Vancouver

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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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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FEATURED LISTING: Best of Surrey Living in 4 Bed Home

This beautiful, airy 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home in Surrey must be seen. A spacious, well designed floor plan features hardwood flooring, stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, beautiful wall finishings,  corner deck, double garage.... and LIGHT! It is the perfect home for a couple or family. For additional information on this property, view the listing here or in the liv.rent app available in the App Store and the  Google Play Store.  

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Fit for Summer – 5 Vancouver Fitness Classes to Check Out

Spring is here and the beaches and mountains have come ‘a calling! It is time to revisit your health and fitness goals and make sure you are ready to conquer that mountain, volleyball court, pool or patio…we won’t judge! Most importantly, though, why not see spring as a good time to recharge and recommit to feeling healthier and better about yourself. Exercise science shows that people are energized by others ...

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Dolce Apartments Vancouver Lobby

FEATURED LISTING: Living La Dolce Vita

Designed by award-winning Merrick Architecture, the Dolce tower is the epitome of contemporary urban living. This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom + flex residence features hardwood floors, integrated stainless steel appliances, floor to ceiling windows and a balcony perfect for summer barbecues!  Enjoy world class amenities like a fully equipped fitness centre,  yoga/stretching area and relaxing indoor spa with steam room and spacious changing rooms. Wind down evenings soaking up the ...

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FEATURED LISTING: Spacious Luxury Living at UBC

Enjoy living in this beautiful residence at Polygon's Eton. This 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home features elegant, spacious interiors with air conditioning, contemporary finishes, fully integrated premium appliances, engineered-wood flooring and luxurious wool carpeting  PLUS a rooftop deck!  An attached garage ensures you have ample storage and an easy time unloading your shopping. Situated on the UBC campus, you have immediate access to the prestigious university as well as top ...

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Marine and Cambie Hub Aerial View

Neighbourhood Guide: Marine and Cambie Hub

Part of South Vancouver’s newest neighbourhood town centre, the W1 towers, located conveniently at the Marine and Cambie hub, offer both furnished and unfurnished 1, 2 and 3 bedroom options to the public. These beautiful apartments are part of the successful transformation of the Cambie Corridor. This planned community has everything you need. Enjoy world-class amenities, stunning city-mountain views, and shopping and entertainment at your doorstep. Here are some neighbourhood highlights: Easy Transportation The vibrant, safe ...

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Best Matcha Tea and Dessert in Vancouver

Matcha madness shows no signs of slowing down but hey, its good for you, right? Made from high-quality whole green tea leaves, matcha is rich in antioxidant, anti-aging polyphenols scientifically proven to protect against heart disease and cancer while controlling blood sugar and blood pressure as well.  Health benefits aside, most of us are mad for Matcha's complex, aromatic flavour and subtle sweetness. Is it sweet or savoury? Whatever it ...

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Best Way to Discover Vancouver Cherry Blossoms

At last, spring is here. And it couldn't have come sooner! We can finally shed our puff coats and woolly wear, throw our hands in the air and welcome the cherry blossoms, longer eves and line-ups for ice cream. To commemorate its arrival, nature cooperates admirably. For about a month every year, Vancouver's 43,000 cherry trees decorate our neighbourhoods with their spectacular pink blossoms beautifying our commutes, dog walks and jogging ...

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