Andrea Lamond is the marketing director for Owner Direct Vacation Rentals and an avid traveler. When not blogging, working on media projects or SEO, you’ll find her out skiing the slopes, enjoying the beach, or immersing herself in different cultures around the world.

Travel better



Ways to travel better

by Andrea / / Travel Tips
You can never travel enough, for there is always something new to discover, higher mountains to climb, deeper caves to explore. Finding ways to travel better is a challenge for every trip. Every place we uncover leaves us a little wiser; every pavement we've paced is a lesson learned. Here ... Read More
February 17, 2014Andrea
Exotic car rentals for every occasion


Here's a guest post regarding luxury car rentals. What a great way to make your vacation even more special by renting an exotic car at your destination! Exotic Car Rentals for Every Occasion The world of luxury cars is tantalizing, even if you aren't a car person. There are vintage muscle cars ... Read More
February 12, 2014Andrea
Romantic getaways in BC



Romantic getaways in BC

by Andrea / / Destinations
Is winter getting to you and you need to recharge your batteries? Or perhaps you would like to enjoy a romantic weekend away, just the 2 of you? Picture yourself enjoying views of snow-capped mountains or the smell of the ocean from the comfort of your vacation rental. With all of ... Read More
February 3, 2014Andrea
Ready to escape the cold?


Have you had too much of the cold and snow? Perhaps you've been snowed in longer than you actually enjoyed. Yes, the pristine white all around is just too hard to ignore! And although sunny snow days can have their fun moments like making those cute snowmen and having entertaining ... Read More
January 7, 2014Andrea
Featured destination: Big Island, Hawaii


This week we have a guest post from Discover Hawaii Tours: The Big Island is definitely one of Hawaii's most beautiful spots. Though Oahu is usually the first island most people think of when Hawaii is brought up, there is just as much to see and do on ... Read More
November 9, 2013Andrea
Great family reunion vacation homes


Renting a vacation home for a family reunion just ... Read More
July 24, 2013Andrea
Top 10 Summer Destinations for 2013


"At the beach, life is different, time doesn't move from hour to hour, but mood to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides, and follow the sun." ~ Sandy Gingras Summer is here. Where are you vacationing this year? Here's a list of Owner Direct's top 10 summer destinations ... Read More
July 12, 2013Andrea
Featured destination: Central Okanagan


Summer in the Okanagan: Sun-soaked vineyards sprawl out before your eyes, stretching down the hillsides towards Lake Okanagan. The smell of fresh fruit, award-winning wines and clear lake water awaits. The Okanagan Valley is home to some of the most delicious wines in the world. There are over 120 ... Read More
June 25, 2013Andrea
City shopping getaways


Spring cleaning is done ... is it time now to spruce up your home with some cool new items? Or upgrade your wardrobe for the summer? A weekend getaway to "the city" for some shopping might be just what you need. And to get even more decorating ideas for your ... Read More
June 2, 2013Andrea
When is the best time to visit Disney World?


If you are planning on visiting Disney World, one question may be: When is the best time to go?  There are a few factors to take into account such as crowds, weather, special events and park hours. Special Events and Park Hours Even busy days can be rewarding, depending on when you ... Read More
May 7, 2013Andrea
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