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Inside Background
Safe Vancouver? Greater Vancouver has a very large population.  The downtown...
Last edited: January 23, 2014
 While most North American histories begin with European settlement, it is...
Last edited: October 21, 2011
Yaletown Yaletown is Vancouver’s trendy and upscale renovated warehouse...
Last edited: December 12, 2013
Vancouver, by David Cruise and Alison Griffith, is a big (800+ pages) novel...
Last edited: April 01, 2010
Be careful not to confuse the city of Vancouver, on the British Columbia...
Last edited: April 23, 2014
At any time of the year, Vancouver is sure to surprise and delight. Here's a...
Last edited: September 27, 2011
Vancouver has countless attractions for visitors to check out during their...
Last edited: October 21, 2011
Vancouver is an exciting cosmopolitan city with over 1.5 million people. There...
Last edited: October 24, 2011
Vancouver is not an inexpensive city however one can still vacation there on a...
Last edited: May 02, 2013
Vancouver has quickly become the "Amsterdam" of North America. It is jokingly...
Last edited: March 20, 2012
Vancouver is located on the mainland of North America, in the south west corner...
Last edited: October 20, 2010
One thing that can often confuse visitors (and even some long term residents...
Last edited: September 24, 2013
How to spend a day to get orientated to Vancouver. Start at Canada Place. Walk...
Last edited: May 10, 2013
This is a link to some photos of Vancouver. Vancouver Photo Gallery by...
Last edited: October 24, 2011
Vancouver enjoys a reputation as being one of the most accessible cities in the...
Last edited: February 08, 2013
Key Travel Information for ALL Visitors: Tourism British Columbia Tourism...
Last edited: June 17, 2010
The official visitors' resource for planning your trip to Vancouver is Tourism...
Last edited: July 02, 2013
A new Vancouver blog operated by Tourism Vancouver which offers up an...
Last edited: September 07, 2011
Vancouver was voted the "Best City in the Americas" in 2010, for the fifth...
Last edited: May 17, 2012
Inside Transportation
You can discuss Vancouver with other travelers and locals on the official...
Last edited: August 10, 2012
Some of the features that give Vancouver its natural beauty also create...
Last edited: August 19, 2014
Vancouver’s public transportation is comprehensive and most services are...
Last edited: May 22, 2014
Some locals warn against renting a car for touring in Vancouver, their...
Last edited: June 23, 2014
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is 15 km or 9 miles from city centre...
Last edited: May 27, 2014
You must have a ticket and a seat assignment before you go through American...
Last edited: July 11, 2013
There are basically 3 route options for driving between Whistler and the US...
Last edited: December 12, 2013
When you arrive at Waterfront Station, the northernmost station on the Canada...
Last edited: February 15, 2013
Vancouver to Victoria (Vancouver Island) If you’re visiting Vancouver and have...
Last edited: February 11, 2014
Vancouver is often used as an entry and/or exit point for the Canadian...
Last edited: May 23, 2014
Skytrain is the name of the overall service. Canada Line, Millennium Line, Expo...
Last edited: March 01, 2014
Maps 
Interactive maps of downtown Vancouver and the Greater Vancouver area are...
Last edited: December 22, 2012
Rental cars are subject to the terms and conditions of the rental car company...
Last edited: March 22, 2014
**As of April 2014 the rollout plan for the Compass Card is for it to be...
Last edited: April 23, 2014
Horseshoe Bay to Tsawwassen.  Take the #257 Vancouver Express bus from outside...
Last edited: April 24, 2013
The topic of how to take public transit to Lynn Canyon, Capilano Suspension...
Last edited: March 25, 2014
The public transport system in Vancouver covers quite an extensive area of the...
Last edited: October 05, 2011
One option is the Quick Shuttle from Vancouver to Seattle. You may not find it...
Last edited: June 25, 2013
Many downtown hotels are close to the Canada Line rail/subway that runs...
Last edited: August 26, 2013
Inside Things to Do
Vancouver is a beautiful city with lots of things to do within a day's travel...
Last edited: August 21, 2013
Vancouver is a perfect town for family travel. There are plenty of parks, and...
Last edited: April 07, 2014
A one day itinerary for an overview of Vancouver: Downtown Vancouver is very...
Last edited: March 29, 2010
One of the best places to find information on Vancouver nightlife (and not just...
Last edited: March 29, 2010
Stanley Park, Granville Island, Chinatown, Gastown, and perhaps even Capilano...
Last edited: January 17, 2013
Vancouver has a long history of supporting all areas of the Performing Arts...
Last edited: June 17, 2010
Vancouver is home to some world-class shopping opportunities. While a lot of...
Last edited: October 21, 2011
Vancouver's mild climate allows for many outdoor activities.    You can discuss...
Last edited: June 11, 2013
If you’re visiting Vancouver in the summertime, a visit to one (or several...
Last edited: June 17, 2010
An exciting lineup of summer festivals awaits Vancouver's culture seekers this...
Last edited: May 28, 2014
Sea to Sky Highway The Sea to Sky Highway (Hwy #99) is a gorgeous drive. It's...
Last edited: April 05, 2010
Get a book of public transport tickets which get you on the buses, North...
Last edited: May 17, 2012
If you are visiting Vancouver, a day trip on BC Ferries is an ideal way to...
Last edited: May 07, 2013
Vancouver and the surrounding cities that can be done as a day trip, have so...
