Bowen Island

Bowen Island

There is no doubt that you guys are having a great time in Vancouver but there are times you need a quiet and relaxing time from school or work. Bowen Island is a great weekend getaway for a peaceful time in nature. It takes a short ferry ride, around 20 minutes, from the Horseshoe Bay … Read more

Garibaldi

The hidden gem: Garibaldi lake

Summer is around the corner and, with it, BC’s stunning glacier-fed lakes provide delightful views for the hiking lovers. No need to go all the way to the Rocky Mountains; you can have a taste of its beauty right here in BC. Garibaldi is a turquoise lake that sits 1,540 metres high; hidden in between … Read more

Earnest Ice cream

Best ice cream shops in Vancouver!

  Because Summer is around the corner, it’s time to eat ice creams. So here is a list with some of the best ice cream shops in Vancouver. Are you ready to eat these amazing goodies after your English course? Take a note! 1. Bella GelateriaAddress: 1001 West Cordova, VancouverClose to EC Vancouver, The flavours … Read more

bmo-marathon

BMO Vancouver Marathon

Hello Runners! Are you ready for one of the coolest and  most stunning sports events in Va Every year, in the first week of May, Vancouver hosts one of the most scenic marathons around the world. In the top 10 list and recognized by Forbes, CNN, USA Today and others as one of the top destination races … Read more

Richmond Night Market 2016

Richmond Night Market 2016

Summer is almost here! The days are getting longer and many more events are happening. The Richmond Night Market, the largest night market in North America, takes takes place from May 13 to October 10, 2016. This Asian-themed market features about 140 food stalls and over 400 retail vendors. You can taste delicious food like barbecued skewers … Read more

North Vancouver Night Market

North Vancouver Shipyards Night Market 2016

From May 6th until September 30th, 2016, the Shipyards Night Market takes place every Friday night from 5pm to 10pm.  The market is smaller than the ones in Richmond, but it has totally different atmosphere. It’s full of joy and energy and it provides an amazing view. At the market, you can find locally made products, food, and art. … Read more

Vancouver European Festival 2016

Vancouver European Festival 2016

Are you interested in exploring European cultures? The 19th Annual European Festival will take place on the weekend of May 28 and 29 at Swangard Stadium (3883 Imperial St in Burnaby’s Central Park). Last year, around 10,000 people visited the festival. The two-day event will allow people in Vancouver to experience various European cultures without leaving … Read more

Sakura Days Japan Fair

Japan Festival at VanDusen Garden “Sakura Days Japan Fair”

On April 9th and 10, the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (Sakura Days Japan Fair) will take place in VanDusen Botanical Garden. There will be traditional Japanese music, lots of Japanese food, and many interesting activities, including calligraphy workshops. Also, if you like Japanese anime, you definitely shouldn’t miss this event as lots of Japanese anime art will … Read more