Author: Julie Thompson


Granville Island

What was home to factories, plants, and sawmills in the early 1900s, Granville Island is now a locals’ favorite and a huge tourist attraction. The neighborhood is located just south […]

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English Bay

Located in the West End of Vancouver next to Stanley Park, English Bay is the main bay in Vancouver, BC. Its laid back atmosphere, gorgeous views, and beautiful beaches are just some […]

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Queen Elizabeth Park

Priding itself as Vancouver’s horticultural jewel, Queen Elizabeth Park is a popular tourist attraction drawing more than 6 million visitors a year. This park is spread out across nearly 52 […]

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Grouse Mountain

Just 15 minutes from Vancouver’s downtown core, is the vast alpine playground of Grouse Mountain.  If you are up for a challenge, you can try the Grouse Grind. Affectionately called […]

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Lynn Canyon Park

Exploring Lynn Canyon Park is one of the most enlivening things to do in Vancouver, BC. Only a 15-minute drive north of downtown Vancouver, this enchanting park is beloved by […]

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Montmartre

Montmartre is unusual in that it will likely conjure up thoughts of idyllic, authentic French villages as you stroll around the streets of the Parisian district. Full of sights worth seeing, […]

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Stanley Park

Stanley Park, one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city which attracts more than eight million visitors a year, is a magnificent green oasis amid the urban landscape […]

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Arc de Triomphe

Another unmissable landmark which immediately comes to mind when one thinks of the French capital, the Arc de Triomphe is equally admired from afar as it is up close.   […]

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Capilano Suspension Bridge

Take a walk on the wild side by crossing the Capilano Suspension Bridge, one of Vancouver’s well-known tourist attraction sites.  Despite being one of the world’s longest (450ft) and highest […]

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Champs-Élysées

A world-famous street, a stroll down the grand Avenue des Champs-Élysées has to feature on your list of things to do on any trip to Paris. What makes this street so […]

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