Free Ice Skating in Downtown Vancouver Robson Square

Robson Square Ice Rink – Skating Is Free, Start A Tradition The Robson Square Ice Rink is open December 1st, 2017  until the end of February 2018 (so you can take your Valentine on Valentine’s Day!). This open air ice rink in the heart of Downtown Vancouver is open daily. Almost a ‘best kept secrets’, […]

Life Goals – When you’re a 16-year-old

Life Goals – When You’re 16 Years Old Recently, I was looking for some old photographs, I found my diary from when I was 15-17 years old.  Somehow it has managed to survive moves to multiple countries, and the occasional fire and flood. Journaling I have journaled many times in my life; sometimes while traveling, […]

Enjoying the Beaux-Arts Style of Vancouver’s Pacific Central VIA Train Station

Travellers to and from Vancouver can enjoy the Heritage Listed Beaux-Arts-style of our Pacific Central Railway Station while they wait for their VIA train ride to Seattle and parts south. Often the location of popular TV and Films, Vancouver’s Pacific Central Station, built in 1917 by Canadian National Railways is a listed historic building in […]

History of Vancouver Robson Square

A History of Vancouver’s Robson Square Robson Square is a civic landmark and public plaza, located in Downtown Vancouver. Besides a cultural focal point for public art and ice skating rink, it is the site of the Provincial Law Courts, UBC Robson Square, government office buildings, and public space connecting to the Vancouver Art Gallery […]

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 […]

Vancouver Pride Parade 2016 – Better Together

Vancouver Pride Parade Sunday, July 31, 2016 – 12:00pm to 3:00pm One of the best celebrations in Vancouver, the Vancouver Pride Parade is a local gem, and a truly fun and inspiring event. The Vancouver Pride Parade is one of the city’s flagship events! Attracting crowds of more than 650,000, the Pride Parade is renowned on […]

CBC Vancouver Musical Nooners Summer 2016

CBC Musical Nooners in Downtown Vancouver are back for a 7th year! July 8 – August 19, 2016 —  CBC Vancouver Outdoor Stage at 700 Hamilton Street During the summer, FREE, live music concerts take place every weekday on the CBC Vancouver outdoor stage on Hamilton Street (between West Georgia and Robson). Grab your lunch, your friends, and your co-workers […]

Celebrating Canada Day in Richmond at Steveston Salmon Festival

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 […]

Celebrating 2016 Chinese New Year in Vancouver’s Chinatown – Year of the Monkey

Celebrating 2016 Chinese New Year and Valentines Day in Vancouver’s Chinatown – 2016 Year of the Monkey 猴 The Chinese New Year Parade will return for the 43rd time on Sunday, February 14th, 2016, and it’s also Valentines Day. Clever Monkey! 恭喜發財! Gung Hay Fat Choi! (Happy New Year!) 情人节快乐 (And Happy Valentine’s Day) One of […]

Happy New Travels for Vancouver YVR in 2016!

This Year There Are Some Exciting New Routes And Airline Carriers We Will Seeing More of at Vancouver YVR in 2016! Catch Some Sweet Air. Happy New Travels! Bienvenido Aeromexico! New airline daily service MEX –  YVR From December 9, 2015, Aeromexico will operate a Boeing 737-700 aircraft with seat capacity for 124 passengers including 12 in […]