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How to Get a Vancouver Taxi Cab (+2022 Apps)

In order I’ve lived in Vancouver, London, and Barcelona and I have to say that the Vancouver taxi experience is by far the worst. The idea of just flagging one down is as foreign as ferret soup. And if that’s not enough we were the last North American city to get ridesharing...

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Vancouver’s Seawall: The Ultimate Itinerary

Vancouver’s famous Seawall is the undeniably the city’s outdoor recreational hub. However, it also functions as a vital transportation link that will connect you to many of the Vancouver’s main attractions and best beaches. But don’t worry, it has plenty of the...

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11 Things to Know Before Visiting Vancouver

Before visiting Vancouver there’s a few things us locals would like you to know. Taking these few things into consideration will help you understand the pleasure – and pain – of living in one of the most beautiful (and maddening) cities in the world. As much as we want...

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Must Eat Vancouver Food + Places to Try It

When people from another country ask me about Vancouver food I tense up and start apologizing like a true Canadian. Their expectation of a pervasive provincial dish like pizza, paella, or pad thai is met with my disappointing answer of… beaver tails? Fine, I’ll admit...

16 Best Things to Do in Vancouver in Winter for 2022

Unforgiving Canadian winters are the stuff of legend, and yet if you look at any list of the best things to do in Vancouver in winter you’ll see that it’s not all gloves and toques – though you’ll need those too. In fact, depending on who you ask winter just might...

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Visit Historic Steveston Village

Steveston Village has transformed from the historic home of BC’s fishing industry to one of the Lower Mainland’s most popular tourist attractions. As the home to several historic museums, exciting whale watching adventures and a boatload of fantastic restaurants, there is...

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Vancouver Attraction Passport – City Pass Savings Guide

If you’re discovering our fine city the Vancouver Attraction Passport and Experiences Guide is the best money saving tool on the market. With it you get savings of up to 50% at 55 of the city’s most popular attractions. There’s museums, rafting, whale watching, art...

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Commercial Drive Neighbourhood Guide

Lonely Planet recently named Commercial Drive one of the world’s top 50 neighbourhoods and who am I to disagree. But in an area that’s just as famous for its diverse bohemian character and fervent political activism as its rich Italian roots it can get...

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Visit the FlyOver Canada 4D Video Experience

The FlyOver Canada 4D flight simulator is a popular attraction that will virtually transport you all the way across the Great White North in less time than it takes to whip up a plate of poutine. You’ll get an up close and personal view of all of Canada’s most notable...