Archive for December, 2014

Gifts for Tourist in Their Hometown: Vancouver Gift Guide

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Nearly 9 million people visit the Greater Vancouver region each year1, about 60 per cent of them from Canada, and yet there are so many locals that have new been up Grouse Mountain, never driven the Sea to Sky, or never experienced an exhibit at the Vancouver Art Gallery. I have a series of Vancouver […]

Shop West 4th for the Holidays

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Enjoy your holiday retail experience along one of Vancouver’s best shopping streets! West 4th Ave merchants are not only offering up great deals and unique gift ideas but they are also hosting free festivities this season to boost community spirits and keep you full of Christmas cheer. Shop West 4th for the Holidays Shop West […]

Get Snow Globed for a Cause

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One of the most unique photo opportunities in Vancouver this season does not involve light displays or a jolly old elf in a red and white suit. The Kettle Society, Harbour Centre, and the Vancouver Lookout are inviting locals and visitors the chance to get Snow Globed for a cause. Visitors to Harbour Centre’s lobby […]

Festival of Lights at VanDusen Garden

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Vancouver’s harbinger of all seasons, VanDusen Botanical Garden, is a delight to visit for the new blossoms in the spring, full foliage in summer, and the bright bursts of colour in the fall. When winter approaches, the garden is adorned with over one million sparkling bulbs during the Festival of Lights. Photo credit: Ann Hung […]

Win a Squamish Winter Adventure Prize Pack

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Over the last few years, Squamish has become our favourite weekend getaway destination. As the Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada, it offers panoramic mountain and ocean views, pulse-racing climbs and paddles, soul-soothing walks by the river as eagles soar above, fun community events and festivals, as well as great food and local beer. This month, […]