Review: Laser tag

Last Saturday we went for our fabulous laser tag event. We met up at Laserdome i North Vancouver where we were going to play our laser tag games. A birthday party had just been celebrated before we arrived, so a few kids were still running around having lots of fun. Luckily we avoided all the small kids inside the Laserdome… these kids were way too energetic.

Before entering the playing field/laser dome we were given a wests and plastic guns. We had to hit certain spots on the west in order to get points. And of course we also had to avoid getting hit by the other team. We were only four people playing but it was still great fun! Even though we only played for 30 minutes, we all quickly realized how exhausting it is to play laser tag. You’re almost constantly running around, up and down ramps, and trying to hide in different positions. You’re focus is constantly on finding a new good spot where you can shoot your opponent. After playing in team we tried an all against all match. This was of course even harder because now you really had to keep a constant focus on people shooting you from all kinds of different spots.

Thanks to you guys who joined this cool activity, and looking forward to see more people for our next weekend activity next Saturday where we’ll be going to Queen Elizabeth Park. 

INTERNeX International Exchange
International Village,
Suite 2077, 2079 – 88 West Pender Street
Vancouver, Canada -V6B 6N9-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

 

Review: Stand up paddling, Granville Island

Last Saturday we went to Granville Island to do stand up paddling. So, what is stand up paddling? Well, basically it’s you getting equipped with a big surfboard and a paddle, and then off you go to the water trying to keep your balance on the board while paddling. Well, actually it was a bit more than just that.

We met up in front of the Ecomarine Paddlesport Centre at Granville Island half an hour before doing the stand up paddling. We all had to sign a few documents, change to proper clothing for the activity, and of course get equipped with a paddle. After this we went to a small habour where we got our life wests and boards. Since we were nine people for this activity, we had to split up in two groups. However, this didn’t matter. When not doing the stand up paddling yourself, it was great fun to watch the other group.

Before paddling out on our great adventure we had a quick tutorial in how to stay calm and keep control while paddling in the area of Granville Island and Sunset Beach. As we went out on water it was definitely exciting and sometimes a bit challenging to navigate in between some smaller boats. However, almost all of us managed to stay on the board. This was definitely a fun experience. For those of you who didn’t have the chance to join this activity surely it can be recommended to try it out! Also remember that you’ll have the opportunity for joining another great activity this Saturday, September 13th, as we’ll be playing laser tag at Laserdome in North Vancouver.

INTERNeX International Exchange
International Village,
Suite 2077, 2079 – 88 West Pender Street
Vancouver, Canada -V6B 6N9-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

Pub night announcement

This Wednesday we’ll have our pub night at The Famous Warehouse. There are several good reasons to show up for this pub night. The food is not only great but also very cheap. Take a look yourself here. You’ll be able to get good food for just 4.95$! As you can see on the menu, The Famous Warehouse offers nice salads, great tortillas, delicious burgers (of course) and mooch more.

Also, it’s a chance to have a little celebration as someone will soon turn 27… guess who. And it’ll be your last chance to sign up for laser tag. If you didn’t have the chance to join our stand up paddling activity last Saturday you’ll also have the opportunity to hear a bit about this fun experience.

We’ll meet at 6pm at 989 Granville Street which is only five minutes walk from Vancouver City Centre Station.

You can sign up for the pub night here.

INTERNeX International Exchange
International Village,
Suite 2077, 2079 – 88 West Pender Street
Vancouver, Canada -V6B 6N9-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

What to do on the weekend

It’s weekend again, and time to get out and experience some of the various great activities that Vancouver has to offer. But you might ask yourself… well here’s a couple of suggestions to help you out.

Friday

On Fridays the Rio Theatre offers you the cool opportunity to experience or perhaps reexperience good old movie classics/cult movies. This Friday, September 5th, the Rio Theatre shows the good old action packed Terminator 1 and 2 movies. The doors open at 8:45pm and the first movie starts at 9:15. The second movie starts at 11:30pm and the doors open at 11:00pm. You can of course also choose to watch both movies. A single ticket is 8$ at the entrance but you can get it for 6$ if you purchase it in advance. A double ticket cost 13$ at the entrance or you can purchase in advance and get the tickets for 10$. Rio Theatre is located at 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver close to Commercial-Braodway Station. Click here for more information on Rio Theatre.

Saturday

On Saturday you should of course join INTERNeX for stand up paddling at Granville Island. This will definitely be a fun experience! The forecast says awesome weather, so get out and enjoy the sun while it’s here.

Sunday

After a challenging hike up the Grouse grind you might want to do something more relaxing. Perhaps you want to be very early with your Christmas shopping this year… Visit the Porto Bello Market. Here you’ll also support local designers, producers and artists. You can also listen to live music while you do your shopping. At the the market you can buy fashion clothing, jewelry, various pieces of art (for instance photography art) etc. The market takes place in Creekside Recreation Centre in the Olympic Village. You can get more information about the market here.

Hope you’ll all have a nice and enjoyable weekend, and don’t forget to sign up for the dodge ball tournament happening on Monday, September 8th. You can sign up through Facebook here. Also remember to sign up for our fun and exciting laser tag event here.

