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Layover in Vancouver

Layover in Vancouver August 29, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
With storm season making its mark across the continent, layovers seem to be inevitable right now. If you find yourself stuck in Vancouver’s YVR airport, all is not lost because there are a number of things to do that are only a short Canada Line ride away. When the Olympics game to Vancouver in...

Rooftop Patios in Vancouver

Rooftop Patios in Vancouver August 21, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Tucked away from Vancouver’s busy streets are some of the city’s best kept rooftop patios, and if you blink, you may miss them. Before summer disappears, make sure to check out these warm weather gems. Joe Fortes – Right at the corner of Robson and Thurlow is this Vancouver staple....

Fun Free Things To Do in Vancouver

Fun Free Things To Do in Vancouver August 4, 2011 | free, Things to Do | Read More
Summer is finally here, kids are out of school and you may be scratching your head, while clinging to your wallet, thinking of fun things to do in Vancouver. Actually, let me rephrase that, fun free things to do. You don’t have to stretch your imagination paper thin to conjure up lofty ideas that...

Best Roadtrips from Vancouver

Best Roadtrips from Vancouver June 29, 2011 | Kid Friendly, off the beaten path, Things to Do | Read More
Yes, Vancouver has pretty much everything you would want within arm’s reach, but sometimes you want to escape the rush of the city and find a quiet escape, a cool lake, a warm beach or a winery with an abundant supply of wine. Should you find yourself with some time to kill and something to get...

Vancouver’s Best Beaches

Vancouver’s Best Beaches June 19, 2011 | off the beaten path, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Vancouver is a city that is surrounded by water, so it’s not surprising that there are a number of beaches that locals throw their towels down onto. Depending on the type of atmosphere you’re looking for, you will find a place to fit the bill in Vancouver. Most of the city’s beaches...

Patio Season Comes to Vancouver

Patio Season Comes to Vancouver May 31, 2011 | off the beaten path, Things to Do | Read More
Credit: Natasha John's iPhone The warm weather is slowly showing its face around Vancouver, which means that patio season is in full force. As soon as there is any sunshine in this city, we flock to a patio like a mocking bird to shiny things. With time being of the essence, you want to make sure...

MILES TO FEET: a nod to the prince of darkness’ lessons through live music and tap dance

MILES TO FEET: a nod to the prince of darkness’ lessons through live music and tap dance May 5, 2011 | Events, off the beaten path, Things to Do | Read More
Miles to Feet We all know that Miles Davis’ influence on music is profound.  He changed the way the trumpet sounded, is known for one of the best-selling albums in the history of jazz with Kind of Blue, and played an always-controversial yet stylish role in the music scene from the 40s onwards. ...

Last Saturday of the Winter Farmers Market

Last Saturday of the Winter Farmers Market April 28, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Credit: SummerTomatoes (Flickr) The Vancouver Farmers Market is one of my most favorite things to do on a Saturday, any time of year. Interacting with local farmers and artisan producers is the best way to learn where your food is coming from, get recipe ideas and help support your local businesses....

A Bird’s Eye View: Vancouver Lookout

A Bird’s Eye View: Vancouver Lookout April 25, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
The sights from Vancouver are spectacular on any clear day from all areas of the city, but when you can take in a 360 degree view of the city at 430 feet from the ground, now that’s something to write home about. Step into the glass elevator and within 40 seconds you will be brought to the Vancouver...

Things to do in Vancouver This Easter Weekend

Things to do in Vancouver This Easter Weekend April 22, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Credit: Chocolate Reviews (Flickr) This weekend there will be many different Easter celebrations around the city and you will find everything from an Easter egg hunt, a race and early morning services. One of the most popular events in the city is The Great A-Mazing Egg Hunt at Van Dusen Gardens, but...