An ordinary day at Simon Fraser University

It has been two months since we landed in Vancouver. We are closer to the end of the adventure than to its beginning, and our experience so far allows us to describe what a casual day at SFU looks like.

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Restaurants and Food in Vancouver

For French people, food is a serious matter. We always think about what we are going to eat throughout the day, and during our stay in Vancouver, this obsession has not disappeared… However, our eating habits are a bit different here, in British Columbia ! Here are some tips we want to share with you to get ready… Continue reading

Vancouver, Greenest City by 2020

January, 2nd 2017

We took the bus #145, from SFU to the skytrain station and one stop later, we arrived at Lougheed Mall Centre. With empty bags and a list of items, we walked towards our main destination: Walmart. Continue reading

Parks in Vancouver

Stanley Park

You cannot go to Vancouver without walking around Stanley Park! The park is located Downtown by English Bay. It offers a wonderful sunset over Vancouver. You can either walk on the Seawall or get lost with the racoons inside the park by the lagoons. By the way, if you fall in love with racoons, you should bring some raw eggs. They love it!

On January 1st, you should assist to the Polar Bear Plunge event. It is an event where Canadians dive into the ocean to celebrate the New Year.

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Housing at Simon Fraser University

During the 4 months’ study abroad at SFU (Simon Fraser University), we all decided to live in “Townhouse”.

The townhouses are residence houses for 4 undergraduate students. (See floormap ) Each unit is 3 floors. On the main floor, there are a shared kitchen and a living room area. On the upper floors, there are two single bedrooms and one shared bathroom per floor. In rooms, only the most basic furniture are provided: a bed, a mattress, a desk, a chair, a closet and finally a wardrobe. (See how it looks like )

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