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A Local’s Guide to Gastown in Vancouver

If you're looking for a charming and unique neighbourhood to explore in Vancouver, Gastown is the place for you. This vibrant district features many of Vancouver's best restaurants, entertainment, nightlife, and trendy shops. Emphasizing its history and architecture. Gastown is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Vancouver. Gastown was also the site of the city's first steam-powered sawmill and its first...

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Christmas Activities in Vancouver, 2022

PNE Winter Fair When? December 14-23, 2022 The PNE Winter Fair is one of the most popular Christmas events in Vancouver. This year, it will be taking place from December 14-23. There is always a lot to do at the PNE, and the Winter Fair is no different. There are loads of rides, games, and plenty of Christmas shopping options. There are also plenty of food trucks and a festive market to check out. The...

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Chinatown in Vancouver, A Local’s Guide

Chinatown is a vibrant and culturally rich neighbourhood in Vancouver that is a must-see for anyone visiting the city. With its narrow streets, delicious food, and fascinating architecture, Chinatown is a true cultural gem. If you’re looking for some tips on how to explore Chinatown like a local, look no further than the HighStreet guide to Chinatown. Chinatown Vancouver - an overview Chinatown is one of...

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Vancouver Locals Guides – 6 Free Art Galleries in Vancouver You Need to Check Out

Vancouver is a city that is rich in culture and art. If you are looking for a fun and free activity to do, why not check out one of the city's many art galleries? In this post, HSCR will provide you with a list of 6 art galleries that you can visit without spending a penny. Immerse yourself in the local culture and learn about artists from British Columbia and Canada by visiting one of these free art...

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The Best Museums in Vancouver, a Local’s Guide

If you're looking for a cultural experience that is both enlightening and engaging, then you’ve come to the right place. This is our local's guide to the top museums in Vancouver.  These museums are home to some of the most interesting and unique collections in the city, and offer visitors a chance to explore everything from history and art to science and technology. So whether you're a local or just...

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Vancouver Local’s Guide: Activities For Families With Young Children

The first in our edition of locals guides is aimed at families looking for activities for their young children.  If you want to find activities for the kids, there are loads of sites online that focus on the typical touristy highlights. However, if you’re a local, you know the real gems are more unique, often inexpensive or free, and less crowded. If you need a quick and easy way to keep the kids...

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Moving to Canada: a guide to Canadian Visas for foreigners

When you want to make the move and get started building a great new life in Canada, there’s a few pieces of paperwork you need to have in order. As well as plane tickets, employment and housing, there’s of course the big issue of securing a visa.  With so much information online from so many sources, it can feel a little overwhelming when you have to wade through it all. With this in mind, we’ve...

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Moving to Vancouver from Toronto: Everything you need to know

Thinking about making the big move and turning your back on Toronto in favor of a relaxing new life in Vancouver? The only problem is making up your mind whether you’ve made the right choice and what your new way of life is going to look like. While we’re a little biased (Vancouver is our home after all) we want to lend a helping hand that will point you in the right direction.  To make...

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Best suburbs in and around Vancouver

Finding the perfect spot to base yourself is all about assessing your options, getting to know the neighborhood, and finding somewhere that just feels right. The problem is that a city like Vancouver has so many great options that it can be hard to know where to start. To make the process as quick, easy and enjoyable as it should be, we’ve created a comprehensive guide to the best suburbs the area has...

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Vancouver’s climate, is it really all that rainy?

You’re thinking about basing yourself in Vancouver — or perhaps you’ve recently made the move — and you want to make sure you’ve picked the right spot. It’s natural and it’s understandable, but everyone seems to love to tell you a horror story about Vancouver’s rainy weather. Know the feeling? Keep reading. The truth is that everyone likes to exaggerate a little, or tell you a story with...

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