Embracing the Wild Life with 8 things to do on Bowen Island + GIVEAWAY

This post is sponsored by Sakroots to promote the launch of the new Wild Life print by Niki Pilkington. Call us biased but we're proud to say we live in the most beautiful province in Canada, where Mother Nature has graced us with the most comfy climate and stunning scenery! This ...
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Kollecting Koordinates - Nectar Yoga BnB on Bowen Island

Feel, breathe, heal, and release – Nectar Yoga B&B on Bowen Island (GIVEAWAY)

AS and I just returned from a weekend of zen on Bowen Island, which is just a short 20-minute ride from Vancouver via BC Ferries. We've been wanting to attend a yoga retreat for the longest time but never had the opportunity... until we found Nectar Yoga BnB on Bowen Island, that is! ...
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Kollecting Koordinates - Neverland Tea Salon

Fly away to Neverland! The most whimsical afternoon tea in Vancouver

"All you need is faith and trust, and a little bit of pixie dust!"... Except you don't need pixie dust to find this particular Neverland! Inspired by Parisian salons from the 18th century, Neverland Tea Salon is the brainchild of owners Teri and Renee. Treat yo'self and don't miss this themed tea house ...
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Kollecting Koordinates - mille crepe recipe

Recipe: Homemade 32-layer Uji matcha mille crêpe

Why spend money on Lady M when you can make your own mille crepe at home? 20 layers? Pft, check out this 32-layer homemade matcha mille crepe recipe. It's SUPER easy, but also super time consuming. This recipe makes a 6" cake with 32 layers. Put your own spin on it; ...
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Kollecting Koordinates - 24 hours in Hualien

24 hours in Hualien and Taroko National Park in Taiwan

Oh, Taiwan. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways! Taiwan is known for its mouthwatering food and unparalleled hospitality. Visitors rush to see the iconic Taipei 101, but there's more to Taiwan than just Taipei. The true beauty of this island country lies on the east coast, where plains are forever ...
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The perfect winter getaway at the No.1 ski resort – Whistler

Vancouverites are really lucky. We're not only spoiled with 3 different local mountains all within a 45-minute drive, but also a world-class ski resort just 2 hours away. Every winter calls for a Whistler getaway to escape the city life, even if it's just for a short weekend. If you ...
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Kollecting Koordinates - Miyajima day trip

Planning your visit to the sacred island of Miyajima, Japan

If you're visiting the Kansai region of Japan, chances are you're including at least one of Kobe, Nara, Hiroshima, and Miyajima in your itinerary. All of these can be easily accessed because Japan's vast transit network is ridiculously efficient (much like everything else in Japan)! Why not escape from the hustle and bustle ...
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Kollecting Koordinates - Visiting Tikal

The Ultimate Guide to Tikal National Park in Guatemala

Once a powerful empire with 120,000+ inhabitants at its peak, Tikal remains one of the largest and most iconic Maya ruins in Central America. Whether you're a history junkie or Star Wars fan (or just an average Jane/Joe), I think it's safe to say that nobody travels to Guatemala or mainland ...
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