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Another Kind of Attraction – Treasure Hunting in BC

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

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If you’ve ever fancied yourself to be a bit like Indiana Jones searching for ancient artifacts or Jacques Cousteau combing the ocean floor for pirate treasure, you may be interested in a slightly more modern version of these activities – the garage sale.

That’s right. Today’s garage and yard sales are the way that modern urbanites get an opportunity to study both the current and past lifestyles through the discarded treasures of their fellow man (and more often their fellow woman).

When visiting another city, there are plenty of opportunities to see the place as the city officials wish you to – tourist attractions, scenic walks, restaurants and hotels – but attending a garage sale gives you the opportunity to view those city dwellers (the locals)  in their natural habitat. You may even get a glimpse of their private gardens, their pets and their friends. (more…)

 

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The Social Network

Friday, October 1st, 2010
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Skewed & Reviewed Accent Inns newest contributor

Accent Inns has added a new feature called entertainment. Because we like having fun and helping our guests do the same, we are expanding from just listing concerts and events to partnering with our new friends at Skewed & Reviewed to bring you even more information about the latest movies, games and travel ideas.

Social media is certainly a hot topic and the new movie The Social Network is about as topical as you can get, with a touch of drama thrown in…

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