More visitors!

Posted by on Sep 15, 2013 in Hiking, Trips, Vancouver | 5 comments

Two days after our last visitors left, our next ones arrived! Our best friends Tom and Sarah came to stay with us for just under two weeks and it was brilliant. They left yesterday and we are feeling quite sad,  but we’ve had an amazing time with them! We sat at the airport excitedly watching the doors for them appearing when all of a sudden I noticed one of the Vancouver Canucks players who had just arrived on their flight! It was one of...

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Alcohol and Jenga, a good combination

Posted by on Mar 24, 2013 in General, Settling In, Things To Do, Vancouver | 4 comments

Yesterday we had our first lie in since we arrived – I think the jet lag has finally buggered off! As it was a nice day we decided to go to Granville Island which is a little peninsula near Downtown which has loads of quirky shops, bars, a brewery and a massive public market. We got the aquabus over there which is a cute little boat (if you don’t like boats you will hate this!) and set off to explore. On the way there I had a phone...

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Decisions, decisions…

Posted by on Oct 22, 2012 in Getting There, Vancouver | 0 comments

It’s now just less than 5 months until we leave, and the excitement is building every day! I think about the move around every 10 seconds. If we had the money now, I’m pretty sure that we would just go! But it’s really not that long away, and it just makes it all the more exciting. We have created a forum for people who have applied/are applying through the IEC programme, hopefully it’ll take off and we’ll get loads of users! There...

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