Sleepless in Seattle

Posted by on Nov 13, 2013 in Things To Do, Trips, Vancouver | 0 comments

Last weekend we finally ventured south of the border to Seattle! It’s our anniversary this month, so to celebrate we planned a little trip away. We got the 6:30 am train on Saturday morning and it was brilliant! It only cost $30 each and all the customs/immigration stuff is done in Vancouver at the station, so there’s no faffing around at the border. When we first got into Seattle we realised quickly how similar it is to Vancouver,...

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Bucket lists and Billy Connolly

Posted by on Nov 23, 2012 in Getting There | 0 comments

As I write this post, we’ve just passed the ‘4 months to go’ mark, 115 days to be precise. Yay! It’s also our 1 year anniversary in a few days –  double yay! For some reason, as soon as I saw the countdown pass the 120 days mark, it started to feel a hell of a lot closer! Saving is going well, even with Xmas coming up, we both have been able to put away quite a bit, but we’ve spent most of the money in our heads already! There’s...

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Natalie’s ‘top 5 things to do in Vancouver’

Posted by on Oct 18, 2012 in Things To Do, Vancouver | 1 comment

#1 – See Aurora Borealis Even though I grew up in the north of Scotland, I’ve never seen the northern lights, so it’s been on my bucket list for some time. I’ve always been fascinated by it, the colours are amazing and the whole thing looks, well, magical (how cheesy!) Anyway, it looks cool and what better place to see it than Canada? We’ve found that the best place to see them near Vancouver is in Yellowknife, where not only do...

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