Horseshoe Bay : Whytecliff Park

One of the last few weeks of summer!  I decided to go to Whytecliff Park in Horseshoe Bay because it is a known area of where Harbour Seals might show up.  Transit wise, I just took bus 260 ‘Horseshoe Bay’ from Granville and West Georgia street, just next to the department store, the Bay.  You can… Continue reading Horseshoe Bay : Whytecliff Park

Vancouver : UBC Botanic Gardens,Treetop Canopy, and the Pacific Spirit

Sunny weekends continue to be the norm and this week we are back at the University of British Columbia.  The destination this time is the Botanic Gardens and the Treetop Canopy.  We got a groupon for the attraction, which reduce the admission fee to 50% off, so make sure you check all the possible cheap ways to explore… Continue reading Vancouver : UBC Botanic Gardens,Treetop Canopy, and the Pacific Spirit

Vancouver : Stanley Park Horse – Drawn Tours

It was another gorgeous Friday in Vancouver and I took half a day off to stay in a cafe underground with no windows in order to complete an assignment that I subsequently screwed up.  NEVERTHELESS, it was a good day! After the coffee break, I went out to Stanley Park where my friend and I… Continue reading Vancouver : Stanley Park Horse – Drawn Tours

Vancouver : Burrard Inlet with a twist (and donuts)

Crusing down the Burrard Inlet once more but gone were the live music and slow sails  and in turn, a zodiac running almost 55km/ hour and doing donuts in the waters. First thing first, we had to get suit up.  It was a giant orange cruiser with built in life jacket.  Making sure that we… Continue reading Vancouver : Burrard Inlet with a twist (and donuts)

Vancouver : Cruising along the Burrard Inlet

There isn’t really anything to look forward to on a Monday, except on this particular Monday, I signed up for the Harbour dinner cruise! The Harbour cruise is located close to Denman Street near Stanley Park.  They have different types of boat cruises, usually categorized as either sightseeing or dinner cruises. The most common type is the… Continue reading Vancouver : Cruising along the Burrard Inlet

Vancouver : Sun Run, Sports Hall of Fame and the typical weekend

The Sun Run is held every year since 1985 and its named after one of the largest newspaper in the province.  From its beginnings, the race fast became one of the largest in the world, with more than 40,000 participants. Bib pick-ups: information were all located on the website as well as the free newspapers.  It was… Continue reading Vancouver : Sun Run, Sports Hall of Fame and the typical weekend

Vancouver : Paint Night

If you ask tourists what they like about Vancouver, one of the answer would probably be the scenic beauty, which is true but it is hard to enjoy it when it is pouring rain out.  When Vancouver becomes Raincouver, it is time to look indoors for a night of fun activities. One of the activities I wanted… Continue reading Vancouver : Paint Night