As in many North American cities, craft breweries have taken off in Vancouver. At last count, nearly 50 microbreweries have set up shop in the Vancouver metropolitan area, with more scheduled to open almost every month. If you’re a beer lover, your head might start to spin, not only from the suds, but also from […]
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July 29, 2015
If you love Asian food, cheap shopping, and potatoes on a stick, don’t miss out of one of the best things to do in Vancouver in the summertime: the summer night markets.
Every Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and holiday Monday, from mid-May through mid-October, the city of Richmond, just south of Vancouver, hosts not one, but two, wildly popular, Asian-style night markets: the Richmond Night Market and the International Summer Night Market.
March 18, 2015
Vancouver is known for having some of the best Chinese food outside of China. One of the easiest ways to sample this Asian bounty is at dim sum, or Chinese “tea lunch,” where a parade of small dishes, from dumplings and buns to custard-filled tarts, graces your table. Most of Vancouver’s finest dim sum parlors are outside the city center, so gather up the gang and plan an eating expedition to try out Vancouver’s best dim sum.
February 11, 2015
You can never have – or give – too much chocolate, right? Fortunately, Vancouver has plenty of destinations for chocolate lovers, whether you’re looking for a box of deliciousness for a special someone or a chocolate-y break for yourself. But where should you go for your chocolate fix? Check out our list of Vancouver’s best chocolate shops, which you’ll find in neighborhoods across the city.
December 23, 2014
Any city that has a meetup group dedicated to bubble tea – with nearly 2,000 members – has to be a little bit bonkers about this Asian tapioca-filled beverage. You can’t spend too much time in Vancouver without tapping into the bubble tea craze, which has swept across the metro area. To get yourself into the serious boba groove, here’s what you need to know about drinking bubble tea like a pro in Vancouver.
December 10, 2014
When it’s raining in Vancouver – and if you’re visiting in winter, it will – you can head for a museum, hole up in a coffee shop, or simply put up your umbrella and go about your exploring. Or you can choose from these five unexpected things to do on a rainy day in Vancouver: