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18 January, 2016

Gastown + Olympic Cauldron Waterfront Park

Gastown + Olympic Cauldron Waterfront Park
Comments : 1 Posted in : Bars in Vancouver - Canada, Dining in Vancouver, Canada, Restaurants, Travel, Travel Guide for Vancouver, Canada on by : The Gourmez

In this post, we’ll take our last Vancouver walk together — this time with plenty of food and drink to make up for all of those burned calories at Stanley Park! My sojourn in Vancouver was made easier by having my two nights’ stay comped by Nightswapping, a travel app and website that sets up
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7 January, 2016

Granville Island

Granville Island
Comments : 1 Posted in : Dining in Vancouver, Canada, Restaurants, Travel, Travel Guide for Vancouver, Canada on by : The Gourmez

Last month, I posted about the experience of using Nightswapping, a travel website and application, to make my first trip to Vancouver, Canada. This month, I’m blogging about my whirlwind tour of the city and giving you the chance to try Nightswapping with a code for a free night’s stay! Let’s start this series at
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7 December, 2015

Product Review: Nightswapping, a New Travel Lodging Exchange Site!

Product Review: Nightswapping, a New Travel Lodging Exchange Site!
Comments : 3 Posted in : Product Reviews, Travel, Travel, Travel Guide for Vancouver, Canada on by : The Gourmez

Earlier this fall, I was invited to check out Nightswapping, a new entry into the web-based travel lodging scene. You may have heard of a few names in that game: AirBnB? Couchsurfing? Nightswapping combines a bit of both and takes money almost completely out of the equation with a night-for-night exchange approach. They’ve just released
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2 November, 2015

A Sampling of the Perfect Watkins Glen and Eastern Seneca Lake Experience

A Sampling of the Perfect Watkins Glen and Eastern Seneca Lake Experience
Comments : 3 Posted in : Beer, Wine, Sake, Dessert Wine, NY, Red Wine, Travel, White Wine, Wine Bloggers Conference 2015 on by : The Gourmez

The Mystery At the annual Wine Bloggers Conference (WBC), one late afternoon/early evening is dedicated to an excursion out of the host hotel and into the wine region itself. Where we bloggers go is a mystery; each tour bus heads to a different location for a wine tasting and dinner, and just where we will
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16 October, 2015

Win a 3-Night Historic Haunts of New Orleans Trip!

Win a 3-Night Historic Haunts of New Orleans Trip!
Posted in : Announcements, Travel, Travel Guide for New Orleans, LA on by : The Gourmez

Readers, I don’t often post information from press releases, but this sounds like an excellent contest, and could there be better timing than Halloween for it? Historic Hotels of America is sponsoring an impressive getaway contest that will stick you in a fantastic hotel in a great, central New Orleans location and hook you up
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10 September, 2015

The Hospitality of the Finger Lakes—and Other Reasons to Visit

The Hospitality of the Finger Lakes—and Other Reasons to Visit
Comments : 5 Posted in : NY, Travel, Travel Guide for Corning, Travel Guide for the Finger Lakes, Wine Bloggers Conference 2015 on by : The Gourmez

Shh, don’t tell the fine folks who run the Wine Bloggers Conference (WBC), but some of us bloggers write about more than wine! Which is why it was exceptionally pleasant to attend this year—the folks at the Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism and Marketing Association, Corning Enterprises, and the Elmira Corning Airport sure know how
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