Group Summer Hiking Tips for Beginners

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I always felt I needed to go against the flow with the hobbies I chose. As a young adult, I would always whine about how my favourite musical acts and traveling shows would skip our “small-town” of Vancouver in the 90s. Meeting visitors and residents and teaching international students throughout the recent years, I have learned to appreciate the … Continue reading Group Summer Hiking Tips for Beginners

Comforting and Warm Gifts for the Transit Commuter

Comforting and Warm Gifts for the Transit Commuter

I hope you had a wonderful holiday and enjoying the new year so far! It’s been a great few weeks of events, including a new commute to my day job on the weekdays. I’m glad it became a shorter commute by bus, but these days it requires attentive coordination during my sleepy mornings to make sure I hop on the right train. It can get … Continue reading Comforting and Warm Gifts for the Transit Commuter

Summer Canada150 BBQ decoration ideas at Canadian Superstore

Hosting or attending a BBQ this upcoming Canada Day long weekend? While picking up groceries and supplies, swing by the seasonal section to pick up some Canada 150 themed decor by Canadian Superstore. Here are cute items that caught our eye: Glassware Beaver and Moose Hats Make it cozier with maples leaves on lights, mason jar lights, napkins and cushions Happy 150th Birthday, Canada! Continue reading Summer Canada150 BBQ decoration ideas at Canadian Superstore

Five Gifts for the Jet-Setter on Your List

Recently my group of design students and I went on an Explorer Tour to learn about the various sustainable and meaningful initiatives at YVR. We were impressed by the many sustainable, environmental, and community initiatives that YVR . Inspired by one of the games we played during the interactive experience, here’s five gifts that are carry-on friendly to make the commute by air more comfortable … Continue reading Five Gifts for the Jet-Setter on Your List

Five Gift Ideas for your Bridal Party

It’s wedding season! Here are five unique gift ideas to give away as thank you gifts for your wedding or bridal party. All ideas can be easily be part of your carry-on luggage for your destination or out-of-town wedding and under $50 each. $ Disposable Cameras Like Monica, if you don’t want to wait a few weeks for physical professional prints, you can opt to … Continue reading Five Gift Ideas for your Bridal Party