Archive for the ‘Vancouver’ Category

So the Olympics are now over and the craziness has died down a little bit. Whew! Don’t get me wrong. I loved the Olympics. But somehow, working FOR the Olympics for 12 hours a day, 6-7 days a week for months didn’t make it so easy to come home to my downtown apartment – where […]

Ladies in Vancouver!  The fabulous Kitty Card is on sale this month for $10. If you haven’t read my previous post, the Kitty Card is your ticket to exclusive discounts and VIP treatment at Vancouver’s most indulgent salons, spas, boutiques and bistros. This month, I’ve already grabbed 5 of them so that my girl friends and […]

The Commodore Ballroom was packed last Saturday night for Sia‘s concert. I heard that the the eccentric Australian has a killer voice and a bouncy personality, so I was quite excited to see her live. Her opening band Body Language, a group of 3 guys and a girl, started off the night with songs about “Sandwiches” […]

Spring is officially here. So is the fashion bug. Vancouver will be hit with dozens of fashion events this April. To see what Vancouver is wearing this season, check out these events happening around your neighborhood: Vancouver Fashion Week 2010 April 7 – 11, 2010 Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW) is on its 10th year of […]

I did not intend for this to be a food blog, but it is slowly but surely becoming food-centric. Yes, yes, I love to eat. It is my passion to hunt down the best places to dine in the city or wherever I am in the world at any point in time. So please indulge […]

Ladies in Vancouver, allow me to introduce you to The Kitty Card.  It’s a must-have item if you want access to exclusive discounts at luxurious salons, spas, boutiques and lounges in our lovely city. For only $25, the Kitty Card gets you wicked deals like: 20% off Thai Yoga Massage with Daniel-Ryan at YYoga 50% off your […]

It was a rainy Sunday morning. Not the best morning to be walking around town to find a good place for brunch. But a good friend was visiting Vancouver that weekend and so I had to make sure that he gets the best gastronomic experience with me – even if it meant getting up before […]

This is a cool zipline on Robson street. Apparently, it’s free. But the catch is there is a 7 hour line-up. That’s enough time to get excited, get nervous and back out.

No, this picture does not do the olympic flame any justice. It’s a low-resolution image I took using my blackberry the day I discovered that the Olympic cauldron was right in my office – the International Broadcast Centre (IBC). How did I not know it was there, you might ask. Well, the construction was done […]

The tickets for the 2010 Winter Olympics have such a cool design. The official website describes the design as having a “swirling palette of blues and greens found in the natural landscape of Vancouver and the Sea-to-Sky region.” This look will also be found on all banners, venue signage and olympic vehicles during the Games. […]