INTERNeX International Exchange
International Village,
Suite 2077, 2079 – 88 West Pender Street
Vancouver, Canada -V6B 6N9-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

Laser tag @ Laserdome

Saturday, September 13th, we’ll have a fun and thrilling evening playing laser tag! For those of you who don’t know this game… well, it’s quite simple. You’ll be equipped with a west and a special plastic gun. It’s all about shooting others while of course avoiding being shot yourself. And yes, it’s totally harmless, and it doesn’t hurt when you get hit.

The price is 15$ per person for 2 games of 15 minutes each. The game starts at 4pm, so we’ll meet up at 4:40pm. And remember not to be late. Otherwise the empty spaces will be overtaken by other people. You’ll need to sign up for this event Wednesday, September 11th, at the very latest. In this way it will be easier for me to make a group reservation. You can sign up here. You won’t have to pay in advance, since we’ll be able to pay separately at the entrance.

This cool event will take place at Laserdome, 2455 Dollarton Hwy #110 in North Vancouver.

Directions from Stadium-Chinatown Station

Map

More info about Laser Dome

Looking forward to see you for some fun and action!

INTERNeX International Exchange
International Village,
Suite 2077, 2079 – 88 West Pender Street
Vancouver, Canada -V6B 6N9-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

Upcoming Events

Only one more week left in April and we have still our weekly PuB NiGHT on Wednesday the 30rd of April and of course our After Rockies Party. For the month May we have some awesome things planed just for you guys such as Laser Tag, a awesome Mexican Party, Summer night market, PuB & Club night and a Bike ride in Stanley Park. Of course we have our monthly Overnight-Trip.

 

Laser Tag

Do you like action? Fight together with your team against the others to be the NO.1 Shooter. We are going to do Laser Tag on Saturday the 3rd of May. You get a Special-Jacket and a Laser-Gun and than there is only one thing to do:Shoot everybody from the other team who is crossing your way! It’s like Paintball but it doesn’t hurt because you shoot with laser and not with bullets! So everybody who is afraid of getting hurt, that’s your chance to have lots of fun and you won’t have black and blue marks the next day!

                                                                                                            

Mexican Party

On Monday the 5th of May we will join a Mexican Party called CINCOdeMAYO in the nightclub Republic on Granville Street. There is a live Mariachi Band and the ticket also include one drink. Also their having drinks specials around $3.50. The tickets for the entrance will cost only for us $10 (normally $12). Let’s go crazy on the special day for the Mexicans.

                                                                                                       

Summer Night Market

Asian-style summer night markets are a summer tradition in Vancouver. On Friday the 9th of May we will visit the summer night market in Chinatown to eat tasty food from over 80 vendors, buy cheap sunglasses and phone cases, go on carnival rides and enjoy live dance and music performances! If the weather will be bad we will have another option for you on this Friday.

                                                                                                         

Overnight Trip to Tofino

We are planning a 3-Days-Trip to Tofino. The trip will be on Saturday the 17th(morning) till Monday the 19th of May. You will have the day off on Monday because it’s Victoria Day. Tofino is a popular tourist destination and famous for the beaches, surfing, whale watching and fishing. On the tour we will take the ferry to Vancouver Island and on our way to Tofino we will visit the Englishman River Falls, Coombs market, Roy Henry Vickers Art Gallery, hiking in the Wild Pacific Trail. Also you have of course the option to go surfing, whale watching, bear watching or kayaking. 

                                                                                                         

Pub & Club Night 

Let’s have another great Pub & Club Night on Friday the 23rd of May. First of all we will start with some drinks at the Cambies and afterwards we are planning to go out at Joseph’s Richards. We hope you will all join us for some drinks at the Cambies and to go crazy on the dance floor. “Be carefulllll” 😉

                                                                                                         

Bike ride Stanley Park

Get ready for our big bike ride in Stanley Park on Saturday the 31st of May. We will rent bikes (or bring your own) and spend the afternoon cruising around Stanley Park! Let’s hope it will be a sunny weekend and we do some outdoor activities to enjoy Spring. We can bike the 9km-Stanley Park section of the Seawall right on the edge of water and discover there a lot of things.

 

We hope we will see you all guys this Saturday for our After-Rockies-Party!

 

 

INTERNeX International Exchange

International Village,

Suite 2077, 2079 – 88 West Pender Street

Vancouver, Canada -V6B 6N9-

Web: http://www.internexcanada.com

Email: pr@internexcanada.com

 

 

 

 

 

INTERNeX Canada: Highlights of the week

Time flies, doesn’t it?

So another week goes and November will finish soon! It’s time to know what has happened during last days!

But first of all, remember that tomorrow we have a date (uhh) to play Laser tag! Let’s battle like there is no tomorrow!

Last Sunday we went to watch a real hockey game! Exciting for the most of us, because was our first time, not that exciting for the Swedish… haha but anyways we had a good time together!

Christmas time is almost here…. do you want to receive a super special gift? Check our contest and you would be able to win a ski rental with 120 dollars of value in Whistler! Send us a picture of Christmas in Vancouver with a special meaning for you and the best picture will receive the prize!

And what about our Pub Night? We went to The Morrissey Pub on Granville Street, it was such a nice place, and we enjoyed a few drinks and good company, read our blog post to know more!

Last Friday is an insane shopping day in the USA! Queenie wrote about Black Friday, you should read it! If you missed out you should come with us to our Seattle city center and  Shopping in Downtown Trip on 16th of December! One crazy day for just 49 $

Enjoy your Saturday my friends,

Cheers,

Irene

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