Brian Jewell

Hiking Whistler Mountain

Posted by Brian Jewell in Canada on August 07, 2010


Though it was 75 degrees in Whistler today, on top of the mountain I found myself surrounded by snow. The town of Whistler sits in a valley between two mountains, Whistler and Blackcomb. Both are ideal ski destinations in the winter; in the summer, they afford great opporutnities for sightseeing, hiking and gorgeous views of…


For outdoor enthusiasts, there’s no shortage of things to do on the mountains in Whistler. But groups can also find ways to enjoy themselves at a more leisurely pace, such as a cooking experience with the staff of The Four Seasons resort. One of the most popular chefs at the hotel is Edison Mays, a…

Brian Jewell

Hairfarmers and seafood paella

Posted by Brian Jewell in Canada on August 05, 2010


The Hairfarmers can play more than 3,500 songs… and know the vast majority of them by heart. This two-man duo is the best known musical act in Whistler, B.C., a ski resort town about an hour and a half north of Vancouver. With a couple of microphones, some conga drums, a tambourine and a guitar,…