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CALGARY: Stampede planner

In Calgary, Eating / Food, Sights On July 6, 2010 5 Comments

It’s that time of year again in Calgary. Suits are replaced by plaid shirts and shiny belt buckles. Hay bales become a normal decoration for restaurants and bars…. Read More »

PUERTO MORELOS: Snorkeling and lunch

In Eating / Food, Mexico, Restaurants, Sights On June 12, 2010 0 Comments

I’ve gone snorkeling in Thailand once years and years ago. I loved being able to see the colourful sea creatures without much effort. So I was hoping to… Read More »

CALGARY: Bass Pro Shops

In Calgary, Shopping, Sights On January 5, 2010 3 Comments

Yes, this blog is mostly about eating but sometimes it’s about the sights. And Bass Pro Shops in the CrossIron Mills megamall in Balzac, north of Calgary, is… Read More »

ST. ANDREWS: Seals and salmon and whales, oh my!

In Maritimes, Sights On September 20, 2009 1 Comment

[Don’t worry! This entry isn’t about eating them; it’s about seeing them.] Fog has always foiled our attempts to go whale watching in the Bay of Fundy, so… Read More »

RICHMOND: Night Market

In Eating / Food, Richmond B.C., Shopping, Sights, Vancouver On August 7, 2009 10 Comments

The Richmond night market is a totally fun outing on a summer night, and growing so quickly that it’s now in its third location in less than a… Read More »

Food stuff & Liz Lemon

In Eating / Food, Misc., Shopping, Sights On May 12, 2009 2 Comments

Alberta Pork is sponsoring two free lunches of pulled pork sandwiches to drum up support for the industry, amid misconceptions about the swine flu. The Edmonton event, at… Read More »

CALGARY: Zoo chili dogs

In Calgary, Eating / Food, Sights On May 6, 2009 5 Comments

The Calgary Zoo is a pretty fun place to visit on a sunny day. I like the South America section where you can see anteaters — which I… Read More »

HONG KONG: Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Hong Kong, Restaurants, Sights On March 4, 2009 3 Comments

One of Hong Kong’s biggest tourist attractions is Victoria Peak (太平山) or simply The Peak (山頂) which is home to some of the country’s priciest properties and a… Read More »