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Mayan Blessing

Mayan Encounter in Mexico

It didn't take long before we ventured out of Playa Del Carmen, a Mexican town which draws millions of tourists each year to its...
Steamclock Gastown

Surreal: An Interactive Play Set in the Historic Streets of Gastown

If you’re craving something different this summer, Surreal might be the evening entertainment you’re looking for. Surreal is an interactive play written by Darby and...
Nita Lake Lodge exterior

Nita Lake Lodge: A Romantic Getaway in Whistler

At last, it was time for our weekend stay at Nita Lake Lodge. Since relocating to Vancouver, almost a year ago, a visit to...

Where am I?

WhereAmINow

Who am I?

NAME: Lies
NATIONALITY: Belgian
HOMETOWN: Dendermonde
BIRTHDAY: October
CURRENTLY IN: Vancouver
PREVIOUSLY IN: Belgium
UP NEXT: Surprise

Experiences around the world

Snowshoeing Mount Seymour

Musings of a First Time Snowshoer

I always imagined snowshoes to be an essential tool in the past. Necessary equipment to make life easier in snowy regions but is obsolete...
First time on the slope: Experiences from Hell

First Time On the Slope: 5 Ski And Snowboard Experiences From...

If you're thinking about learning how to ski or snowboard, be prepared to fall...a lot. I had high hopes the first time I went...
First time snowboarding. Failed experience

First Time Snowboarding: More Falling and Injuries

Vancouver is the perfect base if you're into winter sports. I noticed this fact as soon as I set foot on Canadian soil, and this...

Animals around the world

Elephant portrait at Addo

Elephant Overload: a Self Drive Through Addo Elephant National Park

One of the things I get all giddy about is elephants. Ever since receiving my cute pink elephant cuddly toy when I was 2,...
Sinbad eating at the Born Free center

Behind the Scenes at Born Free Big Cat Sanctuary

During my stay at the Shamwari game reserve, I was very lucky to be able to go on a behind the scenes tour at...

Food around the world

London Snippet: The Real Food Market

I wasn't planning to visit the Real Food Market today, but I'm happy fate brought me to the Waterloo area (A bit of an...
The Rumbullion - view over Camps Bay

Picnic With a Twist: The Rumbullion

A picnic was definitely not what I was expecting when I arrived at the Rumbullion, but I was pleasantly surprised when we got to...
Photo Essays
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