Tag Archives: British Columbia

Back to the First World-Global Fieldtrip Night

ALOHA! It is so much fun reliving our trip every month with pictures and food.  Our next destination…  North America!  Please fasten your seat belts and get ready to go to various places in Canada and the United States. Now, from Australia to North America

Tasty Nanaimo

Over the course of our trip, whenever anyone asks us about Canadian food, we are always at a bit of a loss on what really constitutes Canadian food? Sushi pizza? We are a country of immigrants that eat fusion so often we have no idea

Go West!

We really enjoyed our housesitting in Victoria – it’s a beautiful city with lots of opportunities to hike and bike and enjoy the nature everywhere. We decided we needed to explore more of Vancouver Island so we followed a very popular route which took us

Emily Carr

“Dear trees, we don’t stop half enough to love and admire them.” This is a quote by Canadian artist Emily Carr. We learned about her while in Victoria and had the chance to see many of her works of art. Emily Carr was born December

Vivacious Victoria!

We loved our time on British Columbia’s mainland, but more adventures awaited us as we headed to Vancouver Island and BC’s capital city of Victoria. We had rented a car while in Vancouver and now we had a challenge – how do we drive our

West Coast Awesomeness!

We love the West Coast and really enjoyed visiting all of the great tourist sites…but nothing is better than staying with locals who are also very dear friends. About 20 years ago, I went to the University of Ottawa with one of my highschool friends Jenn

Learning the Native Way

We have learned a lot about the Natives in Alaska and thought we should learn about the ones in Canada, our own country.  The Native Center in Whistler was the perfect place to learn about them. This museum in the Whistler Village was for the

Wonderful Whistler!

After a great time touring Vancouver, we were ready to move to the resort town of Whistler. Here, we learned many interesting things about the previous Olympics and the history of the town at the Whistler Museum. One of the first settlers, Myrtle and Alex