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Weekend Getaway: 2017 travel trends

 Unleash your inner mountain goddess for local travel in 2017

By Samantha Lego
@samanthalego

Is your New Year’s resolution to explore more? Well, join the hordes of Vancouverites hoping to get their adventure on in 2017.

Wile away winter in a cabin in the woods or set up your tent in front...Read More »


WEEKEND GETAWAY: TOFINO

Photography and writing by Samantha Lego
@samanthalego 

With long stretches of sandy beaches, world-class surfing and hundreds of thousands of acres of unruly rainforest, it sounds like an exotic and tropical paradise. Except this location is found right in our backyard.

Tofino may have started as a sleepy fishing village on...Read More »


Weekend Getaway: Seattle

Loose Lips’ latest Weekend Getaway post features Seattle through the eyes of an Australian couple making their way through the Americas

By Brendon and Zuzana
@travelmindedpeople

Before we went to Seattle, we had the idea that the city would be only Grunge music, the space needle, fish-eyed tourists at Pike Place market...Read More »


Weekend Getaway: Portland

Portland has been the hipster haven to visit for a few years running, so of course we needed to check it out

By Laura Collins
@lauradcollins

Loose Lips took a tour through the unique city of Portland, and we’re sharing our go-to neighbourhoods to tour, our favourite foods to try and,...Read More »


Weekend Getaway: Galiano Island

Located only 68 km and short ferry ride away from Vancouver, this edition of Loose Lips’ Weekend Getaway features a Southern Gulf Island gem: Galiano Island

By Brittany Tiplady
@yellowbird888

BC’s Gulf Islands are an idyllic paradise for both Vancouver locals and intrepid tourists. While island hopping is highly recommended, for a...Read More »


Weekend Layover: 24 Hours in Hong Kong

By Kristi Alexandra
@kristialexandra

Though I’ve grown to love and adapt to Indonesia in the six weeks that saw me finishing up my first-ever journalism trip abroad, with generous help from the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong is a welcome change. For the beginning of...Read More »


Weekend Getaway: Squamish

Squamish, BC: retreat into the great outdoors, toast to the trip with craft beer

By Kristi Alexandra
@kristialexandra

Thanks to the plummeting Canadian loonie, trips south of the border seem to be a little less frequent for local trip-trotters. Ah, but therein lies the opportunity to uncover what’s been in our...Read More »