Tag Archives: Pacific Northwest

An Expat in Vancouver: Olive trees and climate change

On a chilly but sunny day in March, I spotted something I thought I’d never see in the dark, misty Pacific Northwest: an olive tree. Not a skinny twig growing out of a pot destined to wither against the odds, … Continue reading

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An expat in Vancouver first impressions: food

I’ve only been in Vancouver a week, so as the post title states these are first impressions. We’ll see how they stand up to time. Diversity Vancouver is practically synonymous with diversity, and much of that comes from Asia. Yes, … Continue reading

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Victoria: Top Eats V

OK, this is the last of my Victoria eats posts until my next trip (September, 2008). I haven’t focused on serious restaurants because to be honest the ones we tried were not very good, albeit their fine reputations. But no … Continue reading

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