Vancouver Sights – Nitobe Memorial Garden in Autumn

Vancouver Sights – Nitobe Memorial Garden in Autumn

I’ve already written one post about the beautiful Nitobe Memorial Garden. It is a small slice of Japan on the edge of Vancouver. I loved seeing it in the summer, so I’ve kept going back as the seasons changed. The photos in this post are spread over October, November and the start of December. Some of you may have noticed that I have posted far fewer adventures over the last month. This is basically because Christmas shopping, a nasty fever…

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Japanese Food Guide: Everything you should try in Japan!

Japanese Food Guide: Everything you should try in Japan!

I looove Japanese food. How could anyone not love it!? I was incredibly lucky with my initiation into this amazing cuisine. I first moved to Japan as a volunteer assistant language teacher when I was 19. For six months, I lived with three amaaazing host families. For the first two months I managed to try something completely new every day! Since then, I lived in Japan for a further 3 years, but I am still finding plenty of new, interesting…

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Walking in France – Hiking through vineyards to Saussignac

Walking in France – Hiking through vineyards to Saussignac

I have already written one post about the lovely Camino de Santiago. If you want to do the whole walk to Santiago de Compostela in Spain it would take around three weeks. I’m not an expert about it; We only did two days walk, then looped back to walk back to where we started. There are lots of different routes through different countries so this was only one possibility. But if you ever find yourself near Port-Sainte-Foy-et-Ponchapt or Sainte-Foy-la-Grande on the Dordogne river, this…

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New Cat Harness – Monty Update

New Cat Harness – Monty Update

I have sooo many things that I want to write about, but I’ve also had a few requests for a Monty update! So I thought I should write a post about how Monty Monster is getting on with his new life in Canada. If you’d like to read more about Monty, a while ago I wrote a post about bringing him to Canada. If you need to see kitten pictures or silly photos of his belly, see the other post…

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