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Celebrating 2016 Chinese New Year in Vancouver’s Chinatown – Year of the Monkey

Celebrating 2016 Chinese New Year and Valentines Day in Vancouver’s Chinatown – 2016 Year of the Monkey 猴 The Chinese New Year Parade will return for the 43rd time on Sunday, February 14th, 2016, and it’s also Valentines Day. Clever Monkey! 恭喜發財! Gung Hay Fat Choi! (Happy New Year!) 情人节快乐 (And Happy Valentine’s Day) One of my favourite neighbourhood Vancouver events, ...

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Happy New Travels for Vancouver YVR in 2016!

This Year There Are Some Exciting New Routes And Airline Carriers We Will Seeing More of at Vancouver YVR in 2016! Catch Some Sweet Air. Happy New Travels! Bienvenido Aeromexico! New airline daily service MEX –  YVR From December 9, 2015, Aeromexico will operate a Boeing 737-700 aircraft with seat capacity for 124 passengers including 12 in Premier Business. Flight AM696 leaves ...

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How do you Travel?

Hi, I’m curious about how being connected all the time has changed the travel experience, so much that I’m doing some academic research for a paper. Please take this 2015 Travel and Connected Survey, it will take about 10 minutes. I really appreciate your time! You’re the experts! Or Visit the Survey at SurveyMonkey : https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/S7RTXZC Create your own user ...

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Seattle with the Freedom of Time to Wander

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I have occasionally found myself in Seattle, in the middle of a hot, sunny, summer, with the freedom of time to wander. Usually finding my way from food stop to food stop, sometimes even a nice drink stop. Seattle does not disappoint! My happy place for coffee, Victrola Coffee on 15th Avenue in Capital Hill. They find small coffee growers ...

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Vancouver Pride Parade 2015 – Super Heroes!

Vancouver Pride Parade Sunday, August 2, 2015 – 12:00pm to 3:00pm One of the best celebrations in Vancouver, the Vancouver Pride Parade is a local gem, and a truly fun and inspiring event. About the Vancouver Pride Parade Attracting crowds of more than 650,000, the Pride Parade is renowned on the international stage as one of the largest and most ...

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Spring Farmers Market – West End Style

One of my favourite Farmer’s Markets, West End Farmers Market is abundant in Spring Harvest For me, Spring is all about the greens. And there’s nothing like finding a fresh organic head of Romain Lettuce that was just picked farm-fresh that morning. Radicchio – One of my favourites leafy veg. I add it liberally to raw salads. I also love ...

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Iona Jetty, an Eagle, a Dreamliner, and a Bevy of Otters

Iona Jetty offers year round stunning vistas, amazing wildlife, and open spaces Iona Beach is where the Fraser River meets the Strait of Georgia. This mix of a salt and sea water creates a rare ecosystem. Iona Beach Regional Park is known for its extensive foreshore and sand dunes. Iona Jetty is the perfect place for plane spotting, bird watching, ...

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