What is Forest Bathing or Forest Therapy? The Japanese have known for years that spending mindful time in the woods is beneficial for body and soul. Forest bathing, translated from the Japanese term shinrin-yoku, (also known as forest therapy) is taking hold in the Columbia Valley. How do you Forest Bathe? Forest bathing is an […]
Experience the Coffee Shops & Coffee Culture in the Columbia Valley Coffee Culture No matter how you flavour it coffee, culture has evolved over the last number of years and is quickly becoming one of the most popular beverages served around the world. The Columbia Valley is no exception, with more than a dozen incredible […]
Little Known Facts About Hot Springs in the Columbia Valley Many visitors to the Columbia Valley arrive after a breathtaking drive through the Rocky Mountains. Their journey taking them through Banff National Park and Kootenay National Park, past some of the most impressive natural beauty you can witness from a roadway. While not a long […]
Nourish your body as well as your soul on a visit to the Columbia Valley at some of the valley’s most popular eateries.
There’s plenty brewing in the Columbia Valley whether you like your drink warm, stirred or frosted. If your morning coffee is as critical as oxygen, head to Invermere’s Kicking Horse Coffee.
If you need help shaking off your city stress why not try one of the Valley’s many spas? There is never an off-season for indulging in ‘me’ time or reconnecting with your girlfriends or special someone.
It’s easy to overindulge while dining and drinking in the summer sun but you can upgrade your nutritional intake with help from Columbia Valley farmers and ranchers.
Summers in Canada are short but can be very, very sweet if you make the most of your time near the water in the Columbia Valley. Although the valley is known for beautiful mountain views it’s also blessed with great beaches. The biggest beach is found at James Chabot Provincial Park on the north end […]
Valley views are always wonderful but June offers some of the valley’s best smells. Our olfactory gland is linked to emotions so a single whiff can transport you back to a childhood memory or help you relax. With blossoms popping up on hillsides and in flower boxes visiting the valley’s floral attractions and indulging in […]
Just as the Columbia Valley’s outdoor pursuits are fervently enjoyed year round, its arts and culture scene can be celebrated with equal gusto. Fortunately, visitors never have to choose between spending their time exploring sports or the arts. It really is possible to experience