Food

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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Gwangjang Market, A Food Lover’s Travel Destination 광장시장 Seoul, Korea

Best Seoul Eats at One Stop Gwangjang Market If you go to just one market in Seoul, Korea, make it Gwangjang Market. Gwangjang Market is renown for its fresh market foods. Featured traditional Korean food worth sampling include bindaetteok, mayak kimbap, soondae, pigs’ feet, bibimbap, and lots more, all complimented by a bottle of makgeolli or soju. Bindaetteok 빈대떡 – …

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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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Slow Travel : Taylor Shellfish Farm on Chuckanut Drive

Taylor Shellfish Samish Farm Store along the scenic Chuckanut Drive in Washington State is less than two-hours from downtown Vancouver, and qualifies as a local ‘Hidden Gem’. It’s definitely a best travel and slow-food find. The Taylor family has been growing shellfish for over 100 years. If you have the opportunity to take the slow drive from Vancouver to Seattle, …

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Welcome to Summer at Vancouver West End Farmers Market

Welcome to Summer at Vancouver West End Farmers Market Weekends really highlights the bounty of Summer fruits and vegetables available at Vancouver’s Farmers Markets. I will be enjoying some of the finest organic Cherries, Apricots, Blueberries, and Tomatoes from the Vancouver Farmers Market today. Before they are gone, here’s how gorgeous B.C. summer fruits and vegetables are! One of the delights …

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Buen Dia Montevideo Uruguay

Buen Dia Montevideo Uruguay! This is a great time to visit Uruguay The South American travel scene is hot with 2014 FIFA World Cup fast approaching, and Uruguay as a travel destination is super hot. Uruguay is a hot topic, with its progressive government, its informal president and its social society. Its football team gearing up for 2014 FIFA World …

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Super Find, Super Food. Chocolate From the Heart at East Van Roasters

East Van Roasters is an amazing find for both locals and savvy travellers! East Van Roasters offers a unique blend of local Vancouver spirit, premium quality products, sophistication with heart that is Gastown. Off the beaten track of the tourist map, but within walking distance of Cruise Ship Terminals, this beautiful shop has premium quality hand-processed cacao beans, and beautiful …

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Aromatic Journey with Seattle’s World Spice Merchants

Travel is the spice of life, and World Spice Merchants in Seattle offer first-class spices. What Traveler doesn’t love spices? Spices have historically been the greatest travel souvenir. The spice trade transformed Europe, and the world. Its difficult, sometimes impossible to get the right spice ingredients for cooking international curries, sauces, and recipes! For good or bad, we don’t have …

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