Iona Beach Regional Park

Just north of the Vancouver International Airport, at the mouth of the Fraser River, is Iona Beach Regional Park. Popular with walkers and cyclists, it’s a lovely place to spend some time in the sunshine. The area is dotted with logs that have been washed ashore over time. At the end of the trail you’ll…… Continue reading Iona Beach Regional Park

MOV | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) and the HR Macmillan Space Centre (known by locals simply as The Planetarium) share a building in Vanier Park on False Creek. The 1960s building itself is quite striking, and James and I enjoyed wandering around the grounds after visiting each attraction. The popular crab sculpture, with its pincers raised…… Continue reading MOV | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

Affinities: Canadian Artists and France

Running alongside the Vancouver Art Gallery’s French Moderns exhibition that I posted about on Sunday is Affinities: Canadian Artists and France. It’s a neat look at the significance that French art and culture has held for Canadian artists over the past 120 years, Here’s a look at the pieces that jumped out at me.. Perhaps…… Continue reading Affinities: Canadian Artists and France

Pitt River Regional Greenway

Vancouver is bursting with Spring-ness and I couldn’t be happier. It’s my favourite time of year. What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than heading outside for a walk in the sunshine? “Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder My boyfriend, my sister and I…… Continue reading Pitt River Regional Greenway