Merritt Trip, Kekuli Cafe

Don’t Panic because Merritt has Bannock. Kekuli Cafe was the best way I can imagine to start off my Merritt 2020 adventure. All of the dishes at Kekuli Cafe are served with bannock. An authentic Indigenous experience there bannock is a must if you are visiting or even if you are just driving by Merritt (but really why would you ever just drive by). Located in the downtown of Merritt it is a must-stop!

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Merritt Trip, Coldwater Hotel Restaurant

**Warning there are some unknown audio issues, sorry** During my trip to Merritt, BC, I was treated to some delicious Dim Dom from the staff and owners of Coldwater Hotel Restaurant. Coldwater hotel restaurant, located in the middle of downtown Merritt, is beautiful inside and out. Situated in a historic building, this is a must-try for your drive or stop through Merritt.When visiting, let the staff know you want to try some Bubble tea, as it is AMAZING!! ‏

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Supporting Local Tourism Episode 22, O’Keeffe ranch

Supporting Local Tourism has teamed up with GloHaven and globox! The fantastic people at Glohaven community hub have been kind enough to gift me a family fun box filled with 225$ worth of family-friendly adventures and merchandise. Over the next couple of weeks and Videos, I will be featuring something in the box! Keep an eye out for an episode with the Globox logo on the front! During this weekes episode, I did my second adventure with Glohaven’s Globox and went to the Historic O’keefe ranch. Visting O’keefe3 Ranch is like going back in time. The Ranch has actors on-site that play their parts very convincingly. Most of the buildings are original to the Ranch, you can tour the structures on your own, and they offer guided tours for select buildings. I even ended up singing with a cowboy today, and yes, I included that in the video! Next week Supporting Local Tourism episode will look different/ Next week; thanks to Tourism Nicola Valley, Eh Canada Travel, and Experience Nicola Valley. I will be in Merritt, British Columbia doing a three-day tour of the Town. So I look forward to that!!\

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Supporting Local Tourism Special, Downtown Vernon Sunshine day

On this special episode of Supporting Local Tourism, we are back in downtown Vernon participating in Sunshine day. In place of the popular Sunshine Festival, Downtown Vernon Association has created “Sunshine day” a smaller and safe version of past carnival events. I was invited to come and participate in Little Plums children’s parade, speak to locals, walk around and visit […]

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2020 year in review

2020 was a trying year for everyone. How I raise awareness changed, events changed, the world changed. However these are still parts of this year that I cherish and that were AMAZING! Some highlights of 2020: Emceeing and walking in the Pageant Event Spoke in 2 countries Won a Best In Pageantry Award Appearing at 13 in-person Winter Carnival events […]

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