Fraser River Trail

A rare break in the rain brought my boyfriend and I to the Fraser River, which cuts through South Vancouver.

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George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary

Raincouver has been living up to its nickname with what feels like weeks and weeks of non-stop downpour. I’m on holiday right now and while my intention was to spend my days hidden in a blanket fort surrounded by chocolate wrappers, waking to sunshine and blue skies had me running out the door.

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The Caribbean

I noticed on my way home last night that The Caribbean apartment building has put up their Christmas decorations. It’s pretty similar to many of the buildings in Vancouver’s West End, and doesn’t really stand out. So why am I posting about it?

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Choo chooooo!

I noticed this Christmas display through the doors of the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver last night and thought I’d share a quick photo.

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Flight 2050

Rather than taking the ferry to nearby Victoria, I decided to splurge and book us a flight on a seaplane with Harbour Air. We arrived early to check-in and then made our way to the snack stand for complimentary coffees and baked goods. The waiting area looks out towards Stanley Park. Most people gave me […]

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Coal Harbour

Several months ago I posted about an evening walk along the seawall in Coal Harbour. Last Sunday we were back again, but this time it was early in the morning. Check back tomorrow if you’re interested in knowing what had us up almost before the sun was. – Marla

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Q at The Empress

“Q represents Queen and country, a nod to Queen Victoria, with a modern twist on royalty. A singular letter, for a very singular space.”

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Le Magasin

My boyfriend and I stumbled upon Le Magasin during a recent walk through historic Gastown. Naturally we had to pop in to wander the old shopping arcade.

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Zefferelli’s Dignified Spaghetti Joint

My boyfriend and I recently enjoyed dinner at Zefferelli’s. We’ve been on a bit of an Italian kick lately. I’m even writing this as leftover pizza reheats in the oven. Not that either of us is complaining, mind you. Italian is definitely one of our favourite cuisines. Each table receives warm bread with garlicky tomato […]

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