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To Zero Mile and back
Scouting behind the lines; a theatrical sally to Ashland, Oregon
To bee or not to bee?
PRFF lights up the screen in Powell River
Fantasmes à bout de souffle
Red-hot lava flows like fiery waterfall
Breathtaking images and words from Esther Chetner's red-hot lava-quest adventure and sunset ride in Hawaii.
Dec 11th, 2012
Making fundraising the easy part of Climbing for a Cause
Climb for Change online fundraising tool makes charity climbs that much easier.
Dec 6th, 2012
Win two free nights in Black Rock Oceanfront Resort on Canada's wild Pacific coast
Escape to Vancouver Island's magical coast. The Vancouver Observer is running a contest for Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet, British Columbia, winner of TripAdvisor 2012 Travelers'...
Nov 8th, 2012
Leaving it all behind for life in Africa
A year ago I had a great job, and a nice apartment. One year later, I can hear wild dogs barking and am writing from Tanzania. What happened? Curiosity.
Oct 16th, 2012
Close getaways: Rowena's Inn on the River
Less than two hours away exists a lover’s paradise and an easy escape from reality.
Sep 19th, 2012
Agassiz and Harrison Mills Circle Farm Tour
While farmer's markets are a big draw in Vancouver, Circle Farm Tours are popular in farm country. Whether a cheese lover, a pottery fanatic, or a history buff there's something in it for you.
Oct 5th, 2012
Close getaways: Harrison Beach Hotel
With beautiful lake and mountain views, many rooms having private balconies, and an indoor pool and outdoor hot tub that get all the afternoon sun, this hotel is worth checking out.
Oct 2nd, 2012
Canadian woman has stolen phone returned from England
Ever had something stolen while on vacation? Find out how a Pitt Meadows woman found her stolen cell phone in England once she was already back home in Canada.
Oct 4th, 2012
Copper Room at Harrison Springs Resort and Spa
An illuminated dance floor, a live band that will get you dancing and seasonal Fraser Valley cuisine explain why The Copper Room continues to stand out in Harrison Springs.
Sep 29th, 2012
Young BC business professionals take us around the world in new travel and culture series
CHEK TV’s latest original program is set to bring a fresh look at the world of business travel, dining, arts, and culture, with two hosts who epitomize young, successful business...
Sep 14th, 2012