If you read the post “Gastown and Cannabis” you may remember that there is a celebration day for cannabis. If you haven’t, then April 20th has become a counterculture holiday in North America, where people gather to celebrate and consume cannabis. Not knowing the law, I’m not sure to which extent cannabis is legal. I … More 420
I just wanna say: crazy good concert! Again, we were lucky that we discovered that Sir Paul McCartney was playing in Vancouver and that we could get tickets with just a few days before the concert. Tim, only fancying the best things in life, wanted the best and therefore the most expensive tickets we could … More Paul McCartney Concert
Well, this has been a busy night! During the day I’ve been catching up with friends on Skype and went for a walk, finding out that just around the corner, on the street parallel to ours called Granville, there is a whole other world! We ended up calling it the “dirty street” because of the … More Granville Street
Yesterday was the last day for the annual Cherry Blossom Festival and there were free concerts and a Blossom Barge Flotilla, that transported cherry blossom trees and performers up and down False Creek. The events were all more or less taking place at the Market on Granville Island, a half-island just south af Downtown, and … More Granville Island Public Market and the Cherry Blossom Festival
Ever since we got home from our road trip we havent done much beside eating and binge-watching The Good Wife… yay work free life. So last friday we wanted to shake things up a bit and go out for a drink. We ended up going to a casino near the harbour eating (more) junk food … More Up for some Gambling and Dancing?
Just got back from our weekend getaway! I had already gotten tired of Vancouver and convinced Tim to go on a road trip with me. So we threw some clothes in a bag and the next day we rented a car. Since we had gotten a Costco card we were hoping for a cheap trip. … More Road trip to Jasper National Park
We met with one of Tim’s associates last night for a drink. He showed us the old part of Vancouver called Gastown near the harbour. Very charming and british looking, with a lot of shops and taverns to grab a drink. The area where we live is very new with luxury brands stores like Prada, … More Gastown and cannabis