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Inside Background
Safe Vancouver? Greater Vancouver has a very large population.  The downtown...
Last edited: 23 January 2014
 While most North American histories begin with European settlement, it is...
Last edited: 21 October 2011
Yaletown Yaletown is Vancouver’s trendy and upscale renovated warehouse...
Last edited: 31 December 2015
Vancouver, by David Cruise and Alison Griffith, is a big (800+ pages) novel...
Last edited: 01 April 2010
Be careful not to confuse the city of Vancouver, on the British Columbia...
Last edited: 23 April 2014
At any time of the year, Vancouver is sure to surprise and delight. Here's a...
Last edited: 27 September 2011
Vancouver has countless attractions for visitors to check out during their...
Last edited: 21 October 2011
Vancouver is an exciting cosmopolitan city with over 1.5 million people. There...
Last edited: 24 October 2011
Vancouver is not an inexpensive city however one can still vacation there on a...
Last edited: 02 May 2013
Vancouver has quickly become the "Amsterdam" of North America. It is jokingly...
Last edited: 22 September 2016
Vancouver is located on the mainland of North America, in the south west corner...
Last edited: 20 October 2010
One thing that can often confuse visitors (and even some long term residents...
Last edited: 24 September 2013
How to spend a day to get orientated to Vancouver. Start at Canada Place. Walk...
Last edited: 10 May 2013
This is a link to some photos of Vancouver. Vancouver Photo Gallery by...
Last edited: 24 October 2011
Vancouver enjoys a reputation as being one of the most accessible cities in the...
Last edited: 18 June 2015
Key Travel Information for ALL Visitors: Tourism British Columbia Tourism...
Last edited: 17 June 2010
The official visitors' resource for planning your trip to Vancouver is Tourism...
Last edited: 02 July 2013
A new Vancouver blog operated by Tourism Vancouver which offers up an...
Last edited: 07 September 2011
Vancouver was voted the "Best City in the Americas" in 2010, for the fifth...
Last edited: 17 May 2012
Inside Transportation
You can discuss Vancouver with other travelers and locals on the official...
Last edited: 30 March 2015
Some of the features that give Vancouver its natural beauty also create...
Last edited: 19 August 2014
Vancouver’s public transit system is managed by TransLink , Metro Vancouver's...
Last edited: 05 March 2016
Some locals warn against renting a car for touring in Vancouver, their...
Last edited: 03 February 2016
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is 15 km or 9 miles from city centre...
Last edited: 23 March 2016
You must have a ticket and a seat assignment before you go through American...
Last edited: 06 January 2015
Many people have asked about the best way to get from Whistler through the...
Last edited: 28 April 2016
When you arrive at Waterfront Station, the northernmost station on the Canada...
Last edited: 21 April 2016
Vancouver to Victoria (Vancouver Island) If you’re visiting Vancouver and have...
Last edited: 23 March 2016
Vancouver is often used as an entry and/or exit point for the Canadian...
Last edited: 14 February 2016
Skytrain is the name of the overall service. Canada Line, Millennium Line, Expo...
Last edited: 01 March 2014
Maps 
Interactive maps of downtown Vancouver and the Greater Vancouver area are...
Last edited: 22 December 2012
Rental cars are subject to the terms and conditions of the rental car company...
Last edited: 22 September 2016
The Compass Card is a reloadable fare card that works everywhere on the...
Last edited: 03 July 2016
Horseshoe Bay to Tsawwassen.  Take the #257 Vancouver Express bus from outside...
Last edited: 24 April 2013
The topic of how to take public transit to Lynn Canyon, Capilano Suspension...
Last edited: 21 September 2016
When you come out of Pacific Central Station you will see a grass boulevard...
Last edited: 01 January 2016
The public transport system in Vancouver covers quite an extensive area of the...
Last edited: 05 October 2011
One option is the Quick Shuttle from Vancouver to Seattle. You may not find it...
Last edited: 27 April 2016
Many downtown hotels are close to the Canada Line rail/subway that runs...
Last edited: 31 October 2016
Inside Things to Do
Vancouver is a beautiful city with lots of things to do within a day's travel...
Last edited: 12 July 2015
Vancouver is a perfect town for family travel. There are plenty of parks, and...
Last edited: 07 April 2014
A one day itinerary for an overview of Vancouver: Downtown Vancouver is very...
Last edited: 29 March 2010
One of the best places to find information on Vancouver nightlife (and not just...
Last edited: 29 March 2010
Stanley Park, Granville Island, Chinatown, Gastown, and perhaps even Capilano...
Last edited: 17 January 2013
Vancouver has a long history of supporting all areas of the Performing Arts...
Last edited: 17 June 2010
Vancouver is home to some world-class shopping opportunities. While a lot of...
Last edited: 03 January 2016
Vancouver's mild climate allows for many outdoor activities.    You can discuss...
Last edited: 11 June 2013
If you’re visiting Vancouver in the summertime, a visit to one (or several...
Last edited: 17 June 2010
  Vancouver International  Children's Festival May 25 - May 31, 2015...
Last edited: 09 June 2015
Sea to Sky Highway The Sea to Sky Highway (Hwy #99) is a gorgeous drive. It's...
Last edited: 05 April 2010
Get a book of public transport tickets which get you on the buses, North...
Last edited: 17 May 2012
If you are visiting Vancouver, a day trip on BC Ferries is an ideal way to...
Last edited: 07 May 2013
Vancouver and the surrounding cities that can be done as a day trip, have so...
Last edited: 23 August 2015
There are many beautiful gardens in Greater Vancouver. Probably the largest...
