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48 Hours In Vancouver

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel

By Nicole Mordant VANCOUVER, March 8 (Reuters) - With its mild temperatures, not too hot in summer or too cold in winter, and its loca...

Chinese Travelers: A Growing 'Revolution' for Businesses in North America

Saul Gitlin | Posted 04.21.2013 | Business
Saul Gitlin

As yet another manifestation of China's well-documented "rise," Chinese travelers are now taking the world by storm. Nowhere is that more evident than in the top tourist cities and surrounding suburban areas in North America.

Everything You Need To Know About Vancouver

San Francisco magazine | Posted 03.26.2013 | Travel
San Francisco magazine

By design, Vancouver is a trifecta of old, modern and natural: Glass-and-steel structures scraping the sky are punctuated by turn-of-the-century colonial brick brick buildings with garden rooftop terraces, and the whole city is propped against the backdrop of towering green mountains that gently slope into the ocean. The post-Olympic boom hasn't slowed down yet, as more restaurants, bars and galleries pile into the already almost too-cool city.

'Say That You And I Go Into The Weed Store...'

Posted 12.20.2012 | Comedy

David Letterman is absolutely fascinated by how the kids these days are smoking marijuana. Luckily for him, unofficial Ambassador of Cannabis Seth Rog...

Cheap Family Vacations That Don't Feel Cheap

MiniTime | Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel

Think you just can't afford to take the family on vacation anytime soon? Guess again.

High School In Washington Locked Down After Rifle Found In Classroom

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.12.2012 | Education

Evergreen High School in Vancouver, Wash., went on lockdown Wednesday -- along with three other local schools -- as a precautionary measure after a te...

The Art Of The Vacation Proposal

Oyster | Posted 02.07.2013 | Travel

We recently sat down with Kent, officially called the Fairmont's Special Event, Wedding, and Proposal Planner, to talk everything engagement and wedding-related.

PHOTOS: 25 Great Destinations For The Holidays

Viator | Posted 02.04.2013 | Travel

There's no place more traditional to spend Christmastime than in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus and the center of nativity scenes worldwide.

Your Start-Up Life: Jean-Georges' Ingredients for Success

Rana Florida | Posted 10.24.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

If all he did was cook, Jean-Georges Vongerichten's status as one of France's -- and the world's -- most innovative chefs would be assured. But Vongerichten's amazing talents in the kitchen are aligned with a genius for business.

Why Must Lovely Vancouver Be So Boring?

Mitch Moxley | Posted 10.05.2012 | Travel
Mitch Moxley

How could a city often cited as one of the world's prettiest and most livable be such a black hole of boring?

Best Places To Visit This Fall

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.04.2012 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

How do you break up the long stretch of time between summer vacation and the holidays? With a fall break, of course. Autumn is a shoulder season for many destinations, which means discounted hotel rooms and cheaper airfare are easy to find.

Touring Vancouver

Vitamin Daily | Posted 11.18.2012 | Travel
Vitamin Daily's Toronto contributor Kat Tancock spent a whirlwind weekend in Vancouver, and her of-the-minute itinerary is fit for visitors and locals alike.

WATCH: How To Avoid Bad Hair When Traveling

La Carmina | Posted 10.31.2012 | Travel
La Carmina

Hitting the road can stress your tresses. A bad hair day is especially a nuisance if you're traveling for work or a special occasion such as a wedding.

Struggling Canadian Church Discovers Small Fortune Under Its Own Roof

Posted 08.30.2012 | Money

St. Matthias Anglican Church in Victoria, B.C. must have had their prayers answered when they stumbled upon an estimated $250,000 fortune right under ...

8 Ways To Get Outdoors In Vancouver

Viator | Posted 10.24.2012 | Travel

Within the city limits are miles of sandy beaches for sunning, leafy parks for strolling as well as inlets, bays, and open waters for paddling and sailing.

And The World's Most Livable City Is..

Posted 08.16.2012 | World

Looking to move but not sure where to go? This survey might help point you in the right direction. The Economist Intelligence Unit's latest Global ...

Man Allegedly Sent 'Vile, Threatening' Emails To GOP Candidate

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

A Washington state man was arrested Thursday for allegedly firing off hostile emails to a local candidate who had sent him campaign mailers. Vanco...

Beluga Whale That Inspired 'Baby Beluga' Song Dies

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 08.09.2012 | Green

Kavna, the beluga whale that inspired the beloved children's song "Baby Beluga" by Raffi, died from a possible cancer-related illness on Monday aftern...

PHOTOS: The Best Road Trips From Seattle

Oyster | Posted 10.08.2012 | Travel

Should locals (or visitors!) need a day off the java or a weekend without rain, there are plenty of places near Seattle to check out. The best part? Each of these three trips takes less than three hours to drive.

PHOTOS: BC At Its Best During Vancouver Pride

Sandra Thomas | Posted 10.07.2012 | Travel
Sandra Thomas

Hundreds of thousands of spectators took in the annual Vancouver Pride Parade Aug. 5 on a spectacularly sunny day.

5 Great Adventure Trips On Canada's West Coast

Fodor's | Posted 10.04.2012 | Travel

One of the Pacific Ocean's first points of contact between Japan and Canada, Tofino is a casual, sea-swept town with miles of beachfront.

Dudepins: Another Pinterest Clone Wants More Testosterone

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.18.2012 | Small Business

Pinterest is massively popular and now massively valuable, with more than $1 billion in total value for shares and reports that it may be more effecti...

PHOTOS: Inside Barbie And Ken's Loveless Marriage

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 06.14.2012 | Weddings

From Barbie's skyrocketing career to her enviable slim figure, the blue-eyed bombshell seems to have it all. But now Vancouver photographer Dina Go...


CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.08.2012 | Business

BURNABY, B.C. - The battle against an invasive predator known as the snakehead or Frankenfish isn't over, says B.C.'s environment minister.Only hours ...

Creative Spaces: Waterfronts That Make a Splash

Rana Florida | Posted 08.04.2012 | Home
Rana Florida

2012-06-04-Screenshot20120604at8.28.27AM.jpgLet's celebrate the cities that have done the work and spent the money to make vibrant and dynamic waterfronts -- great spots where tourists and locals alike can gather, play and reflect.