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Rimini family trip 5 day itinerary

This year we were lucky to go on a 3 week European vacation – visiting Rimini, Bordeaux and Sitges near Barcelona.  To say that experience was amazing is an understatement; we’ve stayed for about a week in each country and were able to take in the food, culture and un-rushed travel around each destination. Here, […]

Cannon Beach Itinerary – Oregon Coast

Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock Evergreen Aviation Museum Wings & Waves Waterpark Nonni’s Italian Bistro (Dinner) Lazy Susan (Breakfast) Pigs and Pancakes at Cannon Beach (Breakfast) Camp 18 (Breakfast) We have a Christmas Day tradition – quickly open presents early in the morning and then jump in a car and head out on a family […]

Seattle Itinerary – Bellevue Wine Country Perfect Date

Gilbert’s on Main (breakfast) Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery Barking Frog Bistro (lunch) Hollywood Circle Wineries Purple Bistro (dinner) Bellevue Downtown Park This weekend heading to Seattle for a two-day trip we did not expect to have one of the best winery trips of our life. We visited Seattle before, we’ve stopped at Bellevue for a […]

Top 3 European Escape Dates – Hidden Bistro Gems

We love bistros.  When we think of a place for a date we rarely think formal dining room, starched tablecloths and 5-course dinners.  We think cozy, easy to enjoy, an interesting patio or a view and of course superb food.  Here’s the top three that in a city with hundreds of outstanding restaurants we keep […]

Once a year Christmas Date – CinCin

The are some cherished traditions that come with the holidays and make all the rushed shopping, crowded malls and endless “to do” lists all worth it.  Every December as I count down days to Christmas, I also know that just a few days before we unwrap the gifts we are going to once again revisit […]

Magical French Date: Le Crocodile

There is a certain effortlessness and beauty in picking a date location that has a decade of stellar reputation as Vancouver’s best French restaurant. Le Crocodile is more than a great place to eat – it’s an institution, a place to be seen, a well orchestrated show of impeccably trained staff and above all a […]