Before Omicron came along to deck our halls, the family and some friends had the chance to visit the Festival of Lights at Van Dusen Gardens. Continue reading Merry Christmas 2021
Cariboo Dam is on the eastern end of Burnaby Lake and controls the water levels in the lake and flow of water into the Brunette River. It’s a popular spot to visit in the Fall when salmon return to spawn. No luck in October on this visit. November is the best time to go check out the salmon in the fishway. Watch this metro minute … Continue reading 2021 10 11 – Cariboo Dam
What’s the perfect Metro Vancouver day trip for waterfalls, a suspension bridge, a forest boardwalk, and lots of stairs
Look no further than North Vancouver’s Lynn Canyon. Many locals already know about this free alternative to the Capilano Suspension Bridge. Continue reading The free suspension bridge at Lynn Canyon Park
I didn’t know what to expect from going to Imagine Van Gogh. The tickets aren’t cheap, but the experience was worthwhile. It’s worth a visit if you can catch the exhibit in its final days. Imagine Picasso is lining up to come to Vancouver soon, though. By the way, this was not a paid ad. I paid for the price of admission 😛 Continue reading Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive art & music exhibit
I had been meaning to share these Adam Ruins Everything clips, but only got around to it now. Cars and car dealerships have changed the North American landscape. We don’t question the environment we live in, but it doesn’t have to function this way necessarily. Adam may ruin everything, but he definitely gives us food for thought.
Here’s a neat video I came across while reading about East Van Market Gardens tour done by the Vancouver Heritage Foundation. It’s a 22-minute video that talks about the history of how Chinese immigrants farmed much of the area. This agricultural history all used to take place right in the middle of the city. Continue reading Covered Roots: The History of Vancouver’s Chinese Farms – Video
Here’s another urban themed video. Here’s a short, but breathtaking aerial perspective on Hong Kong. Doesn’t it make you want to visit.
A post because we need a change from the everyday from time to time. I hope the song and video brings a little Happy to your day. Continue reading A little “Happy” for the Day
I saw this originally on Price Tags. It’s a very interesting news doc to watch. The focus is primarily focused on the US and Australia. However, those of us in Vancouver are keenly aware that the same phenomenon is having an effect on our own local housing market.
Happy Friday y’all. Here’s more Japan-love in video form. This time, Aaron Grimes creates a unique blurred motion video with a unique technique. Continue reading Tokyo “In Motion” – video