Tag Archives: Family Friendly

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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Gorgeous Fall Colours Brighten Seattle’s Japanese Garden

Gorgeous Fall Colors Brighten Seattle’s Japanese Garden This year, the Seattle Japanese Garden’s maple-viewing celebration was in late October. Fall is a time to view, and encounter, the garden’s many maples, stars of the autumn season. There are many other plants that undergo their beautiful, yet poignant, transformations in this season, too. Like this beautiful persimmon tree with fruit. Built in 1959, the Seattle ...

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Happy 100 Years at Volcanoes National Park Hawaii

It’s a Great Time To Visit Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park and Celebrate its Centennial in 2016. Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park celebrates its centennial anniversary in 2016. Established on August 1, 1916, it is the 15th National Park in a system that now numbers 412 parks. The mission of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park is to protect, conserve, and study the volcanic ...

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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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Vancouver Christmas Market 2014 Holiday Fun

I love the Downtown Vancouver Christmas Market, it’s festive, it’s romantic, it’s got great food and gift ideas, and it’s an affordable, family holiday activity! This year the winter season Christmas Market is open from November 22 to December 24, 2014. Colourful décor. Authentic gifts. Family entertainment. Tasty authentic food. The aroma of mulled wine. A truly enchanting atmosphere. Mmm… ...

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Seattle’s Ballard Locks, Explore a Local Gem

Locally known as the Ballard Locks, the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Seattle are a beautiful outdoor centre of exciting activity in one of Seattle’s most appealing places to enjoy a perfect day for families with children, nature lovers and historic locations. This is a great, family friendly, free attraction in Seattle. It is a site maintained by the US ...

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