Vancouver – From Sky to SEE

Vancouver is beautiful.  The city core and waterfront has public beaches, parks and the world’s longest uninterrupted waterfront  path.  All are widely used by families, cyclists, hikers, etc.  I love that the city amenities appear to be designed for its people, not just tourists (and so it should since it’s the most expensive place to…

Canadian Abroad – Travel Tips for Touring Quito, Ecuador

  Quito is the capital of Ecuador and the highest elevated capital city in the world.  The city is also one of the first World Cultural Heritage Sites declared by UNESCO in 1978. I have been to many UNESCO sites, so it was special to visit Quito.  I am an approved Explorer Quotient Trainer for…

San Francisco Travel Tips for the Single Traveller

When travelling alone, a city’s hop-on and hop-off double-decker busses are great way to see the city, get tidbits and interesting insights to the city’s history and have guaranteed convenient transportation. San Francisco is the first non-European city where I have used this tourism service.   European cities are filled with history and many attractions.   In…