Travel

72 Hours in Seattle

When it comes to travel, crossing borders, no matter how close, is always an adventure. And the easiest of travel is the long weekend. Seattle might only be a three hour, 225 km drive from Vancouver, but for me it is often an exotic adventure. I hope the same can be said of Vancouver from out Seattle neighbours. I recommend …

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Surfing Goat Dairy on Maui – Won My Heart

It’s Kidding Season in Maui! I don’t really need much excuse to visit a goat dairy farm, especially when there are baby goats. But Surfing Goat Dairy Farm has such a great reputation for local fresh and sustainable food in Maui, this visit was about the cheese. This is great trip up-country. Highly recommend if you’ve got your own kids, and …

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Vancouver Chinatown Still Satisfies Traditional to Trendy Food Hunger

Vancouver’s Chinatown Can Still Deliver Some Great Food If you read the list of winners from the Vancouver Chinese Restaurant Awards 2013 its hard to find a restaurant outside Richmond.  Fair enough, there are great traditional and fine Chinese restaurants in Richmond.  But Vancouver Chinatown still has a few gems. Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie If you’re looking for innovation and edge, Bao Bei …

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Gung Hay Fat Choi! Celebrating 40th Chinese New Year Parade – Vancouver

Celebrating 2013 Chinese New Year in Vancouver’s Chinatown 40th Vancouver Chinese New Year’s Parade 恭喜發財! Gung Hay Fat Choi! (Happy New Year!) The annual Vancouver Chinese New Year Parade, is one of the largest annual parades in the city. The parade closes car traffic on E. Pender and Main Street and draws over 50,000 spectators. The 2013 Vancouver’s Chinese New Year Parade …

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Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden – Worth a Visit Any Time of Year

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden and Park, Vancouver The thing I love about this beautiful garden, is that it is easily accessible from Downtown, and an interesting walk through Gastown from Canada Place. It is a popular attraction, because of the architectural beauty and because of the landscaping which changes with the seasons. It’s proximity to Chinatown also makes …

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