St Patricks Day – March 17th – The best Irish bars – restaurants in Vancouver

CelticFest is running all week in Vancouver – check out the schedule of events here http://www.celticfestvancouver.com/ IRISH PUBS IN VANCOUVER There are plenty of great Irish themed bars and pubs in Vancouver, here is our pick. The Blarney Stone Established in 1972, The Blarney Stone is the longest running Irish Pub in the City of…

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Must see January Events in Vancouver

Winter is in full swing here we have had some frost, fog and even some light snow flurries mixing in with the rain, overall though it has not been a wild and stormy winter which we can be accustomed too, this is just as well as we are still an active city and have plenty…

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Welcome to Granville Island – The cultural hub of Vancouver

Granville Island is a destination that should be at the top of the list of places to experience when you are visiting our wonderful city of Vancouver. Granville Island has become one of the most well known cultural hubs of the city and it never ceases to please. It is known for its bustling Public…

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St Patricks Day family events and Parade in Vancouver

March 17th is fast approaching and we all know what that means……we celebrate everything that is Green, has potatos in it and is all washed down with some great dark beer more than likely known as Guinness. St Patricks day brings the Irish out of all of us and why not? It is always a…

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Gardens & Parks to visit in Vancouver during Spring & Summer

The flowers are responding to the gorgeous weather we are having here on the West coast. This gives us a great opportunity for us to guide you to see where the very best Gardens and Parks are to visit. QUEEN ELIZABETH PARK – BLOEDEL CONSERVATORY – VAN DUSEN BOTANICAL GARDENS A jewel that sits in…

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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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Craft Breweries of Vancouver Tour with West Coast Sightseeing.

The Craft Beer business in Vancouver is booming and at this time of year we get treated to some extra special recipes to suit the Winter season, from tasty Beers such as Winter and Pumpkin Ales to scintillate the taste buds for your pleasure! Vancouver may not have as many Craft Beers as the city…

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Black Friday Shopping in Vancouver & Posh Shopping Tours

Around the time of the US Thanksgiving it is not unusual to have many of us Canucks flock down to the States to enjoy the copious amount of Sales that Black Friday brings. It is true that many of us north of the border wish that we will see more Sales happening here and in…

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Granville Island and Vanier Park

Granville Island and Vanier Park are the areas that you can see from across the hotel if you happen to be staying in one of our Executive Suites, especially from the vantage point of our largest rooms (Called the Executive Large Suites) which are South facing. Check these rooms out! http://www.sunsetinn.com/suites/executive What you can see…

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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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