INTERNeX Canada: Flora says “it’s time for us to part, my friends!”

I can’t believe my internship here at INTERNeX has come to an end! Wednesday is really an odd day to end, isn’t it?

To be honest with you,  I was a complete nervous wreck when I first started way back in January. Everything was so overwhelming and every single task terrified me. As soon as I heard that I  might be the only PR intern working, I was seriously worried…had I made the right choice? But of course, the answer was yes. I don’t think I’ll ever regret this…especially because I was able to meet so many wonderful people. To everyone (including those who have already left Vancouver), although it might have been a short time, I had so much fun and thanks for being AWESOME.

I’ll always remember our hilarious pub nights, trips on the weekends, the beautiful and fun Rockies trip, and of course that amazing pub and club night last Friday. I want to let you all know that you have impacted my life in so many ways. To all the staff in the office, thank you for being so encouraging and supportive. It’s actually weird that I have to leave…I was just getting so comfortable here!

What’s next for me, you ask? Well, it’s back to being a student for the moment. Yep, that means textbooks and exams (no more pub nights for me on weekdays…no tequila shots). And after that, who knows! But I’ll still be around in Vancouver so we can hangout!

I want to leave with a quote (you might have read it on my desk frame), “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened” -Dr. Seuss. What an incredible, amazing, lovely, humbling, fun, and most of all, learning, experience. I’ll miss everyone and not being the one in charge haha but hey, it’s my turn to sit back.

note* I think out of all my blog posts, this was the hardest to write. I just didn’t know where to begin. 

See you around,

Flora

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

INTERNeX Canada: How was your weekend?

Erik went all out with his shorts and flip flops -I applaud you, sir!

Out of all of the pub nights and trips I have organized and attended, probably the most memorable event for me was last Friday.  We were all at the Morrissey pub on Granville street. It was such a fun night with everyone, I thought. Fun…and also very special.

It was actually different from our usual pub and club nights, because not only was it a Hawaiian theme, but also because Tim and our company partners from Denmark came to join us! It was so much fun to see every one enjoying their time, drinking beers, and smiling. I always know Morrissey is a great place for us!

Cheers to tequila shots!!!

As we were sitting at the pub though, I noticed people were taking turns and disappearing for a good five to ten minutes. Hmmm very interesting, I thought. When I asked where they were going, they said they needed to go to the washroom….that must have been a very long washroom break I must say. But later I found out why. My themed pub and club night turned into a my surprise goodbye party! Ilse presented me with a photo scrapbook with everyone’s comments in it. I was so caught off guard that I didn’t know how to react. I think that part of the night is what made it so special for me.

group photo!

Then after, we made our way to VENUE! Enough being emotional because we had to go party it up and dance the night away at the club! Even Joan and Maria joined us to buy everyone a round of tequila shots! It was very very sweet of them and I’m sure all of us really appreciated it (not going to say who 😉 )! Overall it was such a successful, emotional, hilarious, and incredible night!

Thank you everyone for coming out that night and celebrating!

Cheers,

Flora

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200 – 211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

INTERNeX Canada: What to do on the weekend!

Right now, it is gorgeous here in Vancouver with lot’s of sunshine! Expect more sunshine throughout the day tomorrow! But as we near the end of the weekend, it’s going back to rain! So I suggest you make the most out of this weekend, but how???

Movie and Games and Potluck Night at the Office!

Watching an awesome movie, eating delicious food and snacks while playing fun and hilarious games?! Yeah, you know you want to be part of our gang 😉 so why don’t you join us tomorrow night at the INTERNeX office? Bring food to share, games to play, and movies you’d like to watch! If you don’t know what potluck is, it’s basically bringing food that you made from home or just bought from a store, it can be drinks, popcorn, candies, chips, cookies, party food, etc. We’re also going to play Cards Against Humanity…a game for horrible people but so much fun!

When: Tomorrow Saturday March 9 6:30 pm

Where: INTERNeX Office 200-211 Suite Columbia St, Vancouver

Join us on the Facebook event and check it out for more information!

Celtic Festival Vancouver!

In just a week, it will be St. Patrick’s Day! What does this mean? Lot’s of drinking, music festivals, and fun events! On Saturday March 9th, there is a special FREE kick-off celebration on March 9 at the Village on False Creek (the former Olympic Village). It’s a family-friendly afternoon of free Celtic music, dance, food and fare featuring artists from CelticFest including: The North Shore Celtic Ensemble, SwingReel,Blackthorn and Vagabonds.

