Visiting the Vancouver Zoo

For Father’s Day this year, mum and I took dad on a visit to the Greater Vancouver Zoo because he, more than anyone, appreciates time spent doing something exciting with family in comparison to a physical gift. The Greater Vancouver Zoo…

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Walking the Stanley Park Seawall

On a warm sunny downtown evening, we walked the entire loop of the famous Vancouver Seawall that wraps around the incredible Stanley Park, the world’s number one park! The loop is best walked from Coal Harbour to English Bay. Start…

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I Didn’t Fail University

I woke up to an email that I have been waiting too long to receive: “Dear Jana, Yes! We are delighted to offer you your requested change of program at the University of British Columbia.” Some background info: I graduated…

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My Dance Story

Three years ago, the day before my 16th birthday, I attended a Ballet Cuba master class downtown Vancouver. I had tickets to watch them perform Don Quixote two days later. It was probably the most intense and incredible master class I…

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Norvan Falls Hike

The wonderful hike to Norvan Falls winds through well-maintained trails and stunning lush forests ending up at a stunning waterfall cascading into a sweet little green pool. We hiked this one afternoon after a day of rain, and the waterfall…

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A Day on Bowen Island

Bowen Island is one of the gorgeous islands along BC’s Sunshine Coast. Bowen is dotted with beautiful cafes, stunning hikes and beaches and island cottages galore. The moment our final exams were over, we took the ferry across to Bowen Island…

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