Last edited: 05 February 2014
GAY VANCOUVER  The largest gay population in Western Canada lives in this...
Last edited: 05 April 2010
Golf 
Mellow winters, lush landscapes and a great choice of championship courses have...
Last edited: 17 June 2010
Granville Street, Entertainment Strip area Nesters, Seymour and Nelson...
Last edited: 28 June 2014
Kitsilano, a famous neighbourhood in Vancouver, makes for a fun afternoon in...
Last edited: 14 May 2012
Kits Ping Pong   Every Thursday night The Billy Bishop Legion (1407 Laburnum...
Last edited: 10 September 2014
Vancouver is a city with a very active population and walking, biking, hiking...
Last edited: 03 December 2012
The Marley Coffee Bar at 110 - 2741 East Hastings is a quaint little coffee bar...
Last edited: 17 April 2014
Let's be honest — it is, after all, a coastal temperate rain forest. It doesn't...
Last edited: 18 August 2008
The protected waters between Vancouver Island and Vancouver are ideal for...
Last edited: 15 April 2013
Vancouver BC has recently captured the hearts and imagination of the world...
Last edited: 05 April 2010
A good way to see the city is to rent a bike and ride the seawall from Canada...
Last edited: 14 May 2012
British Columbia is home to some of the finest produce in Canada and you’ll...
Last edited: 04 December 2012
Vancouver’s first park is a must see for all visitors! This green oasis...
Last edited: 30 June 2010
Steveston is about 15 minutes south of the Vancouver International Airport...
Last edited: 18 December 2012
Planning Because of Vancouver's geographical layout -- with Burrard Inlet...
Last edited: 18 June 2015
Seeing The Best of Vancouver on a Budget - Top 10 Attractions (Summer 2011...
Last edited: 24 October 2011
Public transit offers an inexpensive and great way to see Vancouver and its...
Last edited: 15 February 2012
The Architectural Institute of British Columbia offers six different...
Last edited: 26 July 2010
Deeley Motorcycle Exhibition is a compehensive view of  motorcycling history...
Last edited: 30 July 2013
Lynn Canyon Park officially opened to the public in 1912 and has been a popular...
Last edited: 26 August 2010
This is a great little museum to spend the afternoon in.  The Vancouver history...
Last edited: 23 March 2007
Stanley Park is operated by the city of Vancouver and is a jewel in the city...
Last edited: 05 December 2012
Wreck Beach is Vancouver's famous nudist beach. Protected from prying eyes by a...
Last edited: 17 June 2010
Inside Dining Scene
One thoroughly recommended restaurant is Diva at the Met (Metropolitan Hotel...
Last edited: 05 April 2010
Cafe Crepe has 3 downtown locations, one at 874 Granville Street, one at 796...
Last edited: 24 July 2014
You can discuss Vancouver with other travelers and locals on the official...
Last edited: 27 November 2012
Multiple Discount Sources Entertainment Book: The 2008 book's list price is $45...
Last edited: 26 June 2008
Web Sites The Vancouver Community: You can discuss Vancouver with other...
Last edited: 08 June 2010
Chai Gallery, a unique community-oriented and ambient restaurant, established...
Last edited: 14 July 2013
Small, intimate Italian (not French!) restaurant, well off the beaten-track.
Last edited: 01 June 2008
Inside Canada: For Foreign Visitors
Coins/Notes  Canada has both paper money and coins.  There are currently five...
Last edited: 23 June 2016
US citizens can no longer cross the border, back into the US, from Canada...
Last edited: 31 October 2016
 In case of all fire, police or medical emergencies, call 911 to contact help...
Last edited: 13 May 2014
French and English are the official languages of Canada and are the languages...
Last edited: 18 August 2016
Telephones in Canada work exactly like telephones in the USA, and similarly to...
Last edited: 13 May 2014
Tipping In restaurants Gratuities are seldom included in Canadian...
Last edited: 13 July 2016
Q)  Will something as simple as bringing your gun on vacation to Canada, ruin...
Last edited: 27 September 2016
Canada is a country of immigrants. With the exception of the Aboriginal...
Last edited: 18 June 2015
To international visitors, determining the actual cost of things can be a...
Last edited: 14 August 2014
Thinking about traveling to Canada? You'd better reconsider if you have been...
Last edited: 05 March 2016
Canada's electrical supply and electrical outlets (sockets, wall plugs) are the...
Last edited: 15 August 2016
Visa-exempt foreign nationals are not required to have an eTA (electronic...
Last edited: 22 September 2016
In Canada the price of gasoline (petrol) is expressed in Canadian dollars per...
Last edited: 26 November 2015
Canada officially uses the metric system of measurement.  Online Conversion...
Last edited: 24 August 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: 27 February 2016
Canada Cellular Phones (Mobile Telephones) Mobile phone service, or cellular...
Last edited: 16 October 2016
A car is often the only way to reach the picturesque landscapes for which...
Last edited: 09 September 2015
Canada's Statutory Holidays  While there are a number of holidays in Canada...
Last edited: 24 July 2015
Goods and Services Tax (GST) This federal tax of 5% is added to almost every...
Last edited: 17 May 2015
The new Government of Canada website  http://www.canada... This is a project...
Last edited: 12 January 2014
Here are a few links to some travel and tourist mobile apps for use with...
Last edited: 12 January 2014
Here are links to some travel magazines you can download to your smartphone or...
Last edited: 17 May 2015
Canada is a huge country.  It is; approximately 9,984,670 sq. km / 3,855,103 sq...
Last edited: 13 May 2014