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(Interiors) Unsure What Interior Design Style to Use in Your Space? Go for a Fresh & Timeless Look

So you’ve just bought your first house or condo in Vancouver. You’re now officially an adult. Or perhaps you’ve had your place for several years now but haven’t given the interior decor that much thought. Now that you’re working at home more or having more company over, you’ve realized that you need to improve your interior design game as your old furniture that you got from that budget furniture store some years ago may not be cutting it anymore style-wise…

EXPLORING REIMS AND THE CHAMPAGNE-MAKING OPERATION OF A PIONEERING BUSINESSWOMAN

Ready to go out in the world and explore some new and interesting places? If you have more than a week in Paris and are a big lover of champagne, you may want to do a wine cellar & tasting tour in nearby Reims, which is a 45 minute train ride away from the City of...

THE VISUALLY ARRESTING AND WHIMSICAL WORK OF ORIGINAL BAD-GIRL-OF-THE-ART-WORLD NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE

Born beautiful and wealthy to an aristocratic French family, Niki de Saint Phalle was part of the Nouveau Realisme (‘New Realism') movement originally founded by Yves Klein and Pierre Restany. She moved to New York City at an early age and grew up there. While living...

IS NOW A GOOD TIME TO BUY PROPERTY (OR SELL MY EXISTING ONE SO I CAN UPGRADE)?

As mortgage rates continue to rise in the U.S. and Canada, the demand for housing has fallen. The problem is, the supply of homes hasn't caught up making home prices still pretty high. Is this the right time to unload and/or buy property? Or should one wait for supply...

How Much do Kitchen Renovations Cost in 2022?

Thinking about doing some improvements to your kitchen? Here's a guide on how much it costs to have a kitchen remodel done in 2022:   Permitted Renovations with a General Contractor and Interior Designer Involved (includes structural changes) - This is the most...

Where To Stay: Delta Hotels By Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort

The Delta Marriott Grand Okanagan Hotel - Located by the water on the opposite side of Lake Kelowna from the 3 wineries on this list, this well-situated property offers spectacular views. Although the hotel is starting to show its age, it offers a full-service spa,...

Exploring The Wineries Of West Kelowna In The Okanagan Valley In One Weekend

Wondering where to go in British Columbia now that the weather is getting warmer? You may want to consider doing a winery tour in the Okanagan Valley which features 370 licensed wineries, a few of which have been around for almost 100 years. If you have only one...

Jerry Whitehead: Examining The Work Of Vancouver’S Most Famous First Nations Artist

Jerry Whitehead is a painter of Cree descent who specializes in painting ceremonial powwow scenes, which are depictions of sacred social gatherings held by American and Canadian indigenous (or ‘First Nations’)  communities. In modern powwows, participants gather to...

Buying Property Abroad: Three (3) Things To Consider Before Taking The Plunge

Considering investing in an offshore property somewhere in Europe, Asia, North/South America or even just outside your own city? Here are some things to keep in mind... Is It A Good Investment Opportunity You know what they say about real estate: they stopped making...

How to Make Your Home Friendly for Renters, Pets and Children

Here are 4 durable & sturdy finishes to make your home stand up to whatever life throws at it: Choose hardwood floors and solid wood kitchen cabinets over other low-cost alternatives Do you still have wall-to-wall carpet in your home? It might not be a good idea...

Back In Munich: Dining At Ratskeller

After having returned to Munich you may want to visit one of the city's most popular restaurants for a hearty meal... Try the Ratskeller Restaurant in Munich Opened on August 1, 1874, the Ratskeller Restaurant is located in the cellar of the 'new' town hall ('Neues...

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