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YVR Airport Best in North America


Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 — 11:18am PDT
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Vancouver International Airport (“YVR”) was once again named Best Airport in North America at the Skytrax World Airport Awards in Geneva, Switzerland today. Rated 8th overall worldwide, it is the only North American airport included in the top ten. This is the fourth year in a row that YVR has been awarded this distinction. I’ve […]

Five Hole For Food in Austin with HootSuite


Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 — 9:23am PDT
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Take a bunch of Canadians, set them down in Texas and a hockey game just might break out. Five Hole For Food in partnership with Vancouver’s hottest startup, HootSuite, hosted a charity street hockey game in Austin at South by Southwest (“SXSW”) on Sunday, March 10, 2013. John Bollwitt and Richard Loat setup the nets […]

Union Square Holiday Market 2012


Friday, November 23rd, 2012 — 10:09am PDT
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Before coming to New York I started following a few Twitter accounts: @WHotelsNYC (our hotel), @UnionSquareNY (Union Square, the area in which we’ve been staying), and @UrbanSpaceNYC (curator of New York’s public markets) to see what events and activities were taking place during our stay. The night we arrived they were setting up the Union […]

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Photos 2012


Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 — 2:36pm PDT
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Well before we first watched Miracle on 34th Street with my mother, she has longed to visit New York and holiday shop at Macy’s. She has traveled the world throughout her life but it wasn’t until this week that I was able to join her on her first-ever trip to The Big Apple. The purpose […]

High Line Park New York


Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 — 3:47pm PDT
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What do you do with a historic elevated freight railway that spans over a mile along the West Side of Manhattan? Well you could turn it into a public park, High Line Park to be exact. Owned by the City of New York and maintained by the Friends of the High Line, this elevated public […]

Central Park New York Photowalk


Sunday, November 18th, 2012 — 9:44am PDT
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In Vancouver, Stanley Park is a close to a “Happy Place” as I can find. Forest trails, hidden creeks that come alive after a rain shower, and sweeping views of the North Shore. It’s full of life but it’s peaceful at the same time. So, when I come to New York, I always go for […]