Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Food Trip in Langley: Olive Garden

One weekend, Alyanna was demanding that we eat at Olive Garden because a YouTuber is promoting the unlimited breadsticks.


Therese and I searched for the closest Olive Garden and there's only one in BC! Only one! We took a 30-minute drive (more than 40 kms) just to eat at Olive Garden located in Langley. The drive was definitely worth it.

Olive Garden Exterior

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Food Trip in Alexandra Road, Richmond: Haroo Korean Homestyle Cuisine

I've been to Korea twice and had a taste of authentic Korean food. Haroo brings the Korean experience in Richmond with its homey ambiance and great food.

Last week, our family celebrated my mom's birthday and father's day. Since my mom has been raving about Dai Jang Kum and how she wants to bring us there to celebrate her birthday, Therese and I searched for the Korean Restaurant with the highest rating in Richmond. My Foursquare and her Yelp app both returned Haroo Korean Homestyle Cuisine.

My parents enjoying the tea

We arrived at Haroo at around 7:30 PM, it was a cloudy day and finding parking space was challenging. Be more patient when coming in the area on a busy weekend, since parking will be a difficult.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Panda Market: Food, Love, and Celebrate

Jomar is heading back to the Philippines soon. :( This is our last date in Canada so we decided to check out the International Summer Night Market, also known as Panda Market. Actually, there are two summer night markets in Richmond, we decided to visit this one because it's closer to home.

Mother with the Panda

We had a great time! Jomar and I had takoyaki and okonomiyaki while my parents enjoyed some fried squid.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

TELUS World of Science: Love and Learning

Of all the dates Jomar and I had been to in Vancouver, this goes to the top two!

TELUS World of Science, BC Place, Rogers Arena, and Grousse Mountain in one 360 photo

My favorite exhibit is the Eureka. You get to learn while playing with the different experiments. Below are some of the pictures inside the Eureka exhibit.

Wheels and Dams experiment

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Vancouver Chinese Garden: Love and Peace

Jomar and I spent the afternoon in the Sun Yat-Sen Park and Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. It was our first time to the west side of Downtown Vancouver and there were a lot of homeless people.

Sun Yat-Sen Park
It is a free public park built in a Chinese style, with mostly North American materials. It is connected to the Classical Chinese Garden by a pond.



Thursday, June 2, 2016

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park: Love, Experience, and View

Last Tuesday, Jomar and I spent the day at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. I've been there before but I enjoyed it so much that I had to bring Jomar there as well.

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park offers free shuttle service from Downtown Vancouver to Capilano. Check their website for pick-up point and schedule. You may also check Translink or Google Maps for public transportation direction.

Us at the free shuttle bus. Our chosen pick-up point was Canada Place

There are different sections of the park and we enjoyed them all. Starting from the Story Centre and Kiapilano Totem Poles guided tour, we walked our way to the Capilano Suspension Bridge. Because of the volume of people walking on the bridge, it was shaking more than the last time I was there.

Guided Tour of the Story Centre and Kia'pilano