Tag: canada

5 Espresso Saturday in Victoria, BC

Last Saturday, I took my first trip to Victoria, BC. Because I live in Seattle, I can ride the Victoria Clipper and be there in just 3 hours. Three hours up and three hours back, with plenty of time in … [continue reading]

Vancouver – Nice and Beautiful

Writing about travel is the hardest thing for me to do. I’d rather hack out 500 words on the stupidity of Ben Bernanke. It pains me to use terms like “nice” and “beautiful” to describe a … [continue reading]

Back From Canada Eh!

Vancouver was an amazing city. Think San Diego with frostbite. Actually it’s downtown is further built out than San Diego. Despite the rain and cold temperatures, I was able to get some good photos. And I now have a new … [continue reading]

Taking off to the Great White North

Next week I will take my first trip ever to Canada. I will visit Vancouver and Whistler during this trip. I decided it wasn’t cold enough in Seattle and that I needed to go further north.

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Not Much of a Culture Shock

After reading the Culture Shock! books for Chile and Cuba, I thought I’d read the one for Vancouver. My first trip to Canada is in a week. How shocking is the Vancouver culture? Judging solely by the book Culture Shock! … [continue reading]