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For many of us, Easter can't come soon enough this year – a chance for some well-deserved time off, and hopefully the long-awaited start of spring. If you're taking the opportunity to make a break for the sun, we've got the lowdown on the some of the best things to do in our hottest destinations.


2014 Preview: The Best Events in Top Virgin Atlantic Cities

by Moderator January 2014 - last edited January 2014

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Now we're well and truly into the new year, we've got our sights set on some of 2014's hottest global happenings – and it's shaping up to be a memorable twelve months.


Slow Roasts: The Best New Vancouver Coffee Shops

by AmyWatkins January 2014 - last edited September

Slow Roasts: The Best New Vancouver Coffee ShopsForget grabbing a quick espresso; in Vancouver it’s all about brew bars, siphons and slow roasts. Many of the best Vancouver coffee shops use freshly ground beans from local roasters and take the time to create the perfect cup of Joe. Here are a few of our favourites, for next time you’re in town…


Photo Essay: Inside Vancouver Neighbourhoods – Downtown

by Moderator December 2013 - last edited October

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Looking for the inside track on the beating heart of Canada's west coast? We've asked the folks at Inside Vancouver to delve into the best bits of Downtown Vancouver and share their top tips on everything from coffee to architecture and even the area's best French fries.








Vancouver Music | Said The WhaleVancouver has long been a muse for local quintet and indie darlings Said The Whale. We sat down with band member Tyler Bancroft for the lowdown on live music in the city and a few of his own Vancouver highlights.


The Best Designer Doughnuts in Vancouver

by AmyWatkins October 2013 - last edited September

Designer Doughnuts in VancouverCrispy fatty fried doughnuts lovingly rolled in sugar – what childhood fairground memory is complete without them? No longer consigned to nostalgia, designer doughnuts have arrived in Vancouver, and the new batch of sugary treats feature everything from unusual ingredients to gluten-free vegan options.