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Sailboats in Burrard Inlet as seen from Locarno Beach
Vancouver

25 Important Travel Tips You Should Know Before Visiting Vancouver

I often see people in Vancouver making rookie tourist mistakes, resulting in some wasted time or “I wish I would have known” moments. I wrote these 25 tips as a way to share some local Vancouver wisdom so you can hopefully avoid those mistakes and ultimately have a better Vancouver experience because of it. 1. …

Four Cheese Rotolo at Oca Pastificio
Food Vancouver

Oca Pastificio: My foray into a pasta lover’s dream

Heavenly. Dreamlike. Magical. For a pasta lover, not much tops Oca Pastificio.   It was literally one hour into tomato season at Oca Pastificio and we—my coworkers Frances, Jillian, Kristen, and I—had found ourselves at the best seat in the house. We were at Vancouver’s most coveted Italian restaurant, sipping Dolcetto d’Alba, about to embark on …

Finn Slough | Robyn Hanson
British Columbia

The Uncertain Future of Finn Slough: The Contemporary History of A Marginalized Society

This was my first attempt at writing history. I originally wrote it in March 2007 for my BC history class at UBC. I was 26. I grew up next to Finn Slough. I recognized that I knew very little of its history, other than it was a Finnish settlement. But why? Why a Finnish settlement? …

Tangent Cafe
British Columbia Food Vancouver

The Best Place for Brunch in Vancouver

Where do you go for the best brunch in Vancouver? Well, it depends on what you’re seeking. But given that there are so many restaurants to choose from, I created this list of one-of-a-kind places I would normally suggest to visiting friends and family. From casual neighbourhood diners to fancier destination restaurants, these are some …