One of the best things about living in the Greater Vancouver area is that it’s not hard to find a beautiful location for a quick day trip or weekend getaway. Setting out on Highway 1′s eastbound lanes you’ll find yourself in the lush Fraser Valley surrounded by meandering rivers and streams, scenic pastures, and wildlife […]
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On a drizzly Saturday afternoon I became re-acquainted with one of the most interesting and diverse neighbourhoods in Vancouver thanks to the Taste Vancouver Food Tours: Little Italy tour. Having enjoyed the Gastown food tour operated by Jewel Taylor back in December of 2011, I knew that I was in for a treat with the […]
Ending a busy work week with sparkling wine, a view of twinkling city lights, and a multi-course meal at a three-star Michelin chef’s restaurant sounds like a dream but it was a much-enjoyed reality a few weeks ago when John and I spent the night at the Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver. Always up for a quick […]
We Vancouver (the Westender) recently published the results of their annual “Best of the City: Dining” survey. For those looking for top-notch recommendations about where to get brunch, enjoy Mexican cuisine, grocery shop, or where to dine in Kitsilano it’s a great one-stop resource. Here are just a few of this year’s results: Westender Best […]
Whistler is a beautiful place to visit at any time of year although John and I most often find ourselves there in the summer, enjoying the hiking trails, parks, restaurants, and other alpine adventures. We’ve been fortunate enough to dine at some of the best-reviewed restaurants in this resort municipality and some of our most […]
Vancouver loves its food trucks and after being ranked 3rd in North America when it comes to street eats, word has quickly spread about our delicious selection of curb-side dining options. To celebrate, the City of Vancouver is hosting Street Food Day in Vancouver tomorrow at City Hall. What Street Food Day in Vancouver Where […]
Ever since my first Circle Farm Tour in Harrison and Agassiz back in 2009 I’ve been hooked on these free, self-guided farmgate programs that can be found in Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows, Langley, Chilliwack, and Abbotsford as well. These tours introduce you to the great people who cultivate the bounty that grows in our […]