Bridge the Travel Gap
Tian-Jin Temple – An Oasis in Burnaby

Tian-Jin Temple – An Oasis in Burnaby

As per usual whenever I go someplace I try to find something off the beaten track. Especially when I know the place I’m in well.  As I come from Vancouver, I did some searching while I was staying in Burnaby…

Vancouver – 1 Week, 4 Cities, Cribbage and Costco

Vancouver – 1 Week, 4 Cities, Cribbage and Costco

I’ve landed back in my home town of Greater Vancouver.  It’s been a good 3 years since I’ve spent much time here, but I’m here for 6 months. Why? So, why I’m in Vancouver – because I hope to work…

Tea in Brighton – Bluebird Tea

Tea in Brighton – Bluebird Tea

Tea Heaven I love tea!  Love it, love it, love it! When I found there was a tea tasting in Brighton, I went.  It’s listed in the Brighton Fringe Festival which runs in May. You can tea taste all year…

Canada House – London

Canada House – London

Now most Canadians are most likely, like me. When they arrive in London they don’t know or have never heard of the historic building – Canada House in London. Where Canada House is located at Trafalgar Square in London, SW1.…

Oh, they do say that Goring is Boring!

Oh, they do say that Goring is Boring!

Well, its just not true! Goring by Sea is not boring, it’s a lovely little town on the south coast, not far from Brighton and Hove. It hosts a lot of little unique things and places to go. The cafes…

Secret Treasures – Hove Museum

Secret Treasures – Hove Museum

I love all the little places in Brighton and Hove that the general tourist doesn’t know about and the Hove Museum is one of them. It’s a favourite for its cafe and its displays.  They are planning on moving the…

Christmas in Brighton

Christmas in Brighton

I just couldn’t resist.  It may be a bit after the date, but not too much and it just might wet some of your appetites to come over next year! We have some events which are special just for Brighton…

Pets?  What do you do?

Pets? What do you do?

Often in my travels people say they can’t do what I’m doing because they have pets to look after.  Well, I’m here to dispel this myth.  Pets are lovely and I’ve had many over the years.  Yes, they do require…

London a City of Style

London a City of Style

London a City of Style New York is the city that never sleeps and London a city of style where no one can tire of exploring and experiencing. To paraphrase, the famous Londoner Samuel Pep’s “when a man is tired…

How to Keep Costs Down and Not Throw in the Kitchen Sink!

How to Keep Costs Down and Not Throw in the Kitchen Sink!

How to Keep Costs Down and Not Throw in the Kitchen Sink This is one of the most asked questions about travel.  How can I afford it? I say, travel doesn’t have to be expensive, but it does depend on…