Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver

I got a new camera recently. Fujifilm XT1. Here are a few pictures I took today. Anyone else using this camera? Queen Elizabeth park is known for the spectacular floral displays that attracts tourists from all over the world. You can also see the view of downtown.  I didn’t have time to walk all around…

Connaught Park, Vancouver

I have requests from moms again to keep writing about parks and playgrounds and where to go. If you haven’t been to Connaught Park, by the Kits Community Center, go check it out. The playground has a small climbing wall, swings, slides, a train, and a huge field for soccer and running around. There are…

Volunteer Park Conservatory, Seattle

I stumbled upon this place on Capitol Hill after I went to the Asian Art Museum. If you love plants and flowers, you must visit. It’s a very serene place to spend an hour and for nature photographers, you might get some really good photos in here. Inside the glass houses, there are thousands of…

Biking in San Diego, California

What to do in San Diego other than site seeing? Biking! We rented bikes at the Catamaran Resort and went around the seawall along Mission Bay. We didn’t go all the way around because we had to pull a kid in the back but you probably could. We stopped along the way to take pictures…

David Lam Park, Vancouver

I have been asked many times by parents to make a list of places I take my kid. I have started covering parks and playgrounds around Vancouver. Keep checking this section of my posts since I can’t think of a park we haven’t visited. I am slowly trying to get all that up. David Lam…

Vancouver: Kitsilano Beach

Vancouver’s Kits Beach is on Cornwall Avenue North of Yew Street. The Kitsilano Beach has a big playground, outdoor pool, tennis courts, volleyball nets, basketball court, park and a restaurant. If you are visiting, the Vancouver Maritime Museum, Museum of Vancouver, Vanier Park and the HR MacMillan Space Center is within walking distance. There is…

Vancouver playgrounds and parks

We are so lucky to live in Vancouver. I was born and raised here and the city has changed a lot.  One thing that hasn’t changed is the green space. The city is constantly keeping the communities green. We have a lot of places for the kids to play outside. There are plenty of playgrounds…