Category Archives: Vancouver

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Although I’m currently based in Amsterdam, a large part of my heart still belongs to Vancouver, Canada, my much-beloved hometown. I return to Vancouver often and continue to write about this great city whenever I can.

My writing about Vancouver has appeared in Fodor’s guidebooks, the Vancouver Courier, PAX News West, Hitched Magazine, North Shore Living Magazine, YP Dine, and more.

For YP Dine: Sweet spots for a slice: Vancouver’s best pie shops

Move over fancy cupcakes and designer doughnuts – pies are making a comeback. A new generation of young bakers are shaking things up with fun shops and innovative flavours that will satisfy the most modern palate, and classic pie shops continue to deliver the quality that has kept them in business for decades. No matter what kind of pie you’re craving, here’s where to find the perfect slice.

Read the list at YP Dine

For REW.ca: Five Great Thing About Living in … Richmond

Located just south of the Fraser River, Richmond is literally minutes from Vancouver by car or transit. The city’s large Asian community (65 per cent of residents) makes it an important hub of Asian culture in the Lower Mainland.

It’s also a culturally significant site of Metro Vancouver’s maritime history, with National Historic Sites at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery and Britannia Shipyards.

Read the rest at REW.ca

For REW.ca: Five Great Things About Living in … South Cambie

“South Cambie” can mean different things to different people. As far as the real estate world is concerned, as formalized by the MLS system, South Cambie is the 10-block parcel between West 49th and West 59th Streets, with Ontario and Oak marking the east and west borders.

This neighbourhood may be tiny, but it’s got much to recommend it as a home base. Here are five great reasons to call the area home…

Read the rest at REW.ca