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Top 5 Staycation Spots Around Vancouver

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Mountains to meadows, waterfalls to farm-gate shopping, there’s so much to explore and enjoy right here in the Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley area. Staying local for leisure and vacation time has its benefits, on top of discovering and experiencing your own backyard. Photo by John Bollwitt A recent TD survey found that for Canadian […]

Win a Staycation at Element Vancouver Metrotown

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It was no problem at all for me to find Burnaby’s tallest building the other day, when I set out on foot to visit Element Vancouver Metrotown. The recently opened LEED certified Sovereign building is balanced on the corner of Kingsway and Willingdon, overlooking the activity of Metrotown, the tranquility of Central Park, with a […]

Date Night In the City: Shangri-La Hotel and MARKET

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Ending a busy work week with sparkling wine, a view of twinkling city lights, and a multi-course meal at a three-star Michelin chef’s restaurant sounds like a dream but it was a much-enjoyed reality a few weeks ago when John and I spent the night at the Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver. Always up for a quick […]

Last Day of Staycation

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I’ve had two weeks off work and haven’t done much, although I think it was well overdue. The reason why I had 12.9 days saved up was because I didn’t take any time off last year, aside from lieu days for working my butt off even more. John took some time off as well, sure […]