Vancouver

Top 6 New Bakeries to Check Out in Vancouver

Vancouver has experienced a small baking renaissance of sorts with artisanal, high quality bakeries popping up in different neighbourhoods around town. Here are our top 6 new bakeries in Vancouver: Livia Sweets 1339 Commercial Drive liviasweets Serving breads, sweets, lunch and brunch, this beautiful cafe on Commercial Drive has quickly established both its culinary and Instagram-worthy credentials. Line ups are the norm at this new hotspot. Claire Livia Lassam has successfully created the perfect ...

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Best Housing Off-Campus for SFU Students

There comes a time when life beyond campus calls. Typically, it is sophomore year. You've turned 19 and life off campus needs to be explored! As exciting as this time is, it can also be daunting. Saying good bye to tired res food is one thing, but fending for your own meals, finding and furnishing an apartment is quite another. The first decision to be made, is where to live. Below ...

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FEATURED LISTING: One Pacific One Bedroom

This 1 bedroom 1 bathroom home in Concord Pacific's One Pacific luxury tower features a functional open floor plan, marble flooring, integrated European appliances, ample quartz countertops and air conditioning. Living here, you'll be steps away from the seawall, Roundhouse Community Centre, David Lam park, tennis courts, Urban Fare, Yaletown shops and services and the Yaletown Canada Line station -  you'll have little need for a car! Enjoy resort style amenities ...

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Vancouver Apartment Rental Stats April 2019

Vancouver Rental Stats – April 2019 Snapshot

This month we take a look at the state of the rental market in Greater Vancouver based on April's figures. Below is a breakdown of this month's Vancouver rental stats. Vancouver Renter Stats - Demographics In April 2019, again more women were actively seeking a rental property than men – 55% and 45 respectively, as was the case in March. And the large majority of rental seekers – 44% – fall into ...

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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo 2019 in Vancouver

Cinco de Mayo 2019 is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with Mexican food in Vancouver! Since we only live a country away from Mexico, there is no reason we can't celebrate over here! Thankfully, Mexican cuisine has an established foothold in Vancouver. We've moved beyond Tex-Mex fusion cuisine to more refined Mexican food. Here's a list of restaurants perfect for celebrating Cinco de Mayo in ...

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Moving to Vancouver BC

Inside Scoop: Setting Up Your New Life in Vancouver

Vancouver's Vantastic VA is a one-stop relocation service helping people relocate to Vancouver from all over the world. We collaborated with Vantastic to share some key insights, tips and tricks to help newcomers establish themselves in our fair city. This post deals with the logistics of moving to Vancouver. The Paperwork If moving from outside Canada, the first thing you need to do is get a SIN card. This allows you ...

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Inside Scoop: 16 Things You Need to Know About Living in Vancouver

For those considering making a move to our little corner of the Pacific Northwest, here are some things we think you need to know before jumping in with both feet. To compile our list, we've collaborated with Vancouver's Vantastic VA, a one-stop relocation service helping people move here from around the world. Vantastic helps ensure your move is smooth, efficient and as worry-free as possible helping with accommodation, employment, mobile/internet/cable ...

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Best 5 Vegan Restaurants in Vancouver

Let's face it, being a vegan is not what it used it be. No longer is it such a struggle to find places that serve something suitable and tasty to meet your plant-based lifestyle and needs. And, more and more, everyone, including the most dedicated carnivores, are open to trying the occasional vegan meal. So here are our top picks for vegan fare in Vancouver: Acorn 3995 Main St. The Acorn Restaurant on ...

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FEATURED LISTING: Richmond Apartment Pied-a-Terre

Enjoy living in this fully rain-screened, centrally located, 3 level complex in the Brighouse neighbourhood of Richmond. Walking distance to Richmond Centre, Minoru Park facilities, arenas and aquatic centre, this 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom home delivers the best of Richmond. This unit boasts a smart floor plan, spacious L-shaped kitchen and a balcony for summer barbecues. Hop on the Canada Line at the Brighouse station and be downtown in 20 ...

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Best Easter Chocolate in Vancouver

No other holiday features chocolate as prominently as Easter...that’s right, not even Halloween. Chocolate eggs, chocolate bunnies, chocolate chicks tempt us at every turn. They are part of Easter celebrations the world over and originate from both Christian and pagan traditions featuring the egg. The egg is an ancient symbol of new life while, in the Christian context, it represents the resurrection of Christ from the tomb.  Real eggs were, ...

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