Visit Barcelona, Spain – Travel Images from Barcelona’s Beautiful Sites

When it’s winter, and minus 5 degrees in Vancouver.  Of course I am dreaming of Barcelona, Spain. Here are some of my favourite photographs from my travels to Barcelona.  This is my #ThrowbackThursday! And did you know we have some airlines that go there daily? Fly daily from YVR to Barcelona BCN on KLM, British Airways […]

Spring Farmers Market – West End Style

One of my favourite Farmer’s Markets, West End Farmers Market is abundant in Spring Harvest For me, Spring is all about the greens. And there’s nothing like finding a fresh organic head of Romain Lettuce that was just picked farm-fresh that morning. Radicchio – One of my favourites leafy veg. I add it liberally to […]

2015 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Sakura Days

Welcome to Spring, Welcome to the 2015 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival. Certainly one of the most favourite festivals of the year, when we all go soft in the knees admiring those delicate blush of pink petals that seems to cover all of Vancouver. This year, the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival runs from April 2 – […]

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 […]

Rejuvenate with a Spa Stay at the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle

Spending my ‘Spring Break’ at the Four Seasons Hotel in Downtown Seattle was just the thing to kick start a healthy new season! Winter has kept me indoors, work has kept me too sedentary. When the rain stops, and those darling buds of Spring are inspiring me, a trip to the Spa at the Four […]

View Vancouver’s Cherry Blossoms – Photo Gallery

With over 40,000 trees, Cherry Blossoms are a beautiful sign of Spring in Vancouver, BC. Their early spring arrival delights and lifts our hearts. The delicate pink and white petals sometimes fall like snow or light rain, but by contrast fill us with a playful joy. Spring. For more than sixty years, Vancouverites have enjoyed […]

2013 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Sakura Days

Vancouver celebrates Spring with the annual month-long Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (VCBF). This year, the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival runs from April 4 – 30, 2013. And there is something for everyone’s level of activity and interests.