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Traveling for Fashion in Vancouver

Kate Thomas | Posted 04.09.2014 | Travel
Kate Thomas

I recently visited the beautiful city of Vancouver, Canada, where I got an inside look at local fashion. To be specific, I spent a day hopping around to the many boutique clothing stores around the city. And it suffices to say, I was impressed by what I discovered.

WATCH: Pizzeria Selling Marijuana-Infused Pies

Posted 04.01.2014 | Small Business

At one Canadian pizzeria, getting high is, quite literally, as easy as pie. Vancouver's Mega ILL cafe is making headlines this week for its pot-pos...

The World's Top 10 Airport Hotels With Stunning Runway Views

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

In the last few years, airport hotels have evolved from being an unavoidable stopover to luxurious, must-visit retreats.

The Bloody Mary That's Topped With Roast Chicken And A Brownie

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.25.2014 | Taste

Get your belly ready (and head to Canada).

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Vancouver

Posted 03.23.2014 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Kelly Chiello. Of her photo she says: "There is nothing more beautiful than visiting Vancouv...

TED's New Voice: Powerful, International, Engaged

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.20.2014 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Strangers meet, old friends connect, and global conversations start with real world human conversations. The event is called TED, and this is year is it's 30th year anniversary. A lot has changed in 30 years. Thirty years ago Nicholas Negroponte opened up TED. Today, Negroponte was back to open TED.

The Best Spring Vacation Deals

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.25.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

These eight destinations may not be the typical spring break hot spots (no Florida beaches or Caribbean retreats), but they'll pull you out of your winter hibernation with their diverse attractions, mild temperatures and budget-friendly itineraries.

6 Winter Games Getaways to Unleash Your Inner Olympian

Joy Pecknold | Posted 02.21.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

The Sochi Winter Games are nearly over, but fervor is at a fever pitch (let's just say I've been Googling "where to learn bobsleigh").

Remarkable Blind Man Raises Money To Rebuild Pianos, Reminds Us Anything Is Possible

The Huffington Post | Karin Swanson | Posted 02.12.2014 | Good News

John Furniss is an exceptional man. The 32-year-old from Vancouver, Wash., is one of the few piano technicians who rebuild pianos, in addition to tuni...

Best Hotels in Canada 2014

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.30.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

You'll find 10 properties that represent the crème de la crème of Canadian hospitality. While each hotel maintains a unique style, they all hold a prominent spot on our 2014 list of the Best Hotels in Canada thanks to their upscale amenities, inspiring settings and superlative service.

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Five Cities Restoring Their Ecosystem Equilibrium

HuffingtonPost.com | Yoli Ouiya | Posted 01.27.2014 | Black Voices

Sustainable cities are on the rise and with good reason. Due to the rapid growth in population, there is an increase in demand for all resources, espe...

Budget Waikiki Includes VIVE Hotel, Me's BBQ

Sandra Thomas | Posted 03.15.2014 | Travel
Sandra Thomas

It's not easy, but with cheap flights out of Bellingham and a little research, budget-minded Canadians can still enjoy a tropical vacation to Waikiki Beach. And remember, the beach is a great equalizer where the rich and not-so rich can rub shoulders

Climate Change This Week: Sudden Surprises, Cheap Wind, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Gradual Climate Shifts Could Have Sudden Impacts says the US National Research Council, reports Brian Kahn at Climate Central. Abrupt shifts in the c...

5-Month-Old Found; Mom Arrested, Dad Still At Large

Posted 12.08.2013 | Crime

Police are on the hunt for a 31-year-old Washington state man after finding his 5-month-old son, who was snatched late last month from Child Protectiv...

Vancouver Bans ... Doorknobs?

Newser.com | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News

(NEWSER) – Vancouver is taking the lead in getting rid of something that many people didn't realize was problematic: the lowly doorknob....

Climate Change This Week: Future Freakout Forecast, Green Transformations, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.06.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

IPCC: Global Warming Will Create a More Violent, Sicker, Poorer Future says the reputable Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in a new study, re...

Kanye West's Tour Not Going As Planned

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 10.31.2013 | Entertainment

Kanye West's Yeezus tour is not going as planned. The Grammy-winning rapper reportedly canceled his Thursday night show in Vancouver without notice as...

Canada: A Refuge From Poisonous Politics in U.S. (Thank Heaven!)

Bill Mann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Bill Mann

Trust me. It's not like this in Canada. Canadians, who live in a civil, decent society, are shaking their heads at what's been going on down below them in the U.S.

Actively Getting to Know Western Canada

Christine Negroni | Posted 11.04.2013 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Mexico has its playas, the Caribbean its beat, but Americans are prone to overlook the charms of the neighbor to the north. Calgary and Vancouver both enjoy natural beauty and proximity to water, assets that have been incorporated into the life of the city.

Instagram Or Reality?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel

You come across a beautiful photo on the Internet -- one with vibrant colors, the perfect amount of light or a vintage hue -- and one thought pops int...

Moderate Quake Shakes Vancouver Island

AP | Posted 10.04.2013 | World

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A moderate earthquake struck off Canada's southern Pacific coast early Sunday, rattling parts of Vancouver Island....

Public Pianos and the Urbanist Dividend

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 09.29.2013 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

Given the right context, the simplest urban intervention enlivens public space, reaps enormous value and fosters fundamental, human expression and curiosity. The public piano trend is among the latest of the many pop-up catalysts now popular in small city spaces.

PHOTOS: 6 Former Olympic Parks That Are Definite Wins

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.12.2013 | Travel

One year after the 2012 London Olympics, the park which served as a base for the festivities and games is getting ready to reopen as Queen Elizabeth O...

My Must Visit Eateries in Vancouver

Paul Shufelt | Posted 07.11.2013 | Taste
Paul Shufelt

After visiting Vancouver for the second time in the past few months I feel the need to share the delectable food experiences I have enjoyed while there. If you haven't visited the city recently, then you are missing out.

3 Romantic Getaways

AmongMen.com | Posted 09.09.2013 | Travel
AmongMen.com

Need some downtime with your honey? Whether it's an anniversary celebration or one of your birthdays, or maybe you just need some R&R, these blissful vacations will make reconnecting and getting those home fires burning a breeze.