Party with the Fishes as Vancouver Aquarium’s Gala Night returns

The Vancouver Aquarium sure knows how to throw a party, and this year, their signature event, Night at the Aquarium, will have a very Canadian theme. Our country is turning 150 year young in July, and on Thursday, June 15, foodies, wine lovers, and ocean ambassadors alike will celebrate Canada and its incredible coastlines at this award-winning gala fundraiser that…

Skip the Dishes Tonight! #Contest

If there’s one thing I love more than going out to eat, is when the food is delivered right to my door. I’m so busy. I have a full-time job, a blog, and I’m the mother of an adorable, yet, extremely energetic almost-four-year-old. With all my daily responsibilities; anything that makes my life easier it’s…

Truck Stop Concerts – Quirky Beer and Live Music All Summer!

Living in Vancouver, it’s hard to dislike beer. With all the craft breweries in the city and province, there’s a draft for everyone’s unique tastes. But only one of those breweries throws a kickass concert series every year for the East Van crowd to rock out. Red Truck has always been one of my favourites (hoppy and…

Howdy Y’all, VTSL Mixes Cowbows and Improv with Western World

Spring is Granville Island’s best season. The afternoons are (mostly) sunny. The gulls aren’t (too) pushy. The docks get that beautiful golden hour colour to them come early evening. If you’re like me, and dress in ambitiously spring fashion in mid-April, you’ll be needing somewhere to duck into when the sun sets and the chill…

I’m Sorry, Paris – A Canadian woman’s take.

Paris, I owe you an apology. I’ll be honest with you.  I came here with a romantic idea that I would find myself in the Paris of Hemingway and the Lost generation. The Paris of Voltaire and all the romance that comes with the Eiffel Tower and the Phantom of the Opera and all those…

Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris

Opened in 1804, Père Lachaise Cemetery is the largest in Paris, covering approximately 110 acres. It’s a beautiful spot, surrounded by gorgeous greenery and history. The cemetery is “technically” full. However. burials still happen here. In order to be buried at Père Lachaise, you have to be a) Parisian or B) Have died in Paris….

Go San Francisco – Big Bus & Museums

San Francisco is one of my favourite destinations for a short getaway. For a girls’ trip into the city with my friend B, I booked us a night’s stay at Park Central San Francisco. Armed with Go San Francisco cards thanks to San Francisco Travel, we were off on our two days of sightseeing. We activated…

Introducing Nütrl – a Vodka so Smooth, It Even Mixes with Politics

Let me introduce you to Nütrl – a vodka that’s everything but neutral. I’ll get to that in a bit, but first, let’s make acquaintances: Nütrl is making British Columbia proud with their smooth vodka made with only BC grain and in small batches. This uncomplicated spirit is rich in texture while maintaining a clear and…

Mine & Yours Dog and Fashion Party

This past weekend I buckled my pup up in his backseat basket and drove out to Vancouver. Something we don’t get to do very often since it’s a bit far for us coming from White Rock but I couldn’t pass up the opportunity of a Dog and Fashion Party! As we parked up we were…

WildTale Restaurant introduces Weekday Lunch Features

A new series of new dishes and weekday lunch features have “sprung” for “Spring” at WildTale in Yaletown. Ok, so I’m not “punta’s tic” at puns. A favourite with seafood lovers, The WildTale Seafood Tower has debuted on the dinner menu, loaded with house ceviche, fresh oysters, lobster tail, marinated clams and mussels, peel &…