Tag Archives: Travel

Celebrating Canada Day Around the World

Whether you were carrying an umbrella for the rain or the sun, around the globe people are celebrating Canada’s birthday on July 1st. Japan: Less than a week to go for the biggest Canada Day party in Japan, #FukuokaCanadaDay! Canadian music, food, drinks & more. Lucky draw too! Buy advance tickets now (incl. free lobster tail) https://t.co/rJnbJfWxOx #fukuoka pic.twitter.com/bnAN5g1PWf — …

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Now Is A Great Time To Visit Dubai

Dubai for Business and Pleasure Sitting from my desk looking at another Vancouver rainy winter day, I’m daydreaming about Dubai, and wishing for a little bit of that warmth! Eventually, all roads lead to Dubai Location. Location. Location. Situated within eight flying hours of two-thirds of the world’s population, Perhaps the best stop-over, most travellers spend a week or less in …

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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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