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Trading Rinks for Links: NHL-ers Take on Bear Mountain Golf Resort

Trading Rinks for Links: NHL-ers Take on Bear Mountain Golf Resort

Posted on 22 July 2005

What do you do if you’re a NHL player, or a former one, and getting a little antsy without a season? Get a few silver-bladed buddies together and line up the next best thing – a golf nirvana. Bear Mountain Golf Resort, a 20-minute drive from Victoria, B.C., is the brainchild of Len Barrie, an […]

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Living the Luxe Life: Vancouver Island’s Latest Five-Star Lodge

Living the Luxe Life: Vancouver Island’s Latest Five-Star Lodge

Posted on 21 July 2005

From the outside it looked like a Scandinavian Motel 6, all low-slung, buckwheat-colored cedar and wrap-around parking lot. But any semblance to a budget chain disappeared when I walked into the lobby of Vancouver Island’s five-star Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa

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Bubblicious Bathing Bliss: Saratoga Springs Spa

Bubblicious Bathing Bliss: Saratoga Springs Spa

Posted on 13 July 2005

I’m immersed up to my neck, bobbing like a cork in tea. Well, it’s not really tea, it just has that warm, amber color. Scooping it from the long porcelain tub with my hand, I take a sip. It’s fizzy and salty, like seltzer water. No wonder the Gideon Putnam Resort and Spa’s Website calls […]

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The Awakening Museum: Santa Fe’s Best-Kept Secret

The Awakening Museum: Santa Fe’s Best-Kept Secret

Posted on 16 June 2005

The building is a neutral tone stucco and unassuming. Its impassive face gives no inkling of the magnificence that lives within. The Awakening Museum opened in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 2002 and is situated on the edge of the downtown district, tucked near the back of the Hilton Hotel.

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Be Cool On Arizona’s Links: Hot New Segway “Golf Cart”

Be Cool On Arizona’s Links: Hot New Segway “Golf Cart”

Posted on 14 June 2005

In Arizona, where the summers are fierce as triple strength chili sauce, there’s a new way to play golf and be cool. In fact, there are two ways and the first is more about hot wheels than climate control. Hipsters playing a round at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale now have a […]

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