When: Saturday March 9th 12 pm to 5 pm AND IT’S FREE!

Where: The Village on False Creek (Plaza by Manitoba Street & Athlete’s Way)

Visit here for more information on this festival!!

Vancouver’s Poutine Festival!

Are you a fan of poutine?! Then you’d love this awesome festival starting tomorrow noon until evening! The festival includes entertainment for all ages, rock concert, and experimental poutine tasting!

When: Saturday March 9 starts at noon

Where: Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, Vancouver 

Online tickets are now sold out but you can still buy them at the door! Visit here for more information!

Enjoy the sunshine 😉

Cheers,

Flora

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200 – 211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

INTERNeX Canada: PuB NiGhT Announcement!

With only couple of days left to go before March, let’s celebrate another new month by going out for a pub night! This Wednesday (which is tomorrow), we will be meeting at the Library Public Square House at 7:30 pm! Though I have been to this place only once, I remember they had a foosball table and tons of other games! It’s also really nice because the pub is just outside the Vancouver Public Library!

So come out with us to catch up with your friends and to discuss some of the hilarious things that happened last Friday night at our Pub and Club Night! As well as suggest new events or things you’d like to do and try in Vancouver! I promise you’ll have a great time, after a drink or two of course 😉

WHEN: Tomorrow (Wednesday) February 27 at 7:30 pm

WHERE: Library Square, 300 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

And remember to join us on our Facebook event page!

Well then that’s it for now, but I’ll see you all tomorrow and we can actually chat in person!

Happy Tuesday,

Flora

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200 – 211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

INTERNeX Canada: What to do on the weekend?

Is it already the weekend?! Well then, time for another round of awesome things to do in Vancouver!

Chinese New Year Parade

First and foremost, this Sunday we will be heading down to Chinatown to watch the Chinese New Year Parade that happens every year in Vancouver! This is a great way to learn about the Chinese culture, enjoy some delicious Chinese cuisine and watch spectacular shows! So come out with us this Sunday!

When: Sunday February 17th 11:00 am

Where: Chinatown, Vancouver

For more information and details for meeting place check our Facebook event page!

Valentine’s Day Clubbing!

Were you busy during the week and on actual Valentine’s day? Don’t worry, the celebration of love doesn’t stop! This weekend, there will be tons of clubs in Vancouver that are partying it up with Valentine’s day as their theme! Check out these clubs in Vancouver:

Pop Opera-Valentine’s Day Bash – all ladies free cover before 10:30 pm check it out here

AuBar: Wasn’t a fan of V-day? Anti Valentines Day Party, free cover for all ladies wearing black, check it out here

For more information and more awesome club events, click here

Vancouver Comedy Fest

Need some good laughs this weekend? The Vancouver Comedy Fest will be sure to have you rolling on the floor! On Saturday the 16th, The Vancouver Comedy Fest will be presenting WTF with Mac Maron, a hilarious comedy podcast, who was featured in the New York Times! For more information, check it out here

Have a fantastic weekend everyone!!!

 

 

Cheers,

Flora

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200 – 211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

Picture and Video of the week!

Today we will have the picture and the video of the week together in one blogpost. Why? Because they are both related to our AMAZING Rockies trip! Last weekend we went with a bunch of people to the Canadian Rocky Mountains and we had the time of our lives there!

This picture of the week is taken on the glacier in the Rocky Mountains. We went with a Snocoach Glacier Explorer down to the glacier where there was still a lot of snow. Luckily it wasn’t too cold, so we could just walk around in the snow. Our tour guide Adam took a picture of the whole group in the snow! 1-2-3 JUMP – here is the result! Isn’t it beautiful?

 

The video of the week was also made during our trip in the Rocky Mountains. On Sunday we went to a place called Golden. We had an amazing bonfire there, we did some line dancing and we made a great set-up to prank a guy from our bus, Gerrit. We told him that we were making a movie for the video of the week, so that he had to stand underneath a balcony. When he was standing there ready to say something for the video of the week, Lee emptied a bucket of water from the balcony all over Gerrit. Well, it wasn’t really a lie, because he is still the video of the week! Enjoy the movie, it’s hilarious!

In case you have a picture or video that you would like to share with us, send it with a small description to pr@internexcanada.com and your picture might be the picture of next week.

Cheers,
Claudia

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com