It’s that time of the year: Vancouver wakes up from the winter hibernation with about 40,000 blooming cherry trees! Each spring, the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the beauty of the pink and white petals with a month full of public art, culture and community events. The festival was founded in 2005 by Linda Poole, to commemorate […]
Whether we have snow or not, there is one thing that can’t be missing every holiday season besides the many ice-skating rinks and Markets to get you in the festive mood; the colourful decorations all over the city! Vancouver lights up its parks, the shopping centers certainly don’t hold back and everyone living in Vancouver […]
Good ice cream is something that takes years to master and once you do, your patrons will be coming back no matter what. Here’s how it looked in our personal favorite ice cream shops this summer.
West Point Grey is bordered by 16th Avenue to the south, Alma Street to the east, English Bay to the north, and Blanca Street to the west. According to the City of Vancouver, the Musqueam people lived in this area’s ancient village. A First Nations legend refers to Point Grey as the “Battleground of the […]
Eve Lazarus is an award-winning author and journalist who has written on topics ranging from the Stanley Cup riots in 1994 to the tragedy of disappearing Indigenous languages.
An explosion of self-starters and entrepreneurs have taken over Vancouver in the past few years, and working remotely has become more desirable than ever. Whether you work from home, in an office or a co-working space, breaking your routine and escaping to a café for an hour or two is a brilliant way to stimulate […]
It’s good to know where your food comes from. Vancouver’s farmer markets are a great opportunity to shop local and spend some time out – and the best thing is that some of them aren’t just for summer! If you can’t find a reason to get out of your bed on a cold winter Saturday, just […]
Kitsilano runs along the south shore of English Bay and between Point Grey and Grandville Island. The neighbourhood is also known as ‘Kits’. It is popular for its beach, Kits Beach, considered one of the top 10 best city beaches in the world with many outdoor fitness facilities available: you can find tennis courts, a […]
City life doesn’t always equal a daily grey commute. Vancouver ranks as one of the most liveable cities in the world, so it’s not a surprise that it has also something to offer for every nature lover. From scenic parks to floral parks and from ‘tourist attracting’ to the small parks known only by locals, these are our […]
Dunbar is situated in the South West of Vancouver’s Downtown. This is also a beautiful residential area where you can feel at a glance how safe and quiet this community is. The long peaceful avenues are […]
Steveston is a beautiful fishing village with a laid back atmosphere, great food and rich history. If you’re a fan of ABC’s Once Upon a Time, you already know Steveston is kind of a magical place. For those of you who are not familiar with this fairytale-like side of Steveston, we’ve prepared a photo guide.
Robson Square, a public plaza in the middle of Downtown Downtown Vancouver houses many sport and entertainment venues and is the heart of culture, framed with beautiful buildings – both historical and modern ones. It is also considered as the commercial and government centre of the city. Visitors refer to it as to a place […]
If you are having a bad day, enjoy a tea – for example in the Urban Tea Merchant Often perceived as coffee’s modest younger sibling, tea is obtaining a large amount of attention in Vancouver as the city’s tea culture grows. Don’t be discouraged by that description if you enjoy the kick of a good […]
However you like your pie, Vancouver has something for everyone. From timeless classics to hip new creations, the city offers a number of authentic cafés with handcrafted pies and signature flavours. With everything from a simple cherry pie to a decadent chocolate ganache, you’ll never be short of a delicious combination to try. Here are the […]
No. 2 Road Bridge Riverdale and the newer Terra Nova neighbourhoods are surrounded by water on the west and north. Thanks to the proximity of the North Shore Mountains, the Fraser River and the Georgia Strait, these neighbourhoods are perfect both for young active people and families. No. 1 Road North Drainage Pump Station The […]