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Tulip Festival: Skagit Valley

By / June 30, 2013

Every April Mt Vernon, Washington hosts a tulip festival in the Skagit Valley, about an hour north of Seattle and an hour and a half south of Vancouver, BC.  This year I went with some friends for the first time, and I must say I was pretty impressed. While the tulip beds are better in […]


Harrison Hot Springs

By / June 28, 2013

British Columbia This week my mother and her boyfriend were in town for my graduation and vacation and took my girlfriend and I to Harrison Hot Springs in the Lower Mainland of BC.  I had heard of Harrison being a quite resort town nestled in the mountains just north of Chilliwack, and that was pretty much exactly what we […]


Ian’s Top 5 Souvenirs – #1

By / June 20, 2013

Congratulations! We made it to number one (finally).  I’ve was swamped with essays and finishing up my college career, graduating, having my family in town, and starting a new job as a supervisor for a Canada/US cross-border survey.  Anyway on to what we care about… #1 – Flags Flags have much more meaning than most […]


Scarves Up for Seattle Sounders FC

By / June 9, 2013

In the midst of my last week of college at Western Washington University (which includes a unreal amount of essay writing that is slowly being completed) I travelled down to Seattle to watch my Seattle Sounders play the Vancouver Whitecaps (my second team). This Cascadia Cup rivalry match is one of the best and longest rivalry’s in North America […]