August 2019

Visiting Stanley Park – Vancouver, BC

Stanley Park – Vancouver, Canada GRADING Overall Score: A Recommended?: Absolutely! As long as you enjoy the outdoors, you’ll find Stanley Park to be a great place to visit. Stanley Park, one of Vancouver’s top tourist destinations, is the first and largest park in all of Vancouver.  Located at the tip of the downtown district, it also serves as the connection between downtown and Northern Vancouver. Just slightly larger than New York City’s Central Park, Stanley Park evolved over the years as a forested retreat, not imagined and created by a park architect…

Ogunquit, Maine – Beauty by the Sea

The following is a guest post from this week’s contributor, Nick Sullivan, who shares with us his amazing time-lapse video and narrative of his time in Ogunquit, Maine.   “Ogunquit” is said to mean “Beautiful Place by the Sea,” and few would disagree. If you love a rocky-coast shoreline — or are more of a sandy-beach person — Ogunquit, Maine, as well as the Perkins Cove area, has you covered…

Visiting Canada Place – Vancouver, BC

If you’re headed to the lively city of Vancouver, chances are you’re headed to Canada Place. As the main cruise ship terminal in Vancouver, this is a popular destination for both tourists and locals. Read on to learn more about this cultural landmark…

Reviewing Vancouver’s Museum of Anthropology

Museum of Anthropology – University of British Columbia 6393 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC, Canada GRADING Overall Score: B Recommended?: Yes, although small children will not find this museum interesting.   If you’re planning a visit to Vancouver, one of the top spots to see is the University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology. Established in 1949, this museum was created as a department within the Faculty of Arts at the university. Over the years, it has grown into the research and teaching treasure that it is today…