Tour De Seawall

Working weekends suck but also have some advantages. My days off are week days which means many places tend to be less busy, well as less busy as Vancouver can be. So on friday last week I took advantage of a free bike rental and explored the seawall. I work at Spokes Bicycle Rental and…

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Vancouver So Far

  Before arriving in Vancouver I had a good idea of what I wanted to do and see. So this post is all about what I’ve already done. With the Bunac Work Canada programme I received a Lonely Planet guide for Canada, not just for Vancouver. I love the Lonely Planet guides, I used the…

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The Adventure Awaits

Some of you may know I now have a job, working in a bike rental shop. It is fun, social and already done three shifts. Exploring has taken a back seat whilst finding my feet in my new role. There is so much I want to see and do, I need to keep reminding myself…

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Couple Seeks Stable Housing

Vancouver has been rated as one of the best places to live in the world and don’t I know it. Before arriving to Vancouver I obviously did my research, I booked an Airbnb studio (Airbnb virgin) and looked thoroughly through long term apartments, studios and house shares. SWAP had emailed me a pre-departure guide which…

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Canada Day, Ey!

July 1st marked Canada Day which is a massive celebration in Canada and for all Canadiansย around the world. The first thing I did when I knew I’d be in the country for this anniversary was google the best events in Vancouver. https://dailyhive.com/vancouver/canada-day-vancouver-2016-events This wonderful website sent me to Canada Place to witness Canada Day in…

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The Important Scary Stuff

It is my third day in Vancouver, BC and although it still doesn’t seem real I am enjoying it. It hasn’t been easy and had a few mini breakdowns but nothing in life is easy and surely this is part of the adventure right? Yesterday me and James met the SWAP team for an orientation…

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