As an island girl who was raised on a farm and rarely visited anywhere larger than Aberdeen as a child, I'm not much of a city person. Things have clearly changed, given that I've lived in two cities in the past year, but still - give me a mountain or island any day, or even… Continue reading My Top 10 Favourite Cities
It's no secret that I love Vancouver and feel extremely blessed to be living in one of the best cities in the world. So I've been thinking a lot about what makes Vancouver so great. It took me five days in 2016 to decide that I wanted to live here (actually, I think I made… Continue reading Why I Love Vancouver
As some of you know, I was recently invited to take part in all that Vancouver has to offer its tourists (along with everyone else in Vancouver who also works in the tourism industry - so let's not pretend I'm special!). Most of these things I probably wouldn't have done on my own, or would… Continue reading My Top 10 Things To Do In Vancouver
Moving to the other side of the world was always going to be a culture shock. Although Canada is very similar to the UK in a lot of respects, there are plenty of things that have taken me aback, that I'm still getting used to, or that I just find a bit strange. Some of… Continue reading Things I Find Strange About Vancouver (& Canada) – From A UK Perspective
It's a month since I arrived in Vancouver, bleary-eyed after four flights and not-at-all-ready for my new Canadian adventure. I didn't even know if I was going to come - even after I'd handed in my notice at work, I had no idea if it was the right thing to do and I ended up having… Continue reading A Month In Vancouver: An Update On My Canadian Life
I've been in Vancouver for almost a week - and what a week it's been! It began with a two-day journey with some tough goodbyes, and, in typical Canadian fashion, ended with beautiful mountains and great hospitality. The journey itself wasn't too bad; the flights were pretty good and amazingly all four were on schedule… Continue reading Hello From Canada!
I had high hopes for Vancouver, and that worried me. Because it's often the places you think you'll fall in love with that disappoint you, and the ones you have no preconceptions of are the ones that surprise you. I didn't need to worry. I fell for Vancouver, hard. Canada was the beginning of the… Continue reading Falling In Love With Vancouver (and Tim Hortons!)