Girl’s Trip

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit -Ingredients are blended for the mole spa treatment based on Mexico’s national dish - Photo Carol Patterson
Getting Saucy at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Resort’s Se Spa

Instead of eating Mexican mole sauce – a flavourful combination of chillies, nuts and chocolate – imagine covering your body with it in a luxurious spa treatment that smells like chocolate and leaves you as limp as a tissue caught in a rainstorm. At the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit’s Se
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Scottsdale - Hash Kitchen - Photo Codi Darnell
Eat and Drink Your Way Through Scottsdale Arizona

Everyone has their favourite type of vacation. Maybe you’re all about relaxing on a beach, exploring a new city, fueling your inner-child at an amusement park or something completely different. But I can’t be the only one who sometimes thinks I don’t care what we do, as long as we
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Chicago - The Crown Fountain in Millenium Park was in constant movement as the facial expressions changed. Photo Denise Davy
How Chicago Became a True Eco-Tourist Town

Chicago is well known for its gorgeous blue lakefront but a lesser-known fact is that it’s also gone green. Yes, the city with the third-largest population in the States, filled with magnificent architecture and a fascinating crime history is also at the forefront of eco-conscious tourism. Chicago committed to going
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Jasper PJ Party Lac Beauvert
Pack Up for a Moms’ Weekend Like No Other: The Jasper PJ Party

Why do Vegas when you can do the Jasper PJ Party? The dance floor is packed. Girls Club DJs are pumping out the early 90s hip hop and House of Pain is demanding we “Jump Around”! So jump we do. I’ve always been pretty badass for a soccer mom and
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Us girls UTV'ing at Gateway Resort
5 Reasons Why a Girls’ Adventure Getaway to Grand Junction, Colorado Is a Must

There’s nothing like a girls’ getaway to re-charge the batteries and leave behind the stress of our busy lives and daily obligations. Girls’-only adventures give us an opportunity to explore the world and have fun differently than with our partners or families. Travelling with our BFFs allows us the time
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Aerial view of Oak Bay Beach Hotel. Photo Credit: Oak Bay Beach Hotel
Getaway With the Girls to Victoria’s Oak Bay Beach Hotel

  It’s no accident that Vancouver Island is on the list of one of the best islands in the world (according to Conde Nast Traveler). With its mild year-round climate and the aquatic wonderland of activities, Victoria brings the beauty of nature to an elevated state of euphoria. As a
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Two if By Sea: Tandem Kayaking in Cape Breton

Our driver Jim gamely pulls to the side of the road yet again, the oohs and aahs  of his passengers entreating him for another scenery photo op; roughly the tenth time in the last hour. A Cape Bretoner born and raised, he teases “Another boat on the ocean needs ‘er picture taken,
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Buffalo Mountain Lodge Winter Main Lodge
Little Girls Need a Girl’s Trip Too! Buffalo Mountain Lodge in Banff Awaits

The setting was perfect – an upscale mountain retreat surrounded by nine acres of towering fir, pine and spruce trees and chattering squirrels and singing birds. The generously-sized hot tub under the stars was perfect for an evening soak, as was the luxurious claw foot tub in our large and
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40 is fabulous in Palm Springs
40 is Fabulous in Palm Springs!

As my 30’s wind down, I find conversations with other women my age tend to go something like this: Mm-hmm, yup, me too. Mm-hmm, yup, me too. Uh Uh, that is not normal, get that checked out. Mm-hmm, yup me too. So it was with some trepidation that I approached
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Sparkling Hill Serenity Room
The Importance of Friendship: 4 Ways to Make Time for your Girlfriends

Growing up with brothers, I never really understood the concept of sisterhood. It seemed to me that my friends with sisters were always fighting, competing and annoying each other, so I never felt that I was missing out on anything. And then I had children. The women I needed after
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