Vancouver Christmas Market 2017 – Making Holiday Memories

I love the 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 2017 Christmas Market is open from Nov. 22 to Dec. 23 daily from 11am to 9pm, and on Dec 24 from 11am to 6pm. Colourful décor. Authentic gifts. […]

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’, […]

Travel Like a Local, Enjoy Local Like a Traveler

Travel Like a Local, Where Ever Local Is I have always loved the phrase, ‘When in Rome, do as the Romans do’. It’s a little bit of travel wisdom given out in 390AD by St Augustine to a co-worker. As I read it, the phrase gives me license to dig into the local scene, to […]

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. […]

Brooklands Museum of Motorsport and Aviation in Weybridge

The construction of Brooklands Motor Course in 1907 was a wonder of its age. Much of the Track and many of its original buildings and features have survived to this day, some as Listed Buildings or part of a Scheduled Monument. Part of the track outlines the museum and you can walk around and explore […]

A View From The Seattle Space Needle

It Was Time to Visit the Seattle Space Needle How many times have I visited Seattle? More than I can remember, and this year was the first time I’ve visited the Seattle Space Needle Observation Deck. On my first visit it rained! Oh so Seattle! Turns out, it was great for people watching. I actually […]

Vancouver Christmas Market 2013 – A Seasonal Favorite

The Vancouver Christmas Market from November 22 to December 24, 2013 on the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza! The Vancouver Christmas Market is a little bit of Traditional European Christmas Holiday Season in Vancouver. If you haven’t been, its at least worth visiting once. I like to visit once every year, take in the festive decorations, […]