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Month: June 2017

Walking in Vancouver – Mount Seymour

Walking in Vancouver – Mount Seymour

Our next adventure in Vancouver is our first ever Canadian mountain! Marc’s friends Bernhard and Reinhold were planning to walk up Mount Seymour and they kindly invited us to join them. Mount Seymour is one of the mountains that you can see from false creek. So I have been looking up at it longingly from our first day here. It is popular with hikers in the summertime and it looks like you can also ski there in winter. Although it…

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Travel Tag – Walking edition!

Travel Tag – Walking edition!

One of my favourite bloggers, Katie from Fatty McCupcakes*, tagged me** in her travel-related post. I loved the idea of being involved, but we were so busy getting ready to move to Canada that I didn’t have a chance to actually write up my response. So, here it is, just a month late! *I’ve added a link to her blog, but be careful about reading it when you have a hot cup of tea! Seriously, she’ll make you giggle out…

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Walking in Vancouver – Capilano River

Walking in Vancouver – Capilano River

Marc and I went on our fist explore outside of Vancouver. We had a beautiful walk through the huge trees of the┬áCapilano River Regional Park. Then we did the most touristy thing so far – explore around the Capilano Suspension Bridge. We took a bus from just outside our hotel, and within half an hour, we’d made it not just out of the city, but up to some mountains!! Our original plan was to walk up Grouse Mountain as we…

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Moving to Canada with a cat – Monty update

Moving to Canada with a cat – Monty update

This post is mostly for my mum. She keeps asking if I’ll write more about our cat, Monty, who we brought to Vancouver with us. I realise that does not really fit into the “walks” or “larks” that I normally write about. BUT there isn’t a huge amount online about moving countries with cats, so maybe this will be useful for someone else one day!? Introducing Monty: As a kitten, Monty was one of the cutest little dudes I have…

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