Monthly Archives: January 2016


On the Road With the Royals: Day Zero

Vancouver International Airport, June 29, 8 am A long white tongue of paper pokes from the maw of the Air Canada self-serve kiosk and surprises me with its oracle-like message: YOW As in Ottawa International Airport, of course. But also, as in: YOW! LOOK AT YOU, YOU’RE REALLY GETTING ON […]

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Canada Travel News 06/27/2011

Post-Riot Therapy: 101 Greatest Things About Life In Vancouver : Scout Magazine Love this list of the best things about living in Vancouver, starting with Number 1 which I hear from my condo every night at 9 pm… Vancouver’s Best Patios: Open air dining and drinking in the Lower Mainland […]


Vancouver in July

In July, summer finally gets some traction in Vancouver. It’s the driest month in a notoriously damp city, and the long summer evenings (the sun sets around 9:30 pm) are perfect for seawall strolls and outdoor picnics. It’s peak season though, so expect longer line-ups at tourist attractions, higher hotel […]

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Canada Travel News 06/23/2011

Mile Zero | Five Hole For Food Five Hole for Food, a travelling road hockey game that raises food for food banks across Canada, kicks off its 2011 "series" in Newfoundland. Follow the blog… Itinerary for the 2011 Royal Tour I'm on the road with Kate and Will during their […]


Canada Travel News 06/18/2011

Video: Vancouver reeling from Stanley Cup riots [NBC: 6-16-2011] Fair and accurate NBC coverage of the Vancouver riots (I know, because I was there…) Humour: Way to go, Ass Hats A very funny commentary on a sad night in Vancouver Contest: Win a Canadian Festival Experience US residents can enter […]