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Vancouver USA: The Grant House

June 11th, 2013 @ 9:31am by Rebecca Bollwitt

John and I enjoyed a few days exploring “The Other Vancouver”, which is Vancouver, Washington. Located about two hours south of Seattle along the I-5, this Vancouver sits along the Columbia River and was incorporated in 1857, 29 years before Vancouver, BC. On a bright late spring morning we made our way down Evergreen Boulevard […]

Union Square Holiday Market 2012

November 23rd, 2012 @ 10:09am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

November 22nd, 2012 @ 2:36pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

November 20th, 2012 @ 3:47pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

November 18th, 2012 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge SEATAC

November 6th, 2012 @ 10:53am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We’re part of the 5 million Canadians that have been crossing the border each year to take an outbound flight to a US destination. Shaving $200 off of our airline fee, we recently flew out of SEATAC airport when we headed down to Los Angeles for the Whitecaps playoff match. For the return, we decided […]

Canadian Red Cross: Helping After Sandy

November 5th, 2012 @ 9:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Due to the devastation of Superstorm Sandy, the Canadian Red Cross is accepting donations on behalf of the American Red Cross to assist with recovery and relief efforts in affected areas. One of dozens of boats tossed on the roadway in Rockaway. Photo credit: American Red Cross. A few weeks ago I met Red Cross […]

SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention in Bellingham

October 20th, 2012 @ 11:21am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Growing up, my family would spend time together hiking at parks, on Sunday drives, or exploring historical sites and museums across the province. I love feeding my brain and learning about a place, an event, art, and science. Last weekend John and I went to Bellingham for the open house and grand re-opening of the […]