Tag Archives: canada
April 2, 2014

9 Reasons to Love Toronto

You’ve imported the maple syrup, binge-watched every season of Degrassi, and copped the latest album by Toronto-born Drake. It doesn’t take a T-Dot native to think up reasons to love Toronto. But what’s an intrepid traveler to do when it’s time to take the passion one step further? What are the coolest things to do […]

December 13, 2013

A Warm Welcome Home: Wedgewood Hotel Review

There’s a reason why the Wedgewood Hotel & Spa in Vancouver has been placed on Conde Naste’s Gold List and named Reader’s Choice  #1 Hotel in Western Canada and Traveler’s Choice Luxury Hotel by Tripadvisor, among other honours. It’s warm welcome, rich rooms and exceptional customer service provided me with a much needed and gentle re-entry to […]

July 1, 2013

Canada, My Love, My Freedom

It’s true. Absence does make the heart grow fonder. At least in this case.  The longer I am away from Canada, the more I love and appreciate the colourful, inclusive, safe and just plain cool country which I call home. Being Canadian grants me so many freedoms; to be me, to travel the world, to […]

March 14, 2013

Oh Canada! 6 Must-Eat Canadian Recipes

One of the most important elements of any trip overseas is being able to indulge in different cuisines from around the world. Whether you are a student seeking out cheap but tasty eats, are on holiday to a new land or a native simply wanting to sample new delights, Canada has a wide variety of […]

January 26, 2013

C’est la Vie: 2012 in Pictures

I’ve been meaning to take a brief inventory of the last year, my favourite memories and subsequently my favourite photographs. In chronological order, here is a visual recap of what was an incredible year including an itinerary something like this: Canada, Italy, France, Italy, France, England, France, Canada, France. Oh la la! C’est trop!   […]

June 21, 2012

Photos 13 – Free Art Project

Photo 13 is a surprise photo to remind a former student and friend from Mexico of the beauty of Vancouver! I hope she enjoys the view of False Creek below.  

June 13, 2012

Photo 5 & 6 / 30 – Free Art!

Photo 5/30:  I wasn’t able to post a photo yesterday, so I’m sending a surprise photo by mail to one of my dear friends in Vancouver. Photo 6/30:  Today’s photo for this free artwork project is of an iconic Vancouver building located in East Van, on the edge of the Burrard inlet. I am using […]

March 30, 2012

Top 5 Favourite Colourful Photos from Around the World!

Zurich Flughafen, Switzerland Agassiz Tulip Fields, British Columbia, Canada Sao Paulo Street Art, Brazil Cappuccino in Rome, Italy Rainbow Family Village, Taichung, Taiwan

December 27, 2011

My 10 Favourite Street Art Shots

I love street art and thought I would share a few of my favourite pieces discovered at home and in my travels.  In no particular order, here they are! Enjoy! Sao Paulo, Brazil Sao Paulo, Brazil Vancouver, Canada Istanbul, Turkey Taichung, Taiwan Taichung, Taiwan http://www.flickr.com/photos/justjeanette/5120764040/in/photostream Sao Paulo, Brazil Sao Paulo, Brazil Zurich, Switzerland Casa Grande, […]

November 7, 2011

Why You Wish You Were Here (Vancouver in Pictures)

It’s sometimes hard to see the forest for the trees.  In other words, it’s often hard to appreciate your own city when you’ve lived there too long to see it exactly as newcomers and tourists do.  Vancouver is exceptionally beautiful, especially when the sun shines, so in an effort to see my city through the […]