Enter the Year of the Dragon in Vancouver’s Chinese Garden
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Enter the Year of the Dragon in Vancouver’s Chinese Garden

When the clock strikes midnight on January 23, 2012, the Chinese New Year will usher in the most promising of zodiac tidings – the Year of the Dragon. It’s going to be a good year. Considered the most powerful of the twelve animals associated with the Chinese zodiac, the dragon is a symbol of strength…

Crazy Canucks, Hot Mounties, and the Spirit of Canada
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Crazy Canucks, Hot Mounties, and the Spirit of Canada

Solo travel may be good for the soul, but I questioned my sanity when I arrived in Vancouver, B.C. to find my street blocked off by an army of Canadian Mounties.* Granville Street in Vancouver, B.C. had been blocked off for Game Four of the Stanley Cup playoffs, even though the game itself was taking…