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Cruising Into Vancouver

Cruising Into Vancouver February 8, 2012 | Travel Tips | Read More
Over 600,000 passengers made their way through the Port of Vancouver in 2011 on 199 sailings. That number is likely to go up in 2013 when Disney Cruise Line once again uses Vancouver’s port as their starting point for their Alaskan trips. For many years they docked in Vancouver, until recently...

Irish Pubs in Vancouver

Irish Pubs in Vancouver January 21, 2012 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and it’s never too early to start planning your route around Vancouver to grab a pint and get in the spirit of the Irish. The Irish Heather brings an element of well thought interior design to the rich wood and traditional bar that are the centerpiece...

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...

Free Summer Concerts

Free Summer Concerts June 22, 2011 | free | Read More
Photo Credit: 2sirius (Flickr) Vancouver is a city that loves music, especially the many free summer concerts that grace the many stages, beach, streets and parks around Vancouver. The Coastal Jazz & Blues Society puts together the Vancouver International Jazz Festival each year and it attracts acts...

The Best of Naples in Vancouver

The Best of Naples in Vancouver April 27, 2011 | Food | Read More
There’s no shortage of pizza in Vancouver, but there’s nothing really like Nicli Antica when it comes to authentic pizza that you would find in Naples. They have flown in their wood burning oven directly from Naples and only use San Marzono tomatoes on a base of “00” Caputo flour crusts...

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...

Meat & Bread

Meat & Bread January 8, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
My mum always said that if you’re going to do a job, do it well and I wouldn’t be surprised if the men from Meat & Bread heard the same thing from theirs. Ever since they opened up a few months ago, the lines have been more than steady, which is always a good indication of something great....

Gastown Blues and Chili Fest

September 17, 2010 | Events, free, Things to Do | Read More
Last year there was one day that stuck out quite strongly in my mind, the Gastown Blues and Chili Fest. A group of friends and I had planned to go and check out some chili and some music, but time escaped us and they were packing up by the time we got there. Apparently, it was so popular, they ran...

Eco-fashion in Vancouver: Nicole Bridger

Eco-fashion in Vancouver: Nicole Bridger September 7, 2010 | off the beaten path, Things to Do | Read More
Vancouver is home to many talented designers who take pride in our environment and this is reflected this in their designs and clothing. Having completed an internship with Vivienne Westwood and winning multiple awards, it’s no surprise that Nicole Bridger is leading the way in Eco-fashion. A little...

Vancouver’s Ten Best Attractions

Vancouver’s Ten Best Attractions August 19, 2010 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
1. Stanley Park – Not only does Vancouver have a vibrant city with plenty of shops, restaurants, cafes and things to do, but it also offers city-dwellers a perfect oasis made of lush rainforest and trails to venture on. Located in downtown Vancouver, it’s convenient, cheap and offers breathtaking...
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