It’s Thursday, which is almost Friday, so I’m feeling pretty peppy today! More so because I’ll be heading to Vancouver soon for a little R&R. I’m actually surprised it’s taken this long to get up there since it’s a mere +/- 3hr drive from Seattle.
I have heard wonderful things about Vancouver. Someone told me it’s the Los Angeles of British Columbia (that may be a stretch). Yes, it will be cold there at this time of year, but there’s nothing I love more than bundling up for a brisk walk in a new city**
This all being said, there is a certain amount of preparation that needs to be done when traveling to a new city/country/culture.
- Snacks and drinks must be procured for the duration of the drive so as to avoid hanger
- Appropriate clothing must be packed (but I never actually have weather-appropriate clothing, so good luck to me)
- Passport must be located from whatever dark recess its been hiding in
- Lodging and food must be researched for maximum enjoyment and relaxation
So, good people of the internet, I need advice. Has anyone been to Vancouver? Any recommendations on things to see, places to eat, where the best coffee is (I am a Seattleite, after all), people to meet? Any suggestions will be highly appreciated!
Oh the places I will go …
**as I write that, I realize that this is not necessarily a true fact anymore after my weekend in Montreal this past October–but that’s a whole other post