Best Places for Breakfast Food in Downtown Vancouver

While it’s the most important meal of the day, it’s not always easy finding a great breakfast when you travel, and finding the best breakfast in Downtown Vancouver is sometimes overwhelming. Here are some of the best restaurants for Breakfast in Vancouver. Enjoy! Medina Café 780 Richards St (btwn W Georgia & Robson)Medina Café opens […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Vancouver Pride Parade 2015 – Super Heroes!

Vancouver Pride Parade Sunday, August 2, 2015 – 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. About the Vancouver Pride Parade Attracting crowds of more than 650,000, the Pride Parade is renowned on the international stage as one […]

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 […]