Out and about

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Things To Do, Trips, Vancouver | 5 comments

The weather has been a bit crap and rainy the past week so we haven’t been able to get out hiking again, much to our disappointment! However, this weekend we decided to tick off another one of Vancouver’s museums, The Police Museum. We got a 2 for 1 deal from Groupon a couple of weeks ago, and it meant we were only paying $6 each as opposed to $12 which is a bit of a rip off! The museum is in Downtown Eastside, which is the...

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Hiking Capilano Canyon

Posted by on May 12, 2013 in Hiking, Things To Do | 2 comments

After our day trip to Squamish a few weeks ago we have been itching to get out again and explore the amazing places that are on Vancouver’s doorstep. I’ve mentioned long before we came to Canada how much we want to hike to Garibaldi Lake (the background of our blog is a photo of the lake), but as it’s an 18km round trip, we figured we’d build up our fitness with some shorter hikes first. Having done our first...

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A wheely good time

Posted by on May 6, 2013 in Things To Do, Vancouver | 2 comments

The weather over the past few days has been amazing here so today we checked off one of our ‘must-do’s’ which was to cycle round Stanley Park. We were out by 10:30am (unusual for us on a Sunday!) and got the bus up to Stanley Park Cycle on Denman Street. It was $15 each bike for half a days’ (3-5 hours) rental which is pretty good. After a slightly wobbly start we set off in the direction of Stanley Park. We didn’t...

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