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Where to Take Out of Town Guests in Vancouver

Where to Take Out of Town Guests in Vancouver October 11, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Creating an itinerary of all the things you want to do while in a new city can be slightly overwhelming, especially if it’s a city like Vancouver, where the options are endless. However, don’t let the abundance of fun things to do, places to see, and titillating culinary adventures engulf...

$50 a Day in Vancouver

$50 a Day in Vancouver August 30, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Money can’t buy you love, but it sure can buy you a good time. You’re in Vancouver and you have $50 to spend on fun, food and transportation; what are you going to do? Depending on what hotel you’re staying at, you may have breakfast included and that could save you some cash to spend...

Dealing With Emergencies

Dealing With Emergencies August 29, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
While on vacation, we would hope that everything is smooth sailing for you and that the only thing of an emergent nature is feeding your sense of adventure. However, there are those rare cases when you do have to deal with things like a lost wallet or passport, injuries and illnesses. When we’re...

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...

Best Places to Travel Solo in Vancouver

Best Places to Travel Solo in Vancouver August 22, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
While traveling, it’s nice to have a buddy to share the experience with you, but there are times where you may find yourself a solo adventurer. The best places to go solo are generally those that are already quiet and are about the experience of the attraction, rather than sharing it with someone....

One Day in Vancouver

One Day in Vancouver August 10, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
In an ideal world, you would have a few weeks to spend in Vancouver to soak up all the flavor the city has to offer. However, if you find yourself with just one day in the city, here are a few things that you should take into consideration when planning your 24 hour itinerary: Photo Credit: keepitsurreal...

Outdoor Dining in Vancouver

Outdoor Dining in Vancouver August 10, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
There’s a check list of must-do things during the summer months and dining al-fresco is on the same list as bike rides along the Seawall, soaking up the sun on a sandy beach and dropping a line in hopes of nabbing a squirming fish. Summer in Vancouver is practically a religion for some, and after...

The Best Pizza in Vancouver

The Best Pizza in Vancouver July 29, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
There has never been a shortage of pizza in Vancouver, but there has been a shortage of really good pizza, until now. We’re seeing restaurants pop up all over town that are offering traditional Roman style and Napolese pizzas that are highly addictive and have quickly created a pizza-cult following;...

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...

If You’ve Never Been to Vancouver, You’re Missing Out

If You’ve Never Been to Vancouver, You’re Missing Out May 11, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Prior to living here, I had only paid one visit to British Columbia and spent much of my time in the Fraser Valley. Flying from Ontario and seeing the Rockies for the very first time was the beginning of a love affair with this beautiful place. As we drove away from the airport, I couldn’t stop...