Brits in Vancouver – Katie’s Story

“It’s beauty. Every time I fly into the city, I see the mountains and instantly know that I’m home.” Moving tale Katie arrived in Canada in 2011, loves Burnaby Central Park , an oasis of tranquility surrounded by a bustling urban environment and that’s where we met for our photo-session and conversation. Was it the lifestyle or maybe quality of […]

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Sunshine Coast Getaway

It was a few days or total relaxation. BC’s Sunshine Coast is simply breathtaking and offers a significant change of pace. I recently spent four days in the area being actively relaxed which for me meant taking simple hikes and breathing in nature.  Home was Tuckers Inn, B&B, a great find with friendly hosts, immaculate rooms and home baking for […]

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Namesake beach

It would be wrong. Travelling to the Oregon coast and not visiting Cannon Beach would be unthinkable. So, a day at namesake beach it was. I’d ridden around Cannon Beach on my first motorcycle road trip in 2010. Back then I was on a tight schedule and couldn’t spare the time to stop. It felt good to be able to […]

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The two sides of Seaside

The receptionist at the hotel in Olympia seemed very underwhelmed when we mentioned that Seaside was the next destination. Her advice was to make sure we took in Cannon Beach. Later on it would become clear what her advice was based upon. After another roadworks littered drive, Seaside! Seaside has made its claim to fame as the end of the […]

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Heading to Seaside

After much deliberation the Sunshine Coast was consigned to ‘another time’. BC Ferries were the sole reason for a vacation 180 degree. As much as the scootour would have been fun, combined ferry fares exceeding $300 were simply too high. BC loses out to south of the border. The Oregon coast called loud. Some swift research unearthed a very cool […]

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