eating in Vancouver & the World, recently attended a media dayscape event on Princess Cruises’ Sapphire Princess. One of the world’s largest cruise ships, with a capacity of approximately 3,000 passengers, Sapphire Princess summers in Alaska, and other times of year the she visits Mexico, Australia and the South Pacific. There are countless […]

Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa Review

Situated in vibrant downtown Victoria, British Columbia, near the capital’s most popular attractions, Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa features stunning city views, inspirational interiors and luxurious decor. The resort seamlessly combines environmental responsibility and exquisite taste through sustainable design, and is considered Canada’s greenest resort hotel. The property was built to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental […]

Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa Review – Victoria, BC

Located in beautiful British Columbia, Canada, Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa is Victoria’s only five-star oceanfront resort. Situated on picturesque Saanich Inlet in the heart of Vancouver Island wine country, this luxurious boutique property offers thirty-three rooms, aptly titled “OceanSuites” with their spectacular sea views. Designed with understated elegance and high attention to detail, our room […]

Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites Review – Victoria, BC Canada

Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites is a CAA/AAA 3 diamond award winning hotel nestled in the heart of British Columbia’s beautiful downtown Victoria. Steps away from major attractions, the property offers spacious accommodations and its hospitable staff pride themselves in providing personalized service. Locally owned and operated since 1974, Chateau Victoria is primarily a suite hotel, […]

Top Fine Dining Restaurant In Vancouver, BC

Looking for a fantastic fine dining restaurant in Vancouver? Then you’ll want to make dinner reservations at ORU at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. Renowned Executive Chef Darren Brown expertly showcases locally sourced ingredients from British Columbia with feasts for the senses — read our complete ORU review here. ORU Fairmont Pacific Rim Vancouver, BC, Canada […]

Luxury Vancouver Hotel: Fairmont Pacific Rim Review

We recently stayed at one of the newest and most luxurious hotels in all of British Columbia, the Fairmont Pacific Rim. Situated in the heart of Vancouver’s financial district, this grand five star hotel fronts one of the city’s premier addresses on Canada Place. Fairmont Pacific Rim’s convenient downtown location makes it the ideal platform […]

Fairmont Pacific Rim – Vancouver, BC – Preview

Next weekend we’ll enjoy a hosted stay at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel and indulge in dinner at their fine dining restaurant, Oru. Located in downtown Vancouver, BC, the Fairmont Pacific Rim will be another ‘staycation’ for us since we live and work in the city. (We recently experienced a staycation at a property owned […]

Delta Burnaby Hotel & Grand Villa Casino Review

9 to 5 Travel was graciously hosted by the Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre last weekend to experience all the hotel has to offer. Located just 30 minutes from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and a mere 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver by SkyTrain or highway, Delta Burnaby is only a short drive from our home […]

Win Behind-The-Scenes Experiences In Vancouver!

Vancouver is full of culture, ranging from opera and art, to comedy and burlesque, and now’s your chance to discover it all…Culture in Vancouver is giving away fantastic cultural experiences money can’t buy! Prizes include dinners in the city’s top restaurants, accommodations at the city’s finest hotels and behind-the-scenes access to concerts, plays and other […]