Category Archives: Vancouver

Vancouver is my hometown. It’s where I grew up and where I live. I love to share the city’s stories.

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

For 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.

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For White Rock Neighbourhood profile

White Rock is an idyllic beachside city offering a great lifestyle just north of the US border and just south of Surrey on the Semiahmoo Peninsula

White Rock is a beachside city just north of the Canada–United States border and Blaine, Washington, and just south of Surrey on the Semiahmoo Peninsula. It’s named for the huge white boulder that sits on the beach, a “glacial erractic” dating back to the Ice Age…

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For 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…

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For Five Great Things About Living in… Main Street

It runs through several neighbourhoods between Burrard Inlet and the Fraser River, but can Main Street really be called a neighbourhood of its own? With some of Vancouver's hottest restaurants and a modern shopping scene that still hearkens back to the street's history as Vancouver's Antique Row, many residents think so – and the MLS® system agrees. Search for a home in the Main neighbourhood and you'll find listings along Main, stretching each side to Ontario and Prince Edward, from 16th Avenue to 49th (anything north of 16th comes under Mount Pleasant East on the MLS®).

Here are five great reasons to love this this hip and happening ‘hood…

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For Five Great Things about Living in… Oakridge

Oakridge is already a sought-after neighbourhood, with lots of large detached homes for those who can afford them, as well as great transport links and shopping. And soon, with major new retail and residential development plans on the table, it’s about to get even more desirable as a go-to hot spot. Here are five reasons why buying into Oakridge is a good purchase…

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