Robot Restaurant in Tokyo: A Misadventure

Robot Restaurant, Tokyo, Japan

  Flashing lights, lasers, dancers dressed in bright colours, giant robots, a story that is completely nonsensical…the show at Robot Restaurant was everything I expected of Japan and jam-packed with my favourite things.  Truth be told, when I saw a clip on you-tube, I was more fascinated with all the shiny objects on stage than […]

Scandalicious: The Best Gluten-Free Waffles in Vancouver

Scandalicious, gluten-free waffler, Vancouver

  Scandalicious is my favourite breakfast/brunch restaurant in Vancouver, hands down.  Judging by the line-up of people every time we’re there, it’s clear this is an East Van hotspot. If you’re looking for gluten-free waffles, there is little reason to look elsewhere.  The Wallflower has a couple of gluten-free waffle dishes on their menu, but […]

Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School: Where Burlesque Meets Life-Drawing

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School

  If you are looking for an awesome evening of alternative life-drawing, Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School is where you want to be.  Vancouver’s favourite burlesque dancers and circus performers take the stage as live models – giving artists the opportunity to practice their drawing skills with a dose of sexy, weird fun. Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art […]

Snowshoeing in Squamish, British Columbia

Snowshoeing in Squamish, British Columbia, Canada, Vancouver
Gaze into the valley below from this suspension bridge.

  There is no arguing against the beautiful mountainous landscapes quintessential of British Columbia.   Even in metropolitan areas, outdoor enthusiasts have little difficulty getting out into nature.  Less than an hour from Vancouver, Squamish is one outdoor recreation hotspot for those needing a break from city life.  Even during winter, trekkers can explore wooded trails […]