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Whistler Slang

by Ava Chisling. Posted Oct 21st 2010 06:01 PM
Whistler Slang

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Because Whistler is a mostly transient community, a place where millions of people visit, have fun and leave, most of the interesting local lingo involves the history of the area. Sure you will hear typical surfer/snowboard dude words like "stoked" and "shred," but let's look a little deeper to learn more about Whistler slang.
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Adventure Activities in Whistler - Try if You Dare

by Ava Chisling. Posted Oct 20th 2010 06:01 PM
Adventure Activity Whistler

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If you are not the kind of person who chooses dare over truth in that old party game, you may want to find another place to visit. Whistler and its sister mountain, Blackcomb, are all about adventure. From zip-trekking to bungee jumping, mountain biking and river rafting, moving really fast over land and water is considered normal to the locals. If you'd like to experience a similar thrill, try an adventure activity in Whistler.
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5 Best Photo Opportunities in Whistler

by Ava Chisling. Posted Oct 20th 2010 06:02 AM
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Perhaps it sounds a bit cliche to say so, but everywhere is a best photo op in Whistler. You don't even have to be on top of the mountain to catch extraordinary beauty. There is the river, the lakes, the trails, the village, the whacky colors of the boarders and the skiers. So while the little town of Whistler may be man-made to attract the tourists, especially since it hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics, all the natural beauty around you is worth documenting. Take advantage of photo opportunities Whistler offers – and shoot wide.
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Whistler Mythbusters

by Ava Chisling. Posted Oct 20th 2010 06:01 AM
Whistler Mythbusters

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If you ask people what they think of Whistler, they will tell you it is beautiful, but not affordable. These mountains have been playgrounds for the rich and famous for decades, and playing host to the 2010 Winter Olympics only pushed the prices further skyward. Is this town only for the adventure hounds, the young and the wealthy? Let's see what Whistler mythbusters have to say.
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10 Under 10: The Best Boutique Hotels

by Sarah Rose. Posted Oct 7th 2010 03:43 PM

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Need a retreat where everybody knows your name? Giant resorts can sometimes feel institutional, so why not go small. The past five years have seen an explosive growth in boutique hotels, from the Spanish Steps in Rome to the shores of Virginia to the upcountry ranches of Hawaii. We've searched the world for 10 of the best gem-like hotels, each under 10 rooms, with stylish interiors, ultra-personalized service, and a very exclusive guest list (and, yes, some high prices).
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