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VANCOUVER – The Ultimate Insider Guide

Bought a ticket to visit Vancouver, BC?  I bet you’ve heard lots about the mountains, the ocean, the beaches, the natural beauty…  And I bet you’ve heard of the top sites to see – the Aquarium, Stanley Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Lynn Valley, etc. – the usual stuff… But what I really wonder is if you’ve heard about all those hidden local hot spots for fun, food and drink that only people who live in Vancouver (or who visit A LOT) know about?

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Miami – It’s not the cheesy, tacky place that you think it is!….Or is it?

4 girls and 4 nights in South Beach.  We were excited.  It was one of my friend’s 30th birthday so we decided to make a trip out of it.  Miami is actually super annoyingly far from Vancouver – it takes about 8 hours to get there – and that’s just flying time!  You could fly to Amsterdam in the same time!  But, no, we were set on Miami.  I had been to Miami before (in 2007) and I managed to convince my friends to give it a go.  “It’s not the cheesy, tacky place that you think it is!  It’s cool and low-key.” I promised my friends.  I knew this because I had been before… but that time it was with my boyfriend visiting his sister.  We didn’t have to plan a thing – his sister took care of everything and we had a great time.   This trip, however, was different. Continue reading

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