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Apia - MS Volendam Docked

Overseas Travel – Remembering Trip 3

At the end fo May, I completed my fourth overseas trip. For the first time in 18 months, I am not currently planned to travel again for the time being. So to keep the travel spirit burning I decided…

Grand Canyon

Looking Back – First Time Overseas

When I look back at the last year, it ‘s hard to believe that just 12 months ago is the first time I travelled overseas. In fact, the 12-month anniversary was the 10th of October, just three days ago.…

Vancouver - MS Volendam

Bon Voyage – MS Volendam Transpacific

A little later today I will be leaving my hotel in Vancouver and heading down to Canada Place. Canada Place is the cruise terminal in Vancouver and where I will be joining the MS Volendam. From here I will…

Vancouver - Canada Place at Night

Exploring & Rediscovering Vancouver

Today I am leaving Seattle to head north to Vancouver. My time in Seattle staying with my friend has been a very good time. But as with most things that are good they do come to an end. Seattle…

Seattle - Pike Place Market

Travelling Vancouver To Seattle

Today was quite an early start, with a 5 am wake up. I had all the packing finished last night and just had to find my way to the Vancouver Train Station. Like this morning I am heading from…

Vancouver - Atessa

Last Day In Vancouver

With today being my last day in Vancouver I needed to cover off any last things I wanted to do. Ensuring that I leave enough time to be back at the hotel to do some washing and pack my…

Vancouver - Victoria Ferry

Day Trip – Vancouver to Victoria, BC

Over the weekend I realised that I had a few more days in Vancouver, and wanted to do something a little different. So a little research turned up the option of a full day tour to visit Victoria on…

Vancouver - Art - Inuk Shuk

Vancouver Public Art Work

There were very few specific locations that I still had as must do while in Vancouver. One thing that I wanted to share though is a look at many of the art installations around the city. I had already…

Vancouver - View of the Northshore

Vancouver, Seabus & The Northshore

I set out this morning to find a cruise I could do around Vancouver Harbour. I would have thought this would be rather easy considering the number of signs offering cruises. However, it would seem to be the time…

Vancouver - Canada Place

Vancouver Shopping: Metropolis at Metrotown

Over the last few days, I have visited some of Vancouver’s iconic sights and the surrounding area. Today I thought I might change the pace a little and take a shopping excursion. With the destination for today being Metropolis…

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