Portrait of Owen

Owen’s story

Owen co-hosts the Great Escape Pod podcast. Tales of Brits (mostly) living in a foreign land. Along with Ryan and Mark, Owen usually gets to ask the questions. This time, it was Owen's turn to spill the beans. ...

A Portrait of Louise

Louise’s Story

"I love Steveston, which is where the Netflix Series, Once Upon a Time, was filmed and, which prompted my initial visit to the village."...

Daniel downtown Vancouver

Brits in Vancouver – Daniel’s Story

“I remember taking a taxi towards Downtown Vancouver for the first time back in February and noticing the city’s architecture against the backdrop of the mountains. It was truly stunning and inspiring” On a fresh, dazzling, late November morning, I met Daniel who was still very much in the land of jet lag. Daniel...

Brits in Vancouver. Bell at Third Beach

Brits in Vancouver – Bell’s Story

“I wake up and look out of my apartment window at the North Shore mountains, and it’s the most beautiful sight. I walk 25 minutes across town to work, passing people from all over the world.” Courage It was a warm and sunny early evening when I met Bell at Third Beach in Stanley...

An image of Anastasia at Lonsdale Quay

Brits in Vancouver – Anastasia’s Story

“Looking at the sun set over the mountains. Closely followed by how easy it is to split a bill, the skytrain and the libraries.” I finally met up with Anastasia for our photoshoot on a late summer evening on the North Shore. We’d originally aimed to get a sunset session on a local Sky...

Walking Victoria – Ogden Point

  Named after a 19th Century, Hudson's Bay Company trader, the breakwater pier at Ogden Point provides great views whatever the weather. Victoria proved to be a good city for walking. Whilst on a recent visit, the car was left idle and the legs provided all the motive power needed to cover the downtown...

Sunny Seattle

AmeriVespa may have left town but Seattle is still close to my heart....

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