Tag Archives: Travel

Celebrating 2018 Chinese New Year in Vancouver’s Chinatown – Year of the Dog

Celebrating 2018 Chinese New Year in Vancouver’s Chinatown – 2018 Year of the Dog 狗 The Chinese New Year Parade will return for the 45th time on Sunday, February 18th, 2018 恭喜發財  Gung Hay Fat Choi! Happy New Year! 新年快樂 新年好 (xīn nián hǎo)  Have a good New Year! One of my favourite neighbourhood Vancouver events, the annual Vancouver Chinese New Year Parade …

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Why You Should Visit Nagasaki 長崎 Japan

If you’re tired of the flocks of tourists in Kyoto, Osaka and Tokyo, I recommend a few days in Nagasaki! There is so much more to Nagasaki (長崎) than it’s atomic past. Nagasaki (長崎) is a charming and modern port city on the island of Kyushu and the capital of Nagasaki Prefecture. Nagasaki is embraced by mountains on one side, …

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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 and Lufthansa, and Air Canada! …

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Seaside South England – De La Warr Pavilion

The South coast of England conjures the most iconic seaside holidays From Bournemouth to Ramsgate, there are a string of charming off-the-beaten-track and trendy spots, including Brighton, Eastbourne, Hastings, Whitstable. Dotted along the coast are some magnificent structures that have in recent years been given a facelift. The De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill on Sea is one gem. The …

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The Best Twitter Travel Chats

The Best Twitter Travel Chats  I have been known to enjoy a bit of social travel chat. If you haven’t tried one, join in on a Twitter travel chat. Find like minded travellers, get some travel tips, have fun and share some travel advice! Ultimate list of Travel Chats. Here are some of the best travel chats on Twitter: (All …

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Goodbye 2017 – The Year in Review

Goodbye 2017 – Here are some of my favourite images, and travel moments from 2017 Probably too many photos of planes, and foods, and drinks. 2017 included some iconic moments we all shared; a solar eclipse #SolarEclipse2017, the devastating fires in BC #bcwildfires, and a real #Snowmaggedon in #Vancouver in early 2017. And for me, a little bit of travel; …

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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 the Canadian Register of Places. …

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Awesome Photographers Who Happen To Be Women

Awesome Photographers on Twitter Who Happen To Be Women Today is International Women’s Day 2017, and I wanted to thank some of my favourite Photographers, Travel Inspirators, Artists and Travel Warriors who happen to be women. Here are 10 awesome photographers on Twitter to follow, who happen to be women. Thank you for being a great inspiration! #SheInspiresMe   NYC pic.twitter.com/WNMMK4vRda — …

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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 Day at Steveston! The day …

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