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Blossom time in Vancouver

Early Blooms for Vancouver Cherry Blossoms 2015 According to AccuWeather, and a number of flowering trees, we’re having Springlike weather in the Pacific Northwest. Indeed, for the last day of February, a walk along the Stanley Park seawall was energized with full sun and plum blossoms and rowers on the waters. Flowering Plums, the trendsetter of blossoms are certainly showing …

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Welcome to Vancouver TED2015 Truth and Dare

Welcome to VancouverTED#2, TED2015 Truth and Dare TED 2015 March 16-20, 2015 Vancouver Convention Centre Are you visiting Vancouver for TED? Check out my local reviews. About TED ConferenceVancouver is hosting its second TED conference, TED2015 Truth and Dare. TED (Technology, Education, Design) is an annual conference that addresses contemporary ideas in business, science, technology, culture, research and entertainment. The …

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Riding the Amtrak Cascades Train from Vancouver to Seattle – Avoid Traffic, Relax and Enjoy the Views

Train travel from Vancouver to Seattle with the Amtrak Cascades is a great and economic way to avoid border traffic, relax and enjoy the spectacular coastal views. With daily scheduled departures, the Train from Vancouver to Seattle is an easy and fun way to travel for families with children. With the recent bridge collapse and temporary fix along a main …

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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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Happy New Travels for Vancouver YVR in 2015!

This Year There Are Some Exciting New Routes And Airline Carriers We Look Forward To Seeing More of at Vancouver YVR in 2015! Happy New Travels! Air Canada Expands Introduction of Boeing 787 Dreamliners to More Asia Routes from Vancouver Air Canada announced it will expand the introduction of Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft featuring the airline’s new International Business Class …

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Makgeolli Gangnam Style

Making Friends with Makgeolli 막걸리 Makgeolli is a low alcohol (6-8%) rice wine made from ground rice and a fermentation agent. It has a soy milky texture and a sweetness, and is served chilled. Sometimes it is carbonated. It’s a ‘common’ and cheap low-alcohol beverage traditionally made by farmers. But it’s come a long way baby. There’s Makgeolli, and then …

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