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The Wellness Travel BC Blog includes stories and profiles from around the province on wellness, wellness travel, and living your best life.


Penticton Wows with Wellness and Local Offerings

By Tracey Rayson Embrace a Holistic Getaway of Fresh Food, Outdoor Activities, and Wine & Craft Beer A journey-based experience to somewhere that is grounded in nature at every turn, with outdoor recreation that puts you on the pathway (or waterway) to well-being in all four seasons – looks like this… Neighboured by Okanagan Provincial […]

Autumn 2022 Wellness Travel Forecast

By Isabelle Ram Aries Your ruling planet Mars entered Gemini on August 20th. No doubt, the summer months were a flurry of activity for you, especially regarding your career, personal goals, and communications. There has been a period of meeting certain deadlines, getting organized and ready to start or birth something new. In September, whatever […]

Wellness Lifestyle Product Line is Clean & Green!

Modere Collagen & Skin Care – Named a Top 10 Health & Beauty eCommerce brand by Forbes.com By Cheryl MacKinnon A well-respected friend introduced me to the Modere product line a year ago and being me (a marketing and communications executive who firmly believes in integrity and authenticity, and a respected travel writer who will […]

Sustainable & Respectful Family Wellness on the Road

By Cheryl MacKinnon Buzz words in travel and hospitality for decades, yet with each new generation, there is a remarkable opportunity to teach our children how to travel well , sustainably and most especially, with respect for the travel destination visited and its community. And if you’re worried that as a new parent, you will […]

Mountain Trek Fitness Retreat & Health Spa

By Catherine Roscoe Barr Perched on a hilltop overlooking 100-kilometre-long Kootenay Lake and the Purcell Mountain Range in British Columbia’s interior, Mountain Trek’s sprawling lodge and health spa is a hub of activity. From late April to Mid-October intimate groups of 16 arrive for one or two weeks of wellness re-sets to their metabolism, increase […]

Entrepreneurial Mental Health & Well-Being in a Post-Pandemic World

By Crystal Kordalchuk The very definition of an entrepreneur is an individual who creates a new business, bearing most of the risks and enjoying most of the rewards. Being an entrepreneur is commonly seen as being an innovator, a source of new ideas, goods, services, and a business or procedures. From my experience, it affords […]

Explore Wellness in the Harrison River Valley

By Tracey Rayson Healing Your Body in Nature If you’re looking for something close that feels far and away, specifically for a mind and body reset, an easy 1.5-hour drive along Highway 7 from Vancouver puts you in the centre of soul-connecting adventure. Well, just off-centre. As in, off the beaten path. But you will […]

Nature’s Elements Envelop Your Wellness Getaway

By Tracey Rayson Captivating Scenery from the Start When you think wellness, rarely does the beginning of a mindful journey to relax and restore balance immediately encompass nature’s elements — air, earth, water — from the jump. But it can. Heading to Vancouver Island’s Oak Bay Beach Hotel aboard Helijet’s 12-passenger Sikorsky S76 helicopter provides […]

A Wonderful, Wild Escape to Cathedral Mountain Lodge – Field, British Columbia

By Cheryl MacKinnon, Wellness Travel BC Breathe In Tucked in amongst the heart-stirring beauty of the Canadian Rockies lies a perfect getaway – yes, perfect. Cathedral Mountain Lodge rests amidst towering rock walls and mountain peaks, dramatic waterfalls (Takakkaw Falls, Canada’s second highest waterfall is just minutes away), and by the roaring, glacier-fed Kicking Horse […]