DAVIE VILLAGE & SUNSET BEACH PRIDE CELEBRATIONS

Are you ready for a ball? Vancouver is ready for some fun on the streets of the Westend and Davie village which is the designated Gay district of Vancouver. Falling over the BC long weekend in August we welcome the annual Gay Pride Festival and Parade. Find out here what to expect over this lively and…

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Swimming in Vancouver – The best outdoor Pools and Beaches near to the Sunset

When the BC bank Holiday known as Victoria Day passes in May we know for sure that this is where Summer begins in earnest and that marks the beginning of the activities for the late Spring and Summer season. The Patios at many restaurants and bars are open for the patrons, Farmers Markets pop up…

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HAPPY 129th BIRTHDAY VANCOUVER!

April 6th was the official date of Vancouver’s 129th birthday. Vancouver is probably one of the most stunning cities in Canada and of course the world – it is usually rated within the top 3 most liveable cities in the world and it really is very hard to argue against this. We will like to…

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Polar Bear Swim & Dine Out Vancouver

Here is another New Year – and that means a new year full of great events for you to enjoy in Vancouver…. POLAR BEAR SWIM – JANUARY 1st ENGLISH BAY 2pm Start New years day off with a well earned dip in the Ocean – but wait, its January 1st! This can mean only one…

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Celebration of Light Fireworks and Shorefest at Sunset Beach

The Sunset Inn hotel and the West End is getting ready for the return of the annual Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks display. The first of 3 displays begins on Saturday July 26th with two more following on Wednesday July 30th and Saturday August 2nd which is also Pride Weekend in the district, this spectacular…

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Exploring Vancouver’s West End. Part 4. Parks and play areas.

To end our series on the West End we will point you in the direction of the numerous parks in the district that you can enjoy. The parks and play areas in the West End vary in all shapes and sizes and appear in areas where you will least expect it, we want to make…

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Exploring Vancouver’s West End. Part 3. Beaches and Seawall.

On Sunday evening the skies were clear and you could feel the warmth of Spring in the air, the breeze had a slight chill to it but nothing to make you uncomfortable or ruin the moment. It was the perfect evening to catch the Sunset at one of the beaches that hug the Seawall around…

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Exploring our neighbourhood – Vancouver West End. Part 1 – Dining and Shopping.

When coming to Vancouver and especially our community be sure to make the most of the local area that is the known as The West End. In this blog we will write about what you can find when you are checking out the community – The West End has plenty of history and a unique…

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Springtime in Vancouver……Part 2 – Activities to explore.

NORTH SHORE MOUNTAINS AND ACTIVITIES IN SPRING Some of you may have heard that Vancouver just received a considerable amount of snowfall over the weekend although accumulations were at a premium in the downtown area, this was not the case for the rest of the greater Vancouver area. This comes as welcome relief for the…

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Exploring Stanley Park. Part 3. Wildlife of Stanley Park

Stanley park will be celebrating its 125th birthday in August, we are writing about the highlights in a series of blogs leading up the special celebrations on August 24th & 25th 2013. In our continuing series of where we explore the very best of Stanley Park we will like to introduce you to the large…

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