Zoë Dupley

Zoë Dupley

Zoë Dupley is a writer for Koocanusa Publications. She received her Journalism diploma from SAIT Polytechnic, and is currently finishing her degree in Professional Communication at Royal Roads University. Dupley hopes to share her love of storytelling, and properly communicate the passions of those she interviews. When she isn’t hiking or camping in the Rocky Mountains, she is kayaking in the Kootenays or at home reading The Lord of the Rings.
 

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A view of 4th Street East, Benson, Arizona.
Benson

Benson’s flavours are off the rails

Benson, Arizona, has a population of 5,000 and almost as many local flavours.

 
September 2018 by
A woman drinking coffee outside a Merritt, B.C. cafe.
Merritt

The festivals and flavours of Merritt, B.C.

Country Music Capital of Canada–Merritt, B.C.–has unique flavours and experiences to offer each of its visitors. 

September 2018 by
A view of Fountain of Youth RV Resort in Niland, California
Niland

Great ways to taste the flavours of Niland, CA

While Niland isn’t especially well-known for its food there are a few options available for those heading out on their next adventure.

August 2018 by
A seguaro cactus with buds.
Tucson

The best local flavours to be found in Tucson, Arizona

The city of Tucson, Arizona, is the United States’ first UNESCO City of Gastronomy. Here’s what earns Tucson its title. 

August 2018 by
Horses pulling a cart in front of one of Fort Verde's historic buildings.
Camp Verde

The best places to find local flavours in Camp Verde, Arizona

Wine, pecans and bread: Three of life’s necessities and three things that Camp Verde is known for. Here are some of the best local flavours.

 
August 2018 by
Sous chef Luigi working at the The Beachhouse Restaurant in West Vancouver.
Vancouver

The food festivals of Vancouver

Vancouver, B.C., has food festivals year-round. Whenever you visit, you can experience unique local flavours of all kinds.

August 2018 by
August’s Blackberry Festival in Powell River.
Powell River

The best food to be found in Powell River, B.C.

There are many things that make Powell River unique, and the Blackberry Festival is just one of them.

August 2018 by
Jim and Melinda Tanner on vacation in a tropical destination.
RV News

Virtually RV with the Tanners

Melinda and Jim Tanner have created an online RVing oasis with their website and YouTube channel.

August 2018 by
A winery in Osoyoos
Osoyoos

Osoyoos fruit stands and markets–and where to find them

Osoyoos, B.C., in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, is renowned for its fresh fruit, its delicious vegetables and its farm-to-plate mentality. Here are some of Osoyoos’ best flavours.

July 2018 by
Portable Solar Panels made by Go Power!
RV Gear Guide

Powering up becomes portable with the Go Power! Portable Solar Kit

When used in conjunction with existing panels or alone, the Go Power! Portable Solar Kit can bring back your batteries or replace your RV’s generator.

July 2018 by
The mountainous vista of Harrison Lake near Agassiz, B.C.
Chilliwack

Fight the waves in Fraser Valley, B.C.

The Fraser Valley has the best of both worlds: fresh and saltwater. Close to the coast and surrounded by lakes, the Fraser Valley has many ways to enjoy the water this summer.

June 2018 by
A view of Powell River from above
Powell River

Paddle into Powell River

Here are some of the best spots to visit in Powell River, B.C. Make sure to bring your kayak and your bathing suit so you can soak up some sun on the Sunshine Coast.

June 2018 by
Santa Monica Beach near downtown Los Angeles
Los Angeles

L.A.: The City of Angels and water activities

Los Angeles, California, is known for many things, including the So Cal lifestyle. With these watery locations, you’ll find a slice of that life with ease. Get ready to hang 10, baby

June 2018 by
A bird’s-eye-view of the city of Burnaby, B.C.
Burnaby

Dive in to Burnaby, B.C.

Vancouver’s culture is greatly influenced by the constant availability of naturally occuring lakes and oceans. Burnaby is no different. Here are some of the water attractions around Burnaby that are making waves.

June 2018 by
The falls at Big Hill Springs Provincial Park are spectacular.
Cochrane

Wrangle some water into your summer plans in Cochrane

Cochrane, Alberta, is best known for its rodeos and rolling plains, but it should also be known for its many water-based activities. Here are some of the best.

June 2018 by
The town of Battleford is a quaint and pretty staple in central Saskatchewan.
The Battlefords

A battle of the fords: Which one will you choose?

Battleford, SK, is home to many historic sites and some amazing natural bodies of water. Here are some of the places to visit on your next trip to either of the Battlefords. 
June 2018 by
One of the many gorgeous lake vistas that surround Lillooet, B.C.
Lillooet

Climb every mountain, ford every stream: In Lillooet

Lillooet, B.C., has a lot to offer when it comes to history and outdoor fun. In terms of water, Lillooet is positively surrounded. Here are some of the best water features near Lillooet, and some of the many reasons it should be your next vacation spot.

June 2018 by
Peace River from above.
Fort St. John

Head up Peace River—All the way to Fort St. John

Fort St. John, B.C., is well-known as an oil-patch town, or as a rest stop along the Alaska Highway. It should also be known, however, as a great destination for all things water. Here are some of the great water-based things to do in Fort St. John.

June 2018 by
Ralph and Donna standing in front of a beautiful mountain vista
RV News

A once-in-a-lifetime journey, done twice

Ralph Martin, author of Cross Canada Adventures: Two Journeys A Lifetime Apart, shared with us the highlights of his two trips, and his tips for getting the most out of your own adventures

May 2018 by
A picture of Ralph Martin with the cover of his new book
RV Gear Guide

Hit the road with Ralph Martin’s new book

In his new book, Ralph Martin recounts his two cross-Canada treks, and how he lived to tell the tale. This book has everything from evil clowns to technicolour buffalos.

May 2018 by