What is Canadian Food eh?

Tim Hortons Timbits

I get asked a lot what is there unique to eat in Canada? And my answer, typically if they're coming to Vancouver is all about the great seafood, lots of Chinese options, amazing sushi and talk about all the authentic ethnic food available. Then they ask about Canadian food. Usually this is a tough question to ask because there isn’t really anything stand out Canadian. We eat much like our southern neighbours, plus all of the cuisines of the world. So today, I present to you foods that are somewhat Canadian. Foods that have their roots Continue Reading

How To Be a Tourist In Your Own City

How To Be a Tourist in Your Own City

All this summer, I’ve been trying to play tourist in my own city, exploring new areas and revisiting old favourites. It wasn’t as successful as I thought. It started off excellent. I was going out every weekend, going to new places, doing new things. I dragged my family along with me too. But somewhere along the way, between the hot summer and long days, I lost a bit enthusiasm for it. As summer comes to an end, I’m looking back at this summer’s adventures. While I didn’t see everything I wanted to do in Vancouver, that just means I have Continue Reading

Magical Marrakech for the First Time Visitor

Overlooking Jemaa el-Fna // Photo: Grand Parc

Beautiful, colourful and always welcoming to visitors, Marrakech is a magical place to visit. The city can be separated into two halves: the ancient walled Medina, a jumble of crooked streets and venders selling their fares, and colonial Ville Nouvelle with its glitz and glamour. From the many markets, to exceptional attractions, such as Jemaa el Fna and the Saadian Tombs, it’s impossible to resist the charms of Marrakech. Jemaa el Fna One of the (many) places to visit in Morocco’s fourth-largest city, is, of course, Jemaa el Fna; a Continue Reading

The Best of Vancouver in 8 Hours

Best of Vancouver in 8 Hours

Summer in Vancouver is tourist season. It’s also cruise season. Vancouver is a major starting point for many Alaskan cruises. With 10 000+ people passing through the Port of Vancouver some days, the most that the average person sees of Vancouver is from the drive from the airport to the cruise port and then sailing out of the Burrard Inlet. I’ve heard from so many people say yes, they’ve been to Vancouver, but only to take a cruise or passing through on a cruise, which always makes me sad. I’ve put together a quick itinerary to see the Continue Reading