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The Best Bars in Vancouver for 2020 by Thirsty Locals

In compiling my list of best bars in Vancouver I realized this is without a doubt the most well researched article on Vancouver Planner. Don’t believe? I have the bank statements (and possibly the memory loss) to prove it. From award winning cocktail bars to singles bars to dive...

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A Sea to Sky Gondola Trip Guide

National Geographic called the Sea to Sky Highway one of the world’s most beautiful drives – and the Sea to Sky Gondola just kicked it into fifth gear. This mountain playground adventure works as a great Vancouver day trip or a way to break up the dramatic, forest-dense...

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Vancouver Public Transport Mega Guide (+Local Tips)

Having trouble sorting out your Vancouver public transport? Well that’s no surprise. Even locals like us are still learning the nuances of Vancouver public transportation system. I can only imagine how travellers like you feel navigating the city’s complex complex web of Skytrain...

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Vancouver West End Neighbourhood Guide

Vancouver’s West End is a perfect place to escape the crowds and tourist hordes of Downtown and areas like Gastown and Chinatown. This open and inclusive neighbourhood provides visitors with the perfect mix of beach casual and urban energy. Plus it’s the home of world famous...

Craft Beer Vancouver: Your Complete Guide

The last decade has seen the Vancouver craft beer scene absolutely explode in popularity. The city is now home to dozens of locally owned breweries that are keen to experiment with hops, flavour and style in a way that is sure to shatter peoples’ preconceived notions of what beer...

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Britannia Mine Museum Visitors Guide+Tickets

The Britannia Mine Museum is an award-winning museum and national historic site located on the grounds of what was once the largest copper mine in the entire British Empire. Visitors can soak in the history, ride a train through an underground tunnel and even pan for gold as they...

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North Vancouver Neighbourhood Guide

North Vancouver is the Lower Mainland’s very own year round mountain playground. This beautiful Vancouver suburb is a hiking and biking paradise that houses three world-class skiing and snowboarding resorts. But it’s about much more than just the mountains. You’ll find a...