As I walked to Stanley Park, I was drawn to this beautiful magnolia tree I saw along the way. I loved how the sunlight hit the petals, bringing out that vibrant pink. I love light, and the contrast and effect it creates. The flowers smelled lovely too, so that wasn’t much of a hardship either.

Sunny Vancouver

“It’s sunny today. You’d better get out there and enjoy it while it lasts, because Vancouver is famous for its rainy days.” That’s what one of my roommates said to me at the hostel in downtown Vancouver. She was staying long-term on her working-holiday visa and had already experienced the many sides that this friendly,Continue reading “Sunny Vancouver”

Through the looking glass

Naturally I went up the look-out tower to get an amazing view over Vancouver. I love how close city and nature are here. I bet it must be great to only have to drive a short while to be smack dab in the middle of forests and mountains. I took these photos through the glassContinue reading “Through the looking glass”

Life’s peachy

Sunny days in Vancouver surely exist! I was treated to some gorgeous days, on which I went out to enjoy the city and its surroundings. On my way to Stanley Park, these beautiful, peachy coloured flowers grabbed my attention. Life sure is great when you get to spend your day enjoying nature.

Evening stroll

On my trip to Canada in 2012, I stayed in Downtown Vancouver. One day I went on a whale watching tour that left from Granite Island. The stop for the water taxi was quite close to my hostel, so it was an easy walk down there. After a full day on the water seeing orcas,Continue reading “Evening stroll”


Vancouver, probably my favourite big city in a foreign country! I was here towards the end of April in 2012. The first couple of days were very sunny, so people urged me to get out and about. Since Vancouver is also known as ‘Raincouver’, I happily obliged and explored this amazing city! I took thisContinue reading “Vangroovy”

Canada goose

In the spring of 2012, I ventured off to Canada. Of the two weeks I had, I spent one week in Vancouver. Way way too short, as I’ve fallen in love with that city and have so much more to explore! On a sunny day I made my way to Stanley Park and saw thisContinue reading “Canada goose”