Last edited: July 08, 2013
There are many beautiful gardens in Greater Vancouver. Probably the largest...
Last edited: February 05, 2014
GAY VANCOUVER  The largest gay population in Western Canada lives in this...
Last edited: April 05, 2010
Golf 
Mellow winters, lush landscapes and a great choice of championship courses have...
Last edited: June 17, 2010
Granville Street, Entertainment Strip area Nesters, Seymour and Nelson...
Last edited: June 28, 2014
Kitsilano, a famous neighbourhood in Vancouver, makes for a fun afternoon in...
Last edited: May 14, 2012
Vancouver is a city with a very active population and walking, biking, hiking...
Last edited: December 03, 2012
The Marley Coffee Bar at 110 - 2741 East Hastings is a quaint little coffee bar...
Last edited: April 17, 2014
Let's be honest — it is, after all, a coastal temperate rain forest. It doesn't...
Last edited: August 18, 2008
The protected waters between Vancouver Island and Vancouver are ideal for...
Last edited: April 15, 2013
Vancouver BC has recently captured the hearts and imagination of the world...
Last edited: April 05, 2010
A good way to see the city is to rent a bike and ride the seawall from Canada...
Last edited: May 14, 2012
British Columbia is home to some of the finest produce in Canada and you’ll...
Last edited: December 04, 2012
Vancouver’s first park is a must see for all visitors! This green oasis...
Last edited: June 30, 2010
Steveston is about 15 minutes south of the Vancouver International Airport...
Last edited: December 18, 2012
Planning Because of Vancouver's geographical layout -- with Burrard Inlet...
Last edited: May 30, 2012
Seeing The Best of Vancouver on a Budget - Top 10 Attractions (Summer 2011...
Last edited: October 24, 2011
Public transit offers an inexpensive and great way to see Vancouver and its...
Last edited: February 15, 2012
The Architectural Institute of British Columbia offers six different...
Last edited: July 26, 2010
Deeley Motorcycle Exhibition is a compehensive view of  motorcycling history...
Last edited: July 30, 2013
Lynn Canyon Park officially opened to the public in 1912 and has been a popular...
Last edited: August 26, 2010
This is a great little museum to spend the afternoon in.  The Vancouver history...
Last edited: March 23, 2007
(First off, it should be noted that SkyTrain is not a tram - it is a fully...
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Stanley Park is operated by the city of Vancouver and is a jewel in the city...
Last edited: December 05, 2012
Wreck Beach is Vancouver's famous nudist beach. Protected from prying eyes by a...
Last edited: June 17, 2010
Inside Dining Scene
One thoroughly recommended restaurant is Diva at the Met (Metropolitan Hotel...
Last edited: April 05, 2010
Cafe Crepe has 3 downtown locations, one at 874 Granville Street, one at 796...
Last edited: July 24, 2014
You can discuss Vancouver with other travelers and locals on the official...
Last edited: November 27, 2012
Multiple Discount Sources Entertainment Book: The 2008 book's list price is $45...
Last edited: June 26, 2008
Web Sites The Vancouver Community: You can discuss Vancouver with other...
Last edited: June 08, 2010
Chai Gallery, a unique community-oriented and ambient restaurant, established...
Last edited: July 14, 2013
Small, intimate Italian (not French!) restaurant, well off the beaten-track.
Last edited: June 01, 2008
Inside Canada: For Foreign Visitors
Coins/Notes  Canada has both paper money and coins.  There are currently five...
Last edited: June 14, 2014
US citizens can no longer cross the border, back into the US, from Canada...
Last edited: June 24, 2014
 In case of all fire, police or medical emergencies, call 911 to contact help...
Last edited: May 13, 2014
French and English are the official languages of Canada and are the languages...
Last edited: July 08, 2014
Telephones in Canada work exactly like telephones in the USA, and similarly to...
Last edited: May 13, 2014
Tipping In restaurants Gratuities are seldom included in Canadian...
Last edited: May 14, 2014
Canada is a country of immigrants. With the exception of the Aboriginal...
Last edited: June 08, 2014
To international visitors, determining the actual cost of things can be a...
Last edited: August 14, 2014
Thinking about traveling to Canada? You'd better reconsider if you have been...
Last edited: May 01, 2014
Canada's electrical supply and electrical outlets (sockets, wall plugs) are the...
Last edited: February 08, 2013
In Canada the price of gasoline (petrol) is expressed in Canadian dollars per...
Last edited: January 29, 2012
Canada officially uses the metric system of measurement.  Online Conversion...
Last edited: January 03, 2011
Canada Cellular Phones (Mobile Telephones) Mobile phone service, or cellular...
Last edited: July 29, 2014
A car is often the only way to reach the picturesque landscapes for which...
Last edited: May 05, 2014
Canada's Statutory Holidays  While there are a number of holidays in Canada...
Last edited: May 13, 2014
Goods and Services Tax (GST) This federal tax of 5% is added to almost every...
Last edited: August 16, 2014
The new Government of Canada website  http://www.canada... This is a project...
Last edited: January 12, 2014
Here are a few links to some travel and tourist mobile apps for use with...
Last edited: January 12, 2014
Here are links to some travel magazines you can download to your smartphone or...
Last edited: January 10, 2014
Canada is a huge country.  It is; approximately 9,984,670 sq. km / 3,855,103 sq...
Last edited: May 13, 2014