Yuko Maki Vancouver

Great Budget Eats In Vancouver

Vancouver Chinatown foodThe fresh Pacific salmon, amazing sushi, abundance of fresh produce and array of international cuisine make Vancouver a fantastic destination for foodies. As a backpacker on a tight budget, I was always on the look out for cheap places to eat. I spent around a third of my five-month Canada trip in this city (two separate stays) and found quite a few budget restaurants and cafes to satisfy the palate without breaking the bank. Continue reading

Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden In Vancouver

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden In Vancouver

Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden In Vancouver

A tranquil spot to visit in Vancouver is the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. Modelled on the traditional design of a scholar’s garden from 15th Century China, during the Ming Dynasty, this stunning space features different elements that create a peaceful, harmonized environment. Everything from the jade green water and mystical plants to the weathered rocks and beautiful architecture comes together to promote the perfect balance of yin and yang. Continue reading