Articles Tagged ‘Granville Island’

The Best of Granville Island

The Best of Granville Island February 24, 2012 | Food, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
A trip to Granville Island can easily fill up a large portion of your day, especially if it’s your first time. The area itself is relatively small, but there are a number of different businesses to explore. Here’s are a few favorites that should not be missed on your visit. Photo Credit:...

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...

Hot New Restaurant Openings: Edible Canada

Hot New Restaurant Openings: Edible Canada August 11, 2011 | Five Star, Food, What's New | Read More
Restaurants seem to come and go as quickly as the seasons do, but now and then you go to one that you know has longevity and will be a repeat offender to your eating endeavors. New openings can fall flat, even with big names behind them and a fantastic PR team, but it’s really the food, service...

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...

Best Seafood in Vancouver

Best Seafood in Vancouver August 3, 2011 | Food | Read More
Located right on the Pacific Ocean, there is no shortage of fresh seafood in Vancouver. Seafood often dominates the menu at many local restaurants and not only is it good for you, the Oceanwise program is making it better for the ocean and its inhabitants. If you’re out for dinner, you may see...

Have a very BC New Year’s Eve at home

Have a very BC New Year’s Eve at home December 31, 2010 | Romantic, Things to Do | Read More
With all the options to go out in the city, sometimes it’s also nice to stay in and enjoy a quiet night with friends and family in your home, or semi-equipped hotel room. You can easily prepare a spread of fantastic items that waft the sights, sounds and smells of British Columbia. For starters, head...

Vancouver’s beach days may be over, but there’s plenty to do indoors

Vancouver’s beach days may be over, but there’s plenty to do indoors September 21, 2010 | Food, Kid Friendly, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
The weather in Vancouver has certainly cooled down in the last couple of weeks and although the beach is still pretty to look at, you may not want to spend your days there. Fortunately, there are plenty of activities to do indoors in this city. Whether you’re looking for an educational experience,...

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...

A Day at Granville Island

A Day at Granville Island August 16, 2010 | free, Kid Friendly, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
This weekend was one of the hottest Vancouver has had yet. On days like these, you can be sure that places like English Bay, Kits Beach and Granville Island are packed with people looking to beat the heat. If you’re heading to Granville Island, here’s the best way to spend the day. The sun...

A mother and daughter’s day in Vancouver (for kids)

A mother and daughter’s day in Vancouver (for kids) April 15, 2010 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
March Break has come and gone, but that only means that summer is just around the corner. What to do with your kids when they’re off for, what seems like, months on end? Well, it’s easy to spend long summer days relaxing on Jericho Beach or Spanish Banks and taking in Vancouver’s warm...