This spring, we went on a memorable family and friend cruise from Vancouver to Alaska. For this trip, we went with the Golden Princess with Princess Cruises. I’ve been on two cruises in the past (one was actually roundtrip to Alaska from Vancouver in 2009). In general, I feel that this experience is comparable to… Continue reading Alaskan Cruise with Princess Cruises: All Aboard the Golden Princess
We recently took advantage of the Priority Pass benefit with our new credit card at the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) en route to Japan. With Priority Pass, we had two options at the YVR international terminal: either the classic Premium Plaza Lounge or the Sky Team Lounge. The Premium Plaza Lounge was immediately after security… Continue reading Review of Sky Team Lounge at YVR
As we near the end of 2018, I would like to see how I am doing in terms of working my way through this year's Canada's 100 Best Restaurants list. I've been to several of these restaurants over the years, so I thought it would be interesting to see how I was doing at this point… Continue reading Bowsing my way through Canada’s Top 100 Restaurants 2018: My Food Diary
The Low-Down If you are in Vancouver between May and October, and love street food, you cannot miss the Richmond Night Market located at the River Rock Casino. There are multiple night markets in Greater Vancouver but this is definitely our favourite. Sure, they sell new fads, like fidget spinners and old favourites, like cell… Continue reading Vancouver: Richmond Night Market Food Adventures!
After returning home from Korea, we have been longing for some good Korean desserts. Our opportunity has finally arrived once we set foot in Vancouver. My favourite place for Korean desserts would have to be Snowy Village. There are multiple locations in Greater Vancouver: Vancouver, Richmond and Coquitlam. They must be doing well because they… Continue reading Vancouver: Korean Desserts Obsession
Photo of the day: The view from the Stawamus Chief. Coming back to hike the Stawamus Chief made me very nostalgic, as it reminded me of my high school days when we would start off our camping trips with this hike. It is classified as an “intermediate” hike, but it can definitely feel challenging for… Continue reading Vancouver, BC, Canada: Hiking the Chief
I recently came back to my hometown, Vancouver, BC, for a visit and coincidently, my relatives from out-of-town were visiting at the same time. While showing them around, I was able to be a tourist in my hometown for a few days, which allowed me to compile a list of top tourist attractions in Vancouver,… Continue reading Vancouver, BC, Canada: Top 5 Tourist Attractions
“Maple Butter Pork Belly”, smoked salmon, “chicken wings” and quarter rotisserie chicken @ Homer St Cafe and Bar
I wanted to milk every minute of my time in Vancouver so I went on another food adventure with my Favourite Fellow Foodies (AKA FFF’s) before I had to leave. This time, we decided to be a little fancier and had lunch at Homer St. Cafe in Yaletown. Situated in a historic building, it really had… Continue reading Yummy (pork) belly in my belly!
Hoisin waffle sandwich and red bean shake @ Miura’s Waffle + Milk Bar