Vancouver Recap Part 2: UBC and Kitsilano

Have you ever visited a place and thought to yourself, “Ah, this feels like home?” I’m sure you have. Every time I go to Kitsilano, one of Vancouver’s most vibrant and sought-after neighbourhoods, that is my sentiment exactly. I explored the UBC campus and Kitsilano with my good friend Esma during the last two days of my Vancouver trip and I truly had a hard time leaving. There is something about the ocean air and the mountain views that is pure magic: so unique for a major Canadian city and certainly something that this girl has always been drawn to.

We stayed at UBC, as some dorms are opened up to the general public for short-term stays during the summer. The campus is one of the largest and most beautiful I have seen! Mountain views abound, as do beautiful gardens (both the UBC rose garden and the UBC Botanical Gardens are worth a visit).

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Vancouver Recap Part 1: North Vancouver

I recently spent four glorious days wandering throughย eating my way through Vancouver with two dear friends from my Victoria days. We actually met while studying holistic nutrition at Pacific Rim College back in 2015 and we have managed to stay in touch despite the fact that we all live in different provinces and states (Ontario, British Columbia, and Oregon, to be exact). We decided that a visit was long overdue and that Vancouver was a natural place to meet up (hello, mountains + ocean + bustling food scene).ย  Continue reading “Vancouver Recap Part 1: North Vancouver”