Five outdoorsy places to enjoy in Vancouver, Canada

About fifteen years ago, I spent a few days in Vancouver, and loved it. I was living in suburban Osaka at the time, so the contrast to outdoorsy, fresh air Vancouver was pretty strong. Even if my trip did start off a bit dodgy (more on that below)*. What struck me the most was that Vancouver … [Read more...]

Where’s my kayak: Canada, here I come!

I love the Google maps app on my iPhone, and I often use it to get around here at home - and also used it to look up directions when I was overseas earlier this year. When a friend sent me her address recently on Vancouver Island, I popped it in to Maps so I could see where her house was in relation … [Read more...]