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Real Canadian Whine – Eh?

Some time after the recent election of the drama-queen-student-instructor, Justin Trudeau, as Prime Minister of Canada – The Next Generation, I received the following letter. 254 more words


10 Tips for House Hunting in Vancouver

1. Be prepared to send a lot of applications off and hear nothing

2. Avoid grovelling

3. Have all your references together – professional reference stating your salary, letting agent reference from home country, and landlord reference from Canada if you’re moving from one property to another. 190 more words


Coming Home

About a month before I left for home I was excited. Beyond excited – I was ecstatic! I finally got to see my boyfriend, family, and my high-school friends. 265 more words


Moose babies and shenanigans

Myself: “Hey, I think there’s an elk just behind those trees”
Danielle: That’s not an elk…. That’s a moose!

Cue a frantic scramble for phones and I’m scrabbling around in the car for my binoculars while not taking my eyes off them. 1,056 more words


One month to go!

When I set out to paddle around Bowen Island with one of Vancouver’s best paddlers today, I did not expect it to be as eventful as it turned out. 524 more words


Hôtel Le Germain Québec: A Boutique Dream Come True

In planning my first visit to Quebec City, I decided to try two highly rated hotels. I love older properties and boutique hotels, and began with a lovely boutique hotel in the historic Old Port of Quebec. 552 more words