Vancouver convention center bathroom sign

Vancouver: Bringing the Weird

As I have previously mentioned, Vancouver really won me over. Part of that is due not just to the natural beauty and wonderful people, but to the odd little things I observed around the city. Being a little quirky myself, I like it when others embrace the weird. For instance, this sign at Granville Island…

Costa Rica tree

Wacky Nature in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a gorgeous country with endless experiences for nature enthusiasts. But some of them really stood out for making me laugh or do a double take. Sometimes giant, twisting trees create beautiful patterns. I think the cross section kind of resembles fan coral. Sometimes seemingly nice trees you lean on let you know…