7 Things To Do on a Rainy Day in Vancouver

Trampoline dodgeball

7 Things To Do on a Rainy Day in Vancouver   Hi friends, “winter is coming.” I know, it sounds gloooooooooomy… but it’s time to prepare for winter in Vancouver. As you know the winter in Vancouver, it rains almost every day. Welcome to Raincouver! In the summer, you are active. You go to beach and Read more…

Why To Volunteer?

Volunteering at a Kids Up Front event

Why you should be a volunteer…. Volunteering is not just for locals! It gives international students a lot of great opportunities. If you speak English well, you can meet native speakers easily, but if you do not, oh man! Sometimes you feel like you can only speak and hear people from your own country. When Read more…

5 things you need to know about Compass Card – Living in Vancouver as an international student

Translink Compass Card

We summarized 5 important things about using a COMPASS CARD and taking public transportation in Vancouver. Take a look and pass along these useful tips to your friends! 1. No more Monthly Passes, welcome COMPASS CARD! Monthly passes will no longer be available. Instead, you will need to get a Compass Card and load it Read more…

FIFA Women’s World Cup

Women's World Cup

I was so excited about this championship that I was counting down the days to the beginning of the 2015 FIFA Women´s World Cup. As soon as I arrived in Vancouver I tried to buy a ticket to see some Japanese game at BC Place Stadium. Even though I´m Brazilian I was supporting the American Read more…