Food

Dublin is All About Joyce on Bloomsday

Why Being in Dublin on Bloomsday is a Special Treat! I happened to be in Dublin during Bloomsday. Dublin is already a very friendly city, but when Dubliners take to the street to celebrate their most celebrated author, James Joyce, well it’s hard not to be swept away. So many events take place outside. Being a visitor, its easy to ...

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Top Holiday Season Things To Do In Vancouver

Top things to do in Vancouver this Holiday Season It’s the most wonderful time of the year.  The lights twinkle a little more brightly, the air is crisp, and there’s a party going somewhere. Best Vancouver Christmas Attractions Vancouver Christmas Market I love the Vancouver Christmas Market, it’s a taste of Europe here in Vancouver. The new location is pretty swank ...

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Celebrating Canada Day in Richmond at Steveston Salmon Festival

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Spend Canada Day in Steveston at the Salmon Festival Since 1945, the town of Steveston has been celebrating Canada’s birthday and their local community. It is one of the largest non-profit Canada Day celebrations in Canada! The festive family friendly event in Steveston attracts over 70,000 people from across the Pacific Northwest to spend Canada Day at Steveston! The day ...

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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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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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Chinese New Year Parade Vancouver 2015

Celebrating Chinese New Year Parade Vancouver 2015 Year of the Goat. Gung Hay Fat Choi! 恭喜發財! Gung Hay Fat Choi! (Happy New Year!) This year’s 2015 Vancouver’s Chinese New Year Parade starts at 11:00 am on Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, and takes two and a half hours to complete. The 1.5 km parade route winds through Vancouver’s historic Chinatown, starting ...

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Celebrating a Milestone Birthday at Fairmont Kea Lani Maui

How do you celebrate a Milestone birthdays? Everyone is different, and different milestones are greeted with different regard. But whether 30, 40, 50, 60, 65, or 80, or whether quietly or splashy, we often remember those milestone days. If you want to create an unforgettably, special occasion stay, whichever your milestone, the Fairmont Kea Lani in Maui is a luxurious ...

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