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Annual Cherry Blossom Festival

Annual Cherry Blossom Festival March 31, 2012 | free, Things to Do | Read More
Photo Credit: Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Every year in April, Vancouver’s streets and gardens are filled with the most lovely pink blooms that flower from Cherry Blossoms, making the city feel even more magical. This year, the celebrations take place from April 5 – 28th, but you can...

Best Cafes in Vancouver

Best Cafes in Vancouver December 29, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
Let’s face it, after a party-filled December and one last big bang to go, the idea of settling in for a hot cup of coffee seems pretty alluring right now. Vancouverites love their coffee and there are a number of independent coffee shops that exceed any chain when it comes to flavor and atmosphere....

Holiday Travel Tips in Vancouver

Holiday Travel Tips in Vancouver November 21, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Photo Credit: Matthew Grapengieser (Flickr) The holiday season sees many people packing their bags and heading to new and old time favorites each year. Between packing your bags, booking your flight and hotel, and combating unpredictable weather, the holidays can be stressful. Here are a few tips to...

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...

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...

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...

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....

Au Petit Chavignol: No Cheese Haters Allowed

Au Petit Chavignol: No Cheese Haters Allowed April 12, 2011 | Food | Read More
Some of the best things in life are the result of the maker’s passion and there’s no shortage of passion at Au Petit Chavignol. It’s not surprising, as the same owners started the well known cheese shop, Les Amis Du Fromage, and even the most discerning French palates flock to the three...
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