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Rosewood Hotel Georgia

Vancouver Hotels: Rosewood Hotel Georgia

As the recent Royal Tour of Canada made abundantly clear, classy is cool again. And in the world of Canadian hospitality, nobody does understated elegance better than Vancouver’s Rosewood Hotel Georgia. Vancouver’s newest downtown luxury hotel is actually quite old: the Georgian Revival property at the corner of Georgia and […]


Dining and Drinking in Vancouver

Visiting Vancouver? Don’t forget to pack your appetite. With an abundance of talented chefs, international cuisines and top-quality locally sourced ingredients, this scenic West Coast city is something of a foodie heaven. You could eat badly here, I guess–but you’d really have to try. Whether you’re looking for budget nosh […]


3 Days in Vancouver: Itinerary Ideas

Bounded by water on one side and mountains on the other, Vancouver is a relatively compact city–a boon for time-strapped travelers wanting to cover a lot of ground quickly. When you only have a few days to explore this scenic city on Canada’s far left coast, you can be sure […]


New free app tracks Vancouver street food

Vancouver’s new street food carts and trucks are a boon to the city–when you can find ’em. Fortunately there’s a new free iPhone app to help you track the rapidly growing list of vendors. Street Food Vancouver lets you quickly find out which food carts are nearby and which are […]


2011 Chinese Restaurant Awards name Best of the Best in Vancouver

In 2010, Conde Nast Traveler confirmed what Vancouverites had long suspected: their city boasts the best Chinese food in the world. But with 500 Chinese restaurants to choose from, where do you start sampling? In Vancouver, where a fifth of the population is ethnically Chinese, the question is not whether to eat […]


Reserve now for DineOut Vancouver 2011

Gentlemen, start your dialing fingers: Vancouver’s favourite foodie festival is back and bigger than ever. DineOut Vancouver 2011–the ninth annual city-wide celebration of all things delicious–runs January 4 to February 6. Again this year, some 200+ restaurants are offering special prix-fixe menus from $18 to $38. It’s a terrific way to […]


Vancouver on a Budget

Feeling frugal? Vancouver can be bliss for the budget traveller. You can eat cheap, sleep cheap, walk-til-you-drop or perambulate on public transit. And there are always plenty of deals and discounts to be had–you just need to know where to look. Here’s a round-up of helpful posts to get your […]